Average Community College Tuition Cost (2017-2018)

  • For public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,874 per year for in-state students and $8,628 for out-of-state students.
  • For private colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,473 per year.

Average Community College Tuition Cost (2017-2018)

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December 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.
Did You Know?
The least inexpensive state for community college tuition is New Mexico, with an average tuition of $3,846. The most expensive state for community college tuition is Pennsylvania, with an average tuition of $14,196.