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Alabama Colleges

Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average cost of attendance (COA) of Alabama Colleges is $28,936 for undergraduate schools and $30,385 for graduate schools. The following table and chart illustrate costs of attendance including tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs by degree offering and residence type.
Costs of Attendance (2020-2021)
Alabama Colleges
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate$7,082$15,180 $1,411$12,345$12,596
Graduate$9,791$16,629 $1,411$12,345$12,596
[CHART#1] Costs of Attendance for Alabama Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Alabama Colleges is $7,082 for in-state students and $15,180 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Alabama Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average$5,965$1,117 $14,035$1,146
Public Schools$5,965$1,117 $12,456$1,105
4 Years or High$9,253$1,394 $20,630$1,394
2-4 Years$4,106$972 $8,029$960
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-- $16,574$1,219
4 Years or High-- $16,769$1,276
2-4 Years-- $15,649$135
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#2] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees for Alabama Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Alabama Colleges is $9,791 for in-state students and $16,629 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Graduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Alabama Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average Costs$8,752$1,039$15,683$946
Public Schools$8,752$1,039$19,874$1,039
Private Schools--$11,792$860
[CHART#3] Graduate Tuition & Fees for Alabama Colleges

Room & Board, Other Living Costs

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average On-campus living costs of Alabama Colleges is $12,345 and off-campus living costs is $12,596. The following table and chart illustrate living costs and other expenses by school controls and levels.
Room & Board, Other Living Costs (2020-2021)
Alabama Colleges
On-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
Average$8,416$3,929$8,558$4,039
Public Schools$7,524$3,855 $8,092$3,733
4 Years or High$9,309$4,007 $9,895$4,494
2-4 Years$4,946$3,636 $7,027$3,283
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools$9,926$4,055 $9,334$4,548
4 Years or High$9,926$4,055 $9,447$4,404
2-4 Years-- $8,258$5,914
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#4] Room & Board, Other Living Costs for Alabama Colleges

Tuition per Credit Hours

For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate costs per credit hour of Alabama Colleges is $214 for in-state students and $501 for out-of-state students. For graduate schools, the cost per credit hour is $447 for in-state students and $785 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate the average costs credit per hour by school controls and levels.
Tuition per Credit Hours (2020-2021)
Alabama Colleges
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Average$214$501 $447$785
Public Schools$214$452 $447$986
4 Years or High$352$777 $447$986
2-4 Years$134$262 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-$589 -$598
4 Years or High-$589 -$598
2-4 Years-- --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
2-4 years and less than 2 years colleges do not offer graduate programs or not report its costs.
[CHART#5] Tuition per Credit Hours for Alabama Colleges