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 a cognitive science degree.
62% above average compared to other degrees
100% above average compared to other degrees
57% above average compared to other degrees
What do cognitive science graduates earn?
Cognitive science students make an average of $77,302 per year after graduation. This is 16% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.
22% of cognitive science graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is high compared to other degrees across the country.
Top 75% of degrees
6% above average compared to other degrees
Tuition costs for popular cognitive science schools in the US
There are 104 schools in the US that offer a cognitive science degree. The cognitive science schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-San Diego and University of California-Irvine. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in cognitive science per year:
|School Name||In-State Tuition|
|University of California-Los Angeles||$13,261|
|University of California-San Diego||$14,018|
|University of California-Irvine||$13,738|
|University of California-Berkeley||$14,170|
|University of California-Davis||$14,419|
|University of Michigan-Ann Arbor||$14,826|
|University of Southern California||$54,259|
|University of California-Santa Cruz||$14,020|
|University of Minnesota-Twin Cities||$14,417|
Top US schools for a cognitive science degree
The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering cognitive science degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:
|School Name||Acceptance Rate||In-State Tuition|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||7%||$49,892|
|University of Pennsylvania||9%||$53,534|
|United States Military Academy||10%||$null|
|Claremont McKenna College||10%||$52,825|
Cheapest US schools for a cognitive science degree
Of the schools in the US that offer a cognitive science degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:
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