Sticker shock: Which 2-year U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


State residents enrolled at Pennsylvania institutions of higher learning face among the steepest cost of attending two-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported by two-year schools to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
State
School
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
California
Glendale Career College
507
$72,355
2
New York
New York Methodist Hospital Center for Allied Health Education
393
$52,075
3
Massachusetts
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
258
$51,930
4
Georgia
Emory University-Oxford College
979
$51,306
5
Massachusetts
North Bennet Street School
154
$50,000
6
Arizona
Carrington College-Phoenix East
332
$49,285
7
Texas
Carrington College-Mesquite
107
$46,498
8
Georgia
The Creative Circus
227
$46,112
9
Arizona
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc
1,860
$45,950
10
Texas
Universal Technical Institute - Dallas Fort Worth
1,167
$45,950
11
Florida
Concorde Career Institute-Miramar
528
$45,505
12
Rhode Island
International Yacht Restoration School
94
$44,600
13
Florida
Advance Science College
69
$43,426
14
Texas
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.
1,518
$43,250
15
New York
Western Suffolk BOCES
265
$43,050
16
Washington
Perry Technical Institute
842
$40,891
17
Florida
Galen College of Nursing-Tampa Bay
1,235
$39,690
18
Kentucky
Galen College of Nursing-ARH
72
$39,690
19
California
CBD College
500
$38,635
20
California
International Culinary Center-California
121
$37,624
21
Florida
National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay
680
$37,500
22
California
PCI College
86
$37,050
23
California
American Career College-Ontario
1,275
$36,500
24
Illinois
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park
719
$36,243
25
New York
New York Automotive and Diesel Institute
169
$36,200
26
California
Casa Loma College-Van Nuys
215
$35,772
27
California
American Medical Sciences Center
105
$35,675
28
Texas
MediaTech Institute-Dallas
162
$35,200
29
California
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles
280
$35,160
30
California
Baldy View Regional Occupational Program
48
$34,620
31
Illinois
SAE Institute of Technology-Chicago
189
$34,099
32
Texas
School of Automotive Machinists & Technology
163
$33,750
33
California
Blake Austin College
299
$33,575
34
Maryland
Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences
103
$33,424
35
California
North-West College-Pasadena
166
$33,247
36
California
North-West College-Riverside
624
$33,247
37
California
Carrington College-Citrus Heights
385
$33,126
38
California
Carrington College-Pomona
229
$33,126
39
California
Laurus College
1,117
$33,100
40
New York
Lincoln Technical Institute-Whitestone
587
$33,010
41
California
High Desert Medical College
--
$32,852
42
New York
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
237
$32,742
43
California
Medical Allied Career Center
86
$32,500
44
California
FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Orange County
71
$32,293
45
California
FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego
66
$32,293
46
Louisiana
McCann School of Business & Technology
591
$32,200
47
California
Modern Technology School
104
$32,157
48
New Jersey
American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education
406
$32,125
49
Georgia
SAE Institute of Technology-Atlanta
374
$32,035
50
California
Concorde Career College-North Hollywood
671
$32,015
51
New Jersey
Jersey College
2,968
$31,857
52
Tennessee
SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville
192
$31,415
53
Indiana
Lincoln College of Technology-Indianapolis
792
$31,370
54
California
Concorde Career College-Garden Grove
577
$30,970
55
North Carolina
Miller-Motte College-Fayetteville
681
$30,860
56
Tennessee
Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
1,495
$30,800
57
California
Advanced College
44
$30,563
58
Texas
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts-Austin
490
$30,260
59
Connecticut
Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton
587
$29,908
60
Colorado
Intellitec College-Colorado Springs
635
$29,805
61
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights
358
$29,784
62
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Wayne
290
$29,784
63
California
California Nurses Educational Institute
242
$29,550
64
Oregon
Sumner College
322
$29,520
65
California
Career Care Institute
176
$29,245
66
New York
Arnot Ogden Medical Center
68
$28,910
67
California
ATI College-Norwalk
45
$28,825
68
Louisiana
Delta College Inc
203
$28,600
69
Louisiana
Delta College of Arts & Technology
263
$28,600
70
Louisiana
Delta College of Arts & Technology-Lafayette Campus
169
$28,600
71
Texas
The Vocational Nursing Institute Inc
9
$28,500
72
Massachusetts
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
281
$28,432
73
California
California Career Institute
179
$28,390
74
Oklahoma
Platt College-Tulsa
329
$28,200
75
California
Career Development Institute Inc
84
$28,198
76
California
Angeles Institute
96
$28,175
77
Pennsylvania
DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
228
$28,025
78
Oklahoma
American Institute of Medical Technology
102
$27,900
79
Louisiana
Digital Media Institute at InterTech
14
$27,730
80
Connecticut
Stone Academy-West Haven
581
$27,625
81
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Iselin
380
$27,600
82
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Paramus
500
$27,600
83
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Moorestown
528
$27,534
84
Texas
RGV Careers
433
$27,500
85
California
Asher College
587
$27,250
86
Texas
Western Technical College
1,042
$27,199
87
Texas
Texas Health School
122
$26,695
88
New Jersey
Prism Career Institute-Cherry Hill
69
$26,675
89
New Jersey
Prism Career Institute-West Atlantic City
68
$26,675
90
Rhode Island
Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln
584
$26,274
91
California
CES College
134
$26,155
92
Arizona
Arizona Culinary Institute
30
$25,990
93
California
Integrity College of Health
81
$25,918
94
Washington
Divers Institute of Technology
242
$25,900
95
Delaware
Delaware College of Art and Design
143
$25,710
96
New Jersey
Teterboro School of Aeronautics
254
$25,200
97
Kentucky
Kentucky Horseshoeing School
25
$25,000
98
Texas
The College of Health Care Professions-San Antonio
335
$25,000
99
West Virginia
International Beauty School 4
66
$25,000
100
Wyoming
Wyotech-Laramie
464
$25,000
101
Florida
Gwinnett Institute
314
$24,900
102
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Mahwah
865
$24,696
103
Texas
Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies
276
$24,451
104
California
Aveda Institute-Los Angeles
159
$24,375
105
Illinois
J Renee College
89
$24,215
106
Massachusetts
New England School of Photography
71
$24,200
107
North Carolina
Miller-Motte College-Cary
262
$24,160
108
North Carolina
Miller-Motte College-Raleigh
443
$24,160
109
South Carolina
Miller-Motte Technical College-Charleston
629
$24,160
110
South Carolina
Miller-Motte Technical College-Conway
1,020
$24,160
111
California
Bellus Academy-National City
200
$24,070
112
Georgia
Omnitech Institute
89
$23,999
113
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Union
1,224
$23,934
114
Maine
Beal College
248
$23,900
115
Connecticut
Lincoln Technical Institute-East Windsor
825
$23,858
116
Virginia
Eastern Virginia Career College
195
$23,793
117
Georgia
Atlanta Institute of Music and Media
147
$23,720
118
California
Los Angeles ORT College-Los Angeles Campus
164
$23,700
119
Michigan
School of Missionary Aviation Technology
31
$23,608
120
New York
SAE Institute of Technology-New York
259
$23,479
121
California
Annenberg School of Nursing
7
$23,425
122
Texas
International Business College-El Paso
--
$23,350
123
Texas
Barber Institute of Texas
6
$23,025
124
New Hampshire
Harmony Health Care Institute
74
$22,995
125
New Jersey
Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing
159
$22,855
126
Florida
SAE Institute of Technology-Miami
117
$22,779
127
California
Beaumont Adult School
60
$22,618
128
Massachusetts
Salter College-Chicopee
15
$22,580
129
California
Cinta Aveda Institute
240
$22,575
130
Georgia
Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta
286
$22,562
131
California
InterCoast Colleges-Anaheim
285
$22,550
132
Texas
Fortis College-Grand Prairie
215
$22,460
133
Colorado
Rolf Institute of Structural Integration
88
$22,428
134
Texas
K & G 5 Star Barber College
21
$22,000
135
Iowa
American College of Hairstyling-Des Moines
26
$21,977
136
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Culinary Academy
113
$21,913
137
New York
St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens
582
$21,823
138
New Jersey
P C Age-Jersey City
167
$21,790
139
New Jersey
PC AGE-Metropark
104
$21,790
140
New York
Elmira Business Institute
205
$21,700
141
Texas
Ocean Corporation
181
$21,700
142
Illinois
Aveda Institute-Chicago
113
$21,600
143
Michigan
Douglas J Aveda Institute
769
$21,600
144
Michigan
Taylortown School of Beauty Inc
146
$21,600
145
California
Cosmo Factory Cosmetology Academy
34
$21,563
146
Colorado
Colorado School of Trades
156
$21,500
147
Florida
Florida Career College-Hialeah
679
$21,500
148
Florida
Florida Career College-Tampa
457
$21,500
149
Texas
Florida Career College-Houston Campus
491
$21,500
150
California
Blake Austin College Beauty Academy
--
$21,495
151
Kansas
Bellus Academy
191
$21,424
152
New Jersey
JFK Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Nursing
383
$21,406
153
Colorado
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver
916
$21,333
154
California
Paul Mitchell the School-Sherman Oaks
295
$21,320
155
Maine
The Landing School
54
$21,315
156
Texas
Lincoln College of Technology-Grand Prairie
898
$21,164
157
Iowa
Aveda Institute-Des Moines
138
$21,100
158
Maryland
Montgomery Beauty School
120
$21,050
159
California
Gemological Institute of America-Carlsbad
203
$21,000
160
Louisiana
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
61
$21,000
161
Nebraska
Wisconsin Academy a Paul Mitchell Partner Group-PMTS Lincoln
58
$21,000
162
Washington
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
142
$21,000
163
New York
Make-up Designory
--
$20,988
164
New Jersey
Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art
96
$20,834
165
Connecticut
Belle Academy of Cosmetology
12
$20,775
166
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Dearborn
314
$20,772
167
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville
461
$20,772
168
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Saginaw
116
$20,772
169
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Waterford Pontiac
130
$20,772
170
South Carolina
Remington College-Columbia Campus
272
$20,645
171
Massachusetts
FINE Mortuary College
99
$20,520
172
South Carolina
International Diving Institute
73
$20,500
173
Missouri
Transformed Barber and Cosmetology Academy
38
$20,495
174
Minnesota
CenterPoint Massage and Shiatsu Therapy School and Clinic
93
$20,470
175
California
InterCoast Colleges-Fairfield
205
$20,400
176
California
InterCoast Colleges-Rancho Cordova
212
$20,400
177
California
InterCoast Colleges-Riverside
164
$20,400
178
California
InterCoast Colleges-West Covina
85
$20,400
179
California
Paul Mitchell the School-East Bay
185
$20,340
180
California
Make-up Designory
384
$20,176
181
Minnesota
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth Campus
101
$20,150
182
Minnesota
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus
138
$20,150
183
Colorado
The Salon Professional Academy-Grand Junction
62
$20,140
184
Georgia
Miller-Motte Technical College-Augusta
474
$20,140
185
Georgia
Miller-Motte Technical College-Columbus
642
$20,140
186
Georgia
Miller-Motte Technical College-Macon
428
$20,140
187
Tennessee
Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga
500
$20,140
188
Minnesota
PCI Academy-Plymouth
94
$20,112
189
California
International College of Beauty Arts & Sciences
108
$20,100
190
Connecticut
Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center
62
$20,100
191
New York
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center
298
$20,095
192
California
Coba Academy
61
$20,000
193
Colorado
Aveda Institute-Denver
417
$20,000
194
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Bridgeview
227
$19,982
195
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NE
92
$19,982
196
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NW
206
$19,982
197
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights
86
$19,982
198
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Libertyville
151
$19,982
199
Indiana
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Highland
237
$19,982
200
Missouri
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City
248
$19,980

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Academy of Interactive Entertainment Academy of Interactive Entertainment Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center Advance Science College Advanced College American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles American Career College-Ontario American College of Hairstyling-Des Moines American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education American Institute of Medical Technology American Medical Sciences Center Angeles Institute Annenberg School of Nursing Arizona Culinary Institute Arnot Ogden Medical Center Asher College ATI College-Norwalk Atlanta Institute of Music and Media Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts-Austin Aveda Institute-Chicago Aveda Institute-Denver Aveda Institute-Des Moines Aveda Institute-Los Angeles Baldy View Regional Occupational Program Barber Institute of Texas Beal College Beaumont Adult School Belle Academy of Cosmetology Bellus Academy Bellus Academy-National City Blake Austin College Blake Austin College Beauty Academy California Career Institute California Nurses Educational Institute Career Care Institute Career Development Institute Inc Carrington College-Citrus Heights Carrington College-Mesquite Carrington College-Phoenix East Carrington College-Pomona Casa Loma College-Van Nuys CBD College CenterPoint Massage and Shiatsu Therapy School and Clinic CES College Cinta Aveda Institute Coba Academy Colorado School of Trades Concorde Career College-Garden Grove Concorde Career College-North Hollywood Concorde Career Institute-Miramar Cosmo Factory Cosmetology Academy Delaware College of Art and Design Delta College Inc Delta College of Arts & Technology Delta College of Arts & Technology-Lafayette Campus Digital Media Institute at InterTech Divers Institute of Technology DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Dorsey Business Schools-Dearborn Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Culinary Academy Dorsey Business Schools-Saginaw Dorsey Business Schools-Waterford Pontiac Dorsey Business Schools-Wayne Douglas J Aveda Institute Eastern Virginia Career College Elmira Business Institute Emory University-Oxford College FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Orange County FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego FINE Mortuary College Florida Career College-Hialeah Florida Career College-Houston Campus Florida Career College-Tampa Fortis College-Grand Prairie Galen College of Nursing-ARH Galen College of Nursing-Tampa Bay Gemological Institute of America-Carlsbad Glendale Career College Gwinnett Institute Harmony Health Care Institute High Desert Medical College Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing Integrity College of Health Intellitec College-Colorado Springs InterCoast Colleges-Anaheim InterCoast Colleges-Fairfield InterCoast Colleges-Rancho Cordova InterCoast Colleges-Riverside InterCoast Colleges-West Covina International Beauty School 4 International Business College-El Paso International College of Beauty Arts & Sciences International Culinary Center-California International Diving Institute International Yacht Restoration School J Renee College Jersey College JFK Muhlenberg Harold B & Dorothy A Snyder Schools-School of Nursing

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