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

Average cost to attend a U.S. university, by institution type 2013/14 - 2017/18 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.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Public two-year
(In-District)
Public four-year
(In-State)
Public four-year
(Out-of-State)
Private Nonprofit Four-Year
2013/1410,78118,38331,72140,955
2014/1511,19218,93132,89342,445
2015/1611,37019,57034,22043,870
2016/1711,64020,15035,30045,370
2017/1811,97020,77036,42046,950
Public two-year
(In-District)
Public four-year
(In-State)
Public four-year
(Out-of-State)
Private Nonprofit Four-Year
2013/1410,78118,38331,72140,955
2014/1511,19218,93132,89342,445
2015/1611,37019,57034,22043,870
2016/1711,64020,15035,30045,370
2017/1811,97020,77036,42046,950

© Statista 2018

Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
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.
Show more
Release date
October 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2013-2018
Supplementary notes
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.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "Colleges and universities in the U.S."

  • Overview
The most important statistics
  • Enrollment Figures
  • Revenue
The most important statistics
  • Expenditure
  • Attendance Costs

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

The cost of college

All Information
in one Presentation

The cost of college

Everything On "The cost of college" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Statistics

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money

only

$588*

per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar