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

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40. New Mexico
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $1,918
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $36,770 — 18th lowest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $17,113 — 6th lowest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 110,095 — 11th lowest

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39. Missouri
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $1,963
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $38,798 — 21st lowest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $19,394 — 20th lowest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 342,618 — 20th highest

38. Kentucky
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $1,982
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $36,275 — 17th lowest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $22,317 — 19th highest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 261,413 — 25th highest

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37. Indiana
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $2,009
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $48,211 — 17th highest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $20,572 — 23rd lowest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 410,949 — 14th highest

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36. Montana
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $2,063
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $41,908 — 23rd highest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $16,931 — 5th lowest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 45,461 — 4th lowest

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