Financial Aid at The University of Alabama

The average amount of financial aid is $14,968 where 58% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at The University of Alabama. The average amount of tuition & fees is $11,620 for Alabama residents and $31,090 for out-of-state students at The University of Alabama.

  • Average Financial Aid: $14,968
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $31,090 ($11,620 Alabama residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 19,382 students (58% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $14,968. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at The University of Alabama.
Financial Aid Statistics at The University of Alabama
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid19,38258%$14,968
Pell Grants5,98218%$4,542
Federal Student Loans12,82339%$6,653

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 5,905 students (80% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 5,804 students (79% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $16,693 and the average amount of student loan aid is $9,657. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at The University of Alabama.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at The University of Alabama
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid5,90580%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources4,79165%$16,693
Federal Grants1,23317%$4,982
Pell Grants1,21717%$4,611
Other Federal Grants3004%$1,769
State/Local Grants441%$660
Institutional Grants4,22657%$17,464
Student Loans3,15743%$9,657
Federal Student Loans3,04741%$5,444
Other Student Loans6289%$22,128

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at The University of Alabama. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (The University of Alabama.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at The University of Alabama
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,2671,019$7,192
$0-$30,000339338$10,909
$30,001-$48,000178174$8,883
$48,001-$75,000216188$6,967
$75,001-$110,000175110$4,635
$110,001 or more359209$4,225

Highest Tuition in Alabama

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Spring Hill College (Spring Hill) is a Private, 4 years school located in Mobile, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $41,868. The school has a total enrollment of 1,379 and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1 (7.69%).
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Samford University (Samford) is a Private, 4 years school located in Birmingham, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $34,198. The school has a total enrollment of 5,619 and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1 (8.33%).
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Auburn University (Auburn) is a Public, 4 years school located in Auburn, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,796 for Alabama residents and $31,956 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 30,440 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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The University of Alabama (The University of Alabama) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tuscaloosa, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,620 for Alabama residents and $31,090 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 38,390 and student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1 (4.55%).
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Huntingdon College (Huntingdon) is a Private, 4 years school located in Montgomery, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $27,900. The school has a total enrollment of 1,081 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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Lowest Tuition in Alabama

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Huntsville Bible College (Huntsville Bible) is a Private, 4 years school located in Huntsville, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $4,560. The school has a total enrollment of 128 and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1 (7.69%).
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Columbia Southern University (Columbia Southern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Orange Beach, AL. Columbia Southern University is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education.The 2020 tuition & fees is $5,775. The school has a total enrollment of 21,104 and student to faculty ratio is 62 to 1 (1.61%).
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Amridge University (Amridge) is a Private, 4 years school located in Montgomery, AL. Amridge University is a completely online college that all programs/degrees are offered via distance education.The 2020 tuition & fees is $6,950. The school has a total enrollment of 755 and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1 (8.33%).
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Selma University (Selma) is a Private, 4 years school located in Selma, AL. Selma University is a historically black school.The 2020 tuition & fees is $7,280. The school has a total enrollment of 317 and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1 (7.69%).
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Concordia College Alabama (Concordia College Alabama) is a Private, 4 years school located in Selma, AL. Concordia College Alabama is a historically black school.The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,320. The school has a total enrollment of 389 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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Rivalry Schools to The University of Alabama

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Auburn University (Auburn) is a Public, 4 years school located in Auburn, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,796 for Alabama residents and $31,956 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 30,440 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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University of Arkansas (Arkansas) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fayetteville, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,384 for Arkansas residents and $25,872 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 27,778 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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University of Florida (UF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Gainesville, FL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $6,381 for Florida residents and $28,659 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 52,218 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Baton Rouge, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,962 for Louisiana residents and $28,639 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 30,983 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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University of Georgia (UGA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Athens, GA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,080 for Georgia residents and $31,120 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 38,652 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of Kentucky (Kentucky) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lexington, KY. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,484 for Kentucky residents and $31,294 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 29,182 and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1 (6.25%).
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University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is a Public, 4 years school located in University, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,828 for Mississippi residents and $25,100 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 22,456 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Mississippi State University (Mississippi State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mississippi State, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,910 for Mississippi residents and $23,950 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,974 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, MO. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,723 for Missouri residents and $29,005 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 29,843 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UTK) is a Public, 4 years school located in Knoxville, TN. The 2020 tuition & fees is $13,264 for Tennessee residents and $31,664 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 28,894 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Texas A & M University-College Station (TAMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in College Station, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,783 for Texas residents and $39,340 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 68,679 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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University of South Carolina-Columbia (South Carolina) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, SC. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,688 for South Carolina residents and $33,928 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 34,795 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UTK) is a Public, 4 years school located in Knoxville, TN. The 2020 tuition & fees is $13,264 for Tennessee residents and $31,664 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 28,894 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Vanderbilt University (Vanderbilt) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashville, TN. The 2020 tuition & fees is $54,158. The school has a total enrollment of 12,824 and student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1 (14.29%).
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The University of Alabama (The University of Alabama) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tuscaloosa, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,620 for Alabama residents and $31,090 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 38,390 and student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1 (4.55%).
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Auburn University (Auburn) is a Public, 4 years school located in Auburn, AL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,796 for Alabama residents and $31,956 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 30,440 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).
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University of Arkansas (Arkansas) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fayetteville, AR. The 2020 tuition & fees is $9,384 for Arkansas residents and $25,872 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 27,778 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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University of Florida (UF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Gainesville, FL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $6,381 for Florida residents and $28,659 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 52,218 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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University of Georgia (UGA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Athens, GA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,080 for Georgia residents and $31,120 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 38,652 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of Kentucky (Kentucky) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lexington, KY. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,484 for Kentucky residents and $31,294 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 29,182 and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1 (6.25%).
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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Baton Rouge, LA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,962 for Louisiana residents and $28,639 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 30,983 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is a Public, 4 years school located in University, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,828 for Mississippi residents and $25,100 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 22,456 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Mississippi State University (Mississippi State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mississippi State, MS. The 2020 tuition & fees is $8,910 for Mississippi residents and $23,950 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,974 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, MO. The 2020 tuition & fees is $10,723 for Missouri residents and $29,005 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 29,843 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of South Carolina-Columbia (South Carolina) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, SC. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,688 for South Carolina residents and $33,928 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 34,795 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UTK) is a Public, 4 years school located in Knoxville, TN. The 2020 tuition & fees is $13,264 for Tennessee residents and $31,664 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 28,894 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Vanderbilt University (Vanderbilt) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashville, TN. The 2020 tuition & fees is $54,158. The school has a total enrollment of 12,824 and student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1 (14.29%).
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Texas A & M University-College Station (TAMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in College Station, TX. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,783 for Texas residents and $39,340 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 68,679 and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1 (5.00%).
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Alabama Best Colleges

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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020