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University of Alabama at Birmingham Tuition & Cost


How much does it cost to attend?

In State Alabama Resident Sticker Price
$26,096
In State Costs for University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fee Cost
Tuition$8,328
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,682
Other Expenses Budget$4,886
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$36,800
Out of State Costs for University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fee Cost
Tuition$19,032
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,682
Other Expenses Budget$4,886

Residents of Alabama pay an annual total price of $26,096 to attend University of Alabama at Birmingham on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $8,328 for tuition, $11,682 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $36,800 which is 41% higher than Alabama residents. The tuition charge is $19,032 while room and board is $11,682, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $0.


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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Alabama at Birmingham when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$17,016
Net Price by Income University of Alabama at Birmingham
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$15,280
$30,001 to $48,000$16,707
$48,001 to $75,000$18,890
$75,001 to $110,000$19,830
$110,000+$19,666

The average reported annual net price for University of Alabama at Birmingham for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $17,016 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid University of Alabama at Birmingham
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $9,254 87%
Pell Grant $4,750 40%
Federal Student Loan $6,117 55%

The average reported annual net price for University of Alabama at Birmingham for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $17,016 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Alabama at Birmingham, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $53,492. The loan balance of $53,492 is a four year multiple of the $13,373 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $559 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $53,492
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $558.52
Total Interest Paid $13,530.10
Sum of All Loan Payments $67,022.10

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$104,384
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Alabama Residents $26,096 $27,271 $28,498 $29,781
Non Residents $36,800 $38,456 $40,188 $41,997

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Alabama at Birmingham to be $104,384 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.5% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Cost Credit Hour and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Alabama at Birmingham
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Alabama Residents $347 $1,041 $1,388
Out of State Residents $793 $2,379 $3,172

Estimated cost for a class at University of Alabama at Birmingham based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Alabama at Birmingham versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Alabama at Birmingham Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100663 IPEDS survey data for University of Alabama at Birmingham.