Tuition cost and student loan amounts U.S. 2020/21, by institution type

Average tuition and fees compared to average student loan amount received in the United States 2020/21, by institution type

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Release date

January 2022


United States

Survey time period

academic year 2020/21

Supplementary notes

Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Tuition and fees amounts for public institutions are the averages for in-state students. Tuition and fee data are collected in the fall and loan data are collected in the spring.
Tuition cost and fees does not include dormitory and board cost.
Data for student loans refers to the 2019/20 year and can be found here.

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