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 entrepreneurship degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,815 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,649 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

18% above average compared to other degrees

$ 33,919 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

5% above 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 entrepreneurship schools in the US

There are 468 schools in the US that offer a entrepreneurship degree. The entrepreneurship schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Northeastern University, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Washington-Seattle Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in entrepreneurship per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Northeastern University$49,497
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of Pennsylvania$53,534
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill$9,005
Northwestern University$52,678
Baylor University$43,790
Northern Arizona University$11,059
Temple University$16,658
University of Arizona$11,877

Top US schools for an entrepreneurship degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Brown University8%$53,419
Northwestern University9%$52,678
University of Pennsylvania9%$53,534
Duke University10%$53,500
Washington University in St Louis16%$51,533
Carnegie Mellon University22%$53,910
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill24%$9,005
Northeastern University27%$49,497
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College29%$7,062
American University29%$46,615

Cheapest US schools for an entrepreneurship degree

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

School NameTuition
Broward College$1,415
Pitt Community College$1,930
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus$1,932
Vance-Granville Community College$1,948
Durham Technical Community College$1,958
Tallahassee Community College$2,026
Craven Community College$2,053
Glendale Community College - Arizona$2,094
GateWay Community College - Phoenix$2,094
Mesa Community College$2,094


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