In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for a healthcare administration degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 7,385 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

12% below average compared to other degrees

$ 16,180 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

19% below average compared to other degrees

$ 12,530 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

61% below average compared to other degrees

What do healthcare administration graduates earn?

Healthcare administration students make an average of $51,463 per year after graduation. This is 23% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 51,463 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 26% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular healthcare administration schools in the US

There are 134 schools in the US that offer a healthcare administration degree. The healthcare administration schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are New York University, Ohio State University-Main Campus and The University of Alabama. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in healthcare administration per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
New York University$50,464
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
The University of Alabama$10,780
Columbia University in the City of New York$57,208
Temple University$16,658
Grand Canyon University$17,050
CUNY Hunter College$6,982
George Washington University$53,518
University of South Carolina-Columbia$11,862
University of Utah$8,884

Top US schools for a healthcare administration degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
New York University28%$50,464
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College29%$7,062
University of Rochester34%$52,020
CUNY Lehman College35%$7,010
Trinity University38%$41,344
Avila University39%$28,020
CUNY Hunter College40%$6,982
George Washington University41%$53,518
Clayton State University42%$5,419

Cheapest US schools for a healthcare administration degree

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

School NameTuition
Cypress College$1,140
Golden West College$1,178
San Jacinto Community College$2,580
Saint Johns River State College$2,839
Itawamba Community College$2,840
St Petersburg College$3,352
Allen County Community College$3,584
Washington County Community College$3,636
Del Mar College$3,976
McLennan Community College$3,990

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