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 child development degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,234 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

10% above average compared to other degrees

$ 21,829 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

9% above average compared to other degrees

$ 24,894 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

23% below average compared to other degrees

What do child development graduates earn?

Child development students make an average of $45,153 per year after graduation. This is 32% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 45,153 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 4% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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