Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for an aviation management degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,870 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

18% above average compared to other degrees

$ 21,161 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

5% above average compared to other degrees

$ 30,831 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

5% below average compared to other degrees

What do aviation management graduates earn?

Aviation management students make an average of $92,621 per year after graduation. This is 39% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 92,621 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 88% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular aviation management schools in the US

There are 96 schools in the US that offer a aviation management degree. The aviation management schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Purdue University-Main Campus, Ohio State University-Main Campus and Baylor University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in aviation management per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
Baylor University$43,790
Liberty University$21,310
Ohio University-Main Campus$11,896
Southern New Hampshire University$31,136
Eastern Michigan University$12,019
Western Michigan University$11,943
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus$8,738
Saint Louis University$42,166

Top US schools for an aviation management degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Liberty University30%$21,310
Hampton University36%$25,441
Hallmark University39%$null
Baylor University39%$43,790
CUNY York College44%$6,958
Eastern Michigan University45%$12,019
Delaware State University45%$7,868
LeTourneau University47%$29,320
Ohio State University-Main Campus48%$10,592
West Virginia University Institute of Technology53%$6,960

Cheapest US schools for an aviation management degree

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

School NameTuition
Sacramento City College$1,104
Cypress College$1,140
San Diego Miramar College$1,142
Glendale Community College - California$1,175
Orange Coast College$1,186
Palomar College$1,338
Broward College$1,415
Rio Salado College$2,094
Palm Beach State College$2,444
Santa Fe College$2,563


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