Cost of college went up for all students at The University of Alabama

In-state tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at The University of Alabama, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Alabama residents paid $10,780 to attend the four-year public institution this year $310 more than the $10,470 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 160.7 percent more than residents this year, or $28,100. Their price tag grew 4.3 percent from $26,950 in 2016-17.

About 32 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Alabama residents. About 67 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 79 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 4,628 students received grants or scholarships totaling $68.88 million and 3,127 students took out student loans totaling more than $30.35 million.

Including all undergraduates, 18,516 students used grants or scholarships totaling $236.13 million. Another 12,805 took out $86.17 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
In-state
~12,052
$9,826
$10,170
$10,470
$10,780
9.7%
Out-of-state
~25,234
$24,950
$25,950
$26,950
$28,100
12.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the The University of Alabama in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
1,286
18%
$5,958,415
$4,633
State / local grant or scholarship
81
1%
$54,104
$668
Institutional grants or scholarships
4,046
56%
$62,868,200
$15,538
Grant or scholarship aid total
4,628
64%
$68,880,719
$14,883
Federal student loans
3,032
42%
$16,804,080
$5,542
Other student loans
647
9%
$13,547,936
$20,940
Student loan aid
3,127
44%
$30,352,016
$9,706
Total student aid
5,698
79%

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