2014-15 In-State Tuition and Fees at Public Four-Year Institutions by State and Five-Year Percentage Change

In 2014-15, average published tuition and fee prices for in-state students at public four-year institutions range from $4,646 in Wyoming and $6,138 in Alaska to $14,419 in Vermont and $14,712 in New Hampshire.

Figure 8: Average 2014-15 In-State Tuition and Fees at Public Four-Year Institutions by State and Five-Year Percentage Change in Inflation-Adjusted Tuition and Fees

  Figure 7 represents 2014-15 In-State Tuition and Fees at Public Four-Year Institutions by State and Five-Year Percentage Change. For a corresponding Section 508-compliant data table, see http://trends.collegeboard.org/college-pricing.

Notes & Sources 

SOURCE: The College Board, Annual Survey of Colleges.

  • In 15 states, average in-state tuition and fees at public four-year institutions increased by less than 10% in inflation-adjusted dollars between 2009-10 and 2014-15. In eight of those states, the 2014-15 prices are below the national average of $9,139; in seven of those states, the prices are above the national average.
  • In 18 states, average in-state tuition and fees at public four-year institutions increased by 20% or more in inflation-adjusted dollars between 2009-10 and 2014-15. In 11 of those states, the 2014-15 prices are below the national average of $9,139; in seven of those states, the prices are above the national average.