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 computational biology degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,576 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

14% above average compared to other degrees

$ 25,565 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

27% above average compared to other degrees

$ 50,486 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

56% above average compared to other degrees

What do computational biology graduates earn?

Computational biology students make an average of $91,445 per year after graduation. This is 37% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 91,445 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 93% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular computational biology schools in the US

There are 18 schools in the US that offer a computational biology degree. The computational biology schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Berkeley, University of Southern California and Cornell University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in computational biology per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Berkeley$14,170
University of Southern California$54,259
Cornell University$52,853
Harvard University$48,949
Florida State University$5,656
Brown University$53,419
Princeton University$47,140
University of Delaware$13,160
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus$19,080
Case Western Reserve University$47,500

Top US schools for a computational biology degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Harvard University5%$48,949
Princeton University6%$47,140
Massachusetts Institute of Technology7%$49,892
Brown University8%$53,419
Cornell University13%$52,853
Colby College16%$53,120
University of Southern California16%$54,259
University of California-Berkeley17%$14,170
Carleton College21%$52,782
Carnegie Mellon University22%$53,910

Cheapest US schools for a computational biology degree

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

School NameTuition
Florida State University$5,656
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus$9,107
The University of Texas at Arlington$9,952
University of Kansas$10,824
University of Delaware$13,160
University of California-Berkeley$14,170
Rutgers University-Camden$14,501
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus$19,080
Princeton University$47,140
Case Western Reserve University$47,500

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