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The University of Alabama Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,806 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,450 tuition
$13,156 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$38,306 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$23,950 tuition
$13,156 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$12,265 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
75% of students receive aid
20% get federal aid ($5,311 avg)
3% get state aid ($8,877 avg)
50% get institn'l aid ($12,265 avg)
42% get loans ($9,386 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.18% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.33% 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 $12,466 60%
Federal Grant Aid $5,311 20%
Pell Grants $4,159 18%
Other Federal Grants $7,214 4%
Institution Grant Aid $12,265 50%
State Grant Aid $8,877 3%
Student Loans $9,386 42%
Federal Loans $5,904 41%
Other Loans $18,960 8%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$8,500 Y
- Y
$4,000 R N
$1,500 - $6,000 Y
$5,800 Y
- Y
- Y
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 $513
Out of State $1,132


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • R. from Bessemer, AL
  • Oct-23-2014 I am a current student here

    UA offers great scholarships to out-of-state students. Also offers pretty decent money to in state residents.

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  • 5
  • Emily from Burke, VA
  • Sep-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Considering that most students have some sort of scholarship, the reduced cost is another plus to the already great academic programs Alabama has to offer.

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  • 4
  • Maggie from Dolomite, AL
  • Jun-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There are many scholar ships options that make school here very affordable. It's a great cost for classes although learning accessories:bluebooks,books for reading in a class, etc. Can sometimes get pricy.

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