How Much Will College Cost?
Jim LiebeltJim is Senior Writer, Editor and Researcher for the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. Jim has over 25 years of experience as a youth and family ministry specialist, and has been on the HomeWord staff since 1998. He has served over the years as a pastor, author, youth ministry trainer, adjunct college instructor and speaker. Jim’s culture blog and parenting articles appear on HomeWord.com. Jim is a contributing author of culture and parenting articles to Crosswalk.com. Jim and his wife Jenny live in Olympia, WA.
- 2012 Jun 18
The price of attending college is rising at a fast rate. Here's a look at estimated tuition costs for students beginning college in 5, 10 and 18 years from now.
Starting College in 5 Years:
4 Year Public School - in State - $81,000.
4 Year Public School - Out of State - $118,000
4 Year Private School - $174,000
Starting College in 10 Years:
4 Year Public School - in State - $114,000.
4 Year Public School - Out of State - $166,000
4 Year Private School - $245,000
Starting College in 18 Years:
4 Year Public School - in State - $195,000.
4 Year Public School - Out of State - $285,000
4 Year Private School - $420,000