We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for a deaf studies degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 7,501 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

11% below average compared to other degrees

$ 19,495 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

3% below average compared to other degrees

$ 17,384 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

46% below average compared to other degrees

What do deaf studies graduates earn?

Deaf studies students make an average of $63,843 per year after graduation. This is 4% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 63,843 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 39% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular deaf studies schools in the US

There are 12 schools in the US that offer a deaf studies degree. The deaf studies schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are California State University-Northridge, California State University-Sacramento and Rochester Institute of Technology. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in deaf studies per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
California State University-Northridge$6,875
California State University-Sacramento$7,204
Rochester Institute of Technology$40,068
Towson University$9,694
Columbia College Chicago$26,474
MacMurray College$26,100
Gallaudet University$16,558
University of Valley Forge$21,370
Cincinnati Christian University$17,028

Top US schools for a deaf studies degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Valley Forge53%$21,370
Rochester Institute of Technology57%$40,068
California State University-Northridge58%$6,875
Gallaudet University59%$16,558
MacMurray College60%$26,100
California State University-Sacramento68%$7,204
Towson University77%$9,694
Cincinnati Christian University88%$17,028
Columbia College Chicago92%$26,474

Cheapest US schools for a deaf studies degree

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

School NameTuition
Western Nevada College$3,045
Stark State College$3,686
Northwestern Connecticut Community College$4,306
Henry Ford College$4,694
Central Lakes College-Brainerd$5,494
Quinsigamond Community College$5,538
California State University-Northridge$6,875
California State University-Sacramento$7,204
Towson University$9,694
Gallaudet University$16,558

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