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 engineering physics degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 12,558 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

50% above average compared to other degrees

$ 29,759 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

48% above average compared to other degrees

$ 43,046 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

33% above average compared to other degrees

What do engineering physics graduates earn?

Engineering physics students make an average of $98,215 per year after graduation. This is 47% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 98,215 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 95% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular engineering physics schools in the US

There are 226 schools in the US that offer a engineering physics degree. The engineering physics schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-San Diego, University of California-Berkeley and University of California-Davis. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in engineering physics per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-San Diego$14,018
University of California-Berkeley$14,170
University of California-Davis$14,419
New York University$50,464
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
Cornell University$52,853
Fordham University$50,986
Harvard University$48,949
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$15,074

Top US schools for an engineering physics degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering engineering physics 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
Yale University7%$51,400
California Institute of Technology8%$49,908
United States Naval Academy8%$null
Brown University8%$53,419
Northwestern University9%$52,678
Dartmouth College10%$53,368
Cornell University13%$52,853
Tufts University15%$54,318

Cheapest US schools for an engineering physics degree

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

School NameTuition
Salem Community College$5,700
Northeastern State University$6,327
New Mexico State University-Main Campus$6,461
North Carolina A & T State University$6,526
Lansing Community College$6,560
Southwestern Oklahoma State University$7,005
University of Central Oklahoma$7,100
Arkansas Tech University$7,104
Southeast Missouri State University$7,185
Tarleton State University$7,367


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