The cost of attending college or university seems to consistently trend upwards. And while it’s true that you have to be prepared to make a financial commitment to your post-secondary education, there are ways that you can reduce the overall cost. Plan ahead. Compare the costs and benefits of earning an associate degree versus a bachelor’s degree. Explore scholarship opportunities and financial aid. Become informed about available tax credits and deductions. And of course, investigate tuition fees at both public and private institutions. To help you get started, here are the typical costs for a computer and information sciences degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,680 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

14% above average compared to other degrees

$ 26,559 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

29% above average compared to other degrees

$ 29,350 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

10% below average compared to other degrees

What do computer and information sciences graduates earn?

Computer and information sciences students make an average of $83,516 per year after graduation. This is 25% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 83,516 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 82% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees


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