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Auburn Montgomery Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Auburn University at Montgomery was $9,546 a year for in-state students and $20,336 a year for out-of-state students. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3 percent each year.

If these numbers seem daunting, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost. Many students pay far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable.

Tuition for international students at Auburn University at Montgomery is $20,336 per year.

Does Auburn Montgomery Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Auburn University at Montgomery is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $9,546 for in-state students who attend full-time. For students who are not considered Alabama-residents, out-of-state tuition is $20,336 a year.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state can cut the cost of college tuition. Every state has their own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition

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Auburn Montgomery International Student Tuition

Auburn Montgomery has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at Auburn University at Montgomery can expect to pay around $20,336 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.

International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for school-specific aid and scholarships.

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.

Auburn Montgomery Living Expenses and Other Costs

In addition to tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies.

Room and Board at Auburn Montgomery

Room and board at Auburn Montgomery is $7,268 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat in the school dining facilities.

Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the meal plan you choose.

Cost of Books at Auburn Montgomery

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. At Auburn Montgomery, you can expect to pay about $1,200 a year for books and supplies. This does not count the initial cost of a computer or other technology. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the materials required.

Yearly Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs. Full-time undergrads at Auburn Montgomery pay $888 in fees each academic year.

There may also be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team, may mean additional fees.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. It depends on if you drive or fly to get to school, own a car, or if you prefer to walk or take public transportation to get around campus.

A school's location can impact transportation costs. The Auburn University at Montgomery campus is in a urban setting in Alabama. First-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

For Auburn Montgomery students, $2,320 is good ballpark for transportation costs for on-campus students.

Other College Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, which can add up for both on-campus and off-campus students.

How much does Auburn Montgomery cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $9,546
Out-of-State Tuition $20,336
Room and Board $7,268
Books and Supplies $1,200
Yearly Fees $888
Transportation $2,320
Other expenses $1,530
Total Estimated Costs

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Auburn Montgomery’s tuition and fees change based on: Course load for both full and part-time students

Auburn University at Montgomery Financial Aid

The majority of Auburn University at Montgomery undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2021, 1,373 of the 4,375 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Auburn Montgomery meets 61 percent of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $6,027 a year. Around 71 percent of Auburn Montgomery undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Auburn Montgomery graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $27,888 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $27,888
State Loans $0
Auburn Montgomery-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $0
Most Common Loans for Auburn Montgomery Students
Federal Loans 71%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Auburn Montgomery financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Auburn Montgomery

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2021, Auburn Montgomery awarded 1,242 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $14,548,441 to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $2,498,605 in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Auburn Montgomery

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Auburn Montgomery students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Auburn Montgomery was $6,027 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Auburn Montgomery seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
In-State, On-Campus $8,378
Net In-state, Off-campus $7,137
Out-of-State, On-Campus $25,195

What will attending Auburn Montgomery really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Auburn Montgomery's net cost calculator on their website.

Auburn Montgomery Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Auburn Montgomery does not have guaranteed tuition.

The school offers a Prepaid Tuition Plan, which is a type of college savings plan that enables people to purchase future credits for their children at today's rate. It is best for people who are sure they or their child will attend a public school in their state.

Auburn Montgomery offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Auburn Montgomery Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups to cover some or all of the cost of tuition. Some schools offer them for employees and their family, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student

Auburn Montgomery has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

Auburn Montgomery Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,902

In State

$29,692

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$9,546
$20,336
Fees
$888
$888
Housing
$7,268
$7,268
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Auburn Montgomery Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

36%

Average Financial Aid Package

$9,909

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,212

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

96%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,434

Out-of-State

$21,224

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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