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 environmental health degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,498 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

13% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,485 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

$ 36,558 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

13% above average compared to other degrees

What do environmental health graduates earn?

Environmental health students make an average of $47,512 per year after graduation. This is 29% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 47,512 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 10% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular environmental health schools in the US

There are 86 schools in the US that offer a environmental health degree. The environmental health 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 environmental health 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-Davis$14,419
New York University$50,464
Boston University$52,082
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
University of Massachusetts-Amherst$15,411

Top US schools for an environmental health degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering environmental health 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
University of Pennsylvania9%$53,534
Johns Hopkins University13%$52,170
Washington University in St Louis16%$51,533
University of California-Los Angeles16%$13,261
University of California-Berkeley17%$14,170
Tulane University of Louisiana21%$52,960
Emory University22%$49,392
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill24%$9,005

Cheapest US schools for an environmental health degree

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

School NameTuition
Little Big Horn College$3,200
Columbus State Community College$3,808
Crowder College$3,840
St Charles Community College$3,888
Cuyahoga Community College District$3,953
Roane State Community College$4,143
Middlesex Community College - Bedford$4,802
Three Rivers College$5,250
Brigham Young University-Provo$5,460
Missouri Southern State University$6,067


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