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Auburn First Cost

Tuition Rate

  • Residents: $550 per course

  • Non-residents: $1,260/3 credit-hour course or $1,680/4 credit-hour course

Fees and Deposits

  • A $50 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of application to Auburn First.

  • A $250 non-refundable enrollment deposit is due upon acceptance. The deposit will be applied to your tuition.

  • Students are responsible for the cost of course materials and proctoring services which vary by course.

Financial Aid

  • Students are not eligible for Auburn University scholarships or federal financial aid while enrolled in Auburn First courses.

  • Alabama residents who are admitted to the Auburn First program and demonstrate a financial hardship by qualifying for free or reduced lunch are eligible for a tuition waiver.


Auburn University bills students electronically. An email is sent to the student’s Auburn University email address indicating that he/she has a bill to view.

Students may register parents as an authorized eBill user in AU Access under the My Finances tab.

Last updated: June 06, 2022