Average annual cost to attend university in the United States, by institution type 2013-2018 (in U.S. dollars)

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This statistic shows the average estimated annual cost to attend different universities and college institutions in the United States for academic years 2013/14 to 2017/18. The average cost of attendance (which includes tuition, fees, room and board) in public four-year in-state institutions was 20,770 U.S. dollars in academic year 2017/18.
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October 2017
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1. Costs include tuition, fees, room and board, per annum.
2. For Public two-year institutions and Proprietary institutions room and board is not included in the estimated cost.
3. Data for previous years has been derived from the previous publication.

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