Alabama State University

Public, Four-years School Located in Montgomery, AL

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How much is the Alabama State tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Alabama State's tuition & fees is $11,248 for Alabama residents and $19,576 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $22,290 for Alabama residents and $30,618 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Alabama State Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$11,248
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,576
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$6,050
On-campus Expenses$3,392
Off-campus Room & Board$7,320
Off-campus Expenses$5,130
2023-2024 Projection
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$11,248
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,576

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Alabama State for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $80,138 at Alabama State. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $117,906. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $74,918.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$19,758$29,200$18,601
Sophomore (2024-25)$19,941$29,383$18,686
Junior (2025-26)$20,126$29,568$18,772
Senior (2026-27)$20,313$29,755$18,859
4 Years Total$80,138$117,906$74,918
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$19,941$29,383$18,686
Sophomore (2025-26)$20,126$29,568$18,772
Junior (2026-27)$20,313$29,755$18,859
Senior (2027-28)$20,501$29,943$18,946
4 Years Total$80,881$118,649$75,263
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$20,126$29,568$18,772
Sophomore (2026-27)$20,313$29,755$18,859
Junior (2027-28)$20,501$29,943$18,946
Senior (2028-29)$20,692$30,134$19,034
4 Years Total$81,632$119,400$75,611
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$20,313$29,755$18,859
Sophomore (2027-28)$20,501$29,943$18,946
Junior (2028-29)$20,692$30,134$19,034
Senior (2029-30)$20,884$30,326$19,123
4 Years Total$82,390$120,158$75,962
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$20,501$29,943$18,946
Sophomore (2028-29)$20,692$30,134$19,034
Junior (2029-30)$20,884$30,326$19,123
Senior (2030-31)$21,077$30,519$19,213
4 Years Total$83,154$120,922$76,316

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Alabama State' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $14,073.
In-StateOut-of-State
Alabama State University$11,248$19,576
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama Four-years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Alabama State and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Alabama State UniversityMontgomery, AL$11,248$19,576
University of North AlabamaFlorence, AL$11,990$22,190
Auburn University at MontgomeryMontgomery, AL$9,436$20,092
University of MontevalloMontevallo, AL$13,710$26,730
Jacksonville State UniversityJacksonville, AL$12,426$22,716

Financial Aid and COA

At Alabama State University, 3,235 students (92%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $10,501.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Alabama State is $20,117 for students living on-campus and $23,125 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 776 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $10,029 and the average amount of student loans is $6,319.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$22,290$30,618
COA (off-campus)$25,298$33,626
Tuition & Fees$11,248$19,576
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$11,042$11,042
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,050$14,050
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,789$20,117
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$14,797$23,125
Average Financial Aid$10,501$10,501
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,23592%$10,501
Pell Grants2,44170%$4,970
Federal Student Loan2,68477%$7,777
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid77697%-
Grants or Scholarships77597%$10,029
Federal Grants62478%$6,003
Pell Grants62478%$5,558
Other Federal Grants14518%$1,915
State/Local Grants446%$5,072
Institutional Grants55970%$6,804
Student Loan Aid66583%$6,319
Federal Student Loans66183%$5,754
Other Student Loans476%$8,477
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level210204$8,373
0-30,000115115$8,834
30,001-48,0004646$8,162
48,001-75,0002121$8,395
75,001-110,0001211$7,486
110,001 or more1611$6,310

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Alabama State's acceptance rate is 97.99%. A total of 5,974 applicants applied to and 5,854 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 890 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 15.20%.
To apply to Alabama State, 2 items are required - Secondary school GPA and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school record. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,9741,745$4,142
Admitted5,8541,695$4,072
Enrolled890300$590
Acceptance Rate97.99%97.13%98.31%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.20%17.70%14.49%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRecommended
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither Required Nor Recommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Alabama State. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 945 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 18.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total9458391,050
National Average1,168
Alabama Average1,119
SAT EBRW488442534
SAT Math457397516
ACT Composite181520
National Average24
Alabama Average22
ACT Math171519
ACT English171222

Student Population

Alabama State University has a total of 3,828 students including 3,296 undergraduate and 532 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,364 male students and 2,600 female students attending Alabama State. The school offers online degree programs and 420 students enrolled online exclusively (10.97% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,964 1,3642,600
Undergraduate3,499 1,2252,274
Graduate465 139326

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL
Phone334-229-4100
WEBwww.alasu.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered61 Programs
Online Program Offered6 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered21 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate96.60%
Yield14.50%
Student Population3,828
Graduation Rate27%
Transfer-out Rate34%
Retention Rate60% (Full-time), 20% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties221 (Full-time), 115 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs767 (Full-time), 152 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$69,310
Average Staff Salary$51,347