Tuition, Financial Aid and Scholarships

For courses offered at the UA Gadsden Center, tuition rates are as follows:
  • In-State:
    Graduate Rate: $340 per credit-hour
  • Out-of-State**:
    Graduate Rate: $960 per credit-hour

**NOTE: Departmental grants are offered to cover the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. Please click
here for an application or call 256-546-2886 or toll-free 1-888-223-4131.
The rates for students in this category do not include activity, recreation, athletic privileges, nor health services. A student may purchase the Activity/Recreation/Athletic privileges for $306.00/semester, and/or the Health Center services for $123.00/semester.
For information on purchasing tickets to athletic events please  
click here.

If you are a degree-seeking student, financial aid may help defray the cost of courses.

To apply, click here. Online courses, Videocourses, New College LifeTrack Learning Contracts, and classes taken at the Gadsden Center are all considered face-to-face courses for financial aid purposes. Written correspondence (Independent Study)is calculated differently. You will need to be aware of this when applying for financial assistance and enrolling in written correspondence courses. For more information contact the Academic Outreach Student Services office at 1-800-467-0227 or

Please read: The course start date you enter effects when your financial aid will disburse. Financial aid will notdisburse before the start date you enter for the course.

Scholarship Information: