Paying for The University of Alabama

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$30,250 ($10,780)
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$30,250 ($10,780)
On-campus Living Costs
$18,236
Off-campus Living Costs
$18,236
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,330 ($545)
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,550 ($615)

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of The University of Alabama are $10,780 for Alabama residents and $30,250 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $10,780 for Alabama residents and $30,250 for out-of-state students.
Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama, both undergraduate and graduate tuition & fees are expensive.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Maryland-Baltimore County and University of New Orleans, tuition & fees of The University of Alabama is expensive where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $21,992.
The average living cost of the school is $18,236 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $18,236.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at The University of Alabama are $10,780 for Alabama residents and $30,250 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 3.49% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $10,780 for Alabama residents and $30,250 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 3.49% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-StateAlabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$10,170$25,950$10,170$25,950
2017$10,470$26,950$10,470$26,950
2018$10,780$28,100$10,780$28,100
2019$10,780$29,230$10,780$29,230
2020$10,780$30,250$10,780$30,250

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2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $18,236 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $18,236.
The living cost at the school has increased by 1.92% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$12,880$4,172$12,880$4,172
2017$13,050$4,116$13,050$4,116
2018$13,324$4,120$13,324$4,120
2019$13,402$4,490$13,402$4,490
2020$13,636$4,600$13,636$4,600

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2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,000 at The University of Alabama. The books & supplies cost has decreased by 0.83% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

The University of Alabama 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,200
2017$1,200
2018$1,200
2019$1,200
2020$1,000

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

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2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at The University of Alabama is $545 for Alabama residents and $1,330 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has decreased by 0.96% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $615 for Alabama residents and $1,550 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 1.37% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-StateAlabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$604$1,353$604$1,353
2017$569$1,279$622$1,410
2018$586$1,336$640$1,470
2019$586$1,390$640$1,529
2020$545$1,330$615$1,550

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart