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Bama has the most expensive dorm rooms in the state

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According to ecollegefinder.com, a website that represents over 120 accredited online colleges and universities, the University of Alabama has the most expensive dorm rooms in the Yellowhammer State.

The website used data from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics to determine which universities charge the most for on-campus housing. Only schools that offer 4-year degrees were considered.

At the University of Alabama, you’ll have to cough up $13,156 if you want to live in a dorm.

While that may sound like a lot of money, it’s important to remember that things could always be worse. The New York School of Interior Design has the most expensive room and board in the nation: a whopping $21,000.

How do other universities in Alabama match up?

• University of South Alabama: $7,260
• Auburn University: $11,552
• Alabama A & M University: $10,119
• University of Alabama at Birmingham: $9,914
• Samford University: $8,450
• University of Alabama at Huntsville: $8,433
• Tuskegee University: $6,985
• University of Montevallo: $7,320
• University of South Alabama: $7,260
• Jacksonville State University: $6,985
• Troy University: $6,312
• Alabama State University: $5,422

And here’s how Alabama’s schools compare to the top 10 most expensive room and board options around the country:

• New York – New York School of Interior Design – $21,000
• Massachusetts – The Boston Conservatory – $17,195
• California – University of California Berkeley – $15,482
• Pennsylvania – Drexel University – $14,415
• DC – Catholic University of America – $14,326
• Connecticut – Quinnipiac University – $14,250
• New Jersey – Stevens Institute of Technology – $14,214
• Illinois – School of the Art Institute of Chicago – $14,190
• Rhode Island – Roger Williams University – $14,120
• Tennessee – Vanderbilt University – $14,094

Check out this map to see what universities have the most expensive on-campus living in every other state:

Most Expensive College Dorms in Each State