Every student is concerned about college costs. Athens State is one of the “best buys” in Alabama and South Tennessee. Consider and compare!

By Alabama state law, the University makes available in-state tuition to all Alabama residents and students from Bedford, Franklin, Giles, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Moore and Wayne counties in Southern Tennessee. All other students are subject to out-of-state tuition rates.

View the 2017-18 Tuition and Fees.

2018-19 Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In State Traditional Course Tuition (On-Campus)
$202.00
Out of State Traditional Course Tuition$404.00
Traditional Course Fee$25.00
Non-Traditional Course Tuition (Online or Blended)
$290.00
Auditing Fee1/2 applicable tuition

Cost is per credit hour.

Course loads of 19+ hours in Fall/Spring and 15+ hours in Summer must be approved by the Office of the Provost.

2018-19 Graduate Tuition and Fees

Tuition$332.00

Cost is per credit hour.

2018-19 Additional Fees

Application/Transfer Fee$30.00
Student Fee per Semester – Applied to all enrolled students each semester$25.00
Late Fee – Applied during late registration and to any unpaid account following tuition payment due date
$35.00
Lab Fee – Applied to courses with a lab fee designated$53.00
Teaching Internship Fee – 6 to 12 Credit Hours$180.00
Teaching Internship Fee – Less than 6 Credit Hours$90.00
Graduation Fee$50.00
Returned Check Fee$35.00
Hour(s)Traditional
Tuition & Fees
Non-Traditional
Tuition & Fees
1$252$315
3$706$895
6$1,387$1,765
9$2,068$2,635
12$2,749$3,505
15$3,430$4,375
18$4,111$5,245
Hour(s)Traditional
Tuition & Fees
Non-Traditional
Tuition & Fees
1$454$315
3$1,312$895
6$2,599$1,765
9$3,850$2,635
12$5,173$3,505
15$6,460$4,375
18$7,747$5,245
Hour(s)Graduate Tuition & Fees
1$357
3$1,021
6$2,017
9$3,004

Hourly Traditional Course fees ($25 per hour) and student fee ($25 per semester) are added in the Tuition & Fees total. Other additional fees may apply as listed in the Additional Fees Block to the left.