In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for an applied mathematics degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,294 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

35% above average compared to other degrees

$ 31,217 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

55% above average compared to other degrees

$ 45,015 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

39% above average compared to other degrees

What do applied mathematics graduates earn?

Applied mathematics students make an average of $86,337 per year after graduation. This is 29% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

19% of applied mathematics graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is low compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 86,337 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 83% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

5% below average compared to other degrees


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