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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$14,861
($7,064)
Graduate
(in-state)
$16,997
($9,734)
Books & Supplies $1,432
On-Campus Living Costs $12,418
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,147

Average Costs of Attendance at Alabama Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $28,711 when a student lives on campus and $29,439 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $7,064 for Alabama residents and $14,861 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,734 for Alabama residents and $16,997 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,418 when a student lives on campus and $13,147 when living off campus in average.
2021-2022 Average Cost of Attendance
Alabama Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$20,914 (In-State)
$28,711 (Out-of-State)
$21,642 (In-State)
$29,439 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$7,064 (In-State)
$14,861 (Out-of-State)
$7,064 (In-State)
$14,861 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,432$1,432
Living Costs$12,418$13,147
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Alabama Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Alabama colleges and universities is $7,064 for in-state students and $14,861 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are decreased by -2.40% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Alabama Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$6,761$6,937 $7,059$7,064
Out-Of-State$14,517$14,830 $15,226$14,861
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Alabama Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate tuition & fees of Alabama colleges and universities is $9,734 for in-state students and $16,997 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 2.74% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Alabama Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$9,534$9,505 $9,600$9,734
Out-Of-State$15,416$15,733 $16,544$16,997
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Alabama Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average books & supplies costs of Alabama colleges and universities is $1,432. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -0.04% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Alabama Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
Books & Supplies$1,440$1,443 $1,432$1,432
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Alabama Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of Alabama colleges and universities is $12,418 when a student lives on campus and $13,147 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 0.59% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 4.37% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Living Costs
Alabama Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
On-Campus$11,735$12,115 $12,345$12,418
Off-Campus$11,738$12,092 $12,596$13,147
[Chart] Living Costs - Alabama Colleges