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InCommon Classification Table for determining annual fee

For higher education institutions, annual fees are determined by Basic Carnegie classifications. You can look up your institution’s Basic Carnegie Classification here.

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InCommon Fee LevelBasic Carnegie ClassificationCarnegie #
L1Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity15
L2Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity16
L3Doctoral/Professional Universities17
L3Master’s Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs18
L3Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers25
L4Associate’s Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional1
L4Associate’s Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional2
L4Associate’s Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional3
L4Associate’s Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional4
L4Associate’s Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional5
L4Associate’s Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional6
L4Associate’s Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional7
L4Associate’s Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional8
L4Associate’s Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional9
L4Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions10
L4Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions11
L4Special Focus Two-Year: Arts & Design12
L4Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields13
L4Baccalaureate/Associate’s Colleges: Associate’s Dominant14
L4Master’s Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs19
L4Master’s Colleges & Universities: Small Programs20
L4Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus21
L4Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields22
L4Baccalaureate/Associate’s Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate’s23
L4Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions24
L4Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools26
L4Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools27
L4Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools28
L4Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools29
L4Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools30
L4Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools31
L4Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions32
L4Tribal Colleges33