Average Private School Tuition Cost (2017-2018)

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  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,302 per year.
  • The private elementary school average is $9,263 per year and the private high school average is $14,017 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2017-2018)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$6,864$5,818$7,445
Alabama$7,274$7,627$6,341
Arkansas$5,607$6,670$4,190
Arizona$10,748$18,111$6,330
California$13,547$18,820$10,721
Colorado$10,670$13,710$8,030
Connecticut$24,835$31,893$15,709
District of Columbia$24,376$27,678$19,974
Delaware$10,957$12,069$10,053
Florida$8,099$8,903$7,233
Georgia$10,478$11,448$8,738
Hawaii$11,875$14,336$8,242
Iowa$4,833$7,259$3,701
Idaho$6,171$6,705$5,369
Illinois$7,802$11,991$5,840
Indiana$6,581$10,107$4,805
Kansas$8,249$11,020$5,293
Kentucky$6,303$7,389$5,418
Louisiana$6,459$7,493$5,791
Massachusetts$20,510$31,092$11,425
Maryland$12,274$15,818$9,667
Maine$20,463$27,884$8,271
Michigan$6,743$10,237$4,465
Minnesota$6,652$11,097$4,226
Missouri$9,403$12,166$6,765
Mississippi$5,497$5,923$4,787
Montana$7,364$6,355$8,518
North Carolina$9,606$10,550$7,777
Nebraska$3,163n/a$2,572
New Hampshire$19,665$28,984$8,954
New Jersey$13,706$18,676$9,658
New Mexico$8,666$10,677$6,795
Nevada$9,672$10,892$8,708
New York$16,374$21,921$11,430
Ohio$6,386$9,119$4,755
Oklahoma$5,339$6,140$4,588
Oregon$8,625$11,434$6,811
Pennsylvania$11,041$14,588$7,841
Rhode Island$14,324$25,000$9,431
South Carolina$6,422$6,553$6,053
Tennessee$8,856$8,925$8,741
Texas$8,826$10,441$7,110
Utah$10,167$11,409$8,553
Virginia$13,513$15,879$10,919
Vermont$21,312$32,930$10,074
Washington$10,231$12,116$9,404
Wisconsin$4,374$8,178$3,140
West Virginia$4,741$5,304$3,425
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The most expensive town for private school tuition is New York, NY with an average tuition of $29,152. The most expensive county for private school tuition is Litchfield County, CT with an average tuition of $45,082.