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When funding are cut for colleges, tuition fees increase.

With public Universities, majority of money for operating the university comes from State government. When State is facing budget shortfall, money given to colleges are cut.

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Arizona State University – Photo Flickr – Pagedooley

But, colleges have to cover the expenses to keep the campus running.

Following list of Colleges and Universities with universities with highest tuition fee.

College Tuition increase statistics  source – U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

Data are for full-time beginning undergraduate students after Financial Aid and Grants. Similar increase would apply for Graduate School Tuition Fees too.

When you go through the list, several universities in California have  highest tuition fee increase.

For international students, 50% increase in tuition fees is very tough to handle.

Florida State College at Jacksonville

  • 2007-08 : $1,714
  • 2009-10 : $2,553
  • % Increase : 49

 San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus

  • 2007-08 : $2,906
  • 2009-10 : $4,260
  • % Increase : 47

Georgia State University

  • 2007-08 : $5,147
  • 2009-10 : $7,498
  • % Increase : 46

 California State University-East Bay

  • 2007-08 : $3,345
  • 2009-10 : $4,872
  • % Increase : 46

California State University-Chico

  • 2007-08 : $3,690
  • 2009-10 : $5,336
  • % Increase : 45

 California State University – Northridge

  • 2007-08 : $3,350
  • 2009-10 : $4,801
  • % Increase : 43

California State University-Fresno

  • 2007-08 : $3,299
  • 2009-10 : $4,672
  • % Increase : 42

 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

  • 2007-08 : $5,305
  • 2009-10 : $7,506
  • % Increase : 41

California State University-Channel Islands

  • 2007-08 : $3,452
  • 2009-10 : $4,881
  • % Increase : 41

San Jose State University

  • 2007-08 : $3,632
  • 2009-10 : $5,054
  • % Increase : 39

Arizona State University

  • 2007-08 : $4,971
  • 2009-10 : $6,844
  • % Increase : 38%

 San Francisco State University

  • 2007-08 : $3,456
  • 2009-10 : $4,740
  • % Increase : 37%

Florida State University

  • 2007-08 : $3,355
  • 2009-10 : $4,566
  • % Increase : 36

University of Arizona

  • 2007-08 : $5,048
  • 2009-10 : $6,855
  • % Increase : 35