In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for an engineering degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,168 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

36% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,923 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

42% above average compared to other degrees

$ 42,849 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

39% above average compared to other degrees

What do engineering graduates earn?

Engineering students make an average of $100,455 per year after graduation. This is 50% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 100,455 per year
Average graduate salary in 2020

Top 95% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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