Alabama In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Alabama by In State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Alabama by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Alabama these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Alabama list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in Alabama are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Alabama? Leading the colleges list is Huntsville Bible College in Huntsville with an in state tuition of $4,270.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Alabama's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Huntsville Bible College

Huntsville, Private Not For Profit

$4,270 NA NA
#2 Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, Private For Profit

$5,520 NA NA
#3 Amridge University

Montgomery, Private Not For Profit

$6,000 NA NA
#4 Selma University

Selma, Private Not For Profit

$7,200 NA NA
#5 Auburn University at Montgomery

Montgomery, Public Not For Profit

$7,752 28 9
#6 Troy University

Troy, Public Not For Profit

$7,800 30 17
#7 University of South Alabama

Mobile, Public Not For Profit

$7,896 44 41
#8 Alabama State University

Montgomery, Public Not For Profit

$8,328 15 1
#9 University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Public Not For Profit

$8,568 60 66
#10 Alabama A & M University

Normal, Public Not For Profit

$8,610 11 NA
#11 University of West Alabama

Livingston, Public Not For Profit

$9,100 29 4
#12 Stillman College

Tuscaloosa, Private Not For Profit

$9,548 NA NA
#13 University of North Alabama

Florence, Public Not For Profit

$9,600 34 15
#14 Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Public Not For Profit

$9,720 37 36
#15 University of Alabama at Huntsville

Huntsville, Public Not For Profit

$9,730 55 78
#16 Auburn University

Auburn University, Public Not For Profit

$9,816 64 47
#17 Concordia College Selma

Selma, Private Not For Profit

$9,920 NA NA
#18 Heritage Christian University

Florence, Private Not For Profit

$10,152 54 94
#19 University of Phoenix Birmingham Campus

Birmingham, Private For Profit

$10,560 NA NA
#20 The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Public Not For Profit

$10,780 61 77