Cost of college went up for all students at the University of Alabama in Huntsville


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.2 percent for 2018-19 at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Alabama residents paid $10,714 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $434 more than the $10,280 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 108.7 percent more than residents this year, or $22,362. Their price tag grew 4.1 percent from $21,480 in 2017-18.

About 64 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Alabama residents. About 33 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 94 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,196 students received grants or scholarships totaling $13.4 million and 621 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.9 million.

Including all undergraduates (9,736), 4,605 students used grants or scholarships totaling $41.1 million, and 2,972 students took out $19.9 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~6,231
$9,128
$9,842
$10,280
$10,714
17.4%
Out-of-state
~3,213
$20,622
$20,612
$21,480
$22,362
8.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
363
27%
$1,679,798
$4,628
State / local grant or scholarship
12
1%
$36,056
$3,005
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,104
82%
$11,733,270
$10,628
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,196
89%
$13,449,124
$11,245
Federal student loans
611
46%
$3,075,750
$5,034
Other student loans
73
5%
$835,515
$11,445
Student loan aid
621
46%
$3,911,265
$6,298
Total student aid
1,259
94%
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