Tuition costs are a reality of post-secondary education, but it’s important not to be discouraged. If your top school is financially out of reach, your second or third choice may serve your future just as well. To help you find the program — and school — that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for business communications degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,272 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

1% below average compared to other degrees

$ 16,610 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

17% below average compared to other degrees

$ 35,818 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

11% above average compared to other degrees

What do business communications graduates earn?

Business communications students make an average of $80,630 per year after graduation. This is 21% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 80,630 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 82% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular business communications schools in the US

There are 112 schools in the US that offer a business communications degree. The business communications schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Loyola University Chicago, CUNY Bernard M Baruch College and University of Houston. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in business communications per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Loyola University Chicago$43,078
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College$7,062
University of Houston$9,706
Chapman University$50,594
Marquette University$39,900
Stephen F Austin State University$7,716
Emerson College$44,832
Bentley University$48,000
Duquesne University$36,394
University of St Thomas - Saint Paul$41,133

Top US schools for a business communications degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College29%$7,062
Dallas Baptist University39%$27,480
Bentley University44%$48,000
Emerson College46%$44,832
Cleary University48%$19,700
York College48%$18,760
Webber International University49%$25,358
Holy Names University53%$38,188
Christian Brothers University53%$31,870
Morningside College55%$30,490

Cheapest US schools for a business communications degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a business communications degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College$4,032
North Hennepin Community College$4,420
Fort Hays State University$5,009
Anoka-Ramsey Community College$5,059
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez$5,268
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce$5,370
Southern States University$5,409
Lewis-Clark State College$6,334
Cecil College$6,825
Amridge University$6,900

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