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

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35. Louisiana
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $2,072
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $55,526 — 9th highest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $20,031 — 22nd lowest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 243,507 — 25th lowest

34. Illinois
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $2,090 — tied
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $49,783 — 16th highest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $26,252 — 7th highest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 681,988 — 5th highest

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33. Michigan
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $2,090 — tied
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $41,790 — 25th highest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $24,777 — 11th highest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 490,081 — 12th highest

32. Colorado
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $2,090 — tied
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $36,878 — 19th lowest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $22,288 — 20th highest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 362,267 — 18th highest

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31. North Dakota
> Est. college student grocery costs, 2022-23 school year: $2,090 — tied
> 2020-21 Avg. private college tuition, fees, room and board: $24,624 — 5th lowest
> 2020-21 Avg. in-state public college tuition, fees, room and board: $18,057 — 11th lowest
> Fall 2020 College enrollment: 51,308 — 6th lowest

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