Alabama Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Alabama by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 39 colleges in Alabama with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Alabama? Athens State University tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $0. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. 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 tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Alabama list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2022-2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Alabama Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Athens State University

Athens, AL

Huntsville Bible College

Huntsville, AL

Selma University

Selma, AL

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, AL

Amridge University

Montgomery, AL

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

Auburn University at Montgomery

Montgomery, AL

University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

Troy University

Troy, AL

Alabama A & M University

Normal, AL

Concordia College Selma

Selma, AL

University of Phoenix Birmingham Campus

Birmingham, AL

University of West Alabama

Livingston, AL

Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

University of North Alabama

Florence, AL

Stillman College

Tuscaloosa, AL

Heritage Christian University

Florence, AL

University of Alabama at Huntsville

Huntsville, AL