Top 10 Cheapest Colleges with Out-of-State Tuition
There are out-of-state schools, which offer affordable tuition for students looking to attend an out-of-state college!
July 26, 2017
Students often want to attend colleges outside of their home state, however, with astronomical tuition costs, give up the idea and settle on a slightly less expensive in-state option.
In fact, according to a study by the College Board, the average tuition cost for undergraduates to attend a four-year public college for the 2015-2016 academic year was $23,893 – about two and a half times more than the average cost of in-state tuition.
There are, however, out-of-state schools, which offer affordable tuition for students looking to attend an out-of-state college.
BestColleges.com ranked the 50 colleges with the lowest out-of-state tuition. In order to come up with the rankings, the study analyzed 2014-2015 tuition rates at U.S. colleges and universities. The rankings only considered not-for-profit public and private schools with more than 900 students enrolled.
Check out the top ten cheapest U.S. colleges with out-of-state tuition, starting with number ten:
10. West Texas A&M University
Location: Canyon, Texas
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $7,220 in tuition per yearLearn more about West Texas A&M University.
9. Dickinson State University
Location: Dickinson, South Dakota
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $8,198 per year (though tuition is not the lowest; all in costs are)Learn more about Dickinson State University.
8. Delta State University
Location: Cleveland, Mississippi
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $6,562 per yearLearn more about Delta State University.
7. New Mexico Highlands University
Location: Las Vegas, New Mexico
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $6,382 per yearLearn more about New Mexico Highlands University.
6. Peru State College
Location: Peru, Nebraska
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $6,188 per yearLearn more about Peru State College.
5. Mississippi Valley State University
Location: Itta Bena, Mississippi
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $5,916 per yearLearn more about Mississippi Valley State University.
4. Southern University at New Orleans
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $4,911Learn more about Southern University at New Orleans.
3. Minot State University
Location: Minot, North Dakota
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $6,086 per yearLearn more about Minot State University.
2. Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Location: Goodwell, Oklahoma
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $6,739 per yearLearn more about Oklahoma Panhandle State University.
1. Chadron State University
Location: Chadron, Nebraska
Average Out-of-State Tuition: $5,630 per year
Learn more about Chadron State College.
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