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 hydrology degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,531 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

37% above average compared to other degrees

$ 31,436 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

56% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,274 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

16% below average compared to other degrees

What do hydrology graduates earn?

Hydrology students make an average of $76,153 per year after graduation. This is 14% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 76,153 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 71% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular hydrology schools in the US

There are 38 schools in the US that offer a hydrology degree. The hydrology schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Santa Barbara, University of California-Davis and The University of Texas at Austin. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in hydrology per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Santa Barbara$14,451
University of California-Davis$14,419
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
University of Pennsylvania$53,534
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234
University of Arizona$11,877
North Carolina State University at Raleigh$9,058
University of Rhode Island$13,792
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus$18,067
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute$52,305

Top US schools for a hydrology degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Pennsylvania9%$53,534
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology22%$7,183
University of California-Santa Barbara33%$14,451
Texas A&M University-San Antonio35%$8,216
The University of Texas at Austin36%$10,398
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute43%$52,305
University of California-Davis43%$14,419
Tarleton State University50%$7,367
North Carolina State University at Raleigh51%$9,058
Brigham Young University-Provo52%$5,460

Cheapest US schools for a hydrology degree

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

School NameTuition
GateWay Community College - Phoenix$2,094
University of Wyoming$5,217
Vermilion Community College$5,325
Brigham Young University-Provo$5,460
Salish Kootenai College$6,349
New Mexico State University-Main Campus$6,461
California State University-Fresno$6,585
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology$7,183
Boise State University$7,326
Tarleton State University$7,367

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