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 community health degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,752 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

28% above average compared to other degrees

$ 25,185 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

25% above average compared to other degrees

$ 42,325 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

31% above average compared to other degrees

What do community health graduates earn?

Community health students make an average of $48,646 per year after graduation. This is 27% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 48,646 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 16% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular community health schools in the US

There are 110 schools in the US that offer a community health degree. The community health schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Massachusetts-Amherst, University of Pennsylvania and Northern Arizona University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in community health per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Massachusetts-Amherst$15,411
University of Pennsylvania$53,534
Northern Arizona University$11,059
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234
University of Arizona$11,877
Ohio University-Main Campus$11,896
James Madison University$10,830
Central Michigan University$12,510
Southern New Hampshire University$31,136
Montana State University$7,079

Top US schools for a community health degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Pennsylvania9%$53,534
Johnson C Smith University38%$18,236
The University of West Florida50%$6,360
Pine Manor College51%$30,860
Northern Illinois University53%$14,350
North Park University54%$28,620
Mercy College of Ohio57%$14,710
University of Massachusetts-Amherst58%$15,411
Fairfield University61%$47,165
Minnesota State University-Mankato61%$8,164

Cheapest US schools for a community health degree

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

School NameTuition
Santa Fe Community College$2,115
Palm Beach State College$2,444
Eastern Florida State College$2,496
Hillsborough Community College$2,506
College of Central Florida$2,570
Stone Child College$2,645
Indian River State College$2,764
Miami Dade College$2,838
Baltimore City Community College$3,074
Daytona State College$3,109


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