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


State residents enrolled at Golden State College of Court Reporting face among the steepest cost of attending two-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2017-18 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
2017-18 tuition
1
Massachusetts
Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
260
$50,851
2
Massachusetts
North Bennet Street School
158
$50,000
3
Arizona
Carrington College-Phoenix East
261
$49,145
4
Florida
Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology
521
$48,550
5
Georgia
Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology
--
$48,550
6
Georgia
Emory University-Oxford College
978
$48,502
7
Texas
Carrington College-Mesquite
142
$46,498
8
Arizona
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc
1,896
$44,850
9
Texas
Universal Technical Institute - Dallas Fort Worth
1,090
$44,850
10
Rhode Island
International Yacht Restoration School
98
$43,400
11
Texas
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.
1,654
$42,200
12
California
Golden State College of Court Reporting
45
$41,800
13
Florida
Concorde Career Institute-Miramar
551
$40,325
14
Florida
Advance Science College
22
$39,950
15
California
CBD College
521
$38,645
16
California
National Polytechnic College
201
$38,171
17
Florida
Galen College of Nursing-Tampa Bay
962
$38,085
18
Kentucky
Galen College of Nursing-ARH
--
$38,085
19
California
International Culinary Center-California
170
$37,559
20
Arizona
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix
99
$37,402
21
California
Golf Academy of America-San Diego
117
$37,402
22
Colorado
Ecotech Institute
204
$37,402
23
South Carolina
Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach
168
$37,402
24
California
PCI College
87
$37,050
25
New York
St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens
550
$36,771
26
California
American Career College-Ontario
1,425
$36,150
27
Florida
National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay
641
$36,000
28
Washington
Perry Technical Institute
837
$35,857
29
Texas
MediaTech Institute-Dallas
185
$35,200
30
Virginia
Eastern Virginia Career College
219
$34,915
31
California
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles
303
$34,170
32
Illinois
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park
680
$34,137
33
Florida
Med-Life Institute-Kissimmee
132
$33,773
34
California
Blake Austin College
282
$33,575
35
Maryland
Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences
83
$33,424
36
California
American Medical Sciences Center
75
$33,375
37
Texas
School of Automotive Machinists & Technology
166
$33,250
38
California
Glendale Career College
265
$33,247
39
California
North-West College-Pasadena
192
$33,247
40
California
North-West College-West Covina
315
$33,247
41
New York
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
268
$33,242
42
California
North-West College-Riverside
347
$33,147
43
California
Carrington College-Citrus Heights
448
$33,126
44
California
Carrington College-Pleasant Hill
437
$33,126
45
California
Carrington College-Pomona
356
$33,126
46
California
Laurus College
1,089
$33,100
47
California
FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Orange County
103
$32,293
48
California
FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego
75
$32,293
49
New York
Lincoln Technical Institute-Whitestone
647
$32,230
50
California
Modern Technology School
113
$32,157
51
New Jersey
American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education
407
$32,125
52
Connecticut
Lincoln Technical Institute-East Windsor
837
$32,046
53
Illinois
SAE Institute of Technology-Chicago
210
$32,000
54
New York
Arnot Ogden Medical Center
56
$31,747
55
Oklahoma
Platt College-North OKC
262
$31,720
56
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Mahwah
885
$31,396
57
Colorado
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver
1,033
$31,128
58
California
Institute of Technology
1,258
$31,075
59
California
Medical Allied Career Center
71
$31,000
60
California
High Desert Medical College
--
$30,957
61
New Jersey
Jersey College
2,413
$30,714
62
California
Advanced College
100
$30,642
63
Texas
Western Technical College
1,082
$30,513
64
Wyoming
Wyotech-Laramie
518
$30,127
65
Indiana
Lincoln College of Technology-Indianapolis
930
$30,005
66
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Union
1,151
$29,979
67
Oregon
Sumner College
260
$29,520
68
California
Casa Loma College-Van Nuys
226
$29,378
69
Colorado
Intellitec College-Colorado Springs
742
$29,350
70
Texas
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts-Austin
385
$29,250
71
California
Career Care Institute
160
$29,245
72
California
California Nurses Educational Institute
241
$29,100
73
Tennessee
Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
1,457
$28,941
74
California
Concorde Career College-North Hollywood
681
$28,875
75
California
ATI College-Norwalk
64
$28,825
76
California
Concorde Career College-Garden Grove
547
$28,810
77
California
Angeles Institute
113
$28,730
78
Connecticut
Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton
623
$28,661
79
Michigan
Altierus Career Education-Southfield
577
$28,645
80
California
California Career Institute
41
$28,200
81
Oklahoma
Platt College-Central OKC
315
$28,200
82
Oklahoma
Platt College-Tulsa
355
$28,200
83
California
Career Development Institute Inc
94
$28,198
84
Louisiana
Delta College Inc
198
$27,900
85
Louisiana
Delta College of Arts & Technology
280
$27,900
86
Louisiana
Delta College of Arts & Technology-Lafayette Campus
219
$27,900
87
Louisiana
Digital Media Institute at InterTech
--
$27,730
88
Massachusetts
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
262
$27,655
89
Connecticut
Stone Academy-West Haven
521
$27,625
90
Texas
RGV Careers
320
$27,500
91
California
Advanced College-Stockton
--
$27,421
92
Oklahoma
American Institute of Medical Technology
96
$27,400
93
Florida
Wyotech-Daytona
176
$27,295
94
New Jersey
Branford Hall Career Institute-North Brunswick
230
$27,270
95
California
Asher College
570
$27,250
96
Arizona
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division
1,182
$27,100
97
Pennsylvania
DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
205
$27,100
98
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Moorestown
513
$26,498
99
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Iselin
356
$26,486
100
New Jersey
Lincoln Technical Institute-Paramus
565
$26,486
101
Arizona
Arizona Culinary Institute
110
$25,990
102
New Jersey
Prism Career Institute-Cherry Hill
51
$25,922
103
New Jersey
Prism Career Institute-West Atlantic City
41
$25,922
104
California
Integrity College of Health
58
$25,918
105
Washington
Divers Institute of Technology
259
$25,900
106
California
CES College
131
$25,760
107
Delaware
Delaware College of Art and Design
170
$25,710
108
Texas
The Vocational Nursing Institute Inc
18
$25,500
109
New Jersey
Teterboro School of Aeronautics
202
$25,200
110
Tennessee
SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville
157
$25,061
111
Kentucky
Kentucky Horseshoeing School
19
$25,000
112
Texas
The College of Health Care Professions-San Antonio
414
$25,000
113
West Virginia
International Beauty School 4
71
$25,000
114
Pennsylvania
Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing
26
$24,745
115
Texas
Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies
293
$24,451
116
Illinois
J Renee College
175
$24,215
117
Massachusetts
New England School of Photography
62
$24,200
118
California
Aveda Institute-Los Angeles
185
$24,075
119
Georgia
Omnitech Institute
81
$23,999
120
Maine
Beal College
301
$23,900
121
Georgia
Atlanta Institute of Music and Media
142
$23,720
122
Michigan
School of Missionary Aviation Technology
25
$23,608
123
California
Los Angeles ORT College-Los Angeles Campus
324
$23,550
124
California
Los Angeles ORT College-Van Nuys Campus
184
$23,550
125
California
Annenberg School of Nursing
12
$23,425
126
Texas
International Business College-El Paso
79
$23,350
127
Texas
Barber Institute of Texas
6
$23,025
128
New Hampshire
Harmony Health Care Institute
--
$22,995
129
Florida
Gwinnett Institute
--
$22,900
130
Maine
The Landing School
51
$22,775
131
California
Beaumont Adult School
67
$22,618
132
California
Cinta Aveda Institute
348
$22,575
133
Texas
Fortis College-Grand Prairie
154
$22,460
134
New York
SAE Institute of Technology-New York
126
$22,400
135
New Jersey
Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing
172
$22,309
136
Iowa
American College of Hairstyling-Des Moines
24
$21,977
137
Illinois
Midwestern Career College
394
$21,960
138
Georgia
Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta
299
$21,904
139
California
InterCoast Colleges-Anaheim
130
$21,730
140
New York
Elmira Business Institute
275
$21,700
141
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Culinary Academy
130
$21,613
142
Michigan
Taylortown School of Beauty Inc
147
$21,600
143
New York
New York Methodist Hospital Center for Allied Health Education
287
$21,591
144
California
Cosmo Factory Cosmetology Academy
9
$21,563
145
Kentucky
Spencerian College-Lexington
74
$21,525
146
Florida
Florida Career College-Hialeah
442
$21,500
147
Texas
Florida Career College-Houston Campus
557
$21,500
148
California
Blake Austin College Beauty Academy
--
$21,495
149
California
Paul Mitchell the School-Sherman Oaks
292
$21,320
150
Texas
Ocean Corporation
229
$21,300
151
Florida
SAE Institute of Technology-Miami
224
$21,200
152
Georgia
SAE Institute of Technology-Atlanta
408
$21,200
153
California
Gemological Institute of America-Carlsbad
302
$21,183
154
Texas
Lincoln College of Technology-Grand Prairie
888
$21,164
155
Illinois
Aveda Institute-Chicago
135
$21,100
156
Iowa
Aveda Institute-Des Moines
153
$21,100
157
Michigan
Douglas J Aveda Institute
787
$21,100
158
Texas
K & G 5 Star Barber College
23
$21,050
159
Michigan
Abcott Institute
94
$21,000
160
Nebraska
Wisconsin Academy a Paul Mitchell Partner Group-PMTS Lincoln
55
$21,000
161
New York
Make-up Designory
--
$20,988
162
California
Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys
486
$20,855
163
New Jersey
P C Age-Jersey City
126
$20,790
164
New Jersey
PC AGE-Metropark
41
$20,790
165
Connecticut
Belle Academy of Cosmetology
11
$20,773
166
Colorado
Colorado School of Trades
170
$20,520
167
Massachusetts
FINE Mortuary College
91
$20,520
168
South Carolina
Remington College-Columbia Campus
254
$20,520
169
Florida
Florida Career College-Tampa
268
$20,500
170
Missouri
Transformed Barber and Cosmetology Academy
68
$20,495
171
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Dearborn
332
$20,472
172
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Farmington Hills
13
$20,472
173
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights
374
$20,472
174
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville
389
$20,472
175
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Saginaw
159
$20,472
176
Michigan
Dorsey Business Schools-Waterford Pontiac
159
$20,472
177
Missouri
Pinnacle Career Institute-North Kansas City
115
$20,465
178
Missouri
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City
530
$20,465
179
Minnesota
CenterPoint Massage and Shiatsu Therapy School and Clinic
88
$20,455
180
New Jersey
Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art
67
$20,400
181
Maryland
Award Beauty School
191
$20,350
182
Maryland
Montgomery Beauty School
103
$20,350
183
Colorado
Rolf Institute of Structural Integration
65
$20,307
184
Massachusetts
Bay State School of Technology
126
$20,265
185
Indiana
Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing
166
$20,230
186
New York
Western Suffolk BOCES
326
$20,185
187
Kansas
Bellus Academy
194
$20,184
188
California
Make-up Designory
196
$20,176
189
Minnesota
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth Campus
78
$20,150
190
Minnesota
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus
136
$20,150
191
Connecticut
Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center
36
$20,100
192
Indiana
Fortis College-Indianapolis
280
$20,100
193
California
Coba Academy
59
$20,000
194
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Bridgeview
214
$19,982
195
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NE
78
$19,982
196
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Chicago NW
211
$19,982
197
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights
93
$19,982
198
Illinois
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Libertyville
135
$19,982
199
Indiana
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Highland
236
$19,982
200
Connecticut
Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute-New London
156
$19,960

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Abcott Institute Ace Cosmetology and Barber Training Center Advance Science College Advanced College Advanced College-Stockton Altierus Career Education-Southfield 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-Des Moines Aveda Institute-Los Angeles Award Beauty School Barber Institute of Texas Bay State School of Technology Beal College Beaumont Adult School Belle Academy of Cosmetology Bellus Academy Blake Austin College Blake Austin College Beauty Academy Branford Hall Career Institute-North Brunswick Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys California Career Institute California Nurses Educational Institute Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology Career Care Institute Career Development Institute Inc Carrington College-Citrus Heights Carrington College-Mesquite Carrington College-Phoenix East Carrington College-Pleasant Hill 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-Farmington Hills Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Culinary Academy Dorsey Business Schools-Saginaw Dorsey Business Schools-Waterford Pontiac Douglas J Aveda Institute Eastern Virginia Career College Ecotech Institute 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 Fortis College-Indianapolis Galen College of Nursing-ARH Galen College of Nursing-Tampa Bay Gemological Institute of America-Carlsbad Glendale Career College Golden State College of Court Reporting Golf Academy of America-Myrtle Beach Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Golf Academy of America-San Diego Gwinnett Institute Harmony Health Care Institute High Desert Medical College Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing Institute of Technology Integrity College of Health Intellitec College-Colorado Springs InterCoast Colleges-Anaheim International Beauty School 4

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