Special Report

Most Expensive States to Get a College Education

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26. (tie) Illinois
> Cost of living index score (US=100): 94.3
> Average cost of student accommodation: $6,143
> Public tuition fees: $11,523
> Private tuition fees: $22,053
> Overall student cost score: 5.1/10

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25. (tie) Wisconsin
> Cost of living index score (US=100): 96.4
> Average cost of student accommodation: $5,497
> Public tuition fees: $11,394
> Private tuition fees: $26,421
> Overall student cost score: 5.1/10

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24. Ohio
> Cost of living index score (US=100): 91.3
> Average cost of student accommodation: $6,869
> Public tuition fees: $12,024
> Private tuition fees: $20,779
> Overall student cost score: 5/10

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23. Alaska
> Cost of living index score (US=100): 127.1
> Average cost of student accommodation: $5,843
> Public tuition fees: $15,412
> Private tuition fees: $14,086
> Overall student cost score: 4.75/10

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22. (tie) Indiana
> Cost of living index score (US=100): 90.6
> Average cost of student accommodation: $5,634
> Public tuition fees: $21,753
> Private tuition fees: $22,375
> Overall student cost score: 4.64/10

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