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University of South Alabama Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,468 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,248 tuition
$7,620 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$23,716 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,496 tuition
$7,620 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,175 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
45% get federal aid ($5,480 avg)
3% get state aid ($1,372 avg)
57% get institn'l aid ($5,175 avg)
58% get loans ($10,747 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.80% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.86% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,730 81%
Federal Grant Aid $5,480 45%
Pell Grants $4,588 42%
Other Federal Grants $3,613 14%
Institution Grant Aid $5,175 57%
State Grant Aid $1,372 3%
Student Loans $10,747 58%
Federal Loans $9,994 58%
Other Loans $9,133 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of South Alabama offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $302
Out of State $604


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Raymond from Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • I am a current student here

    Definitely a best bang for your buck on education and activities. South Alabama has great facilities, events, and more that help with the college experience. The best overall bang for your buck in the college search.

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  • 5
  • Madison from Ocean Springs, MS
  • I am a current student here

    This university is one of the most affordable in the area. I think even the country. You get everything you want in an education, a friendly atmosphere, individual attention, great amenities and services, and a thriving surrounding area all wrapped up in one. The price is just the pretty bow that ties it all together.

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