Huntsville has a rich educational environment. It has more Ph.D. per capita than any "non-university" town (anyone have the reference on this?). (See school systems for the general structure of the educational system in the U.S.A..)
Colleges and UniversitiesEdit
The following is a sub-set of the colleges in Huntsville.
Four Year and Advanced Graduate DegreesEdit
These schools offer Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. degrees. They may also have specialty certification programs.
- UAH (University of Alabama in Huntsville), originally a regional branch of the University of Alabama, now autonomous
- Alabama A&M University Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (AAMU)
Four Year or Bachelor's DegreesEdit
Two Year or Associate's DegreesEdit
- Alabama Career College
- Southeastern Institute of Technology
- Huntsville Hospital School Of Radiologic Tech
(In rough order of founding)
- Huntsville High School
- Lee High School
- Johnson High School
- Butler High School
- Huntsville Center for Technology
- [[Huntsville:Grissom High School]|Grissom High School]] -- Named after Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, one of the astronauts who died in a fire in one of the early space capsules.
- New Century Technology
- Seldon Center
- Columbia High School
- Randolph (private elementary through HS)
For the folks not familiar with the current U.S. educational system. Middle school, between elementary and high school, is generally 6th-8th grade, approximately 11-13 year olds.
Partial list (Note: Many of the school names reflect the close ties of Huntsville with the space program
- Challenger Middle
- Chapman Middle
- Ed White Middle
- Whitesburg Middle
- areaConnect's list of colleges for Huntsville
- Huntsville City Schools department's list of schools with contact information
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