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 construction management degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,613 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

14% above average compared to other degrees

$ 21,161 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

5% above average compared to other degrees

$ 25,838 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

20% below average compared to other degrees

What do construction management graduates earn?

Construction management students make an average of $79,581 per year after graduation. This is 19% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 79,581 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 79% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular construction management schools in the US

There are 142 schools in the US that offer a construction management degree. The construction management schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are New York University, University of Southern California and California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in construction management per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
New York University$50,464
University of Southern California$54,259
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo$9,432
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
Columbia University in the City of New York$57,208
Northern Arizona University$11,059
Drexel University$52,002
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University$13,230
Clemson University$15,116

Top US schools for a construction management degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
University of Southern California16%$54,259
New York University28%$50,464
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo35%$9,432
Stevens Institute of Technology44%$50,554
Eastern Michigan University45%$12,019
University of Washington-Seattle Campus46%$10,974
Clemson University47%$15,116
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities50%$14,417
Tuskegee University50%$22,170

Cheapest US schools for a construction management degree

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

School NameTuition
Central New Mexico Community College$1,578
Arizona Western College$2,660
Albany Technical College$2,712
Savannah Technical College$2,744
Cape Fear Community College$2,748
Georgia Northwestern Technical College$2,774
Central Georgia Technical College$2,774
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College$2,794
Athens Technical College$2,794
Atlanta Technical College$2,816

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