Undergraduate Tuition Fees for Bachelor's Degree Students in the U.S. Costs and funding

One major factor in choosing where you want to study abroad is knowing whether you can pay for it. If you’re considering getting a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the United States, you will find that students will often spend up to $30,000 or higher per year on tuition. You should remember, though, that not every university is the same, and that tuition prices can change based on location, funding structure, type of degree programme, and amount of classroom space.

Discover 55,030 Bachelor's in the U.S. 

Finding the average price of U.S. universities can be difficult because every school in the country is different. So, before you look into how much each school will cost, you should know what kind of universities there are and what they offer.

Relatively inexpensive universities in the U.S.
Tuition costs around the U.S.

Now that you know the differences between the kinds of colleges in the U.S. – and what to avoid when looking at tuition costs – we can now look at the average cost to attend college in the U.S. Below we will list a few popular states and destinations for pursuing your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and the average cost of attending a university there.

Tuition fees in Massachusetts:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $15,321 per year

Private colleges: $34,060 per year

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Tuition fees in New York:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $12,956 per year

Private colleges: $22,725 per year

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Tuition fees in Pennsylvania:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $18,422 per year

Private colleges: $24,835 per year

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Tuition fees in North Carolina:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $10,820 per year

Private colleges: $20,463 per year

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Tuition fees in Florida:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $13,704 per year

Private colleges: $17,889 per year

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Tuition fees in Texas:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $10,104

Private colleges: $18,257

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Tuition fees in California:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $10,546 per year

Private colleges: $23,403 per year

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Tuition fees in Colorado:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $15,501 per year

Private colleges: $16,460 per year

Tuition fees in Georgia:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $11,101 per year

Private colleges: $17,574

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Tuition fees in Michigan:

Public colleges (out-of-state tuition): $13,198

Private colleges: $21,022

  • Check out more information about studying in Detroit

Find out more information on how to pay for your U.S. college tuition!

About tuition fees
We try to keep the information about tuition fees as relevant and current as possible. However, tuition fees can (and do) change every year. For a more accurate indication of tuition fees, please go directly to the university of your choice. 

And remember! In order to study in the U.S. you need a student visa which costs $ 360. You should also check out American student visa requirements based on your nationality: 

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