That year, college costs surveyed by time included $2,015 for tuition, room and board, and fees for a year at bates, and $1,450 for lewis and clark (that’s $16,400 and $11,800 today) these days, the average cost for a year at a four-year college ranges from $9,410 for in-state public tuition to $32,410 for private.
The price tag according to the college board, the average tuition and fee price for a full-time student enrolled at a private nonprofit college in 2015-16 was $32,330, compared to a $24,070 tuition and fee price tag at an out-of-state public college and a $9,420 price tag at an in-state public college. With average after-aid costs 4 times as high as public 4-year colleges, average after-aid tuition can cost as much as $49,840 for four years while a number of the best schools (particularly liberal arts schools) are private, attending a private institution is avoidable if rising education costs are a problem, as there are many excellent public.
In-state tuition and fees at four-year publics averaged $9,139 in 2014, according to the nonprofit college board combined tuition, fees, room and board charges were less than half the price of the average private nonprofit college.
Some undergrad tuition alone, before room and board, can cost anywhere from $15,000 to over $30,000 a semester unfortunately, in today’s society, not receiving a degree can hinder one’s career trajectory. The most expensive town for private school tuition is ojai, ca with an average tuition of $38,570 the most expensive county for private school tuition is litchfield county, ct with an average tuition of $46,028.