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Judson College

Marion, Alabama


Judson College

Private 4 Year

About Judson College

This article is about the college in Alabama. For the university in Elgin, Illinois, see Judson University.

Judson College is the fifth-oldest women's college in the United States, having been founded by members of Siloam Baptist Church in 1838 in Marion, Alabama. Some of the individuals most instrumental in the founding of Judson College were: Julia Tarrant Barron, General Edwin D. King, and Milo P. Jewett and Francis Christian Lowry. Judson was named after Ann Hasseltine Judson, the first female foreign missionary from the United States to Burma (now Myanmar). It has been affiliated with the Alabama Baptist Convention throughout its history and is currently still heavily funded by the convention.


Located in Marion, Alabama.

302 Bibb St, Marion, AL, 36756, Perry County

Judson College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#860 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Alabama

#20 of 89

2021 Top Religious Colleges in Alabama

#8 of 16

Most Popular Majors

Out of 17 majors categories at Judson College, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Judson College within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years

Notable Alumni