Average in-state tuition for 2011-12: $9,428
Total increase: 17%

Arizona's public universities have been raising tuition to make up for budget cuts for several years now.

Tuition at the University of Arizona, which had been comparatively low as recently as 2007, has risen 82% since then to an above-average $9,300.

Source: and the College Board.
Last updated October 26 2011: 8:05 PM ET
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