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Report: N.H. college tuition still highest in country

  • In this photo taken Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Students walk past the historic Thompson Hall at the University of New Hampshire in Durham in April 2016. AP file


Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Report: N.H. college tuition still highest in country

New Hampshire’s tuition at public four-year institutions is once again highest in the nation.

With an average sticker price for tuition and fees at $16,070 this school year, New Hampshire edged out Vermont for priciest four-year colleges by $30, according to data released Wednesday by the College Board. The Granite State’s two-year public institutions are the second most expensive in the nation at $6,840 in average tuition.

A big reason of the sticker price is state funding. In New Hampshire, state funding per full-time student at public colleges and universities in 2015-16 was less than half the national average of $7,120, according to the College Board.

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