We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for an industrial and organizational psychology degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 7,927 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

6% below average compared to other degrees

$ 20,987 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

4% above average compared to other degrees

$ 37,835 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

What do industrial and organizational psychology graduates earn?

Industrial and organizational psychology students make an average of $84,242 per year after graduation. This is 26% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

29% of industrial and organizational psychology graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is high compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 84,242 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 79% of degrees

29%
% of people underpaid in 2019

40% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular industrial and organizational psychology schools in the US

There are 94 schools in the US that offer a industrial and organizational psychology degree. The industrial and organizational psychology schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are New York University, Columbia University in the City of New York and University of Central Florida. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in industrial and organizational psychology per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
New York University$50,464
Columbia University in the City of New York$57,208
University of Central Florida$6,368
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234
San Jose State University$7,721
Washington University in St Louis$51,533
Hofstra University$43,960
Ohio University-Main Campus$11,896
Clemson University$15,116
SUNY at Albany$9,490

Top US schools for an industrial and organizational psychology degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
United States Military Academy10%$null
Washington University in St Louis16%$51,533
New York University28%$50,464
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College29%$7,062
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles36%$13,530
Avila University39%$28,020
University of Tulsa39%$41,509
Pepperdine University40%$51,992
CUNY Brooklyn College40%$7,040

Cheapest US schools for an industrial and organizational psychology degree

Of the schools in the US that offer an industrial and organizational psychology degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce$5,370
Jamestown Community College$5,670
Universidad Central de Bayamon$6,260
University of Central Florida$6,368
University of Houston-Clear Lake$6,718
University of North Carolina at Charlotte$6,832
CUNY Brooklyn College$7,040
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College$7,062
Angelo State University$7,201
Thomas Edison State University$7,300

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