Average Private School Tuition Cost (2017-2018)

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  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $9,975 per year.
  • The private elementary school average is $8,918 per year and the private high school average is $13,524 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2017-2018)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$6,823$5,508$7,644
Alabama$7,159$7,469$6,341
Arkansas$5,607$6,670$4,190
Arizona$10,492$17,317$6,283
California$13,277$18,480$10,533
Colorado$10,468$13,436$8,005
Connecticut$23,305$31,807$13,520
Delaware$10,128$11,985$8,272
Florida$7,996$8,866$7,069
Georgia$10,309$11,242$8,627
Hawaii$12,028$14,641$8,109
Iowa$5,814$9,898$3,702
Idaho$6,045$6,742$5,069
Illinois$7,844$12,245$5,834
Indiana$6,515$10,041$4,740
Kansas$8,328$10,890$5,218
Kentucky$6,340$7,623$5,415
Louisiana$6,125$6,686$5,775
Massachusetts$20,442$31,344$11,192
Maryland$12,273$15,787$9,673
Maine$20,263$26,906$7,530
Michigan$6,791$10,111$4,418
Minnesota$6,656$10,622$4,224
Missouri$9,497$12,342$6,832
Mississippi$5,364$5,721$4,548
Montana$7,305$6,355$8,390
North Carolina$8,833$9,414$7,642
Nebraska$3,155n/a$2,562
New Hampshire$20,315$29,383$8,546
New Jersey$13,394$18,006$9,617
New Mexico$8,505$10,359$6,557
Nevada$9,687$11,088$8,656
New York$16,305$21,738$11,235
Ohio$6,304$8,997$4,772
Oklahoma$5,464$6,468$4,585
Oregon$8,445$11,195$6,726
Pennsylvania$10,852$14,507$7,691
Rhode Island$13,187$24,834$7,617
South Carolina$6,346$6,543$5,973
Tennessee$8,759$8,856$8,594
Texas$8,729$10,508$6,818
Utah$9,282$10,765$6,976
Virginia$13,255$15,321$10,852
Vermont$20,528$31,543$9,879
Washington$9,929$11,785$9,089
Wisconsin$4,357$8,146$3,103
West Virginia$4,656$5,262$3,242
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Did You Know?
The most expensive town for private school tuition is New York, NY with an average tuition of $28,798. The most expensive county for private school tuition is Litchfield County, CT with an average tuition of $44,882.