Paying for South Alabama

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$16,292 ($8,396)
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$16,112 ($8,156)
On-campus Living Costs
$12,716
Off-campus Living Costs
$14,094
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$658 ($329)
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$884 ($442)

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of University of South Alabama are $8,396 for Alabama residents and $16,292 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $8,156 for Alabama residents and $16,112 for out-of-state students.
Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama, the undergraduate tuition & fees are relatively inexpensive and the graduate tuition & fees are average.
The average living cost of the school is $12,716 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $14,094.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of South Alabama are $8,396 for Alabama residents and $16,292 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees stay same as last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $8,156 for Alabama residents and $16,112 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees stay same as 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$7,332$14,364$7,110$14,220
2017$7,548$14,796$7,326$14,652
2018$7,812$15,324$7,578$15,156
2019$8,396$16,292$8,156$16,112
2020$8,396$16,292$8,156$16,112
2021$8,396$16,292$8,156$16,112

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2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $12,716 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 $14,094.
The living cost at the school has increased by 5.88% 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$7,450$4,270$8,266$4,270
2017$7,340$4,150$8,591$4,150
2018$7,490$4,096$8,460$4,096
2019$7,620$4,390$8,512$4,390
2020$7,800$4,916$9,178$4,916
2021$7,900$5,370$9,020$5,370

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,300 at University of South Alabama. The books & supplies cost stays same as 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

University of South Alabama 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,200
2017$1,260
2018$1,300
2019$1,300
2020$1,300
2021$1,200

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

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2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at University of South Alabama is $329 for Alabama residents and $658 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour stays same as last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $442 for Alabama residents and $884 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour stays same as 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$293$586$395$790
2017$302$604$407$814
2018$313$626$421$842
2019$329$658$442$884
2020$329$658$442$884
2021$329$658$442$884

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart