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 aquaculture degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 13,831 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

65% above average compared to other degrees

$ 33,695 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

68% above average compared to other degrees

$ 36,530 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

13% above average compared to other degrees

What do aquaculture graduates earn?

Aquaculture students make an average of $73,858 per year after graduation. This is 11% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 73,858 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 77% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular aquaculture schools in the US

There are 10 schools in the US that offer a aquaculture degree. The aquaculture schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Arizona, Clemson University and Auburn University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in aquaculture per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Arizona$11,877
Clemson University$15,116
Auburn University$10,968
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi$8,750
Salem State University$10,278
University of New England$36,530
SUNY Morrisville$8,249
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff$7,408
University of Alaska Anchorage$6,690
Kentucky State University$8,184

Top US schools for an aquaculture degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Kentucky State University45%$8,184
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff47%$7,408
Clemson University47%$15,116
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi60%$8,750
SUNY Morrisville72%$8,249
University of New England81%$36,530
Salem State University82%$10,278
University of Alaska Anchorage83%$6,690
University of Arizona84%$11,877
Auburn University84%$10,968

Cheapest US schools for an aquaculture degree

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

School NameTuition
Hillsborough Community College$2,506
Brunswick Community College$2,532
Carteret Community College$2,696
Indian River State College$2,764
Eastern Wyoming College$2,928
Gadsden State Community College$3,600
College of Southern Idaho$4,120
Trinidad State Junior College$5,027
Finger Lakes Community College$5,096
Quincy College$6,306


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