The price of education: Which Alabama schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Alabama residents pay the highest in-state tuition at Spring Hill College, Samford University and Huntingdon College, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Spring Hill College
Mobile
1,485
$39,464
2
Samford University
Birmingham
5,509
$31,650
3
Huntingdon College
Montgomery
1,102
$27,400
4
University of Mobile
Mobile
1,604
$23,230
5
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee
3,289
$22,170
6
Faulkner University
Montgomery
3,350
$21,690
7
Oakwood University
Huntsville
1,711
$19,732
8
Judson College
Marion
315
$18,510
9
Birmingham Southern College
Birmingham
1,283
$17,650
10
The Salon Professional Academy-Huntsville
Huntsville
57
$17,630
11
South University-Montgomery
Montgomery
453
$17,014
12
United States Sports Academy
Daphne
242
$16,200
13
Blue Cliff Career College
Mobile
69
$16,025
14
Paul Mitchell the School-Birmingham
Hoover
105
$16,000
15
Paul Mitchell the School-Huntsville
Madison
125
$16,000
16
Ross Medical Education Center-Huntsville
Huntsville
159
$15,740
17
Remington College-Mobile Campus
Mobile
373
$15,700
18
Alabama School of Nail Technology & Cosmetology
Jackson
25
$15,417
19
Fortis College-Dothan
Dothan
189
$15,041
20
Fortis College-Foley
Foley
149
$14,811
21
Fortis College
Mobile
375
$14,664
22
Fortis College-Montgomery
Montgomery
207
$14,628
23
Herzing University-Birmingham
Birmingham
551
$14,000
24
Talladega College
Talladega
782
$13,571
25
Strayer University-Alabama
Birmingham
957
$13,380
26
Fortis Institute-Birmingham
Birmingham
451
$13,317
27
University of Montevallo
Montevallo
2,717
$12,760
28
Miles College
Fairfield
1,650
$12,132
29
Auburn University
Auburn
29,776
$11,276
30
Heritage Christian University
Florence
89
$11,232
31
Stillman College
Tuscaloosa
677
$11,092
32
Alabama State University
Montgomery
4,760
$11,068
33
New Beginning College of Cosmetology
Albertville
83
$11,040
34
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa
38,563
$10,780
35
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville
9,101
$10,714
36
University of North Alabama
Florence
7,204
$10,142
37
Mitchell Cosmetology College
Alabaster
18
$10,080
38
University of West Alabama
Livingston
4,646
$10,040
39
Alabama State College of Barber Styling
Gardendale
13
$9,825
40
Alabama A & M University
Normal
6,001
$9,744
41
University Academy of Hair Design
Northport
50
$9,511
42
Marion Military Institute
Marion
446
$9,418
43
Troy University-Phenix City Campus
City
--
$8,908
44
Troy University-Dothan Campus
Dothan
--
$8,908
45
Troy University-Montgomery Campus
Montgomery
--
$8,908
46
Troy University
Troy
17,521
$8,908
47
Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville
8,567
$8,760
48
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham
20,902
$8,568
49
Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery
4,894
$8,404
50
University of South Alabama
Mobile
15,569
$8,396
51
Troy University-Online
Troy
--
$8,112
52
Selma University
Selma
324
$7,410
53
Amridge University
Montgomery
675
$6,900
54
Troy University-Support Locations
Troy
--
$6,000
55
Columbia Southern University
Beach
20,818
$5,535
56
J F Ingram State Technical College
Deatsville
449
$5,328
57
Bevill State Community College
Jasper
3,872
$5,086
58
John C Calhoun State Community College
Tanner
9,861
$4,820
59
Jefferson State Community College
Birmingham
8,840
$4,800
60
Snead State Community College
Boaz
2,220
$4,800
61
Reid State Technical College
Evergreen
392
$4,800
62
Lurleen B Wallace Community College
Andalusia
1,838
$4,740
63
Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus
Birmingham
3,248
$4,740
64
Central Alabama Community College
City
1,835
$4,740
65
Enterprise State Community College
Enterprise
1,778
$4,740
66
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville
Hanceville
5,301
$4,740
67
Coastal Alabama Community College
Minette
4,968
$4,740
68
Bishop State Community College
Mobile
3,233
$4,740
69
Northeast Alabama Community College
Rainsville
2,736
$4,740
70
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
City
1,424
$4,738
71
Northwest-Shoals Community College
Shoals
3,440
$4,711
72
J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College
Huntsville
752
$4,710
73
George C Wallace Community College-Dothan
Dothan
4,645
$4,680
74
H Councill Trenholm State Community College
Montgomery
1,845
$4,650
75
Huntsville Bible College
Huntsville
141
$4,560
76
Shelton State Community College
Tuscaloosa
4,607
$4,467
77
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma
Selma
1,471
$4,440
78
Southern Union State Community College
Wadley
4,828
$4,440
79
Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden
4,979
$3,840

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Alabama A & M University Alabama School of Nail Technology & Cosmetology Alabama State College of Barber Styling Alabama State University Amridge University Auburn University Auburn University at Montgomery Bevill State Community College Birmingham Southern College Bishop State Community College Blue Cliff Career College Central Alabama Community College Chattahoochee Valley Community College Coastal Alabama Community College Columbia Southern University Enterprise State Community College Faulkner University Fortis College Fortis College-Dothan Fortis College-Foley Fortis College-Montgomery Fortis Institute-Birmingham Gadsden State Community College George C Wallace Community College-Dothan George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville George C. Wallace State Community College-Selma H. Councill Trenholm State Community College Heritage Christian University Herzing University-Birmingham Huntingdon College Huntsville Bible College J F Ingram State Technical College J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College Jacksonville State University Jefferson State Community College John C Calhoun State Community College Judson College Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus Lurleen B Wallace Community College Marion Military Institute Miles College Mitchell Cosmetology College New Beginning College of Cosmetology Northeast Alabama Community College Northwest-Shoals Community College Oakwood University Paul Mitchell the School-Birmingham Paul Mitchell the School-Huntsville Reid State Technical College Remington College-Mobile Campus Ross Medical Education Center-Huntsville Samford University Selma University Shelton State Community College Snead State Community College South University-Montgomery Southern Union State Community College Spring Hill College Stillman College Strayer University-Alabama Talladega College The Salon Professional Academy-Huntsville Troy University Troy University-Dothan Campus Troy University-Montgomery Campus Troy University-Online Troy University-Phenix City Campus Troy University-Support Locations Tuskegee University United States Sports Academy University Academy of Hair Design University of Alabama University of Alabama at Birmingham University of Alabama, Huntsville University of Mobile University of Montevallo University of North Alabama University of South Alabama University of West Alabama

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