Payment Options

As part of our commitment to providing an affordable education, UWA offers payment plans for education expenses. These plans allow for smaller, more affordable payments over time, making paying for college more accessible for our students. Explore our payment plan options here.


There are many scholarship and partnership opportunities available to help offset the cost of tuition. Visit the Scholarships and Partnerships page to learn more.

Tuition Information

We’re proud to offer extremely competitive tuition rates to students. The following information covers all tuition costs and fees for online programs at UWA.

Application for Admission 
Application Fee$30.00
Cost per Credit Hour 
Undergraduate Tuition Per Hour$325.00
Graduate Tuition Per Hour$429.00
Doctorate Tuition Per Hour$630.00
Other Fees 
Online Course Fees$55-$300
Technology Fee Per Session$60.00
Comprehensive Examination Fee$50.00
Applications for Graduation 
Undergraduate Application for Graduation$75.00
Graduate Application for Graduation$75.00
Doctoral Application for Graduation$75.00
Filing Late Fee for Graduation Application$100.00

Discover the Value of a UWA Online Degree

The University of West Alabama Online is committed to providing academic excellence at a competitive price. We are proud to offer tuition that is among the most affordable in the state. UWA Online’s undergraduate programs stand out for delivering high-quality learning opportunities at a lower cost than other Alabama universities.

To learn more about our flexible programs, visit the Online Degrees page. With more than 70 degree and certificate options available, you can choose the program that fits your career goals.

Online Degrees

Annual Undergrad Tuition: U W A $11,700 / Troy University $12,168 / University of Alabama $13,500 / University of South Alabama $15,588 / Mississippi State $14,076 / This information is based on full time status 6 starts per year enrolled in 2 classes each term. These figures are tuition only and do not include any fees as many of them are attributed at a programmatic level and fluctuate often. Transfer credits and scholarship amounts are also not factored in.
 Annual Undergrad TuitionUndergrad Tuition Per Hour
UWA Online$11,700$325
University of Alabama$13,500$375
Troy University$12,168$338
University of South Alabama$15,588$433
Mississippi State$14,076$391

This information is based on full-time status, 6 terms per year, and 2 classes per term. Figures include tuition only and do not include any associated fees. Transfer credits and scholarship amounts are not factored into the data. Data was sourced from each institution’s website.

*GoReact is a video tool that allows interns to record classroom lessons and share them with supervisors for observation to help them reflect on their performance. Click here for a complete list of courses requiring this fee.

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