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$6,816$5,508$7,634
Alabama$6,873$7,161$6,133
Arkansas$5,607$6,670$4,190
Arizona$10,538$17,179$6,301
California$13,217$18,415$10,460
Colorado$10,635$13,231$8,298
Connecticut$23,374$31,629$13,676
Delaware$9,946$11,501$8,272
Florida$7,971$8,868$7,026
Georgia$10,032$10,838$8,624
Hawaii$11,591$14,348$7,383
Iowa$5,769$10,093$3,681
Idaho$5,910$6,690$4,698
Illinois$8,089$12,575$5,975
Indiana$6,565$10,041$4,723
Kansas$8,553$11,155$5,351
Kentucky$6,317$7,583$5,405
Louisiana$6,147$6,692$5,811
Massachusetts$20,429$31,539$11,029
Maryland$12,385$15,909$9,720
Maine$20,206$26,819$7,530
Michigan$6,785$10,163$4,409
Minnesota$6,634$10,597$4,175
Missouri$9,424$12,106$6,865
Mississippi$5,364$5,721$4,548
Montana$7,262$6,275$8,390
North Carolina$8,812$9,369$7,664
Nebraska$3,151n/a$2,557
New Hampshire$20,989$29,145$10,530
New Jersey$13,635$18,238$9,582
New Mexico$8,426$10,209$6,553
Nevada$9,627$11,088$8,550
New York$16,023$21,617$10,759
Ohio$6,281$9,004$4,740
Oklahoma$5,497$6,468$4,591
Oregon$8,463$10,872$6,839
Pennsylvania$10,863$14,596$7,718
Rhode Island$13,187$24,834$7,617
South Carolina$6,511$6,578$6,386
Tennessee$8,797$8,918$8,594
Texas$8,668$10,412$6,778
Utah$9,282$10,765$6,976
Virginia$13,250$15,423$10,772
Vermont$20,528$31,543$9,879
Washington$9,763$11,425$9,064
Wisconsin$4,357$8,116$3,103
West Virginia$4,712$5,262$3,614
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The most expensive town for private school tuition is Boston, MA with an average tuition of $30,093. The most expensive county for private school tuition is Litchfield County, CT with an average tuition of $44,529.