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 cytotechnology degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,412 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

24% above average compared to other degrees

$ 24,476 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

22% above average compared to other degrees

$ 45,383 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

40% above average compared to other degrees

What do cytotechnology graduates earn?

Cytotechnology students make an average of $58,778 per year after graduation. This is 12% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 58,778 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 36% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular cytotechnology schools in the US

There are 48 schools in the US that offer a cytotechnology degree. The cytotechnology schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Rutgers University-New Brunswick, CUNY Hunter College and George Washington University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in cytotechnology per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Rutgers University-New Brunswick$14,638
CUNY Hunter College$6,982
George Washington University$53,518
University of North Texas$10,544
University of Mississippi$8,300
University of Kansas$10,824
Saint Louis University$42,166
Old Dominion University$10,050
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis$9,334
Oakland University$11,970

Top US schools for a cytotechnology degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
CUNY Hunter College40%$6,982
George Washington University41%$53,518
Daemen College49%$27,990
SUNY College at Plattsburgh53%$8,148
Rutgers University-New Brunswick58%$14,638
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota64%$33,560
Saint Louis University64%$42,166
Winona State University66%$9,379
Edgewood College71%$28,500
University of North Texas72%$10,544

Cheapest US schools for a cytotechnology degree

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

School NameTuition
Central Piedmont Community College$2,792
Northwest Mississippi Community College$3,000
Sinclair Community College$3,674
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College$4,340
CUNY Hunter College$6,982
Marshall University$7,798
SUNY College at Plattsburgh$8,148
University of Mississippi$8,300
University of North Dakota$8,447
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis$9,334


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