University of Alabama in Huntsville

Public, Four-years School Located in Huntsville, AL

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How much is the UAH tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, UAH's tuition & fees is $11,770 for Alabama residents and $24,662 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 $29,770 for Alabama residents and $42,662 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

UAH Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$11,770
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$24,662
Books & Supplies Costs$2,416
On-campus Room & Board$11,122
On-campus Expenses$4,462
Off-campus Room & Board$11,122
Off-campus Expenses$4,462
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$12,059
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$25,465

How Much Does it Cost to Go to UAH for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $97,577 at UAH. 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 $167,164. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $127,907.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$24,554$40,832$30,953
Sophomore (2024-25)$24,447$41,449$31,614
Junior (2025-26)$24,341$42,099$32,307
Senior (2026-27)$24,235$42,784$33,034
4 Years Total$97,577$167,164$127,907
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$24,447$41,449$31,614
Sophomore (2025-26)$24,341$42,099$32,307
Junior (2026-27)$24,235$42,784$33,034
Senior (2027-28)$24,129$43,503$33,796
4 Years Total$97,152$169,836$130,750
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$24,341$42,099$32,307
Sophomore (2026-27)$24,235$42,784$33,034
Junior (2027-28)$24,129$43,503$33,796
Senior (2028-29)$24,024$44,261$34,595
4 Years Total$96,728$172,647$133,731
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$24,235$42,784$33,034
Sophomore (2027-28)$24,129$43,503$33,796
Junior (2028-29)$24,024$44,261$34,595
Senior (2029-30)$23,919$45,056$35,433
4 Years Total$96,307$175,604$136,858
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$24,129$43,503$33,796
Sophomore (2028-29)$24,024$44,261$34,595
Junior (2029-30)$23,919$45,056$35,433
Senior (2030-31)$23,815$45,893$36,312
4 Years Total$95,887$178,713$140,136

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, UAH' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $14,073.
University of Alabama in Huntsville$11,770$24,662
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 UAH 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.
University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL$11,770$24,662
The University of AlabamaTuscaloosa, AL$11,900$33,200
University of Alabama at BirminghamBirmingham, AL$8,832$21,864

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Alabama in Huntsville, 5,324 students (70%) 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 $9,922.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at UAH is $32,740 for students living on-campus and $32,740 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,139 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 $8,983 and the average amount of student loans is $7,054.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$29,770$42,662
COA (off-campus)$29,770$42,662
Tuition & Fees$11,770$24,662
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,000$18,000
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$18,000$18,000
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,848$32,740
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,848$32,740
Average Financial Aid$9,922$9,922
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,32470%$9,922
Pell Grants1,64522%$4,469
Federal Student Loan2,58434%$6,500
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,13996%-
Grants or Scholarships1,08891%$8,983
Federal Grants24120%$5,395
Pell Grants24120%$4,949
Other Federal Grants595%$1,823
State/Local Grants182%$3,252
Institutional Grants1,05088%$8,014
Student Loan Aid48140%$7,054
Federal Student Loans46639%$5,091
Other Student Loans706%$14,582
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level485451$7,537
110,001 or more144128$5,310

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

UAH's acceptance rate is 73.67%. A total of 5,781 applicants applied to and 4,259 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,204 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 28.27%.
To apply to UAH, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Formal demonstration of competencies.
Acceptance Rate73.67%80.74%66.80%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.27%33.81%21.76%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither Required Nor Recommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
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 required to apply to UAH. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,295 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 28.
Its SAT score is higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,2951,1701,420
National Average1,168
Alabama Average1,119
SAT EBRW640580700
SAT Math655590720
ACT Composite282431
National Average24
Alabama Average22
ACT Math262329
ACT English282432

Student Population

University of Alabama in Huntsville has a total of 9,237 students including 7,169 undergraduate and 2,068 graduate students. By gender, there are 5,485 male students and 4,151 female students attending UAH. The school offers online degree programs and 1,177 students enrolled online exclusively (12.74% of all students).
Total9,636 5,4854,151
Undergraduate7,569 4,4753,094
Graduate2,067 1,0101,057

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, AL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered110 Programs
Online Program Offered11 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered47 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate78.10%
Student Population9,237
Graduation Rate62%
Transfer-out Rate20%
Retention Rate80% (Full-time), 31% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate17 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties353 (Full-time), 185 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs1,398 (Full-time), 194 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$88,375
Average Staff Salary$71,722