Georgia Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade(The 2010s)

There are 183 colleges in Georgia State - 60 public and 123 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $4,450 for Georgia residents and $10,567 for others in 2017. It increase -3.37% from last year and 13.82% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $18,564 which are increased 6.24% from last year and 12.46% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Georgia Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Georgia colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Georgia public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $4,450 which has increased by 27.53% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $10,567 which has risen by 13.82%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 1.97% while last year increase rate was -3.37%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Georgia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$3,490$3,784$3,928$4,187$4,420$4,486$4,450
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%8.44%3.81%6.58%5.58%1.48%-0.79%
Cumulative Rates0.00%8.44%12.57%19.97%26.66%28.53%27.53%
Out-of-State Costs$9,284$9,760$10,027$10,592$10,840$10,936$10,567
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.12%2.74%5.63%2.35%0.88%-3.37%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.12%8.00%14.08%16.76%17.79%13.82%
For private schools in Georgia state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $18,564 which has increased by 12.46% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 1.78% while last year increase rate was 6.24%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Georgia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$16,507$16,055$16,572$16,902$17,251$17,474$18,564
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%-2.74%3.22%1.99%2.07%1.29%6.24%
Cumulative Rates0.00%-2.74%0.40%2.39%4.51%5.86%12.46%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Georgia public schools are $7,227 which has increased by 15.78% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $18,150 which has risen by -0.62%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is -0.09% while last year increase rate was -7.51%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Georgia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$6,242$6,572$6,671$6,884$7,040$7,271$7,227
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.28%1.52%3.18%2.27%3.28%-0.60%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.28%6.87%10.27%12.78%16.48%15.78%
Out-of-State Costs$18,263$18,732$18,717$19,455$19,230$19,625$18,150
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%2.57%-0.08%3.94%-1.16%2.05%-7.51%
Cumulative Rates0.00%2.57%2.49%6.53%5.29%7.46%-0.62%
For private graduate schools in Georgia state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $15,814 which has increased by 7.71% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 1.10140% while last year increase rate was 2.10%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Georgia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$14,682$15,020$14,902$15,265$15,503$15,489$15,814
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%2.30%-0.78%2.43%1.56%-0.09%2.10%
Cumulative Rates0.00%2.30%1.50%3.97%5.59%5.49%7.71%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Georgia college cost trends.

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