Alabama residents paid $4,800 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $300 more than the $4,500 charged for 2017-18.
Non-residents paid 80.6 percent more than residents this year, or $8,670. Their price tag grew 7.4 percent from $8,070 in 2017-18.
About 95 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Alabama residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.
Data shows 92 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 471 students received grants or scholarships totaling $3.1 million and 92 students took out student loans totaling more than $410,994.
Including all undergraduates (2,280), 1,682 students used grants or scholarships totaling $9.3 million, and 483 students took out $2.4 million in federal student loans.