Tuition costs are a reality of post-secondary education, but it’s important not to be discouraged. If your top school is financially out of reach, your second or third choice may serve your future just as well. To help you find the program — and school — that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for african studies degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 13,429 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

60% above average compared to other degrees

$ 25,078 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

25% above average compared to other degrees

$ 51,641 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

60% above average compared to other degrees

What do african studies graduates earn?

African studies students make an average of $61,980 per year after graduation. This is 7% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 61,980 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 51% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular african studies schools in the US

There are 112 schools in the US that offer a african studies degree. The african studies schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Los Angeles, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in african studies per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Los Angeles$13,261
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$18,436
Stanford University$49,617
University of Massachusetts-Amherst$15,411
Indiana University-Bloomington$10,533
University of Pennsylvania$53,534
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill$9,005
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$15,074
Columbia University in the City of New York$57,208

Top US schools for an african studies degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Stanford University5%$49,617
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
Yale University7%$51,400
Brown University8%$53,419
University of Chicago9%$56,034
Northwestern University9%$52,678
University of Pennsylvania9%$53,534
United States Military Academy10%$null
Duke University10%$53,500
Swarthmore College11%$50,822

Cheapest US schools for an african studies degree

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

School NameTuition
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College$4,080
Jefferson Community and Technical College$4,160
Kennesaw State University$6,347
CUNY Queens College$7,138
Kentucky State University$8,184
Youngstown State University$8,451
Portland State University$8,783
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill$9,005
University of Akron Main Campus$10,270
Indiana University-Bloomington$10,533

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