Average tuition and fees for full-time undergraduates generally increased from 2009-10 to 2011-12t four-year public institutions tuition increased 9 percent (to about $7,200) for in-state students and 6 percent increase (to approximately $16,500) for out-of-state students. Nonprofit institutions reported a 4 percent increase (to about $23,300) during the same period.
Those findings are part of a new report by the National Center for Education Statistics called “Postsecondary Institutions and Price of Attendance in 2011-12, Degrees and Other Awards Conferred: 2010-11, and 12-Month Enrollment: 2010-11.”
The report, available as a PDF download here, collects institution-level data from postsecondary institutions in the United States and other U.S. jurisdictions.
Other findings include: