Undergraduate
(in-state)
$14,830
($6,937)
Graduate
(in-state)
$15,733
($9,505)
Books & Supplies $1,443
On-Campus Living Costs $12,115
Off-Campus Living Costs $12,092

Average Costs of Attendance at Alabama Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $28,388 when a student lives on campus and $28,364 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,937 for Alabama residents and $14,830 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,505 for Alabama residents and $15,733 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,115 when a student lives on campus and $12,092 when living off campus in average.
2019-2020 Average Cost of Attendance
Alabama Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$20,495 (In-State)
$28,388 (Out-of-State)
$20,472 (In-State)
$28,364 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,937 (In-State)
$14,830 (Out-of-State)
$6,937 (In-State)
$14,830 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,443$1,443
Living Costs$12,115$12,092
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Alabama Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Alabama colleges and universities is $6,937 for in-state students and $14,830 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 2.15% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Alabama Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$6,242$6,396 $6,761$6,937
Out-Of-State$14,021$14,167 $14,517$14,830
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Alabama Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduate tuition & fees of Alabama colleges and universities is $9,505 for in-state students and $15,733 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 2.06% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Alabama Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$8,471$9,118 $9,534$9,505
Out-Of-State$14,719$14,976 $15,416$15,733
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Alabama Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average books & supplies costs of Alabama colleges and universities is $1,443. The books & supplies costs are increased by 0.21% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Alabama Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
Books & Supplies$1,384$1,382 $1,440$1,443
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Alabama Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average living costs of Alabama colleges and universities is $12,115 when a student lives on campus and $12,092 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.24% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 3.01% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Living Costs
Alabama Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
On-Campus$11,288$11,410 $11,735$12,115
Off-Campus$11,827$11,578 $11,738$12,092
[Chart] Living Costs - Alabama Colleges