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 asian studies degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,193 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

33% above average compared to other degrees

$ 31,943 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

59% above average compared to other degrees

$ 45,152 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

40% above average compared to other degrees

What do asian studies graduates earn?

Asian studies students make an average of $64,440 per year after graduation. This is 3% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 64,440 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 43% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular asian studies schools in the US

There are 292 schools in the US that offer a asian studies degree. The asian studies schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-Berkeley and University of California-Santa Barbara. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in asian studies per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Los Angeles$13,261
University of California-Berkeley$14,170
University of California-Santa Barbara$14,451
New York University$50,464
California State University-Long Beach$6,730
San Diego State University$7,460
Boston University$52,082
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$18,436
Northeastern University$49,497

Top US schools for an asian studies degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Pomona College8%$51,075
Northwestern University9%$52,678
University of Pennsylvania9%$53,534
Claremont McKenna College10%$52,825
Dartmouth College10%$53,368
Swarthmore College11%$50,822
Vanderbilt University11%$47,664
Cornell University13%$52,853
Amherst College13%$54,310
Bowdoin College14%$51,848

Cheapest US schools for an asian studies degree

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

School NameTuition
Pima Community College$2,118
Brigham Young University-Provo$5,460
Florida State University$5,656
University of Florida$6,381
Florida International University$6,556
California State University-Long Beach$6,730
The University of Montana$7,063
Montana State University$7,079
California State University-Sacramento$7,204
University of Maryland-University College$7,296


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