Most Affordable Colleges for Alabama Residents for 2019

State of Alabama
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Alabama residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Alabama residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Alabama.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Selma University $12,300 Image $17,900 31% 311 N/A N/A
2 University of West Alabama $15,500 Image $22,300 30% 2,111 1,045 28.21%
3 Troy University $16,200 Image $20,900 22% 14,000 1,084 88.12%
4 Alabama State University $16,400 Image $24,700 34% 4,208 935 97.87%
5 Talladega College $16,500 Image $22,800 28% 782 960 38.16%
6 Alabama A - M University $16,800 Image $23,300 28% 5,038 930 90.27%
7 Auburn University at Montgomery $17,100 Image $19,800 14% 4,313 1,085 82.54%
8 Miles College $18,000 Image $22,900 21% 1,650 N/A N/A
9 University of South Alabama $18,300 Image $21,300 14% 10,988 1,144 82.08%
10 Judson College $18,700 Image $34,100 45% 315 1,084 50.7%
11 University of North Alabama $19,400 Image $22,200 13% 6,064 1,105 70.22%
12 Jacksonville State University $19,700 Image $20,500 4% 7,491 1,123 54.02%
13 University of Montevallo $20,000 Image $26,300 24% 2,346 1,144 64.45%
14 Stillman College $20,400 Image $22,000 7% 677 845 48.12%
15 University of Alabama at Birmingham $20,600 Image $26,400 22% 13,134 1,195 91.81%
16 Birmingham Southern College $22,300 Image $34,300 35% 1,283 1,232 61.86%
17 Huntingdon College $22,600 Image $39,200 42% 1,102 1,085 55.98%
18 University of Alabama in Huntsville $22,800 Image $27,200 16% 7,090 1,317 81.23%
19 Spring Hill College $23,100 Image $59,100 61% 1,377 1,160 45.68%
20 The University of Alabama $23,200 Image $29,100 20% 33,305 1,260 53.3%
20 University of Mobile $23,200 Image $32,000 27% 1,443 1,115 47.02%
22 Auburn University $23,600 Image $31,200 24% 23,964 1,281 83.93%
23 Concordia College Alabama $25,200 Image $27,600 9% 389 998 23.63%
24 Faulkner University $26,600 Image $36,100 26% 2,672 1,035 51.01%
25 Oakwood University $27,500 Image $35,700 23% 1,650 1,010 47.07%
26 Samford University $28,500 Image $49,300 42% 3,373 1,233 83.19%
27 Tuskegee University $33,700 Image $44,200 24% 2,833 1,040 50.32%
School data from 2016-2017
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