Biggest tuition hikes at public colleges

State budget crises pushed public colleges to jack up in-state tuition and fees an average of 8.3% this fall -- the biggest jump since 2004.

Biggest tuition hikes at public colleges
1
California State University System
up to 31%
Tuition hike:

Tuition now costs between $5,948 and $6,596
2
Fayetteville (N.C.) State University
28.0%
Tuition hike:

Annual tuition was raised to $4,459
3
University of Washington
22.0%
Tuition hike:

The cost of admission was upped to $10,574
4
Arizona State University
20.0%
Tuition hike:

The school raised tuition to $9,720
5
Macon (Ga.) State College
19.0%
Tuition hike:

Tuition for the school was raised to $3,644
Source: Sources: College Board, Collegedata.com, U.S. Department of Education