Average Community College Tuition (2016-2017)

  • For public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,692 per year for in-state students and $8,220 for out-of-state students.
  • For private colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,046 per year.

Average Community College Tuition Cost

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Did You Know?
The least inexpensive state for community college tuition is Wyoming, with an average tuition of $4,211. The most expensive state for community college tuition is Pennsylvania, with an average tuition of $13,744.