State Fees for In-state Institutions

State Fees for In-state Institutions

State State Fee Established
Alabama

$2,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Alaska

$0

Arizona

$2,500/year for institutions with fewer than 10,000 FTE student enrollments
$6,000/year for institutions with between 10,000 – 39,999 FTE student enrollments
$18,000/year for institutions with 40,000 or more FTE student enrollments

Arkansas

$0

Colorado

$0

Connecticut

Based on most recent IPEDS FTE, are as follows:
$3,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$9,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Delaware

$0

District of Columbia

$3,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$9,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Florida

$1,250 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 students 
$2,750 for institutions with between 2,500 and 9,999 students
$4,250 for institutions with10,000 or more students

Georgia

$1,250 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$2,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$2,750 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Hawai'i

$1,000 annually per institution application processed

Idaho

$1,500

Illinois

No fee for community colleges
$1,750/year for all the other institutions

Indiana

$0

Iowa

$2,000/year for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000/year for institutions with between 2,500-9,999 FTE students
$6,000/year for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students
​ Iowa state fees are due annually on or before July 15

Kansas

$0

Kentucky

$4,500 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$7,500 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$10,500 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Louisiana

$1,500

Maine

$0

Maryland

$2,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Massachusetts

$3,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$9,000 for institutions with between 10,000 – 19,999 FTE students
$12,000 for institutions with 20,000 or more FTE students

Michigan

$2,000 initial application fee, and then an addition $2,000 annual fee; thus, the first time a school applies, the total cost to a school will be $4,000, then $2,000/year after that.

Minnesota

$750 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$3,000 for institutions with between 2,501 - 20,000 FTE students
$7,500 for institutions with 20,001 or more FTE students

Mississippi

$500/year for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$1,000/year for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$1,500/year for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Missouri

$500

Montana

$0

Nebraska

$300

Nevada

$0

New Hampshire

$2,500 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 out-of-state online headcount
$10,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 10,000 out-of-state online headcount
$20,000 for institutions with between 10,001 – 20,000 out-of-state online headcount
$40,000 for institutions with 20,001 or more out-of-state online headcount

New Jersey

$1,062.50

New Mexico

$1,000 application fee

New York

$5,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$7,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$9,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

North Carolina

$2,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

North Dakota

$0

Ohio

$2,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Oklahoma

$0

Oregon

$3,000/biennial for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$5,000/biennial for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$7,000/biennial for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Pennsylvania

CURRENT FEE IS $0

At this time, the original fees assessed for institutions to participate in
SARA have sunset and are not being collected by Pennsylvania. Therefore,
the PA Fee has been waived until further notice. Pennsylvania is
promulgating regulations to establish reduced PA fees for institutions
participating in SARA. These proposed new fees are stated below for your
convenience.

$1,000 for institutions with distance tuition revenue from $0 - $9,999
$2,000 for institutions with distance tuition revenue from $10,000 - $4,999,999
$3,000 for institutions with distance tuition revenue from $5,000,000 - $19,999,999
$5,000 for institutions with distance tuition revenue from $20,000,000 - $39,999,999
$7,000 for institutions with distance tuition revenue from $40,000,000 and over

Puerto Rico $2,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students

$6,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Rhode Island

INITIAL FEES 
$3,500 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with between 2,501 and 9,999 FTE students
$8,500 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

RENEWAL FEES 
$1,500 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000 for institutions with between 2,501 and 9,999 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

South Carolina

$2,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

South Dakota

$4,000

Tennessee

$2,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Texas

$0

U.S. Virgin Islands

$0

Utah

$2,000 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$4,000 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$6,000 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Vermont

$0

Virginia

$1,250 for institutions with fewer than 2,500 FTE students
$2,500 for institutions with between 2,500 – 9,999 FTE students
$3,750 for institutions with 10,000 or more FTE students

Washington

$1,250 "expense recovery charge"

West Virginia

$500

Wisconsin

$0

Wyoming

$0

Chart will be updated as states establish fees or modify existing fees.

SARA does not mandate how states establish their in-state fee structures for SARA-related work. States may use any fee structure that is rationally related to the state's actual or projected workload.