Changes in Tuition and Fees


Tuition and fees at both public four-year and public two-year institutions in Alabama have been growing much more rapidly than either inflation or family income.

Notes and sources: Consumer Price Index: Bureau of Labor Statistics, South urban area. Tuition and fees: National Center for Education Statistics Digest of Education Statistics; Median family income: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplements, South region, Table F-6.