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Tuition and Fees in Public Higher Education in the West 2018-19
A dashboard snapshot from Tuition and Fees in Public Higher Education in the West 2018-19
  • The newly published Tuition and Fees in Public Higher Education in the West 2018-19, which assembles data from 350-plus WICHE-region institutions, shows a continuing trend of modest annual increases over the past five years. Tuition and fees for resident undergraduates at four-year WICHE-region institutions average $9,518 in 2018-19 (up 1.6 percent increase from 2017-18), while for in-district students at two-year WICHE-region institutions (excluding California) the average is $3,870 (up 3.1 percent).  
  • The Regional Factbook for Higher Education in the West, updated regularly by WICHE’s Policy Analysis and Research unit, features the latest regional and state-specific data reflecting key policy indicators in areas such as demographics, affordability, and finance, as well as student preparation, enrollment, and completion.