Published Tuition and Fees by Region over Time

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In 2017-18, average published tuition and fees for in-state students at public four-year colleges and universities range from $9,290 in the South to $12,990 in New England. 

Table 4: Average Tuition and Fees (Enrollment-Weighted) by College Board Region, 1990-91 to 2017-18

Average Tuition and Fees (Enrollment-Weighted) at Public Institutions by College Board Region, 1990-91 to 2017-18

Notes & Sources 

NOTES: States and territories included in the regions are as follows: Middle States: DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, and PR; Midwest: IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI, and WV; New England: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT; South: AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and VA; Southwest: AR, NM, OK, and TX; West: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, and WY.

SOURCES: College Board, Annual Survey of Colleges; NCES, IPEDS Fall 2015 Enrollment data.