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The Most Unaffordable Colleges in Every State

TristaSeptember 20, 2019
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Utah — Utah State University

In Utah, the most affordable college is Utah State University. This school was founded in 1888 in Logan, Utah which is roughly an hour-and-a-half north of Salt Lake City. Utah State University has the largest residential, public campus in Utah, with more than 20,000 students living on or near campus. This school enrolls nearly 30,000 students per year with 23 percent of them being from out of state.

It costs roughly $12,736 per year to attend Utah State University. Tuition is $6,866, or $3,433 per semester. Room and board will set you back $5,870 each year.

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Vermont — University of Vermont

The University of Vermont is Vermont’s least expensive school. This university is in Burlington, Vermont which sits about 45 miles south of the United States & Canada border. The University of Vermont is one of the oldest universities in the country as it was founded in 1791. It is known for being the fifth university to be established in New England. There are seven undergraduate programs, one graduate college, and a college of medicine at the University of Vermont.

It costs roughly $28,878 per year to attend the University of Vermont. Tuition is $17,300, or $8,650 per semester. Room and board will set you back $11,578 each year.

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Virginia —Old Dominion University

Virginia’s most affordable college to attend is Old Dominion University. This school is in Norfolk, Virginia, the second-largest city in the state. Initially founded in 1930 as an extension of the College of William & Mary, it’s currently one of the largest colleges in Virginia with a recent enrollment of nearly 25,000 students. The Old Dominion University campus sits on more than 250 acres. Students can choose from 168 degree programs, including online learning courses.

Old Dominion University costs about $20,910 per year to attend. Tuition is $10,046, or $5,023 per semester. Room and board will set you back $10,864 each year.

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Washington — Washington State University

Another great school that doesn’t cost a lot to attend is Washington State University. This school is in Pullman, Washington which is in the southeastern region of the state. It was founded in 1890 and is one of the American West’s oldest universities. Nearly 30,000 students attend Washington State University each year. There are several divisions of Washington State University, including WSU Vancouver, WSU, Tri-Cities, and WSU Spokane. Washington State University also offers online degree programs.

Washington State University costs roughly $21,240 per year to attend. Tuition is $9,884, or $4,942 per semester. Room and board will set you back $11,356 each year.

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West Virginia — West Virginia University

West Virginia University is the most affordable college in the state. The main WVU campus is in Morgantown, West Virginia, which is two and a half hours north of the capital city of Charleston. Enrollment in the three West Virginia University campuses is nearly 30,000 students. You can choose from more than 350 degree programs at the 14 specialized colleges at West Virginia University.

It costs roughly $18,210 per year to attend West Virginia University. Tuition is $7,992, or $3,996 per semester. Room and board will set you back $10,218 each year.

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Wisconsin — University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Madison campus of the University of Wisconsin is the most affordable college to go to in Wisconsin. It’s located in the capital city of Wisconsin and is considered the official state university of Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is also the largest and oldest school in Wisconsin. The university’s campus spans 933 acres and includes four National Historic Landmarks. You can choose from more than 136 Bachelor’s, 148 Master’s, and 120 Doctoral programs.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison costs roughly $20,934 per year to attend. Tuition is $10,488, or $5,244 per semester. Room and board will set you back $10,446 each year.

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Wyoming — University of Wyoming

In Wyoming, the most affordable school is the University of Wyoming. The school is in Laramie, Wyoming, which is west of the capital city of Cheyenne. It sits on the high Laramie Plains between the Snowy Range and Laramie mountains at a 7,220 feet elevation. The University of Wyoming was established in 1886, four years before Wyoming officially became a state. Its location is actually written into Wyoming’s constitution. Students can attend one of seven colleges that comprise the University of Wyoming.

It costs roughly $15,375 per year to attend the University of Wyoming. Tuition is $5,055, or $2,527.50 per semester. Room and board will set you back $10,320 each year.

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