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 graphic design degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,326 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

11% above average compared to other degrees

$ 21,127 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

5% above average compared to other degrees

$ 32,808 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

1% above average compared to other degrees

What do graphic design graduates earn?

Graphic design students make an average of $58,060 per year after graduation. This is 13% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 58,060 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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