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 a chicano studies degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,234 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

34% above average compared to other degrees

$ 32,543 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

62% above average compared to other degrees

$ 51,617 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

60% above average compared to other degrees

What do chicano studies graduates earn?

Chicano studies students make an average of $63,619 per year after graduation. This is 5% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 63,619 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 37% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular chicano studies schools in the US

There are 104 schools in the US that offer a chicano studies degree. The chicano studies schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-Irvine and University of California-Berkeley. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in chicano studies per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Los Angeles$13,261
University of California-Irvine$13,738
University of California-Berkeley$14,170
University of California-Santa Barbara$14,451
University of California-Davis$14,419
California State University-Long Beach$6,730
San Diego State University$7,460
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
University of Southern California$54,259
University of California-Santa Cruz$14,020

Top US schools for a chicano studies degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Stanford University5%$49,617
Pomona College8%$51,075
Brown University8%$53,419
Northwestern University9%$52,678
Vanderbilt University11%$47,664
Colorado College15%$52,818
University of Southern California16%$54,259
University of California-Los Angeles16%$13,261
Pitzer College16%$52,236
University of California-Berkeley17%$14,170

Cheapest US schools for a chicano studies degree

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

School NameTuition
Glendale Community College - Arizona$2,094
Phoenix College$2,094
Estrella Mountain Community College$2,094
El Paso Community College$2,746
El Centro College$3,330
Mountain View College$3,330
South Texas College$4,020
Western New Mexico University$6,066
California State University-Fresno$6,585
California State University-Los Angeles$6,639


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