Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 343 Every college today has a net price calculator on their website. This tool makes it possible for students to get an estimate of what it will actually cost them to go to a particular college. Average Yearly Cost of Attendance for 2015-16 Public Four-Year Colleges (in-state)* Tuition and Fees ......................... $9,200 – $9,600 Room and Board ....................... $10,000 – $10,500 Books and Supplies ................... $1,200 – $1,300 Personal Expenses ..................... $2,000 – $4,000 Total .................................. $22,400 – $25,400 Private Four-Year Colleges Tuition and Fees ..................... $32,000 – $33,000 Room and Board ..................... $11,000 – $12,000 Books and Supplies ................. $1,200 – $1,300 Personal Expenses ................... $2,000 – $4,000 Total ................................ $46,200 – $50,300 Public Two-Year Colleges Tuition and Fees ......................... $3,000 – $4,000 Living Expenses .......................... $7,500 – $8,000 Books and Supplies ................... $1,500 – $2,000 Personal Expenses ..................... $2,000 – $3,500 Total .................................. $14,000 – $17,500 Below are the average published COA “sticker prices.” It’s important to note that financial aid and/or discounts from an institution will often lower these costs considerably. *As a rule, students who go to a public college in a different state must pay the higher out-of-state tuition. For example, it costs a student living in Texas more to go to a public college in Ohio than it costs a student who lives in Ohio.