The cost of attending college or university seems to consistently trend upwards. And while it’s true that you have to be prepared to make a financial commitment to your post-secondary education, there are ways that you can reduce the overall cost. Plan ahead. Compare the costs and benefits of earning an associate degree versus a bachelor’s degree. Explore scholarship opportunities and financial aid. Become informed about available tax credits and deductions. And of course, investigate tuition fees at both public and private institutions. To help you get started, here are the typical costs for an aerospace technology degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,149 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

9% above average compared to other degrees

$ 21,632 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

8% above average compared to other degrees

$ 19,095 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

41% below average compared to other degrees

What do aerospace technology graduates earn?

Aerospace technology students make an average of $93,472 per year after graduation. This is 40% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 93,472 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 92% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular aerospace technology schools in the US

There are 102 schools in the US that offer a aerospace technology degree. The aerospace technology schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Purdue University-Main Campus, Ohio State University-Main Campus and Liberty University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in aerospace technology per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
Liberty University$21,310
San Jose State University$7,721
Ohio University-Main Campus$11,896
University of North Texas$10,544
Southern New Hampshire University$31,136
Montana State University$7,079
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus$11,057
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus$11,538

Top US schools for an aerospace technology degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Florida Memorial University27%$15,536
Liberty University30%$21,310
Hampton University36%$25,441
University of Maryland Eastern Shore39%$8,042
Delaware State University45%$7,868
LeTourneau University47%$29,320
Ohio State University-Main Campus48%$10,592
Texas Lutheran University49%$29,960
Pacific Union College50%$29,469
Lewis University54%$31,250

Cheapest US schools for an aerospace technology degree

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

School NameTuition
Yavapai College$2,280
Truckee Meadows Community College$3,075
Hinds Community College$3,080
Polk State College$3,366
Sinclair Community College$3,674
Green River College$3,975
Baton Rouge Community College$4,221
Naugatuck Valley Community College$4,316
Greenville Technical College$4,806
Trident Technical College$4,860


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