We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for an ancient history degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,271 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

22% above average compared to other degrees

$ 28,764 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

43% above average compared to other degrees

$ 49,350 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

53% above average compared to other degrees

What do ancient history graduates earn?

Ancient history students make an average of $69,525 per year after graduation. This is 4% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 69,525 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 60% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular ancient history schools in the US

There are 76 schools in the US that offer a ancient history degree. The ancient history schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are New York University, Boston University and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in ancient history per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
New York University$50,464
Boston University$52,082
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
Fordham University$50,986
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
Harvard University$48,949
Columbia University in the City of New York$57,208
Brown University$53,419

Top US schools for an ancient history degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Harvard University5%$48,949
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
Brown University8%$53,419
Dartmouth College10%$53,368
Vanderbilt University11%$47,664
Bowdoin College14%$51,848
Barnard College15%$52,662
Colby College16%$53,120
Washington University in St Louis16%$51,533
Wesleyan University16%$52,804

Cheapest US schools for an ancient history degree

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

School NameTuition
University of Iowa$8,965
University of Nebraska-Lincoln$8,978
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
University of Kansas$10,824
University of Maryland-Baltimore County$11,518
Rutgers University-Newark$14,085
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
Southwestern Assemblies of God University$19,994

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