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02/18/2014 05:22 pm ET | Updated Apr 20, 2014

Raining Benjamins: The States with the Highest Tuition Rates for Public Universities

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One pressing issue in this year's gubernatorial race is the high cost of public colleges and universities in Illinois, even for in-state students. We took a look at the states with the highest average tuition for in-state public universities for in-state students.

Unfortunately, Illinois finished in the top 10. Public universities are supposed to offer a cheaper alternative to in-state students than public universities and, while they still do, sending a student to an in-state public school still offers a whack to the wallet.

With information culled from the Chronicle of Higher Education, we give you the ten states with the highest average public school tuition.

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