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 an education and teaching degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,514 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

16% above average compared to other degrees

$ 22,208 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

13% above average compared to other degrees

$ 28,042 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

9% below average compared to other degrees

What do education and teaching graduates earn?

Education and teaching students make an average of $48,045 per year after graduation. This is 28% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

24% of education and teaching graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is high compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 48,045 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 9% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

18% above average compared to other degrees


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