Estimated College Costs (International) - Freshmen


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Here’s an estimate of what you may pay as an international undergraduate student at UAB. Tuition and fees shown are based on fall 2014 rates and a course load of 12-15 credit hours each semester (fall and spring). Since tuition and fees are billed per semester hour, your actual costs may vary.

International Freshman – estimated expenses for two semesters (9 months)
  Two Semesters
(12 credit hours per semester)
Two Semesters
(15 credit hours per semester)
Tuition and Fees* $17,062 $21,220
Books and Supplies** $1,200 $1,200
Health Insurance $1,872 $1,872
Freshman Housing $5,720 $5,720
Meal Plan $4,090 $4,090
Dining Dollars $450 $450
International Fee $100 $100
Personal Expenses $1,000 $1,000
TOTAL $31,494 $35,652

* International students pay non-resident tuition rates. Tuition in the schools of Health Professions, Public Health, and Nursing is slightly higher.
** Costs may vary depending upon course selection.