Provided from the US Department of Veterans Affairs

September 2, 2010

The Department of Veterans Affairs is providing the final figures that have been confirmed by State Approving Agencies in accordance with VA's statutory requirement to determine the highest in-state, undergraduate, public tuition as specified in 38 US 331(c)(1)(A). This information has no relationship to, and should not be compared with, average costs of tuition and fees of public institutions within any state commonly referred to when considering educational options.

This information is being made available to assist veterans and schools with their planning.

For an example of how much tuition & fees the VA will pay for your school click here.

For an example of tuition & fee payments for a private institution click here.

What factors are considered when determining the tuition and fees listed?

All undergraduate program costs were taken into consideration to determine the highest in-state maximum tuition per credit hour and the maximum fees per term. These figures may include program tuition for high cost programs such as flight courses taken as part of a degree requirement or undergraduate pharmacy, nursing, and engineering charges.

Table last updated August 30, 2010.

  Maximum Charge
per Credit Hour
Maximum Total Fees
per Term
Alabama $329.17 $20,787.00
Alaska $170.00 $19,455.00
Arizon $725.00 $15,000.00
Arkansas $210.15 $1,774.78
California $391.75 $2,264.75
Colorado $529.50 $45,774.25
Connecticut $543.00 $2,660.50
Delaware $425.33 $584.00
District of Columbia $265.83 $310.00
Florida $295.00 $43,660.00
Guam $190.00 $249.00
Georgia $505.00 $15,440.00
Hawaii $316.00 $1,325.70
Idaho $273.00 $2,428.24
Illinois $629.75 $16,367.00
Indiana $338.50 $13,063.00
Iowa $343.66 $17,222.00
Kansas $420.05 $50,752.96
Kentucky $456.30 $11,235.00
Louisiana $473.00 $2,884.70
Maine $345.00 $5,500.00
Maryland $471.86 $16,308.00
Massachusetts $340.00 $20,793.00
Michigan $1,001.00 $19,374.50
Minnesota $450.00 $37,808.00
Mississippi $584.75 $805.00
Missouri $373.00 $11,898.00
Montana $205.40 $13,646.00
Nebraska $251.00 $1,589.00
Nevada $156.75 $4,072.46
New Hampshire $1,003.75 $5,197.00
New Jersey $468.66 $7,962.00
New Mexico $229.40 $6,104.00
New York $1,010.00 $12,293.00
North Carolina $606.63 $2,293.40
North Dakota $464.46 $25,686.00
Ohio $508.25 $15,134.00
Oklahoma $188.60 $15,058.05
Oregon $407.00 $25,669.00
Pennsylvania $934.00 $6,110.00
Puerto Rico $90.00 $525.00
Rhode Island $376.00 $5,187.00
South Carolina $829.00 $2,798.00
South Dakota $99.80 $25,685.00
Tennessee $270.00 $13,426.00
Texas $1,549.00 $12,130.00
Utah $238.70 $85,225.00
Vermont $512.00 $5,106.00
Virgin Islands $125.00 $706.00
Virginia $353.50 $3,969.50
Washington $430.00 $9,648.00
West Virginia $268.67 $4,276.67
Wisconsin $673.00 $30,963.00
Wyoming $99.00 $4,335.00
Overseas $439.69 $13,713.88