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Table 320. Average undergraduate tuition and fees and room and board rates charged for full-time students in degree-granting institutions, by type and control of institution: 1964-65 through 2006-07

[In current dollars]
Year and control of institution Total tuition, room, and board Tuition and required fees (in-state for public institutions) Dormitory rooms Board (7-day basis)1 
All institutions 4-year institutions 2-year All institutions 4-year institutions 2-year All institutions 4-year institutions 2-year All institutions 4-year institutions 2-year
All 4-year Univer- sities Other 4-year All 4-year Univer- sities Other 4-year All 4-year Univer- sities Other 4-year All 4-year Univer- sities Other 4-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
All institutions                                        
1976–77 $2,275 $2,577 $2,647 $2,527 $1,598 $924 $1,218 $1,210 $1,223 $346 $603 $611 $649 $584 $503 $748 $748 $788 $719 $750
1977–78 2,411 2,725 2,777 2,685 1,703 984 1,291 1,269 1,305 378 645 654 691 628 525 781 780 818 752 801
1978–79 2,587 2,917 2,967 2,879 1,828 1,073 1,397 1,370 1,413 411 688 696 737 667 575 826 825 860 800 842
1979–80 2,809 3,167 3,223 3,124 1,979 1,163 1,513 1,484 1,530 451 751 759 803 729 628 895 895 936 865 900
1980–81 3,101 3,499 3,535 3,469 2,230 1,289 1,679 1,634 1,705 526 836 846 881 821 705 976 975 1,020 943 1,000
                                         
1981–82 3,489 3,951 4,005 3,908 2,476 1,457 1,907 1,860 1,935 590 950 961 1,023 919 793 1,083 1,082 1,121 1,055 1,094
1982–83 3,877 4,406 4,466 4,356 2,713 1,626 2,139 2,081 2,173 675 1,064 1,078 1,150 1,028 873 1,187 1,189 1,235 1,155 1,165
1983–84 4,167 4,747 4,793 4,712 2,854 1,783 2,344 2,300 2,368 730 1,145 1,162 1,211 1,130 916 1,239 1,242 1,282 1,214 1,208
1984–85 4,563 5,160 5,236 5,107 3,179 1,985 2,567 2,539 2,583 821 1,267 1,282 1,343 1,242 1,058 1,310 1,311 1,353 1,282 1,301
1985–862  4,885 5,504 5,597 5,441 3,367 2,181 2,784 2,770 2,793 888 1,338 1,355 1,424 1,309 1,107 1,365 1,365 1,403 1,339 1,372
                                         
1986–87 5,206 5,964 6,124 5,857 3,295 2,312 3,042 3,042 3,042 897 1,405 1,427 1,501 1,376 1,034 1,489 1,495 1,581 1,439 1,364
1987–88 5,494 6,272 6,339 6,226 3,263 2,458 3,201 3,168 3,220 809 1,488 1,516 1,576 1,478 1,017 1,549 1,555 1,596 1,529 1,437
1988–89 5,869 6,725 6,801 6,673 3,573 2,658 3,472 3,422 3,499 979 1,575 1,609 1,665 1,573 1,085 1,636 1,644 1,715 1,601 1,509
1989–90 6,207 7,212 7,347 7,120 3,705 2,839 3,800 3,765 3,819 978 1,638 1,675 1,732 1,638 1,105 1,730 1,737 1,850 1,663 1,622
1990–91 6,562 7,602 7,709 7,528 3,930 3,016 4,009 3,958 4,036 1,087 1,743 1,782 1,848 1,740 1,182 1,802 1,811 1,903 1,751 1,660
                                         
1991–92 7,077 8,238 8,390 8,142 4,092 3,286 4,385 4,368 4,394 1,189 1,874 1,921 1,996 1,875 1,210 1,918 1,931 2,026 1,872 1,692
1992–93 7,452 8,758 8,934 8,648 4,207 3,517 4,752 4,665 4,795 1,276 1,939 1,991 2,104 1,926 1,240 1,996 2,015 2,165 1,927 1,692
1993–94 7,931 9,296 9,495 9,186 4,449 3,827 5,119 5,104 5,127 1,399 2,057 2,111 2,190 2,068 1,332 2,047 2,067 2,201 1,992 1,718
1994–95 8,306 9,728 9,863 9,646 4,633 4,044 5,391 5,287 5,441 1,488 2,145 2,200 2,281 2,155 1,396 2,116 2,138 2,295 2,049 1,750
1995–96 8,800 10,330 10,560 10,195 4,725 4,338 5,786 5,733 5,812 1,522 2,264 2,318 2,423 2,260 1,473 2,199 2,226 2,404 2,123 1,730
                                         
1996–97 9,206 10,841 11,033 10,726 4,895 4,564 6,118 6,055 6,150 1,543 2,365 2,422 2,518 2,368 1,522 2,276 2,301 2,460 2,208 1,830
1997–98 9,588 11,277 11,382 11,205 5,192 4,755 6,351 6,232 6,408 1,695 2,444 2,507 2,575 2,469 1,598 2,389 2,419 2,576 2,327 1,900
1998–99 10,076 11,888 12,123 11,752 5,291 5,013 6,723 6,713 6,728 1,725 2,557 2,626 2,710 2,578 1,616 2,506 2,540 2,700 2,446 1,950
1999–2000 10,444 12,352 12,613 12,198 5,408 5,238 7,044 7,026 7,052 1,721 2,682 2,749 2,845 2,695 1,733 2,524 2,559 2,741 2,451 1,954
2000–01 10,818 12,922 13,177 12,775 5,460 5,377 7,372 7,360 7,377 1,698 2,819 2,893 2,999 2,833 1,744 2,622 2,658 2,818 2,565 2,017
                                         
2001–02 11,380 13,639 13,942 13,468 5,718 5,646 7,786 7,788 7,785 1,800 2,981 3,060 3,184 2,992 1,848 2,753 2,793 2,970 2,692 2,070
2002–03 12,014 14,439 14,827 14,233 6,252 6,002 8,309 8,406 8,264 1,903 3,179 3,263 3,377 3,201 2,077 2,832 2,867 3,044 2,767 2,272
2003–043  12,953 15,505 16,096 15,205 6,705 6,608 9,029 9,268 8,924 2,174 3,359 3,448 3,599 3,368 2,208 2,986 3,028 3,230 2,914 2,322
2004–05 13,792 16,509 17,219 16,164 7,086 7,122 9,706 10,051 9,559 2,338 3,569 3,661 3,813 3,582 2,336 3,100 3,142 3,355 3,023 2,413
2005–06 14,629 17,447 18,229 17,075 7,231 7,601 10,279 10,666 10,119 2,417 3,804 3,899 4,050 3,821 2,396 3,224 3,269 3,513 3,153 2,418
2006–074  15,434 18,445 19,232 18,076 7,497 8,055 10,913 11,338 10,738 2,511 4,011 4,111 4,257 4,035 2,534 3,368 3,421 3,637 3,302 2,451
                                         
Public institutions                                        
1964–65 950 1,051 867 638 243 298 224 99 271 291 241 178 436 462 402 361
1965–66 983 1,105 904 670 257 327 241 109 281 304 255 194 445 474 408 367
1966–67 1,026 1,171 947 710 275 360 259 121 294 321 271 213 457 490 417 376
1967–68 1,064 1,199 997 789 283 366 268 144 313 337 292 243 468 496 437 402
1968–69 1,117 1,245 1,063 883 295 377 281 170 337 359 318 278 485 509 464 435
                                         
1969–70 1,203 1,362 1,135 951 323 427 306 178 369 395 346 308 511 540 483 465
1970–71 1,287 1,477 1,206 998 351 478 332 187 401 431 375 338 535 568 499 473
1971–72 1,357 1,579 1,263 1,073 376 526 354 192 430 463 400 366 551 590 509 515
1972–73 1,458 1,668 1,460 1,197 407 566 455 233 476 500 455 398 575 602 550 566
1973–74 1,517 1,707 1,506 1,274 438 581 463 274 480 505 464 409 599 621 579 591
                                         
1974–75 1,563 1,760 1,558 1,339 432 599 448 277 506 527 497 424 625 634 613 638
1975–76 1,666 1,935 1,657 1,386 433 642 469 245 544 573 533 442 689 720 655 699
1976–77 1,789 1,935 2,067 1,827 1,491 479 617 689 564 283 582 592 614 572 465 728 727 763 692 742
1977–78 1,888 2,038 2,170 1,931 1,590 512 655 736 596 306 621 631 649 616 486 755 752 785 720 797
1978–79 1,994 2,145 2,289 2,027 1,691 543 688 777 622 327 655 664 689 641 527 796 793 823 764 837
                                         
1979–80 2,165 2,327 2,487 2,198 1,822 583 738 840 662 355 715 725 750 703 574 867 865 898 833 893
1980–81 2,373 2,550 2,712 2,421 2,027 635 804 915 722 391 799 811 827 796 642 940 936 969 904 994
1981–82 2,663 2,871 3,079 2,705 2,224 714 909 1,042 813 434 909 925 970 885 703 1,039 1,036 1,067 1,006 1,086
1982–83 2,945 3,196 3,403 3,032 2,390 798 1,031 1,164 936 473 1,010 1,030 1,072 993 755 1,136 1,134 1,167 1,103 1,162
1983–84 3,156 3,433 3,628 3,285 2,534 891 1,148 1,284 1,052 528 1,087 1,110 1,131 1,092 801 1,178 1,175 1,213 1,141 1,205
                                         
1984–85 3,408 3,682 3,899 3,518 2,807 971 1,228 1,386 1,117 584 1,196 1,217 1,237 1,200 921 1,241 1,237 1,276 1,201 1,302
1985–862  3,571 3,859 4,146 3,637 2,981 1,045 1,318 1,536 1,157 641 1,242 1,263 1,290 1,240 960 1,285 1,278 1,320 1,240 1,380
1986–87 3,805 4,138 4,469 3,891 2,989 1,106 1,414 1,651 1,248 660 1,301 1,323 1,355 1,295 979 1,398 1,401 1,464 1,348 1,349
1987–88 4,050 4,403 4,619 4,250 3,066 1,218 1,537 1,726 1,407 706 1,378 1,410 1,410 1,409 943 1,454 1,456 1,482 1,434 1,417
1988–89 4,274 4,678 4,905 4,526 3,183 1,285 1,646 1,846 1,515 730 1,457 1,496 1,483 1,506 965 1,533 1,536 1,576 1,504 1,488
                                         
1989–90 4,504 4,975 5,324 4,723 3,299 1,356 1,780 2,035 1,608 756 1,513 1,557 1,561 1,554 962 1,635 1,638 1,728 1,561 1,581
1990–91 4,757 5,243 5,585 5,004 3,467 1,454 1,888 2,159 1,707 824 1,612 1,657 1,658 1,655 1,050 1,691 1,698 1,767 1,641 1,594
1991–92 5,138 5,693 6,050 5,458 3,623 1,628 2,117 2,409 1,931 936 1,731 1,785 1,789 1,782 1,074 1,780 1,792 1,852 1,745 1,612
1992–93 5,379 6,020 6,442 5,740 3,799 1,782 2,349 2,604 2,192 1,025 1,756 1,816 1,856 1,787 1,106 1,841 1,854 1,982 1,761 1,668
1993–94 5,694 6,365 6,710 6,146 3,996 1,942 2,537 2,820 2,360 1,125 1,873 1,934 1,897 1,958 1,190 1,880 1,895 1,993 1,828 1,681
                                         
1994–95 5,965 6,670 7,077 6,409 4,137 2,057 2,681 2,977 2,499 1,192 1,959 2,023 1,992 2,044 1,232 1,949 1,967 2,108 1,866 1,712
1995–96 6,256 7,014 7,448 6,730 4,217 2,179 2,848 3,151 2,660 1,239 2,057 2,121 2,104 2,133 1,297 2,020 2,045 2,192 1,937 1,681
1996–97 6,530 7,334 7,792 7,035 4,404 2,271 2,987 3,323 2,778 1,276 2,148 2,214 2,187 2,232 1,339 2,111 2,133 2,282 2,025 1,789
1997–98 6,813 7,673 8,210 7,318 4,509 2,360 3,110 3,486 2,877 1,314 2,225 2,301 2,285 2,312 1,401 2,228 2,263 2,438 2,130 1,795
1998–99 7,107 8,027 8,625 7,631 4,604 2,430 3,229 3,640 2,974 1,327 2,330 2,409 2,408 2,410 1,450 2,347 2,389 2,576 2,247 1,828
                                         
1999–2000 7,310 8,275 8,912 7,852 4,720 2,506 3,349 3,768 3,091 1,338 2,440 2,519 2,516 2,521 1,549 2,364 2,406 2,628 2,239 1,834
2000–01 7,586 8,653 9,321 8,218 4,839 2,562 3,501 3,979 3,208 1,333 2,569 2,654 2,657 2,652 1,600 2,455 2,499 2,686 2,358 1,906
2001–02 8,022 9,196 9,948 8,715 5,137 2,700 3,735 4,273 3,409 1,380 2,723 2,816 2,838 2,801 1,722 2,598 2,645 2,837 2,504 2,036
2002–03 8,502 9,787 10,604 9,280 5,601 2,903 4,046 4,686 3,668 1,483 2,930 3,029 3,023 3,032 1,954 2,669 2,712 2,895 2,580 2,164
2003–043  9,247 10,674 11,679 10,063 6,012 3,319 4,587 5,363 4,141 1,702 3,106 3,212 3,232 3,199 2,089 2,822 2,875 3,084 2,724 2,221
                                         
2004–05 9,864 11,426 12,588 10,734 6,375 3,629 5,027 5,939 4,512 1,849 3,304 3,418 3,427 3,413 2,174 2,931 2,981 3,222 2,809 2,353
2005–06 10,454 12,108 13,424 11,335 6,492 3,874 5,351 6,399 4,765 1,935 3,545 3,664 3,654 3,672 2,251 3,035 3,093 3,372 2,899 2,306
2006–074  11,034 12,805 14,203 11,990 6,810 4,101 5,685 6,836 5,043 2,017 3,747 3,872 3,873 3,871 2,394 3,185 3,248 3,494 3,076 2,398
                                         
Private institutions                                        
1964–65 1,907 2,202 1,810 1,455 1,088 1,297 1,023 702 331 390 308 289 488 515 479 464
1965–66 2,005 2,316 1,899 1,557 1,154 1,369 1,086 768 356 418 330 316 495 529 483 473
1966–67 2,124 2,456 2,007 1,679 1,233 1,456 1,162 845 385 452 355 347 506 548 490 487
1967–68 2,205 2,545 2,104 1,762 1,297 1,534 1,237 892 392 455 366 366 516 556 501 504
1968–69 2,321 2,673 2,237 1,876 1,383 1,638 1,335 956 404 463 382 391 534 572 520 529
                                         
1969–70 2,530 2,920 2,420 1,993 1,533 1,809 1,468 1,034 436 503 409 413 561 608 543 546
1970–71 2,738 3,163 2,599 2,103 1,684 1,980 1,603 1,109 468 542 434 434 586 641 562 560
1971–72 2,917 3,375 2,748 2,186 1,820 2,133 1,721 1,172 494 576 454 449 603 666 573 565
1972–73 3,038 3,512 2,934 2,273 1,898 2,226 1,846 1,221 524 622 490 457 616 664 598 595
1973–74 3,164 3,717 3,040 2,410 1,989 2,375 1,925 1,303 533 622 502 483 642 720 613 624
                                         
1974–75 3,403 4,076 3,156 2,591 2,117 2,614 1,954 1,367 586 691 536 564 700 771 666 660
1975–76 3,663 4,467 3,385 2,711 2,272 2,881 2,084 1,427 636 753 583 572 755 833 718 712
1976–77 3,906 3,977 4,715 3,714 2,971 2,467 2,534 3,051 2,351 1,592 649 651 783 604 607 790 791 882 759 772
1977–78 4,158 4,240 5,033 3,967 3,148 2,624 2,700 3,240 2,520 1,706 698 702 850 648 631 836 838 943 800 811
1978–79 4,514 4,609 5,403 4,327 3,389 2,867 2,958 3,487 2,771 1,831 758 761 916 704 700 889 890 1,000 851 858
                                         
1979–80 4,912 5,013 5,891 4,700 3,751 3,130 3,225 3,811 3,020 2,062 827 831 1,001 768 766 955 957 1,078 912 923
1980–81 5,470 5,594 6,569 5,249 4,303 3,498 3,617 4,275 3,390 2,413 918 921 1,086 859 871 1,054 1,056 1,209 1,000 1,019
1981–82 6,166 6,330 7,443 5,947 4,746 3,953 4,113 4,887 3,853 2,605 1,038 1,039 1,229 970 1,022 1,175 1,178 1,327 1,124 1,119
1982–83 6,920 7,126 8,536 6,646 5,364 4,439 4,639 5,583 4,329 3,008 1,181 1,181 1,453 1,083 1,177 1,300 1,306 1,501 1,234 1,179
1983–84 7,508 7,759 9,308 7,244 5,571 4,851 5,093 6,217 4,726 3,099 1,278 1,279 1,531 1,191 1,253 1,380 1,387 1,559 1,327 1,219
                                         
1984–85 8,202 8,451 10,243 7,849 6,203 5,315 5,556 6,843 5,135 3,485 1,426 1,426 1,753 1,309 1,424 1,462 1,469 1,647 1,405 1,294
1985–862  8,885 9,228 11,034 8,551 6,512 5,789 6,121 7,374 5,641 3,672 1,553 1,557 1,940 1,420 1,500 1,542 1,551 1,720 1,490 1,340
1986–87 9,676 10,039 12,278 9,276 6,384 6,316 6,658 8,118 6,171 3,684 1,658 1,673 2,097 1,518 1,266 1,702 1,708 2,063 1,587 1,434
1987–88 10,512 10,659 13,075 9,854 7,078 6,988 7,116 8,771 6,574 4,161 1,748 1,760 2,244 1,593 1,380 1,775 1,783 2,060 1,687 1,537
1988–89 11,189 11,474 14,073 10,620 7,967 7,461 7,722 9,451 7,172 4,817 1,849 1,863 2,353 1,686 1,540 1,880 1,889 2,269 1,762 1,609
                                         
1989–90 12,018 12,284 15,098 11,374 8,670 8,147 8,396 10,348 7,778 5,196 1,923 1,935 2,411 1,774 1,663 1,948 1,953 2,339 1,823 1,811
1990–91 12,910 13,237 16,503 12,220 9,302 8,772 9,083 11,379 8,389 5,570 2,063 2,077 2,654 1,889 1,744 2,074 2,077 2,470 1,943 1,989
1991–92 13,892 14,258 17,572 13,201 9,632 9,419 9,759 12,037 9,060 5,754 2,221 2,241 2,825 2,042 1,788 2,252 2,257 2,709 2,098 2,090
1992–93 14,634 15,009 18,898 13,882 9,903 9,942 10,294 13,055 9,533 6,059 2,348 2,362 3,018 2,151 1,970 2,344 2,354 2,825 2,197 1,875
1993–94 15,496 15,904 20,097 14,640 10,406 10,572 10,952 13,874 10,100 6,370 2,490 2,506 3,277 2,261 2,067 2,434 2,445 2,946 2,278 1,970
                                         
1994–95 16,207 16,602 21,041 15,363 11,170 11,111 11,481 14,537 10,653 6,914 2,587 2,601 3,469 2,347 2,233 2,509 2,520 3,035 2,362 2,023
1995–96 17,208 17,612 22,502 16,198 11,563 11,864 12,243 15,605 11,297 7,094 2,738 2,751 3,680 2,473 2,371 2,606 2,617 3,218 2,429 2,098
1996–97 18,039 18,442 23,520 16,994 11,954 12,498 12,881 16,552 11,871 7,236 2,878 2,889 3,826 2,602 2,537 2,663 2,672 3,142 2,520 2,181
1997–98 18,516 19,070 24,116 17,717 12,921 12,801 13,344 17,229 12,338 7,464 2,954 2,964 3,756 2,731 2,672 2,762 2,761 3,132 2,648 2,785
1998–99 19,368 19,929 25,443 18,430 13,319 13,428 13,973 18,340 12,815 7,854 3,075 3,091 3,914 2,850 2,581 2,865 2,865 3,188 2,765 2,884
                                         
1999–2000 20,186 20,706 26,534 19,127 13,965 14,081 14,588 19,307 13,361 8,235 3,224 3,237 4,070 2,976 2,808 2,882 2,881 3,157 2,790 2,922
2000–01 21,368 21,856 27,676 20,247 14,788 15,000 15,470 20,106 14,233 9,067 3,374 3,392 4,270 3,121 2,722 2,993 2,993 3,300 2,893 3,000
2001–02 22,413 22,896 29,115 21,220 15,825 15,742 16,211 21,176 14,923 10,076 3,567 3,576 4,478 3,301 3,116 3,104 3,109 3,462 2,996 2,633
2002–03 23,340 23,787 31,043 21,965 17,753 16,383 16,826 22,716 15,416 10,651 3,752 3,764 4,724 3,478 3,232 3,206 3,197 3,602 3,071 3,870
2003–043  24,624 25,069 32,886 23,153 19,558 17,315 17,763 24,128 16,284 11,545 3,945 3,952 4,979 3,647 3,581 3,364 3,354 3,778 3,222 4,432
                                         
2004–05 25,810 26,257 34,761 24,274 20,093 18,154 18,604 25,643 17,050 12,122 4,171 4,170 5,263 3,854 4,243 3,485 3,483 3,855 3,370 3,728
2005–06 26,889 27,317 36,510 25,282 21,170 18,862 19,292 26,954 17,702 12,450 4,380 4,386 5,517 4,063 3,994 3,647 3,639 4,039 3,517 4,726
2006–074  28,384 28,896 38,400 26,802 20,167 19,991 20,492 28,524 18,826 12,620 4,607 4,613 5,700 4,302 4,240 3,787 3,792 4,175 3,675 3,307
— Not available.
1 Data for 1986–87 and later years reflect a basis of 20 meals per week rather than meals 7 days per week. Because of this revision in data collection and tabulation procedures, data are not entirely comparable with figures for previous years. In particular, data on board rates are somewhat higher than earlier years because they reflect the basis of 20 meals per week rather than meals served 7 days per week. Since many institutions serve fewer than 3 meals each day, the 1986–87 and later data reflect a more accurate accounting of total board costs.
2 Room and board data are estimated.
3 Data have been revised from previously published figures.
4 Preliminary data based on fall 2005 enrollment weights.
  NOTE: Data are for the entire academic year and are average total charges for full-time attendance. Tuition and fees were weighted by the number of full-time-equivalent undergraduates, but were not adjusted to reflect student residency. Room and board were based on full-time students. The data have not been adjusted for changes in the purchasing power of the dollar over time. Data through 1995–96 are for institutions of higher education, while later data are for degree-granting institutions. Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. The degree-granting classification is very similar to the earlier higher education classification, but it includes more 2-year colleges and excludes a few higher education institutions that did not grant degrees. (See Guide to Sources for details.) Because of their low response rate, data for private 2-year colleges must be interpreted with caution. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Institutional Characteristics of Colleges and Universities" surveys, 1965–66 through 1985–86; "Fall Enrollment in Institutions of Higher Education" surveys, 1965 through 1985; and 1986–87 through 2006–07 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:86–99), "Institutional Characteristics Survey" (IPEDS-C:86–99), Spring 2001 through Spring 2006, and Fall 2000 through Fall 2006. (This table was prepared July 2007.)
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