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How Much College Students Should Set Aside For Groceries This Year in Every State

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5. Mississippi
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $2,959
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $28,263 — 8th lowest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $19,221 — 17th lowest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 163,054 — 17th lowest

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4. West Virginia
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $2,995
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $22,303 — 3rd lowest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $19,312 — 18th lowest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 137,742 — 15th lowest

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3. New York
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $3,502 — tied
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $58,423 — 6th highest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $24,231 — 14th highest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 1,182,412 — 3rd highest

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2. Alaska
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $3,502 — tied
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $28,362 — 9th lowest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $22,185 — 21st highest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 22,106 — the lowest

1. Hawaii
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $4,171
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $32,948 — 11th lowest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $22,012 — 22nd highest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 59,693 — 8th lowest

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