Coastal Alabama Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Bay Minette, AL

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How much is the Coastal Alabama CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Coastal Alabama CC's tuition & fees is $4,980 for Alabama residents and $8,790 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 $17,780 for Alabama residents and $21,590 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Coastal Alabama CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$4,980
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,790
Books & Supplies Costs$1,750
On-campus Room & Board$5,800
On-campus Expenses$5,250
Off-campus Room & Board$6,600
Off-campus Expenses$5,250
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,103
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,730

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Coastal Alabama CC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $14,073.
Coastal Alabama Community College$4,980$8,790
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama 2-4 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 Coastal Alabama CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Coastal Alabama Community CollegeBay Minette, AL$4,980$8,790
Chattahoochee Valley Community CollegePhenix City, AL$5,040$8,850
Lawson State Community CollegeBirmingham, AL$4,980$8,790
Southern Union State Community CollegeWadley, AL$4,980$8,790

Financial Aid and COA

At Coastal Alabama Community College, 6,226 students (88%) 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 $3,927.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Coastal Alabama CC is $17,663 for students living on-campus and $18,463 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 988 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 $6,348 and the average amount of student loans is $4,987.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$17,780$21,590
COA (off-campus)$18,580$22,390
Tuition & Fees$4,980$8,790
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,800$12,800
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,600$13,600
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,853$17,663
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$14,653$18,463
Average Financial Aid$3,927$3,927
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship6,22688%$3,927
Pell Grants2,38034%$4,748
Federal Student Loan1,53122%$5,828
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid98894%-
Grants or Scholarships96592%$6,348
Federal Grants86583%$4,891
Pell Grants55853%$5,963
Other Federal Grants70567%$1,281
State/Local Grants15315%$643
Institutional Grants29128%$6,174
Student Loan Aid30529%$4,987
Federal Student Loans30229%$4,952
Other Student Loans5-$5,083
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level668652$7,140
110,001 or more4842$2,740

Student Population

Coastal Alabama Community College has a total of 6,800 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,947 male students and 4,101 female students attending Coastal Alabama CC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,789 students enrolled online exclusively (26.31% of all students).
Undergraduate7,048 2,9474,101

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1900 U S Highway 31 South, Bay Minette, AL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered47 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population6,800
Graduation Rate22%
Transfer-out Rate21%
Retention Rate62% (Full-time), 42% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties169 (Full-time), 289 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs346 (Full-time), 396 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$66,152
Average Staff Salary$60,574