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Table 315. Average undergraduate tuition and fees and room and board rates in degree-granting institutions, by control and type of institution and percentile of students: 2002-03 and 2003-04

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                           |              Public institutions        |              Private institutions
Type of student charge     |_________________________________________|_______________________________________________
and percentile of students |    Total    |    4-year   |   2-year    |     Total     |     4-year    |     2-year
                           |_____________|_____________|_____________|_______________|_______________|_______________
                           |2002- |2003- |2002- |2003- |2002- |2003- | 2002- | 2003- | 2002- | 2003- | 2002- | 2003-
                           |   03 |   04 |   03 |   04 |   03 |   04 |    03 |    04 |    03 |    04 |    03 |    04
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1                          |    2 |    3 |    4 |    5 |    6 |    7 |     8 |     9 |    10 |    11 |    12 |    13
___________________________|______|______|______|______|______|______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______
Tuition, room, and board   |      |      |      |      |      |      |       |       |       |       |       |
  10th percentile .........|$6,385|$6,927|$7,325|$7,934|$3,730|$3,874|$15,400|$16,364|$15,592|$16,364|$11,293|$12,726
  25th percentile .........| 7,801| 8,523| 8,121| 9,044| 4,475| 4,725| 19,657| 20,833| 19,755| 20,862| 12,189| 14,144
  Median (50th percentile) | 9,138|10,043| 9,446|10,451| 5,347| 5,562| 24,885| 26,498| 24,981| 26,561| 16,919| 16,991
  75th percentile .........|10,885|12,120|11,250|12,297| 6,510| 6,989| 30,453| 32,145| 30,459| 32,242| 21,374| 26,381
  90th percentile .........|13,094|14,440|13,408|14,655| 7,829| 8,245| 35,753| 37,596| 35,743| 37,596| 29,777| 40,780
                           |      |      |      |      |      |      |       |       |       |       |       |
Tuition and required fees  |      |      |      |      |      |      |       |       |       |       |       |
  10th percentile .........|   479|   796| 2,356| 2,700|   308|   471|  8,210|  8,735|  8,570|  9,120|  6,353|  6,960
  25th percentile .........| 1,629| 1,790| 2,929| 3,270|   780|   984| 11,356| 12,300| 12,300| 12,864|  7,995|  8,781
  Median (50th percentile) | 2,656| 2,913| 3,784| 4,260| 1,544| 1,671| 16,078| 17,090| 16,620| 17,820|  9,600| 10,631
  75th percentile .........| 3,950| 4,505| 4,780| 5,756| 2,078| 2,310| 20,702| 22,104| 21,175| 22,530| 12,280| 12,892
  90th percentile .........| 5,281| 6,149| 6,259| 6,952| 2,680| 2,820| 26,646| 28,400| 26,910| 28,496| 15,260| 17,450
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NOTE: Data are for the entire academic year and are average rates for full-time students. Student charges were weighted by the number of full-time-equivalent undergraduates, but were not adjusted to reflect student residency. The data have not been adjusted for changes in the purchasing power of the dollar. Data for 2003-04 are preliminary figures based on fall 2002 enrollment. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2002-03 and 2003-04 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2002 and Spring 2003. (This table was prepared May 2005.)