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The University of Alabama Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$24,720 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,470 tuition
$13,050 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$41,200 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$26,950 tuition
$13,050 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$15,538 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
79% of students receive aid
18% get federal aid ($4,633 avg)
1% get state aid ($668 avg)
56% get institn'l aid ($15,538 avg)
44% get loans ($9,706 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.48% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.01% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $14,883 64%
Federal Grant Aid $4,633 18%
Pell Grants $4,380 18%
Other Federal Grants $1,345 4%
Institution Grant Aid $15,538 56%
State Grant Aid $668 1%
Student Loans $9,706 44%
Federal Loans $5,542 42%
Other Loans $20,940 9%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does The University of Alabama offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $569
Out of State $1,279


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • SS
  • I am a current student here

    Looking at the rankings for the education that you receive verses the cost appears to be very valuable.

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  • 4
  • mackenzie
  • I am a current student here

    it's pretty expensive, but ua offers a lot of scholarships and departmental scholarships. look into all of your options, but also make sure you're aware of everything ua has to offer.

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  • 5
  • Engineering Major
  • I am a current student here

    I'm on a great scholarship, and if you qualify, UA is very generous to high stat students, and this makes UA very affordable for most families. The suite dorms are expensive, so your first year on campus will be expensive no matter what.

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  • 4
  • Nicole from Memphis, TN
  • I am a current student here

    Don't get me wrong, The University of Alabama is amazing, but I am paying almost $40,000 a year out-of-state and that is with scholarships. I had a 4.0 GPA in high school, so the higher your ACT score the more money you will receive.

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