The Top 10 Most Expensive College States

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The Top 10 Most Expensive College States


We researched college tuitions and found the top ten most expensive states to attend college. All other factors aside, if you have a low budget or plan on depending heavily on loans to pay for your degree, these ten states may be best to avoid. Their average tuitions are significantly higher than those throughout the rest of the country.

State School Rates & Rankings


  • New Hampshire

    #1 Highest College Tuition – Average $14,655

  • Vermont

    #2 Highest College Tuition – Average $13,958

  • Pennsylvania

    #3 Highest College Tuition – Average $12,802

  • New Jersey

    #4 Highest College Tuition – Average $12,715

  • Illinios

    #5 Highest College Tuition – Average $12,550

  • Michigan

    #6 Highest College Tuition – Average $11,600

  • Delaware

    #7 Highest College Tuition – Average $11,261

  • South Carolina

    #8 Highest College Tuition – Average $11,138

  • Rhode Island

    #9 Highest College Tuition – Average $10,922

  • Washington

    #10 Highest College Tuition – Average $10,811


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Top 10 Most Expensive College States

This information was obtained from various sources but primarily from MarketWatch – we always give credit where it’s due!


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