Average tuition costs when studying in-state at U.S. universities by state 2016/17

Average tuition and fees per year when studying in-state at U.S. universities 2016/17, by state (in U.S. dollars)*

Average tuition costs when studying in-state at U.S. universities by state 2016/17 This statistic shows the average cost for tuition and other fees per year when studying in-state or in-district at universities in the United States in 2016/17. Studying in the District of Columbia was the most expensive, with tuition and fees totaling on average 42,930 U.S. dollars.
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Average tuition and fees per year when studying in-state at U.S. universities 2016/17, by state (in U.S. dollars)*

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Tuition and fees in U.S. dollars
District of Columbia42,930
Massachusetts33,959
Rhode Island 29,766
Connecticut 27,698
Vermont 27,523
New Hampshire 26,560
Pennsylvania 26,288
New York 26,031
Illinois 25,078
Maine 22,609
New Jersey 20,949
Minnesota 20,876
Maryland 18,933
Oregon 18,755
Iowa 17,514
Virginia 17,224
Ohio 16,738
Tennessee 16,673
Indiana 16,569
North Carolina 15,949
Missouri 15,907
South Carolina 15,827
California 15,225
Michigan 14,643
Wisconsin 14,351
Kentucky 14,348
Nebraska 13,884
Washington 13,799
Louisiana 13,537
Texas 13,496
Colorado 13,254
Kansas 12,115
South Dakota 11,784
Hawaii 11,751
Arizona 11,697
Alabama 11,470
Georgia 11,442
Oklahoma 11,241
Delaware 10,803
Arkansas 10,487
Florida 10,133
West Virginia 9,884
Mississippi 8,861
Montana 8,683
North Dakota8,379
New Mexico 7,795
Utah 7,250
Idaho 6,892
Nevada 6,453
Alaska 6,260
Wyoming5,055
Tuition and fees in U.S. dollars
District of Columbia42,930
Massachusetts33,959
Rhode Island 29,766
Connecticut 27,698
Vermont 27,523
New Hampshire 26,560
Pennsylvania 26,288
New York 26,031
Illinois 25,078
Maine 22,609
New Jersey 20,949
Minnesota 20,876
Maryland 18,933
Oregon 18,755
Iowa 17,514
Virginia 17,224
Ohio 16,738
Tennessee 16,673
Indiana 16,569
North Carolina 15,949
Missouri 15,907
South Carolina 15,827
California 15,225
Michigan 14,643
Wisconsin 14,351
Kentucky 14,348
Nebraska 13,884
Washington 13,799
Louisiana 13,537
Texas 13,496
Colorado 13,254
Kansas 12,115
South Dakota 11,784
Hawaii 11,751
Arizona 11,697
Alabama 11,470
Georgia 11,442
Oklahoma 11,241
Delaware 10,803
Arkansas 10,487
Florida 10,133
West Virginia 9,884
Mississippi 8,861
Montana 8,683
North Dakota8,379
New Mexico 7,795
Utah 7,250
Idaho 6,892
Nevada 6,453
Alaska 6,260
Wyoming5,055
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This statistic shows the average cost for tuition and other fees per year when studying in-state or in-district at universities in the United States in 2016/17. Studying in the District of Columbia was the most expensive, with tuition and fees totaling on average 42,930 U.S. dollars.
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