Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a french studies degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 6,394 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

24% below average compared to other degrees

$ 20,798 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

3% above average compared to other degrees

$ 50,834 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

57% above average compared to other degrees

What do french studies graduates earn?

French studies students make an average of $64,724 per year after graduation. This is 3% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 64,724 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 40% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular french studies schools in the US

There are 72 schools in the US that offer a french studies degree. The french studies schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are New York University, University of Washington-Seattle Campus and Tulane University of Louisiana. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in french studies per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
New York University$50,464
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
Tulane University of Louisiana$52,960
Florida State University$5,656
Brown University$53,419
Ohio University-Main Campus$11,896
Case Western Reserve University$47,500
Emory University$49,392
Dartmouth College$53,368
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus$18,067

Top US schools for a french studies degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Brown University8%$53,419
Dartmouth College10%$53,368
Swarthmore College11%$50,822
Bowdoin College14%$51,848
Colorado College15%$52,818
Barnard College15%$52,662
Wesleyan University16%$52,804
Tulane University of Louisiana21%$52,960
Emory University22%$49,392
Wellesley College22%$51,148

Cheapest US schools for a french studies degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a french studies degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Florida State University$5,656
University of North Florida$6,394
Rhode Island College$8,776
University of Louisiana at Lafayette$9,888
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
Lake Superior State University$11,427
Ohio University-Main Campus$11,896
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus$18,067
Principia College$28,920
Emory & Henry College$33,700

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