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Table 352. Average graduate and first-professional tuition and required fees in degree-granting institutions, by first-professional field of study and control of institution: 1989-90 through 2010-11
Year and control Average full-time graduate tuition and required fees Average full-time first-professional tuition and required fees in current dollars
Current dollars Constant 2009-10 dollars Chiro-
practic
Den-
tistry
Medicine Optometry Osteo-
pathic medicine
Pharmacy Podiatry Veteri-
nary medicine
Law Theology
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
All institu-                        
tions                        
1989-90 $4,135 $7,058 $8,315 $10,515 $10,597 $9,469 $11,888 $5,890 $14,611 $5,470 $8,059 $4,079
1990-91 4,488 7,264 9,108 10,270 10,571 9,512 12,830 5,889 15,143 5,396 8,708 4,569
1991-92 5,116 8,023 10,226 12,049 11,646 9,610 13,004 6,731 16,257 6,367 9,469 4,876
1992-93 5,475 8,326 11,117 12,710 12,265 10,858 14,297 6,635 17,426 6,771 10,463 5,331
1993-94 5,973 8,854 11,503 14,403 13,074 10,385 15,038 7,960 17,621 7,159 11,552 5,253
                         
1994-95 6,247 9,002 12,324 15,164 13,834 11,053 15,913 8,315 18,138 7,741 12,374 5,648
1995-96 6,741 9,456 12,507 15,647 14,860 11,544 16,785 8,602 18,434 8,208 13,278 5,991
1996-97 7,111 9,699 12,721 16,585 15,481 12,250 17,888 9,207 19,056 8,668 14,081 6,558
1997-98 7,246 9,710 13,144 17,695 16,310 12,679 18,668 9,744 19,355 9,013 14,992 6,832
1998-99 7,685 10,122 13,582 19,051 17,107 14,066 20,000 9,735 19,547 9,392 15,601 7,171
                         
1999-2000 8,069 10,330 14,256 19,576 17,818 14,354 20,903 10,740 20,158 9,867 16,491 7,725
2000-01 8,429 10,434 15,093 22,097 19,151 15,448 21,784 11,273 20,455 10,365 17,795 7,868
2001-02 8,857 10,773 15,632 22,597 19,795 16,148 22,970 12,259 20,886 11,070 18,707 8,737
2002-03 9,226 10,980 16,758 24,517 21,206 16,439 24,379 13,597 21,633 12,142 19,810 9,485
2003-04 10,312 12,010 17,264 26,124 22,892 17,439 26,059 14,987 22,645 13,420 21,305 9,850
                         
2004-05 11,004 12,442 18,535 28,455 24,293 18,048 27,900 15,951 23,631 14,535 22,935 10,412
2005-06 11,621 12,657 19,445 29,729 25,699 18,717 29,320 17,224 24,347 15,526 24,474 10,811
2006-07 12,312 13,071 21,473 32,004 27,086 19,886 30,604 18,634 25,594 16,551 26,042 11,628
2007-08 13,002 13,311 22,815 34,699 28,040 21,046 32,163 19,542 26,112 17,012 27,670 11,346
2008-091 13,647 13,779 23,979 37,543 29,890 22,125 33,607 20,842 27,118 18,223 29,585 11,983
                         
2009-10 14,534 14,534
2010-11 14,993 14,698
                         
Public2                         
1989-90 1,999 3,412 5,728 6,259 3,569 6,521 2,816 4,505 3,196
1990-91 2,206 3,570 5,927 6,437 3,821 7,188 2,697 4,840 3,430
1991-92 2,524 3,958 6,595 7,106 4,161 7,699 2,871 5,231 3,933
1992-93 2,791 4,244 7,006 7,867 5,106 8,404 2,987 5,553 4,261
1993-94 3,050 4,521 7,525 8,329 5,325 8,640 3,567 6,107 4,835
                         
1994-95 3,250 4,684 8,125 8,812 5,643 8,954 3,793 6,571 5,307
1995-96 3,449 4,838 8,806 9,585 6,130 9,448 4,100 6,907 5,821
1996-97 3,607 4,919 9,434 10,057 6,561 9,932 4,884 7,343 6,565
1997-98 3,744 5,017 9,762 10,555 7,366 10,358 5,046 19,541 7,472 7,125
1998-99 3,897 5,133 10,259 11,141 7,890 10,858 5,476 19,818 7,707 7,510
                         
1999-2000 4,042 5,175 10,795 11,610 7,922 11,377 5,997 19,578 8,271 7,824
2000-01 4,243 5,253 11,946 12,188 8,452 11,866 6,476 20,228 8,720 8,414
2001-02 4,496 5,468 13,092 13,186 9,619 12,708 7,187 21,254 9,375 9,115
2002-03 4,842 5,762 13,992 14,591 10,187 13,497 8,304 21,992 10,396 10,172
2003-04 5,544 6,456 15,613 16,500 11,537 14,994 9,424 22,638 11,763 11,838
                         
2004-05 6,080 6,874 17,690 18,078 12,387 16,467 10,332 24,788 12,878 13,155
2005-06 6,493 7,072 19,177 19,473 13,229 17,653 11,444 24,808 13,849 14,544
2006-07 6,894 7,320 20,701 20,627 14,392 18,102 12,523 26,242 14,915 15,658
2007-08 7,415 7,592 22,037 21,206 15,489 19,310 13,490 27,322 15,838 16,962
2008-091 7,999 8,076 24,787 22,959 16,285 20,898 14,476 28,942 17,070 18,461
                         
2009-10 8,763 8,763
2010-11 9,247 9,065
                         
Private                        
1989-90 7,881 13,452 8,315 16,800 16,826 13,640 14,117 10,656 14,611 14,184 10,901 4,079
1990-91 8,507 13,768 9,108 18,270 17,899 13,767 15,009 11,546 15,143 14,159 12,247 4,569
1991-92 9,592 15,042 10,226 20,318 19,225 14,366 16,098 12,937 16,257 15,816 12,946 4,876
1992-93 10,008 15,219 11,117 21,309 19,585 14,459 17,098 13,373 17,426 17,103 13,975 5,331
1993-94 10,790 15,994 11,503 23,824 20,769 14,156 17,720 14,838 17,621 17,433 15,193 5,253
                         
1994-95 11,338 16,338 12,324 24,641 21,819 14,497 18,422 14,894 18,138 17,940 16,201 5,648
1995-96 12,083 16,950 12,507 25,678 23,001 15,235 19,619 15,618 18,434 19,380 17,251 5,991
1996-97 12,537 17,099 12,721 26,618 24,242 15,949 20,714 15,934 19,056 19,526 18,276 6,558
1997-98 12,774 17,117 13,144 29,985 25,249 16,550 21,707 16,575 19,316 18,624 19,311 6,832
1998-99 13,299 17,517 13,582 31,917 26,495 17,848 22,867 16,874 19,492 19,617 20,253 7,171
                         
1999-2000 13,821 17,694 14,256 32,268 27,702 18,317 23,791 18,220 20,259 20,128 21,393 7,725
2000-01 14,420 17,849 15,093 35,234 30,077 19,838 24,719 19,022 20,498 20,883 23,063 7,868
2001-02 15,165 18,445 15,632 36,184 30,438 20,374 25,909 20,325 20,825 21,772 24,019 8,737
2002-03 14,983 17,832 16,758 39,085 31,895 20,197 27,552 21,561 21,551 22,813 25,243 9,485
2003-04 16,209 18,878 17,264 40,414 32,913 20,955 29,095 23,022 22,647 23,941 26,746 9,850
                         
2004-05 16,751 18,940 18,535 43,228 34,296 21,532 30,707 24,152 23,365 25,027 28,175 10,412
2005-06 17,244 18,781 19,445 45,633 35,895 22,162 32,349 25,439 24,240 26,191 29,782 10,811
2006-07 18,108 19,225 21,473 49,135 37,569 23,474 33,986 26,681 25,432 27,135 31,561 11,628
2007-08 18,878 19,327 22,815 51,803 39,280 24,503 35,299 27,884 25,928 23,558 33,481 11,346
2008-091 19,230 19,416 23,979 54,774 41,289 25,757 36,708 29,618 26,842 24,646 35,622 11,983
                         
2009-10 19,993 19,993
2010-11 20,335 19,934
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
1 Preliminary first-professional tuition average based on 2007-08 degrees.
2 Data are based on in-state tuition only.
NOTE: Average graduate student tuition weighted by fall full-time-equivalent graduate enrollment. Average first-professional student tuition weighted by number of degrees conferred during the academic year. Some year-to-year fluctuations in tuition data may reflect nonreporting by individual institutions. Excludes institutions not reporting degrees conferred and institutions not reporting tuition. 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 Appendix A: Guide to Sources for details.) Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:89-99); "Completions Survey" (IPEDS-C:90-99); "Institutional Characteristics Survey" (IPEDS-IC:89-99); Fall 2000 through Fall 2009, Institutional Characteristics component; and Spring 2001 through Spring 2011, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared November 2011.)
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