Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for an aerospace engineering technology degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,719 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

4% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,311 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

16% above average compared to other degrees

$ 19,745 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

39% below average compared to other degrees

What do aerospace engineering technology graduates earn?

Aerospace engineering technology students make an average of $74,583 per year after graduation. This is 12% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 74,583 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 71% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular aerospace engineering technology schools in the US

There are 20 schools in the US that offer a aerospace engineering technology degree. The aerospace engineering technology schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Purdue University-Main Campus, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus and University of Maine. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in aerospace engineering technology per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus$11,057
University of Maine$10,902
Middle Georgia State University$3,924
Fairmont State University$6,950
Lawrence Technological University$32,190
LeTourneau University$29,320
University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla$2,082
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide$9,000
Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES$null

Top US schools for an aerospace engineering technology degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering aerospace engineering technology degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES33%$null
LeTourneau University47%$29,320
Purdue University-Main Campus57%$9,992
Lawrence Technological University60%$32,190
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide63%$9,000
Fairmont State University71%$6,950
University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla71%$2,082
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus73%$11,057
University of Maine92%$10,902
Middle Georgia State University94%$3,924

Cheapest US schools for an aerospace engineering technology degree

Of the schools in the US that offer an aerospace engineering technology degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla$2,082
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana$2,088
Eastern Florida State College$2,496
Daytona State College$3,109
Tulsa Community College$3,221
Columbus State Community College$3,808
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College$3,825
Middle Georgia State University$3,924
John C Calhoun State Community College$4,520
North Idaho College$4,728


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