Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a human development degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,410 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

24% above average compared to other degrees

$ 25,683 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

28% above average compared to other degrees

$ 20,432 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

37% below average compared to other degrees

What do human development graduates earn?

Human development students make an average of $45,274 per year after graduation. This is 32% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 45,274 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 2% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular human development schools in the US

There are 286 schools in the US that offer a human development degree. The human development schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-San Diego, University of California-Davis and California State University-Long Beach. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in human development per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-San Diego$14,018
University of California-Davis$14,419
California State University-Long Beach$6,730
University of Southern California$54,259
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$18,436
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
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

Top US schools for a human development degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Cornell University13%$52,853
University of Southern California16%$54,259
California State University-Long Beach28%$6,730
Hope International University28%$31,800
Liberty University30%$21,310
University of California-San Diego34%$14,018
University of Rochester34%$52,020
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo35%$9,432
Purdue University Northwest35%$7,582
Berea College35%$25,760

Cheapest US schools for a human development degree

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

School NameTuition
Napa Valley College$1,142
Shasta College$1,185
Orange Coast College$1,186
Los Angeles Mission College$1,220
Saddleback College$1,328
Cuesta College$1,338
Central New Mexico Community College$1,578
Central Texas College$3,390
Snow College$3,692
Salt Lake Community College$3,781

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