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 foreign languages and literatures degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,072 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

20% above average compared to other degrees

$ 24,798 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

23% above average compared to other degrees

$ 46,506 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

44% above average compared to other degrees

What do foreign languages and literatures graduates earn?

Foreign languages and literatures students make an average of $58,500 per year after graduation. This is 12% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 58,500 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 25% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees


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