Cheapest Colleges in America by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Keep in mind that affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The methodology for the list below is solely a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in America list for a ranking which considers school quality and net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in America are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2013/2014 school year.

What is the cheapest college in America? Leading our colleges list is Dine College in Tsaile with an in state tuition of $720.

Academic Score is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Colleges which are "not ranked" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2013-2014 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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America's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
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1 Dine College
Arizona, Public
$720
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2 Salem State University
Massachusetts, Public
$910
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3 Bridgewater State University
Massachusetts, Public
$910
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4 Framingham State University
Massachusetts, Public
$970
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5 Fitchburg State University
Massachusetts, Public
$970
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6 Westfield State University
Massachusetts, Public
$970
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7 Worcester State University
Massachusetts, Public
$970
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8 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Massachusetts, Public
$1,030
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9 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Massachusetts, Public
$1,417
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10 University of Massachusetts Lowell
Massachusetts, Public
$1,454
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11 Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Massachusetts, Public
$1,465
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12 Texas Southern University
Texas, Public
$1,500
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13 University of Massachusetts Amherst
Massachusetts, Public
$1,714
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14 University of Massachusetts Boston
Massachusetts, Public
$1,714
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15 Turtle Mountain Community College
North Dakota, Private
$1,776
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16 Broward College
Florida, Public
$1,810
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17 Santa Fe College
Florida, Public
$1,840
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18 Valencia College
Florida, Public
$1,888
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19 College of Central Florida
Florida, Public
$1,910
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20 Oglala Lakota College
South Dakota, Public
$1,920
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