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Minnesota System-Level Undergraduate Tuition & Fee Trends

Average Annual Full-Time Undergraduate Resident Tuition and Fees
Academic Years 1970-1971 to Present
Academic Year University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Minnesota State Universities Minnesota State 2-Year Colleges Private 4-Year Colleges Minnesota per Capita Personal Income Inflation
Current $ Current $ Current $ Current $ Current $ CPI_U
1982-84
1970-1971 $522 $379 $353 $1,671 $4,039 38.32
1971-1972 $525 $416 $386 $1,795 $4,262 40.12
1972-1973 $641 $453 $386 $1,933 $4,615 41.43
1973-1974 $683 $458 $420 $2,029 $5,414 43.42
1974-1975 $714 $458 $420 $2,203 $5,815 47.87
1975-1976 $752 $519 $461 $2,382 $6,223 52.83
1976-1977 $819 $545 $495 $2,576 $6,718 56.12
1977-1978 $927 $596 $518 $2,882 $7,533 59.68
1978-1979 $994 $608 $540 $2,999 $8,416 63.73
1979-1980 $1,060 $648 $574 $3,284 $9,312 70.27
1980-1981 $1,250 $714 $638 $3,674 $10,256 80.38
1981-1982 $1,406 $776 $675 $4,193 $11,299 88.82
1982-1983 $1,608 $974 $821 $4,799 $12,056 95.18
1983-1984 $1,792 $1,216 $1,013 $5,295 $12,698 98.48
1984-1985 $1,992 $1,402 $1,103 $5,841 $14,350 102.90
1985-1986 $2,109 $1,519 $1,170 $6,385 $15,166 106.60
1986-1987 $2,205 $1,626 $1,193 $6,922 $15,957 109.10
1987-1988 $2,331 $1,653 $1,238 $7,453 $16,886 112.40
1988-1989 $2,459 $1,695 $1,305 $8,189 $17,511 116.80
1989-1990 $2,527 $1,790 $1,373 $9,230 $18,923 122.70
1990-1991 $2,728 $1,889 $1,474 $10,044 $19,891 128.70
1991-1992 $2,923 $2,041 $1,598 $10,774 $20,278 135.20
1992-1993 $3,326 $2,276 $1,688 $11,467 $21,443 139.20
1993-1994 $3,421 $2,521 $1,950 $11,890 $21,636 143.70
1994-1995 $3,583 $2,641 $1,954 $12,412 $22,985 147.20
1995-1996 $4,113 $2,721 $2,066 $13,031 $24,078 151.50
1996-1997 $4,410 $2,730 $2,079 $13,663 $25,716 155.80
1997-1998 $4,503 $2,810 $2,126 $14,450 $26,953 159.90
1998-1999 $4,621 $2,944 $2,233 $15,381 $29,056 162.30
1999-2000 $4,650 $3,064 $2,343 $15,883 $30,151 165.40
2000-2001 $4,877 $3,258 $2,480 $16,624 $32,252 170.80
2001-2002 $5,536 $3,604 $2,757 $17,569 $33,258 176.60
2002-2003 $6,430 $4,088 $3,026 $19,014 $33,852 178.90
2003-2004 $7,344 $4,636 $3,382 $20,043 $35,195 183.30
2004-2005 $8,263 $5,242 $3,769 $21,467 $37,027 187.60
2005-2006 $8,855 $5,521 $3,984 $22,782 $37,862 193.20
2006-2007 $9,410 $5,895 $4,255 $24,400 $39,531 200.60
2007-2008 $10,084 $6,175 $4,432 $25,237 $41,527 205.71
2008-2009 $10,756 $6,373 $4,548 $27,829 $42,934 214.43
2009-2010 $11,466 $6,639 $4,708 $29,023 $40,860 213.14
2010-2011 $12,288 $6,895 $4,919 $30,411 $42,479 217.54
2011-2012 $13,062 $7,323 $5,173 $31,862 $45,162 223.60
2012-2013 $13,526 $7,658 $5,358 $33,373 $47,666 228.85
2013-2014 $13,620 $7,681 $5,373 $34,000 $47,695 232.37
2014-2015 $13,626 $7,704 $5,370 $35,177 $49,938 236.38
2015-2016 $13,840 $8,139 $5,391 $35,726 $51,929 236.27
2016-2017 $14,224 $8,179 $5,358 $37,075 $52,735 238.78
2017-2018 $14,488 $8,484 $5,413 $38,087 $54,359 244.08
2018-2019 $14,760 $8,521 $5,419 $39,567 250.09
1-Year Percent Change 1.9% 0.4% 0.1% 3.9% 3.1% 2.5%
5-Year Percent Change 8.3% 10.6% 0.9% 12.5% 14.0% 5.8%
10-Year Percent Change 28.7% 28.3% 15.1% 36.3% 26.6% 17.3%
1970-71 to Present Percent Change 2727.6% 2148.3% 1435.1% 2267.9% 1245.9% 552.7%
Average Annual Change since 1970 7.3% 6.8% 6.0% 6.9% 5.7% 4.0%
Average Annual Change since 2009-2010 3.2% 3.0% 1.8% 3.6% 2.7% 1.6%

Notes:

1. Current dollars represent resident undergraduate tuition and fees for 30 semester or 45 quarter credits used by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education in the Minnesota State Grant Program.

2. Minnesota State University averages are weighted averages.

3. Minnesota 2-year averages are straight averages prior to 1996-97 and weighted averages thereafter.

4. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is for the College of Liberal Arts, exclusive of fees charged by individual colleges.

5. Private 4-year averages are straight averages for the 17 Minnesota Private College Council members.

6. Per Capita Income is based on the calendar year.

Sources:

Minnesota Office of Higher Education, State Grant Database

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Personal Income by State, https://www.bea.gov/data/income-saving/personal-income-by-state;

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, State Personal Income: Addition of historical estimates 1929-1968 Table SA2, https://apps.bea.gov/regional/histdata/releases/0805spi/index.cfm

U.S Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), https://www.bls.gov/cpi/