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 educational administration degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,154 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

9% above average compared to other degrees

$ 20,017 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

0% below average compared to other degrees

$ 26,741 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

17% below average compared to other degrees

$ N/A per year
Average graduate salary
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular educational administration schools in the US

There are 224 schools in the US that offer a educational administration degree. The educational administration schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-Irvine and University of California-Berkeley. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in educational administration per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Los Angeles$13,261
University of California-Irvine$13,738
University of California-Berkeley$14,170
University of California-Santa Barbara$14,451
University of California-Davis$14,419
New York University$50,464
California State University-Long Beach$6,730
San Diego State University$7,460
Boston University$52,082
University of Southern California$54,259

Top US schools for an educational administration degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Harvard University5%$48,949
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
Northwestern University9%$52,678
University of Pennsylvania9%$53,534
Vanderbilt University11%$47,664
Johns Hopkins University13%$52,170
University of Southern California16%$54,259
University of California-Los Angeles16%$13,261
University of California-Berkeley17%$14,170
University of Notre Dame19%$51,505

Cheapest US schools for an educational administration degree

Of the schools in the US that offer an educational administration degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Central New Mexico Community College$1,578
Glendale Community College - Arizona$2,094
Rio Salado College$2,094
Stark State College$3,686
Cuyahoga Community College District$3,953
Aspen University$4,230
University of North Georgia$4,421
Florida Atlantic University$4,831
Elizabeth City State University$4,986
Fort Hays State University$5,009


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