The cost of higher education is skyrocketing across the nation, including in Georgia. But how does Georgia compare to other states?
The average amount of annual in-state tuition and fees at Georgia’s public universities increased by more than 31 percent over the last five years (a greater increase than all but one state). The average amount of tuition and fees, $8,447, ranks below the national average at 31st. Net tuition revenue per FTE (tuition after scholarships and other grants) is $4,468, ranking Georgia 41st highest in the nation.
State funding per student is $7,297, which ranks 14th highest in the nation.
Average Annual In-State Tuition & Fees at Public Four-Year Institutions, 2015-16
Percentage Change in In-State…