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 german language degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,898 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

30% above average compared to other degrees

$ 26,428 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

32% above average compared to other degrees

$ 44,556 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

38% above average compared to other degrees

What do german language graduates earn?

German language students make an average of $53,918 per year after graduation. This is 19% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 53,918 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 32% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular german language schools in the US

There are 710 schools in the US that offer a german language degree. The german language schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-Irvine and University of California-Berkeley. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in german language per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Los Angeles$13,261
University of California-Irvine$13,738
University of California-Berkeley$14,170
University of California-Davis$14,419
New York University$50,464
California State University-Long Beach$6,730
San Diego State University$7,460
Boston University$52,082
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
University of Southern California$54,259

Top US schools for a german language degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Stanford University5%$49,617
Harvard University5%$48,949
Princeton University6%$47,140
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
Yale University7%$51,400
Pomona College8%$51,075
University of Chicago9%$56,034
Northwestern University9%$52,678
University of Pennsylvania9%$53,534
United States Military Academy10%$null

Cheapest US schools for a german language degree

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

School NameTuition
Solano Community College$1,140
San Diego Mesa College$1,142
Merced College$1,150
Los Angeles Valley College$1,220
Diablo Valley College$1,312
Saddleback College$1,328
Cerritos College$1,346
Pasadena City College$1,348
Grossmont College$1,386
City College of San Francisco$1,598


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