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Annual Undergraduate Student Costs

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Average annual undergraduate tuition, fees, room, and board charged for full-time students in public, 2-year, degree-granting institutions, 2002-03 to 2009-10.

State 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
Alabama $ 2,128 $ 2,478 $ 2,736 $ 2,763 $ 2,801 $ 2,813 $ 2,823 $ 2,834
Alaska $ 1,789 $ 1,790 $ 2,285 $ 2,353 $ 2,882 $ 3,160 $ 3,119 $ 3,900
Arizona $ 1,029 $ 1,140 $ 1,225 $ 1,343 $ 1,450 $ 1,478 $ 1,612 $ 1,652
Arkansas $ 1,507 $ 1,658 $ 1,716 $ 1,780 $ 1,900 $ 1,927 $ 2,128 $ 2,188
California $ 316 $ 485 $ 720 $ 717 $ 673 $ 587 $ 586 $ 719
Colorado $ 1,727 $ 1,796 $ 1,846 $ 1,990 $ 2,034 $ 2,075 $ 2,197 $ 2,446
Connecticut $ 2,007 $ 2,306 $ 2,404 $ 2,536 $ 2,672 $ 2,829 $ 2,982 $ 3,199
Delaware $ 1,878 $ 1,992 $ 2,088 $ 2,240 $ 2,364 $ 2,490 $ 2,684 $ 2,816
District of Columbia           
Florida $ 1,493 $ 1,639 $ 1,743 $ 1,844 $ 1,968 $ 1,862 $ 2,099 $ 2,480
Georgia $ 1,363 $ 1,421 $ 1,474 $ 1,644 $ 1,730 $ 1,876 $ 1,890 $ 2,324
Hawaii $ 1,068 $ 1,118 $ 1,174 $ 1,225 $ 1,394 $ 1,565 $ 1,757 $ 1,955
Idaho $ 1,541 $ 1,657 $ 1,816 $ 1,891 $ 2,006 $ 2,110 $ 2,242 $ 2,420
Illinois $ 1,659 $ 1,782 $ 1,948 $ 2,103 $ 2,250 $ 2,377 $ 2,519 $ 2,670
Indiana $ 2,363 $ 2,467 $ 2,594 $ 2,589 $ 2,713 $ 2,819 $ 2,930 $ 3,090
Iowa $ 2,554 $ 2,687 $ 2,879 $ 3,031 $ 3,137 $ 3,264 $ 3,415 $ 3,549
Kansas $ 1,638 $ 1,792 $ 1,883 $ 1,938 $ 1,940 $ 2,029 $ 2,091 $ 2,212
Kentucky $ 1,867 $ 2,265 $ 2,545 $ 2,403 $ 2,630 $ 2,772 $ 2,929 $ 3,026
Louisiana $ 1,062 $ 1,227 $ 1,437 $ 1,469 $ 1,526 $ 1,641 $ 1,713 $ 1,849
Maine $ 2,763 $ 2,781 $ 2,803 $ 3,039 $ 3,037 $ 3,270 $ 3,272 $ 3,303
Maryland $ 2,353 $ 2,595 $ 2,829 $ 2,833 $ 2,949 $ 3,009 $ 3,071 $ 3,099
Massachusetts $ 2,346 $ 2,722 $ 2,835 $ 2,925 $ 2,975 $ 3,071 $ 3,255 $ 3,522
Michigan $ 1,812 $ 1,864 $ 1,933 $ 2,075 $ 2,091 $ 2,186 $ 2,255 $ 2,312
Minnesota $ 2,866 $ 3,415 $ 3,868 $ 4,085 $ 4,338 $ 4,535 $ 4,614 $ 4,791
Mississippi $ 1,453 $ 1,389 $ 1,512 $ 1,660 $ 1,709 $ 1,726 $ 1,770 $ 1,837
Missouri $ 1,788 $ 1,940 $ 2,124 $ 2,246 $ 2,278 $ 2,385 $ 2,456 $ 2,406
Montana $ 2,312 $ 2,569 $ 2,574 $ 2,721 $ 2,826 $ 2,982 $ 3,092 $ 3,121
Nebraska $ 1,566 $ 1,672 $ 1,772 $ 1,899 $ 1,992 $ 2,127 $ 2,220 $ 2,248
Nevada $ 1,456 $ 1,509 $ 1,497 $ 1,635 $ 1,695 $ 1,763 $ 1,920 $ 2,010
New Hampshire $ 4,480 $ 4,821 $ 5,341 $ 5,719 $ 5,593 $ 5,972 $ 6,001 $ 6,296
New Jersey $ 2,314 $ 2,442 $ 2,566 $ 2,711 $ 2,914 $ 3,053 $ 3,193 $ 3,388
New Mexico $ 941 $ 1,001 $ 1,073 $ 1,179 $ 1,238 $ 1,271 $ 1,272 $ 1,338
New York $ 2,728 $ 2,950 $ 3,072 $ 3,180 $ 3,288 $ 3,422 $ 3,525 $ 3,724
North Carolina $ 1,111 $ 1,165 $ 1,246 $ 1,295 $ 1,303 $ 1,377 $ 1,404 $ 1,639
North Dakota $ 2,228 $ 2,420 $ 2,844 $ 3,084 $ 3,453 $ 3,605 $ 4,104 $ 3,873
Ohio $ 2,594 $ 2,822 $ 3,000 $ 3,126 $ 3,250 $ 3,196 $ 3,150 $ 3,014
Oklahoma $ 1,289 $ 1,647 $ 1,709 $ 2,111 $ 2,260 $ 2,356 $ 2,531 $ 2,423
Oregon $ 1,967 $ 2,427 $ 2,556 $ 2,634 $ 2,831 $ 2,886 $ 2,937 $ 3,220
Pennsylvania $ 2,383 $ 2,512 $ 2,751 $ 2,976 $ 3,093 $ 3,180 $ 3,308 $ 3,454
Rhode Island $ 2,014 $ 2,120 $ 2,310 $ 2,470 $ 2,686 $ 2,846 $ 3,090 $ 3,376
South Carolina $ 2,173 $ 2,632 $ 2,817 $ 2,932 $ 3,108 $ 3,223 $ 3,361 $ 3,477
South Dakota $ 3,165 $ 2,797 $ 2,826 $ 3,154 $ 3,542 $ 3,730 $ 3,931 $ 4,357
Tennessee $ 1,750 $ 2,075 $ 2,209 $ 2,394 $ 2,474 $ 2,631 $ 2,778 $ 2,941
Texas $ 1,030 $ 1,165 $ 1,234 $ 1,273 $ 1,369 $ 1,436 $ 1,471 $ 1,512
United States of America $ 1,483 $ 1,701 $ 1,848 $ 1,935 $ 2,017 $ 2,062 $ 2,137 $ 2,285
Utah $ 1,804 $ 1,953 $ 2,088 $ 2,224 $ 2,287 $ 2,418 $ 2,553 $ 2,734
Vermont $ 3,652 $ 3,604 $ 3,796 $ 4,012 $ 4,204 $ 4,420 $ 4,684 $ 4,876
Virginia $ 1,272 $ 1,802 $ 1,927 $ 2,049 $ 2,361 $ 2,483 $ 2,666 $ 2,853
Washington $ 2,096 $ 2,228 $ 2,390 $ 2,553 $ 2,666 $ 2,772 $ 2,850 $ 3,025
West Virginia $ 1,742 $ 2,919 $ 2,983 $ 2,508 $ 2,665 $ 2,700 $ 2,790 $ 2,847
Wisconsin $ 2,557 $ 2,589 $ 2,793 $ 2,965 $ 3,168 $ 3,368 $ 3,536 $ 3,543
Wyoming $ 1,561 $ 1,614 $ 1,683 $ 1,772 $ 1,820 $ 1,918 $ 2,007 $ 2,120

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Source of Data: Digest of Education Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/

 

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