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The University of Alabama Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,750 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,200 tuition
$12,450 on campus room & board
$1,100 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$36,500 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$22,950 tuition
$12,450 on campus room & board
$1,100 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$9,982 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
76% of students receive aid
20% get federal aid ($4,359 avg)
5% get state aid ($701 avg)
47% get institn'l aid ($9,982 avg)
44% get loans ($13,089 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 9.56% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.13% 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 $9,601 58%
Federal Grant Aid $4,359 20%
Pell Grants $4,224 20%
Other Federal Grants $981 3%
Institution Grant Aid $9,982 47%
State Grant Aid $701 5%
Student Loans $13,089 44%
Federal Loans $11,034 43%
Other Loans $17,059 6%

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 $500
Out of State $1,085


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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  • 3
  • Alabama student & fan
  • Jun-04-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a little expensive and seems like tuition is always rising but I think if you pick a good major, the cost should be worth it. Grants and scholarships do help out but a lot do take out some loans.

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