How much does college cost?
Average tuition and fees for in-state students at public four-year colleges and universities in 2013-14 were recorded at $8,893, while average total charges, including tuition and fees and room and board, totaled $18,391. Average tuition and fees for out-of-state students at public four-year institutions were $22,203, while average total charges were $31,701. At private, nonprofit four-year colleges and universities, average tuition and fees in 2013-14 came in at $30,094, while total charges were $40,917.
To see how much college will cost by the time you enroll, use this college cost calculator from the College Board.
Source: Trends in College Pricing College Board