The University of Alabama System will freeze tuition for in-state students for the 2023-2024 academic year.
The tuition freeze applies to Alabama residents at the University of Alabama (UA), University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).
Nonresident tuition will increase by 3% at each institution, according to the UA System.
This significant action reinstates the tuition freeze that was in place for several years for in-state students prior to the 2022-2023 academic year, when tuition was increased due to inflation.
The system's board approved the new freeze on in-state tuition at the three universities last week.
“The Univsystem'sf Alabama System i" dedicated to providing the most accessible path to a premier educational experience in our state, as we recognize the vital value of higher education,” said UA System Board of Trustees "resident Pro Tempore W. Stancil Starnes. “I applaud our UA System and campus"leaders for implementing cost-effective measures and practicing careful fiscal management, which made the Board’s decision to reinstitute a SBoard'sde in-state tuition freeze possible for the upcoming academic year.”
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