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 a finance degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,946 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

18% above average compared to other degrees

$ 24,133 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

20% above average compared to other degrees

$ 39,623 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

23% above average compared to other degrees

What do finance graduates earn?

Finance students make an average of $99,065 per year after graduation. This is 48% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

13% of finance graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is low compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 99,065 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 94% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

35% below average compared to other degrees


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