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 environmental planning degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,297 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

1% below average compared to other degrees

$ 21,403 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

6% above average compared to other degrees

$ 36,040 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

11% above average compared to other degrees

What do environmental planning graduates earn?

Environmental planning students make an average of $56,486 per year after graduation. This is 15% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 56,486 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 32% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular environmental planning schools in the US

There are 18 schools in the US that offer a environmental planning degree. The environmental planning schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Maryland-College Park, Texas Tech University and Texas State University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in environmental planning per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Maryland-College Park$10,399
Texas Tech University$8,860
Texas State University$9,985
Colorado State University-Fort Collins$11,395
West Virginia University$8,376
Western Carolina University$6,897
Central Michigan University$12,510
Montana State University$7,079
Utah State University$7,870
Metropolitan State University of Denver$7,352

Top US schools for an environmental planning degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Western Carolina University39%$6,897
University of Maryland-College Park45%$10,399
Metropolitan State University of Denver64%$7,352
Marietta College67%$36,040
Central Michigan University68%$12,510
Texas Tech University69%$8,860
West Virginia University72%$8,376
Texas State University73%$9,985
Everglades University73%$17,000
University of Wisconsin-River Falls75%$8,013

Cheapest US schools for an environmental planning degree

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

School NameTuition
Vermilion Community College$5,325
Western Carolina University$6,897
Montana State University$7,079
Metropolitan State University of Denver$7,352
Utah State University$7,870
University of Wisconsin-River Falls$8,013
West Virginia University$8,376
Texas Tech University$8,860
Texas State University$9,985
University of Maryland-College Park$10,399

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