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Table 385. Average graduate tuition and required fees in degree-granting institutions, by control of institution and percentile: 1989-90 through 2011-12
Year Total Public institu-
tions1
Private institutions Public institutions,1 by percentile Nonprofit institutions, by percentile
Total Nonprofit For-profit 25th percentile Median (50th percentile) 75th percentile 25th percentile Median (50th percentile) 75th percentile
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
  Current dollars
1989-90 $4,135 $1,999 $7,881
1990-91 4,488 2,206 8,507
1991-92 5,116 2,524 9,592
1992-93 5,475 2,791 10,008
1993-94 5,973 3,050 10,790
                       
1994-95 6,247 3,250 11,338
1995-96 6,741 3,449 12,083
1996-97 7,111 3,607 12,537
1997-98 7,246 3,744 12,774
1998-99 7,685 3,897 13,299
                       
1999-2000 8,069 4,042 13,821 $14,123 $9,611 $2,640 $3,637 $5,163 $7,998 $12,870 $20,487
2000-01 8,429 4,243 14,420 14,457 13,229 2,931 3,822 5,347 8,276 13,200 21,369
2001-02 8,857 4,496 15,165 15,232 13,414 3,226 4,119 5,596 8,583 14,157 22,054
2002-03 9,226 4,842 14,983 15,676 9,644 3,395 4,452 5,927 8,690 14,140 22,700
2003-04 10,312 5,544 16,209 16,807 12,542 3,795 5,103 7,063 9,072 15,030 25,600
                       
2004-05 11,004 6,080 16,751 17,551 13,133 4,236 5,663 7,616 9,300 16,060 26,140
2005-06 11,621 6,493 17,244 18,171 13,432 4,608 6,209 7,977 9,745 16,222 26,958
2006-07 12,312 6,894 18,108 19,033 14,421 4,909 6,594 8,341 10,346 17,057 29,118
2007-08 13,002 7,415 18,878 19,896 14,713 5,176 6,990 9,288 10,705 17,647 30,247
2008-09 13,647 7,999 19,230 20,485 14,418 5,612 7,376 9,912 11,290 18,270 30,514
                       
2009-10 14,537 8,763 20,368 21,307 14,550 6,084 7,983 10,658 12,285 19,350 31,730
2010-11 14,993 9,247 20,335 21,996 13,506 6,550 8,788 10,933 12,510 19,586 33,215
2011-12. 15,787 9,980 21,105 22,872 13,823 7,506 9,445 11,954 12,936 20,625 34,680
  Constant 2011-12 dollars
1989-90 $7,411 $3,583 $14,124
1990-91 7,626 3,749 14,456
1991-92 8,424 4,156 15,794
1992-93 8,742 4,456 15,979
1993-94 9,296 4,747 16,793
                       
1994-95 9,452 4,918 17,155
1995-96 9,929 5,080 17,797
1996-97 10,183 5,165 17,954
1997-98 10,195 5,268 17,973
1998-99 10,628 5,389 18,392
                       
1999-2000 10,847 5,434 18,578 $18,985 $12,919 $3,549 $4,889 $6,940 $10,751 $17,300 $27,539
2000-01 10,956 5,515 18,741 18,789 17,193 3,809 4,967 6,949 10,756 17,156 27,773
2001-02 11,311 5,741 19,367 19,453 17,130 4,120 5,260 7,147 10,961 18,080 28,165
2002-03 11,528 6,050 18,723 19,589 12,052 4,242 5,563 7,406 10,859 17,670 28,366
2003-04 12,610 6,779 19,821 20,553 15,338 4,641 6,240 8,637 11,094 18,380 31,305
                       
2004-05 13,064 7,218 19,886 20,836 15,591 5,029 6,723 9,041 11,040 19,065 31,032
2005-06 13,290 7,426 19,720 20,780 15,361 5,270 7,101 9,122 11,144 18,551 30,829
2006-07 13,724 7,685 20,186 21,218 16,076 5,472 7,351 9,298 11,533 19,014 32,460
2007-08 13,976 7,971 20,292 21,387 15,815 5,564 7,514 9,984 11,507 18,969 32,513
2008-09 14,468 8,479 20,386 21,717 15,285 5,949 7,820 10,508 11,969 19,369 32,349
                       
2009-10 15,264 9,201 21,385 22,371 15,278 6,388 8,382 11,191 12,899 20,317 33,316
2010-11 15,432 9,518 20,930 22,641 13,902 6,742 9,045 11,253 12,877 20,160 34,188
2011-12 15,787 9,980 21,105 22,872 13,823 7,506 9,445 11,954 12,936 20,625 34,680
—Not available.
1 Data are based on in-state tuition only.
NOTE: Average graduate student tuition weighted by fall full-time-equivalent graduate enrollment. 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. 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); IPEDS Fall 2000 through Fall 2011, Institutional Characteristics component; and IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2012, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared January 2013.)
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