Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

State residents enrolled at Georgetown University face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.


State residents enrolled at Georgetown University face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2017-18 academic year reported by four-year schools to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
State
School
Enrollment
2017-18 tuition
1
Texas
Gemini School of Visual Arts & Communication
21
$88,000
2
Vermont
New England Culinary Institute
300
$86,760
3
Arizona
Brookline College-Phoenix
1,218
$85,000
4
California
Career Networks Institute
453
$68,363
5
Massachusetts
MGH Institute of Health Professions
1,167
$63,740
6
New York
Vassar College
2,424
$55,210
7
Connecticut
Trinity College
2,350
$54,770
8
Vermont
Landmark College
468
$54,750
9
California
Harvey Mudd College
842
$54,636
10
Massachusetts
Tufts University
11,489
$54,318
11
Massachusetts
Amherst College
1,849
$54,310
12
Oregon
Reed College
1,427
$54,200
13
Massachusetts
Brandeis University
5,729
$53,537
14
North Carolina
Duke University
15,735
$53,500
15
New York
Union College
2,203
$53,490
16
Ohio
Oberlin College
2,912
$53,460
17
Rhode Island
Brown University
9,781
$53,419
18
Massachusetts
Bard College at Simon's Rock
372
$53,418
19
New Hampshire
Dartmouth College
6,409
$53,368
20
Massachusetts
Boston College
14,466
$53,346
21
Maine
Colby College
1,879
$53,120
22
Pennsylvania
Haverford College
1,268
$52,994
23
New York
St Lawrence University
2,464
$52,990
24
Louisiana
Tulane University of Louisiana
12,581
$52,960
25
New York
Bard College
2,304
$52,906
26
Connecticut
Connecticut College
1,865
$52,850
27
California
Occidental College
1,969
$52,838
28
California
Claremont McKenna College
1,347
$52,825
29
Connecticut
Wesleyan University
3,206
$52,804
30
Minnesota
Carleton College
2,105
$52,782
31
New York
Hamilton College
1,883
$52,770
32
New York
Skidmore College
2,686
$52,596
33
Texas
Southern Methodist University
11,739
$52,498
34
Minnesota
Macalester College
2,146
$52,464
35
New York
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
7,363
$52,305
36
District of Columbia
Georgetown University
18,525
$52,300
37
California
Pitzer College
1,062
$52,236
38
Massachusetts
Boston University
32,695
$52,082
39
Maine
Bates College
1,780
$52,042
40
New York
University of Rochester
11,209
$52,020
41
California
Pepperdine University
7,826
$51,992
42
Massachusetts
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering
378
$51,936
43
Vermont
Bennington College
805
$51,920
44
Utah
Nightingale College
246
$51,850
45
Maine
Bowdoin College
1,806
$51,848
46
Maryland
St. John's College
484
$51,795
47
Massachusetts
Hampshire College
1,321
$51,608
48
Missouri
Washington University in St Louis
15,047
$51,533
49
Indiana
University of Notre Dame
12,393
$51,505
50
Connecticut
Yale University
12,458
$51,400
51
Massachusetts
Wellesley College
2,482
$51,148
52
New York
Fordham University
15,582
$50,986
53
Virginia
University of Richmond
4,131
$50,910
54
Massachusetts
Wheaton College
1,651
$50,850
55
Pennsylvania
Lehigh University
7,059
$50,740
56
Massachusetts
College of the Holy Cross
2,720
$50,630
57
California
Chapman University
8,542
$50,594
58
New Jersey
Stevens Institute of Technology
6,617
$50,554
59
New York
New York University
50,550
$50,464
60
Ohio
Denison University
2,277
$50,440
61
Massachusetts
Smith College
2,896
$50,044
62
North Carolina
Davidson College
1,796
$49,949
63
California
California Institute of Technology
2,240
$49,908
64
Massachusetts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11,376
$49,892
65
Massachusetts
Babson College
3,165
$49,664
66
New Jersey
Drew University
2,129
$49,468
67
Georgia
Emory University
14,067
$49,392
68
Ohio
Cleveland Institute of Music
431
$49,146
69
Rhode Island
Providence College
4,568
$48,764
70
Wisconsin
Beloit College
1,394
$48,706
71
Colorado
University of Denver
11,614
$48,669
72
Massachusetts
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
6,642
$48,628
73
Rhode Island
Rhode Island School of Design
2,477
$48,370
74
South Carolina
Furman
3,003
$48,348
75
Oregon
Willamette University
2,556
$48,158
76
Indiana
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
2,278
$48,012
77
Massachusetts
Bentley University
5,506
$48,000
78
Massachusetts
Mount Holyoke College
2,327
$47,940
79
Indiana
DePauw University
2,225
$47,838
80
Tennessee
Vanderbilt University
12,587
$47,664
81
California
California Institute of the Arts
1,455
$47,446
82
New York
The New School
10,301
$47,276
83
California
California College of the Arts
1,983
$47,266
84
Connecticut
Fairfield University
5,137
$47,165
85
New Jersey
Princeton University
8,181
$47,140
86
Maryland
Maryland Institute College of Art
2,112
$46,990
87
Oregon
Lewis & Clark College
3,419
$46,988
88
Massachusetts
The New England Conservatory of Music
819
$46,930
89
Michigan
Kalamazoo College
1,443
$46,840
90
Connecticut
Quinnipiac University
9,900
$46,780
91
District of Columbia
American University
13,346
$46,615
92
Tennessee
Rhodes College
2,029
$46,504
93
California
Loyola Marymount University
9,330
$46,386
94
California
Mills College
1,345
$46,236
95
Wisconsin
Lawrence University
1,528
$46,101
96
Minnesota
St Olaf College
3,040
$46,000
97
Illinois
Illinois Institute of Technology
7,730
$45,864
98
Illinois
Illinois Wesleyan University
1,771
$45,856
99
Indiana
Earlham College
1,102
$45,750
100
California
Otis College of Art and Design
1,078
$45,620
101
Texas
Rice University
6,855
$45,608
102
Illinois
Lake Forest College
1,578
$45,548
103
New York
Wagner College
2,308
$45,380
104
Tennessee
Sewanee-The University of the South
1,815
$45,120
105
Illinois
Knox College
1,359
$44,958
106
Maryland
Washington College
1,479
$44,820
107
California
Dominican University of California
1,835
$44,690
108
New York
Manhattan School of Music
1,071
$44,600
109
Massachusetts
Clark University
3,298
$44,400
110
New York
Hartwick College
1,396
$44,134
111
Minnesota
Gustavus Adolphus College
2,250
$44,080
112
Arkansas
Hendrix College
1,328
$44,070
113
District of Columbia
Catholic University of America
6,076
$44,060
114
Oregon
University of Portland
4,383
$44,026
115
New York
Pace University-New York
13,245
$43,986
116
New York
Hofstra University
11,145
$43,960
117
Texas
Baylor University
16,959
$43,790
118
Minnesota
College of Saint Benedict
1,958
$43,738
119
Vermont
Saint Michael's College
2,226
$43,640
120
Maine
College of the Atlantic
344
$43,542
121
Maryland
Goucher College
2,172
$43,440
122
Minnesota
Saint Johns University
1,849
$43,356
123
Michigan
Albion College
1,418
$43,050
124
Washington
Seattle University
7,487
$42,885
125
Massachusetts
Berklee College of Music
6,405
$42,750
126
Oregon
Pacific University
3,909
$42,594
127
Michigan
Kettering University
2,326
$42,490
128
Michigan
College for Creative Studies
1,472
$42,460
129
Iowa
Coe College
1,406
$42,430
130
Indiana
Wabash College
842
$42,250
131
Missouri
Saint Louis University
16,591
$42,166
132
Rhode Island
Bryant University
3,698
$42,109
133
California
Art Center College of Design
2,138
$42,008
134
South Carolina
Wofford College
1,683
$41,955
135
Wisconsin
Carthage College
2,930
$41,950
136
Wisconsin
Ripon College
793
$41,835
137
Oregon
Linfield College-McMinnville Campus
1,632
$41,682
138
Oklahoma
University of Tulsa
4,563
$41,509
139
California
California Lutheran University
4,174
$41,363
140
California
Menlo College
790
$41,350
141
Texas
Trinity University
2,466
$41,344
142
Washington
Gonzaga University
7,567
$41,330
143
New Jersey
Rider University
5,057
$41,310
144
Massachusetts
Stonehill College
2,481
$41,300
145
New Hampshire
Colby-Sawyer College
1,111
$41,186
146
Michigan
University of Detroit Mercy
4,875
$41,158
147
Minnesota
University of St Thomas
9,920
$41,133
148
Illinois
Augustana College
2,537
$40,908
149
Washington
Seattle Pacific University
4,061
$40,893
150
Iowa
Cornell College
978
$40,880
151
Indiana
Saint Mary's College
1,701
$40,800
152
Massachusetts
Longy School of Music of Bard College
219
$40,780
153
Kentucky
Bellarmine University
3,973
$40,750
154
Washington
Pacific Lutheran University
3,070
$40,722
155
Ohio
Cleveland Institute of Art
624
$40,655
156
New Jersey
Seton Hall University
9,836
$40,588
157
Texas
Southwestern University
1,489
$40,560
158
Maryland
Mount St Mary's University
2,186
$40,550
159
Kentucky
Centre College
1,430
$40,500
160
Texas
Vista College-Online
529
$40,500
161
Washington
Cornish College of the Arts
674
$40,464
162
Vermont
Marlboro College
198
$40,425
163
Minnesota
Hamline University
3,852
$40,332
164
Massachusetts
Merrimack College
4,014
$40,190
165
California
Hussian College-Relativity Campus California
139
$40,100
166
New York
Rochester Institute of Technology
16,507
$40,068
167
Virginia
Randolph-Macon College
1,446
$40,000
168
Ohio
John Carroll University
3,523
$39,990
169
Georgia
Agnes Scott College
927
$39,960
170
Wisconsin
Marquette University
11,294
$39,900
171
Indiana
Butler University
5,095
$39,860
172
Massachusetts
Regis College
1,847
$39,820
173
California
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
786
$39,750
174
Iowa
Wartburg College
1,482
$39,730
175
California
Mount Saint Mary's University
3,496
$39,608
176
Massachusetts
Simmons College
6,111
$39,600
177
Massachusetts
Assumption College
2,607
$39,598
178
Louisiana
Loyola University New Orleans
3,679
$39,492
179
New Jersey
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus
8,133
$39,446
180
Wisconsin
Milwaukee School of Engineering
2,846
$39,429
181
Iowa
Drake University
5,001
$39,062
182
Rhode Island
Salve Regina University
2,746
$38,986
183
Massachusetts
Curry College
2,926
$38,936
184
Mississippi
Millsaps College
866
$38,930
185
Connecticut
University of Hartford
6,714
$38,910
186
Massachusetts
Hult International Business School
2,843
$38,850
187
Texas
Austin College
1,278
$38,800
188
Michigan
Alma College
1,451
$38,768
189
Indiana
Valparaiso University
4,412
$38,760
190
Nebraska
Creighton University
8,393
$38,750
191
Texas
University of Dallas
2,357
$38,716
192
Vermont
Norwich University
4,219
$38,662
193
California
Biola University
6,095
$38,448
194
Minnesota
Concordia College at Moorhead
2,132
$38,378
195
Massachusetts
Becker College
2,189
$38,250
196
Texas
Hallmark University
928
$38,210
197
California
Holy Names University
866
$38,188
198
Connecticut
University of New Haven
6,835
$38,170
199
Minnesota
St Catherine University
4,786
$38,170
200
Massachusetts
Dean College
1,339
$38,090

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