15 Most Affordable University Fees in America

The cost of university education in America has soared over the last few years. While many loan options are available it may be wise to consider the cost of the courses themselves and look for a better deal. 

So today we’re going to be looking at some of the more affordable universities in America. These are excellent options if you want to limit your total student debt.   

We will list a total of 15 universities in order of average price, the total fee will be for one year with basic accommodation included. For a more in-depth look, check out this article on private student loans at Crediful.com.

1. Brooklyn College – $4,211
The New York located University is host to a yearly intake of over 18,000 students covering over 80 different programs, including business, education, humanities, social sciences, behavioral sciences, media, and performing arts. 
2. University of Texas Rio Grande Valley – $4,319
At number two on our list is the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, the university offers a total of 66 Bachelor degree options, as well as many other online courses if you want to study remotely.
3. California State University, Los Angeles – $4,403
The first of our Sunny State universities to hit the list is California State University, Los Angeles. Serving over 26,000 students across 300 different programs, some of the more popular courses include sociology, criminal justice, business administration, and management.
4. Oklahoma State University – $6, 707
Based in the city of Stillwater, Oklahoma State University is home to more than 35,000 students, making it one of the larger institutions on our list. Over 300 undergraduate courses and 200 graduate programs are offered across USU’s five campuses and an online portal. 
5. Utah Valley University – $6,760
With over 40,000 students enrolled, Utah Valley University is the largest within the Beehive State. When it comes to courses, the university offers a wealth of options, including humanities, social sciences, natural science, engineering, and technology just to name a few.
6. California State University, Fresno – $6,771
For an average of $6,771 a year, you can study at California State University, Fresno. 25,000 students enroll here annually and have a choice of 60 bachelor’s degrees, as well as 45 master’s degrees and three doctoral programs split over eight schools and colleges.
7. California State University, Fullerton – $8,274
The third Sunny State institution to make our list is the California State University. Established in 1957, the university enrolls a little under 40,000 academics making it the largest among all of the schools in California.
8. University of Washington – $9,765
For just under $10,000 dollars you can enroll as one of the University of Washington’s 54,000 students. The campuses are split across Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothwell. The university has a total of 18 schools and colleges.
9. University of Florida – $11,313
With over 160 years of history, the University of Florida is the third-largest college in the state. Over 52,000 students enroll here and over 100 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate programs.
10. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – $11,649
Coming in at number ten on our list is the oldest public university in America. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is host to over 19,000 students yearly. 97 different bachelor’s degrees are offered here. 
11. University of Illinois at Chicago – $12,248
One of the younger institutions on our list is the University of Illinois at Chicago, founded in 1982 the university is regarded as one of the better value for money options within the state. Over 80 undergraduate degrees are offered in areas including education, engineering, and public health.
12. The University of Texas at Austin – $14,156
With over 100 years’ experience, the University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest institutions in America. Over 50,000 students enroll annually here onto a variety of courses. 156 undergraduate and 139 graduate programs are offered here.
13. University of California, Los Angeles – $15,002
One of the most famous universities in the world joins in at number 13 on our list. UCLA is home to 44,000 academics split across six undergraduate schools which cover four health science schools and seven professional schools.
14. University of Michigan – $16,856
The University of Michigan serves over 45,000 students yearly and offers a comprehensive range of courses provided by an impressive 19 schools and colleges. Free tuition is provided to students whose families earn less than $65,000 annually.  
15. Harvard University – $17,590
The last university on our list requires no introduction. Founded in 1636, Harvard University is ranked in the top ten universities in the world. 36,000 lucky undergraduates are accepted each year.


As you can see, there are many affordable options when it comes to studying at university in America. 

If you get your grades, then maybe you can consider some of these options, many finance schemes are out there to help support your tuition fee costs. 

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