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 that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for ecology degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,464 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

25% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,846 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

39% above average compared to other degrees

$ 44,037 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

36% above average compared to other degrees

What do ecology graduates earn?

Ecology students make an average of $50,366 per year after graduation. This is 25% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

27% of ecology graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is high compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 50,366 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 19% of degrees

27%
% of people underpaid in 2019

31% above average compared to other degrees

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