Rooms, Meals and Other Expenses

The University of Alabama offers students both housing and dining options. The on-campus housing cost for a typical student was $5,600 in 2012 - 2013 and the cost for a typical meal plan was $3,050.

The following table outlines average expected costs at The University of Alabama for both on-campus and off-campus housing, meals and other expenses.

ExpenseOn CampusOff Campus
Room and Board$12,450$12,450
-- Housing$5,600
-- Meals$3,050
Other Living Expenses$3,967$3,967
Books and Supplies$1,100$1,100
Total$17,517$17,517

Projected Four Year Cost is $93,549

On-campus housing and dining at The University of Alabama has changed an average of 5.7% for each of the past five years. If current growth trends in room, board and other expenses continue, we expect this year's incoming freshmen to pay $20,614 their first year of college. By their senior year, they will pay approximately $26,315 to cover these expenses, for a grand total of $93,549 over the course of a four year stay.

Additional Information - On-Campus Housing & Meal Plans

Must Freshmen Live On Campus?No
On-Campus Housing Capacity8,050
Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per WeekN/A

Among Highest On-Campus Expenses

With room, board, books, supplies and other expenses for on-campus students totaling $17,517, The University of Alabama is well above the national average of $13,123.

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