This is a complete list of Universities and Colleges in all 50 states including Washington, DC (District of Columbia). Within each State’s listing you will also find relevant student financial aid information which includes selected Scholarships or Grants available to students within a particular state.
You can easily find any university or college available in any State in America by using the search box or by simply selecting a State from the list below:
Did you know? – There are over 4,000 colleges in the United States with more than 17 million students. Many countries have a smaller population than the total amount of college students in America. Considering the vast number of students in the country you may be wondering, how much can a college education cost? The answers below may surprise you.
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Average College Cost Statistics in all 50 States:
For the 2014–15 academic year, the average annual price for undergraduate tuition, fees, room, and board was $16,188 at public institutions, $41,970 at private nonprofit institutions, and $23,372 at private for-profit institutions. Charges for tuition and required fees averaged $6,371 at public institutions, $30,643 at private nonprofit institutions, and $13,971 at private for-profit institutions.
During the 2016–17 school year, colleges and universities are expected to award 1,018,000 associate’s degrees; 1.9 million bachelor’s degrees; 798,000 master’s degrees; and 181,000 doctor’s degrees. In 2013–14, postsecondary institutions awarded 96,900 certificates below the associate’s degree level, 1.0 million associate’s degrees, 1.9 million bachelor’s degrees, 754,000 master’s degrees, and 178,000 doctor’s degrees.
In 2014, about 73.5 percent of 25- to 34-year-olds with a bachelor’s or higher degree in the labor force had year-round, full-time jobs, compared with 65.8 percent of those with an associate’s degree, 61.6 percent of those with some college education, 65.3 percent of high school completers, and 55.1 percent of those without a high school diploma or its equivalent (source). In 2015, the unemployment rate for young adults with at least a bachelor’s degree was lower than the rate for young adults with some college (2 vs. 6 percent), and the unemployment rate for young adults with some college was lower than the rate for those who had completed high school (9 percent).
In 2014, for young adults ages 25–34 who worked full time, year round, higher educational attainment was associated with higher median earnings; this pattern was consistent from 2000 through 2014. For example, in 2014 the median earnings of young adults with a bachelor’s degree ($49,900) were 66 percent higher than the median earnings of young adult high school completers ($30,000). The median earnings of young adult high school completers were 20 percent higher than the median earnings of those without a high school credential ($25,000). In addition, median earnings of young adults with a master’s or higher degree were $59,100 in 2014, some 18 percent higher than the median earnings of young adults with a bachelor’s degree.
As you can see a college education is rather expensive and may be for some people the most expensive investment they will ever make. more on College costs and student financial aid