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The best community college in every state

Stacker Logo By Angela Underwood, Elizabeth Jackson of Stacker | Slide 2 of 51: - Location: Marion, AL
- Students: 442
- Student to faculty ratio: 16:1
- Acceptance rate: 56%
- In-state tuition: $9,418
- Out-of-state tuition: $15,418
- Six year median earnings: $42,700
- Employment rate two years after graduation: 92%

Founded in 1842 and listed on the Alabama National Register of Historic Places, Marion Military Institute is the nation's oldest military junior college. The school, which has a National Junior College Athletic Association certification, mandates fitness programs as a part of the student curriculum to instill regimen and rigor. MMI's Service Academy Program is the only one in the country that offers availability to all five U.S. Service Academies, including West Point. The institute offers $2 million in scholarships annually.

Alabama: Marion Military Institute

- Location: Marion, AL
- Students: 442
- Student to faculty ratio: 16:1
- Acceptance rate: 56%
- In-state tuition: $9,418
- Out-of-state tuition: $15,418
- Six year median earnings: $42,700
- Employment rate two years after graduation: 92%

Founded in 1842 and listed on the Alabama National Register of Historic Places, Marion Military Institute is the nation's oldest military junior college. The school, which has a National Junior College Athletic Association certification, mandates fitness programs as a part of the student curriculum to instill regimen and rigor. MMI's Service Academy Program is the only one in the country that offers availability to all five U.S. Service Academies, including West Point. The institute offers $2 million in scholarships annually.

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