Costs and Scholarships

As a well-recognized, best-value public university with over 190 years of history, the University of North Alabama provides international students with an excellent education at a competitive cost.  

Estimated Expense

Click the category below to see an estimated cost for the Academic English, Undergraduate and Graduate programs.

EXPENSE

Academic English Program

(20 courses)

Tuition & Fees

(9 Months)

$14,935

Living Expenses

(9 Months)

$7,106

Books and Supplies 

(estimate)

$1,000
TOTAL $23,041

For a breakdown of individual costs, please click here.
The University of North Alabama reserves the right to change prices without notice.
EXPENSE

Undergraduate

(30 credit hours)

Tuition & Fees

(9 Months)

$22,335

Living Expenses

(9 Months)

$7,106

Books and Supplies 

(estimate)

$1,600
TOTAL $31,041
For a breakdown of individual costs, please click here.
The University of North Alabama reserves the right to change prices without notice.
EXPENSE

Graduate

(18 credit hours)

Tuition & Fees

(9 Months)

$15,795

Living Expenses

(9 Months)

$7,106

Books and Supplies 

(estimate)

$1,400
TOTAL $24,301

For a breakdown of individual costs, please click here.

The University of North Alabama reserves the right to change prices without notice.

The University of North Alabama reserves the right to adjust the above estimated tuition and fees without advance notice.

  1. The tuition and fees are based on the minimum required credit hours or AEP courses international students must register per F-1/J-1 visa regulations. The ACADEMIC YEAR tuition and fees total may vary depending on the actual number of credit hours or courses registered. 
  2. The on-campus living expenses are based on the lowest housing and meal plan options for on-campus housing and dining. Living expenses for students who are eligible to live off-campus will differ by type of accommodation and amenity selections.
  3. The GRAND TOTAL for each student may vary depending on his/her registered courses and living expenses per semester.
  4. A student moving into a university residence hall in August will sign a nine-month contract. A student moving into a university residence hall in January will sign a five-month contract. An ESL student moving into a university residence hall in March, June or October will sign a short-term housing contract. These contracts are legal and binding.

An ACADEMIC YEAR (9 months) is typically divided into two semesters, Fall and Spring.  Each semester at UNA lasts 16 weeks or four months. Fall semester begins in August and ends in December; Spring semester begins in January and ends in May.   Total credits required for an undergraduate degree: 120-128 credits Total credits required for a graduate degree: 30-36 credits

Use the Tuition Calculator to see your specific expenses.

  • On Campus Students, select your Level and then "International".
  • Online Students, select your Level and then "Online Programs 100% Online Rate".

Scholarships

Learn about scholarships for international students.

Payment Plan

The University of North Alabama offers the option to pay in full or to pay via participation in a payment plan.  Installment plan payments are divided equally according to the duration of the plan.