Free College Ready CourseAll UA Early College students pay the University’s Distance Learner tuition rate. The Distance Learning tuition rate for the 2022-2023 academic year is $385 per credit hour.

In-State Scholarship

UA Early College students attending high school in the state of Alabama are eligible for a 50% tuition scholarship, if they meet the 3.0 high school GPA admission requirement. This means that in-state UA Early College students tuition is reduced to $192.50 per credit hour.

Let’s do the Math

Example of Tuition Costs for 3 credit hour UA Academic Course

Description Cost/Credit
Standard UA Academic Course (3 credit hours): $385 + $385 + $385 $1,155.00
Minus the 50% Partial Tuition Scholarship -$577.50
Leaves a net cost for the UA 3 credit hour course of $577.50

Costs may not represent final determination of account balance. Rates are subject to change without prior notice. Tuition is approved by The University of Alabama Board of Trustees.

To maintain the automatic UA Early College scholarship, UA Early College students must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in their UA classes.

Dependents of National Alumni Association Members are also eligible for a $25 University Supply Store book Scholarship (when enrolled in class).

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