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 astronomy degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,780 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

40% above average compared to other degrees

$ 33,399 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

66% above average compared to other degrees

$ 44,050 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

36% above average compared to other degrees

What do astronomy graduates earn?

Astronomy students make an average of $87,552 per year after graduation. This is 31% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 87,552 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 89% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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