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Table 313. -  Average graduate and first-professional tuition and required fees in institutions of higher education: 1987-88 to 1997-98
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            | Average |                      Average full-time first-professional tuition
            |full-time|___________________________________________________________________________________________
            |graduate |       |         |        |         | Osteo- |        |        |          |       |
    Year    | tuition |Chiro- |Dentistry|Medicine|Optometry| pathic |Pharmacy|Podiatry|Veterinary|  Law  |Theology
            |         |practic|         |        |         |medicine|        |        | medicine |       |
____________|_________|_______|_________|________|_________|________|________|________|__________|_______|________
     1      |    2    |   3   |    4    |   5    |    6    |   7    |   8    |   9    |    10    |  11   |   12
____________|_________|_______|_________|________|_________|________|________|________|__________|_______|________
    All     |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
institutions|         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
            |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
1987-88 ....|  $3,599 |$6,996 |  $9,399 | $9,034 |  $7,926 |$10,674 | $5,201 |$12,736 |   $4,503 |$6,636 | $3,572
1988-89 ....|   3,728 | 7,972 |   9,324 |  9,439 |   8,503 | 11,462 |  4,952 | 13,232 |    4,856 | 7,099 |  3,911
1989-90 ....|   4,135 | 8,315 |  10,515 | 10,597 |   9,469 | 11,888 |  5,890 | 14,611 |    5,470 | 8,059 |  4,079
1990-91 ....|   4,488 | 9,108 |  10,270 | 10,571 |   9,512 | 12,830 |  5,889 | 15,143 |    5,396 | 8,708 |  4,569
1991-92 ....|   5,116 |10,226 |  12,049 | 11,646 |   9,610 | 13,004 |  6,731 | 16,257 |    6,367 | 9,469 |  4,876
            |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
1992-93 ....|   5,475 |11,117 |  12,710 | 12,265 |  10,858 | 14,297 |  6,635 | 17,426 |    6,771 |10,463 |  5,331
1993-94 ....|   5,973 |11,503 |  14,403 | 13,074 |  10,385 | 15,038 |  7,960 | 17,621 |    7,159 |11,552 |  5,253
1994-95 ....|   6,247 |12,324 |  15,164 | 13,834 |  11,053 | 15,913 |  8,315 | 18,138 |    7,741 |12,374 |  5,648
1995-96 ....|   6,741 |12,507 |  15,647 | 14,860 |  11,544 | 16,785 |  8,602 | 18,434 |    8,208 |13,278 |  5,991
1996-97\1\ .|   7,111 |12,740 |  16,400 | 15,722 |  12,247 | 17,782 |  9,320 | 19,042 |    8,662 |14,162 |  6,444
1997-98\2\ .|   7,243 |13,234 |  17,428 | 16,402 |  12,986 | 18,625 |  9,792 | 19,379 |    9,066 |15,022 |  6,752
            |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
 Public\3\  |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
            |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
1987-88 ....|   1,827 |   --- |   4,614 |  5,245 |   2,789 |  5,125 |  2,462 |    --- |    3,523 | 2,810 |    ---
1988-89 ....|   1,913 |   --- |   5,286 |  5,669 |   3,455 |  6,269 |  2,218 |    --- |    3,889 | 2,766 |    ---
1989-90 ....|   1,999 |   --- |   5,728 |  6,259 |   3,569 |  6,521 |  2,816 |    --- |    4,505 | 3,196 |    ---
1990-91 ....|   2,206 |   --- |   5,927 |  6,437 |   3,821 |  7,188 |  2,697 |    --- |    4,840 | 3,430 |    ---
1991-92 ....|   2,524 |   --- |   6,595 |  7,106 |   4,161 |  7,699 |  2,871 |    --- |    5,231 | 3,933 |    ---
            |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
1992-93 ....|   2,791 |   --- |   7,006 |  7,867 |   5,106 |  8,404 |  2,987 |    --- |    5,553 | 4,261 |    ---
1993-94 ....|   3,050 |   --- |   7,525 |  8,329 |   5,325 |  8,640 |  3,567 |    --- |    6,107 | 4,835 |    ---
1994-95 ....|   3,250 |   --- |   8,125 |  8,812 |   5,643 |  8,954 |  3,793 |    --- |    6,571 | 5,307 |    ---
1995-96 ....|   3,449 |   --- |   8,806 |  9,585 |   6,130 |  9,448 |  4,100 |    --- |    6,907 | 5,821 |    ---
1996-97\1\ .|   3,607 |   --- |   9,451 | 10,203 |   6,590 |  9,893 |  4,703 |    --- |    7,320 | 6,556 |    ---
1997-98\2\ .|   3,754 |   --- |   9,821 | 10,653 |   7,316 | 10,358 |  5,032 |    --- |    7,682 | 7,035 |    ---
            |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
  Private   |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
            |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
1987-88 ....|   6,769 | 6,996 |  16,201 | 14,945 |  11,635 | 13,311 |  8,834 | 12,736 |   12,544 | 9,048 |  3,572
1988-89 ....|   6,945 | 7,972 |  16,127 | 15,610 |  12,050 | 13,536 |  9,692 | 13,232 |   13,285 | 9,892 |  3,911
1989-90 ....|   7,881 | 8,315 |  16,800 | 16,826 |  13,640 | 14,117 | 10,656 | 14,611 |   14,184 |10,901 |  4,079
1990-91 ....|   8,507 | 9,108 |  18,270 | 17,899 |  13,767 | 15,009 | 11,546 | 15,143 |   14,159 |12,247 |  4,569
1991-92 ....|   9,592 |10,226 |  20,318 | 19,225 |  14,366 | 16,098 | 12,937 | 16,257 |   15,816 |12,946 |  4,876
            |         |       |         |        |         |        |        |        |          |       |
1992-93 ....|  10,008 |11,117 |  21,309 | 19,585 |  14,459 | 17,098 | 13,373 | 17,426 |   17,103 |13,975 |  5,331
1993-94 ....|  10,790 |11,503 |  23,824 | 20,769 |  14,156 | 17,720 | 14,838 | 17,621 |   17,433 |15,193 |  5,253
1994-95 ....|  11,338 |12,324 |  24,641 | 21,819 |  14,497 | 18,422 | 14,894 | 18,138 |   17,940 |16,201 |  5,648
1995-96 ....|  12,083 |12,507 |  25,678 | 23,001 |  15,235 | 19,619 | 15,618 | 18,434 |   19,380 |17,251 |  5,991
1996-97\1\ .|  12,537 |12,740 |  26,590 | 24,240 |  16,102 | 20,829 | 16,514 | 19,042 |   20,188 |18,194 |  6,444
1997-98\2\ .|  12,879 |13,234 |  29,667 | 25,379 |  16,851 | 21,818 | 17,212 | 19,379 |   20,948 |19,256 |  6,752
____________|_________|_______|_________|________|_________|________|________|________|__________|_______|________

\1\Preliminary first-professional figures based on 1995-96 graduates.
\2\Preliminary graduate figures based on fall 1996 data and first-professional figures based on 1995-96 graduates.
\3\Data are based on in-state tuition only.
---Data not available or not applicable.

NOTE.--Average graduate student tuition weighted by fall full-time-equivalent graduate enrollment. Average first-professional 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. 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), "Institutional Characteristics," "Fall Enrollment," and "Degrees Conferred" surveys. (This table was prepared November 1998.)


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