Superior higher education opportunities are right at hand for those seeking this particular path. The area is proud to be the home of Alabama Southern Community College, a comprehensive community college that serves a 5,000-square-mile area in the southwest Alabama region. The two-year community college, located in Monroeville, provides students with a variety of university transfer courses and career programs for those hoping to join the workforce or enhance job-related skills. Affordability, excellent student services, a dedicated and highly-knowledgeable faculty and staff and small classrooms promoting individualized learning are just a few of the advantages of enrollment at Alabama Southern Community College.
Students looking to go away to college have access to a host of prime private and public institutions, including the University of Mobile, the University of South Alabama, Troy State University and Springhill College, which are all within a few hours of Monroe County.