University tuition costs and fees in the U.S. 2000-2017

Average cost for tuition and other fees at universities in the United States from 2000/01 to 2016/17 (in U.S. dollars)*

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
University tuition costs and fees in the U.S. 2000-2017 This statistic shows the average cost for university tuition and fees (when studying in-state and living on campus) in the United States from the 2000/01 academic year to 2016/17. Costs have steadily been increasing, and in 2016/17 had reached an average of 13,544 U.S. dollars.
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Average cost for tuition and other fees at universities in the United States from 2000/01 to 2016/17 (in U.S. dollars)*

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Average cost for tuition and fees
2016/1713,544
2015/1613,139
2014/1512,706
2013/1412,214
2012/1311,799
2011/1211,204
2010/1110,566
2009/109,985
2008/099,753
2007/089,470
2006/078,997
2005/068,565
2004/058,074
2003/047,457
2000/016,010
Average cost for tuition and fees
2016/1713,544
2015/1613,139
2014/1512,706
2013/1412,214
2012/1311,799
2011/1211,204
2010/1110,566
2009/109,985
2008/099,753
2007/089,470
2006/078,997
2005/068,565
2004/058,074
2003/047,457
2000/016,010
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the average cost for university tuition and fees (when studying in-state and living on campus) in the United States from the 2000/01 academic year to 2016/17. Costs have steadily been increasing, and in 2016/17 had reached an average of 13,544 U.S. dollars.
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