Private Colleges in Alabama

The 2023 Directory of Alabama Private Colleges and Costs

Alabama Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend private college in Alabama?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Alabama was $15,644 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of ($1,144) from the 2019-2020 average of $16,788 and represents a -6.81% annual decline. The list of Alabama private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 31 private colleges and universities in Alabama, the most popular being Columbia Southern University with 11,110 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $5,640. Samford University is the most expensive private school in Alabama with an in-state tuition of $34,410.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Alabama Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Spring Hill College

Mobile, Alabama

$21,100 45 92
Stillman College

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

$9,548 NA NA
Talladega College

Talladega, Alabama

$12,130 NA NA
Tri State Institute

Birmingham, Alabama

$13,497 NA NA
Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama

$19,594 52 2
University of Mobile

Mobile, Alabama

$23,160 NA NA
University of Phoenix Birmingham Campus

Birmingham, Alabama

$10,560 NA NA
Virginia College Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

$14,382 NA NA
Virginia College Huntsville

Huntsville, Alabama

$14,382 NA NA
Virginia College Mobile

Mobile, Alabama

$14,382 NA NA
Virginia College Montgomery

Montgomery, Alabama

$14,382 NA NA