2018-19 Tuition and Fees at Flagship Universities and Five-Year Percentage Change

In 2018-19, published tuition and fees for full-time in-state students at flagship universities range from$5,400 at the University of Wyoming and $6,380 at the University of Florida to $18,450 at Penn State, University Park and $18,500 at the University of New Hampshire.

Figure 7: 2018-19 Tuition and Fees at Flagship Universities and Five-Year Percentage Change in Inflation-Adjusted In-State Tuition and Fees

Notes & Sources 

SOURCES: College Board, Annual Survey of Colleges.

  • Public flagship universities in seven states had lower tuition and fees (after adjusting for inflation) in 2018-19 than in 2013-14.
  • In 2018-19, published tuition and fees for out-of-state students at flagship universities range from $12,430 in South Dakota and $17,490 in Wyoming to $47,560 in Virginia and $49,350 in Michigan.
  • In Florida, North Carolina, and Texas, the out-of-state price is more than three and a half times as high as the in-state price. In New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and South Dakota, the published 2018-19 out-of-state price is less than twice the in-state price.
  • The largest dollar difference between the in-state and out-of-state prices is $34,090 in Michigan; the smallest difference is$3,370 in South Dakota.