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 horticulture degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,862 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

$ 25,537 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

27% above average compared to other degrees

$ 31,361 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

3% below average compared to other degrees

What do horticulture graduates earn?

Horticulture students make an average of $59,263 per year after graduation. This is 11% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 59,263 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 36% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular horticulture schools in the US

There are 90 schools in the US that offer a horticulture degree. The horticulture schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, Purdue University-Main Campus and California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in horticulture per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$18,436
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo$9,432
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
Cornell University$52,853
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
University of Massachusetts-Amherst$15,411
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$15,074
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234
Michigan State University$14,460

Top US schools for a horticulture degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Cornell University13%$52,853
College of the Ozarks13%$19,130
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo35%$9,432
University of Florida42%$6,381
Fort Valley State University44%$6,658
University of Maryland-College Park45%$10,399
Clemson University47%$15,116
University of Connecticut48%$14,880
Ohio State University-Main Campus48%$10,592
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities50%$14,417

Cheapest US schools for a horticulture degree

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

School NameTuition
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez$2,083
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus$2,424
Northern Wyoming Community College District$3,120
South Florida State College$3,165
East Mississippi Community College$3,240
Missouri State University-West Plains$4,230
Naugatuck Valley Community College$4,316
Southern State Community College$4,412
Century College - Minnesota$5,417
Treasure Valley Community College$5,445

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