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 that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for homeland security degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,454 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

25% above average compared to other degrees

$ 26,804 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

33% above average compared to other degrees

$ 22,012 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

32% below average compared to other degrees

What do homeland security graduates earn?

Homeland security students make an average of $61,776 per year after graduation. This is 7% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

16% of homeland security graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is low compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 61,776 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 58% of degrees

16%
% of people underpaid in 2019

22% below average compared to other degrees

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