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 consumer economics degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,934 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

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$ 27,893 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

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What do consumer economics graduates earn?

Consumer economics students make an average of $45,864 per year after graduation. This is 31% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 45,864 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

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Tuition costs for popular consumer economics schools in the US

There are 16 schools in the US that offer a consumer economics degree. The consumer economics schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Georgia and University of Utah. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in consumer economics per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533
University of Georgia$11,818
University of Utah$8,884
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville$12,970
Howard University$25,697
University of Memphis$9,317
Delaware State University$7,868
South Dakota State University$8,441
Carson-Newman University$27,400

Top US schools for a consumer economics degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Howard University41%$25,697
Delaware State University45%$7,868
University of Wisconsin-Madison54%$10,533
University of Georgia54%$11,818
University of Utah66%$8,884
Carson-Newman University67%$27,400
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville77%$12,970
University of Memphis85%$9,317
South Dakota State University91%$8,441

Cheapest US schools for a consumer economics degree

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

School NameTuition
Athens Technical College$2,794
Southern Crescent Technical College$2,840
Delaware State University$7,868
South Dakota State University$8,441
University of Utah$8,884
University of Memphis$9,317
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533
University of Georgia$11,818
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville$12,970
Howard University$25,697

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