United States Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in the United States by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 2232 colleges in the United States with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in the United States? United States Air Force Academy tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $0. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. 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 list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in the United States list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of United States Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
United States Air Force Academy

USAFA, Colorado

United States Coast Guard Academy

New London, Connecticut

United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, Maryland

Beth Hatalmud Rabbinical College

Brooklyn, NY

United States Military Academy

West Point, New York

Christian Life College

Mount Prospect, IL

Dine College

Tsaile, AZ

Turtle Mountain Community College

Belcourt, ND

Pensacola State College

Pensacola, FL

Gulf Coast State College

Panama City, FL

Valencia College

Orlando, FL

Santa Fe College

Gainesville, FL

St Petersburg College

Largo, FL

Oglala Lakota College

Kyle, SD

College of Central Florida

Ocala, FL

Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, FL

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Saint Johns River State College

Palatka, FL