The Cost of College in Your State

When it comes to parenting, the cost of college is something that can linger in a parent’s head as early as your child’s birth. Of course, with the average net price for a public university at approximately $14,500 per year, the planning is definitely justified.

While not everyone will attend a public institution, for about 75% of U.S. students, a public university is their most likely destination for higher education. With that in mind, HeyTutor compiled a list of the most and least expensive states to attend college.

Most Expensive States for College (Average Yearly Cost)
1. New Hampshire($22,090)
2. Pennsylvania($21,130)
3. Vermont($18,591)
4. Massachusetts ($18,416)
5. South Carolina ($18,179)
6. Ohio ($17,927)
7. Colorado ($17,783)
8. Virginia ($17,638)
9. Connecticut ($17,320)
10. South Dakota ($17,151)

Least Expensive States for College (Average Yearly Cost)
1. West Virginia ($10,389)
2. New Mexico ($10,877)
3. Alaska ($11,340)
4. New York ($11,393)
5. Indiana ($11,755)
6. Utah ($12,254)
7. California ($12,336)
8. North Carolina ($12,542)
9. Washington ($12,830)
10. Texas ($12,838)

Do you know that early college is one of the best ways to save money? Be sure to check out our top 4 reasons all families should consider early college.

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