The cost of attending college or university seems to consistently trend upwards. And while it’s true that you have to be prepared to make a financial commitment to your post-secondary education, there are ways that you can reduce the overall cost. Plan ahead. Compare the costs and benefits of earning an associate degree versus a bachelor’s degree. Explore scholarship opportunities and financial aid. Become informed about available tax credits and deductions. And of course, investigate tuition fees at both public and private institutions. To help you get started, here are the typical costs for an ethics degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,741 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

28% above average compared to other degrees

$ 34,644 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

72% above average compared to other degrees

$ 28,743 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

11% below average compared to other degrees

What do ethics graduates earn?

Ethics students make an average of $65,722 per year after graduation. This is 2% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 65,722 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 50% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular ethics schools in the US

There are 24 schools in the US that offer a ethics degree. The ethics schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Southern California, The University of Texas at Austin and Temple University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in ethics per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Southern California$54,259
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
Temple University$16,658
Syracuse University$46,755
North Carolina State University at Raleigh$9,058
Arizona State University-Tempe$10,792
American University$46,615
University of North Carolina at Charlotte$6,832
Oregon State University$10,967
University of North Florida$6,394

Top US schools for an ethics degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Southern California16%$54,259
American University29%$46,615
The University of Texas at Austin36%$10,398
Syracuse University47%$46,755
St. Thomas University49%$29,730
North Carolina State University at Raleigh51%$9,058
Webster University54%$27,100
Temple University57%$16,658
University of North Florida59%$6,394
University of Maryland-Baltimore County60%$11,518

Cheapest US schools for an ethics degree

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

School NameTuition
Utah Valley University$5,652
Kennesaw State University$6,347
University of North Florida$6,394
University of North Carolina at Charlotte$6,832
North Carolina State University at Raleigh$9,058
West Chester University of Pennsylvania$10,111
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary$10,730
Arizona State University-Tempe$10,792
University of Washington-Bothell Campus$10,911

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