Alabama Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Alabama?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Alabama was $9,655 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $3,931 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Alabama cheaper than average as the 44th most expensive and 9th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $111 from the 2014-2015 average of $9,544 and represents a 1.16% annual increase. The list of Alabama colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 73 colleges and universities in Alabama, the most popular being The University of Alabama with 31,023 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,170. Spring Hill College is the most expensive in Alabama with an in-state tuition of $32,032.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Alabama colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Alabama or cheap Alabama colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Alabama Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alabama A & M University
Normal, 4,675 Students
$7,770 33 55
Alabama Southern Community College
Monroeville, 869 Students
$3,450 n/a n/a
Alabama State University
Montgomery, 4,682 Students
$6,939 34 68
Amridge University
Montgomery, 269 Students
$6,000 n/a n/a
Auburn University
Auburn University, 22,035 Students
$8,808 65 71
Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery, 3,323 Students
$8,700 32 60
Bevill State Community College
Jasper, 1,838 Students
$3,450 n/a n/a
Birmingham Southern College
Birmingham, 1,178 Students
$31,954 70 68
Bishop State Community College
Mobile, 1,878 Students
$3,450 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College Birmingham
Birmingham, 898 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Central Alabama Community College
Alexander City, 974 Students
$3,450 n/a n/a
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Phenix City, 1,004 Students
$3,450 n/a n/a
Columbia Southern University
Orange Beach, 12,971 Students
$5,040 n/a n/a
Concordia College Selma
Selma, 512 Students
$9,920 n/a n/a
Enterprise State Community College
Enterprise, 1,104 Students
$3,450 n/a n/a
Faulkner University
Montgomery, 2,420 Students
$17,500 n/a n/a
Fortis College Mobile
Mobile, 352 Students
$13,925 n/a n/a
Fortis College Montgomery
Montgomery, 230 Students
$15,402 n/a n/a
Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden, 2,751 Students
$2,760 n/a n/a
George C Wallace State Community College Dothan
Dothan, 2,251 Students
$3,450 n/a n/a

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