Athens State University

Public, Four-years School Located in Athens, AL

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How much is the Athens State tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Athens State's tuition & fees is $9,840 for Alabama residents and $17,370 for out-of-state students.

Athens State Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$9,840
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,370
2023-2024 Projection
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$7,752
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,156

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

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $75,921 at Athens State. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$17,991-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$18,635-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$19,302-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$19,992-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$75,921-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$18,635-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$19,302-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$19,992-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$20,708-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$78,637-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$19,302-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$19,992-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$20,708-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$21,449-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$81,451-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$19,992-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$20,708-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$21,449-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$22,216-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$84,365-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$20,708-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$21,449-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$22,216-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$23,011-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$87,383-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Athens State' tuition is slightly 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
Athens State University$9,840$17,370
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 Athens 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
Athens State UniversityAthens, AL$9,840$17,370
South University-MontgomeryMontgomery, AL$17,014$18,238
Huntingdon CollegeMontgomery, AL$24,997$28,650
Miles CollegeFairfield, AL$11,794$12,714
Spring Hill CollegeMobile, AL$37,584$23,270
Stillman CollegeTuscaloosa, AL$10,792$11,392
Talladega CollegeTalladega, AL$12,340$15,650

Financial Aid and COA

At Athens State University, 2,529 students (99%) 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 $3,811.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
Tuition & Fees$9,840$17,370
Average Financial Aid$3,811$3,811
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,52999%$3,811
Pell Grants1,05641%$5,409
Federal Student Loan1,10243%$7,745

Student Population

Athens State University has a total of 2,894 students including 2,520 undergraduate and 374 graduate students. By gender, there are 863 male students and 1,931 female students attending Athens State. The school offers online degree programs and 1,832 students enrolled online exclusively (63.30% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,794 8631,931
Undergraduate2,559 7691,790
Graduate235 94141

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL
Phone256-233-8100
WEBwww.athens.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered55 Programs
Online Program Offered35 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered3 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population2,894
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties84 (Full-time), 87 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs230 (Full-time), 132 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$79,051
Average Staff Salary$67,026