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 american studies degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,872 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

29% above average compared to other degrees

$ 29,430 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

46% above average compared to other degrees

$ 48,168 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

49% above average compared to other degrees

What do american studies graduates earn?

American studies students make an average of $61,395 per year after graduation. This is 8% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 61,395 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 39% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees


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