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 management degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,586 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

14% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,509 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

17% above average compared to other degrees

$ 40,079 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

24% above average compared to other degrees

What do industrial management graduates earn?

Industrial management students make an average of $102,569 per year after graduation. This is 54% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

20% of industrial management graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.)

$ 102,569 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 97% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

On par with average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular industrial management schools in the US

There are 154 schools in the US that offer a industrial management degree. The industrial management schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are New York University, The University of Texas at Austin and Purdue University-Main Campus. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in industrial management per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
New York University$50,464
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo$9,432
Cornell University$52,853
Stanford University$49,617
University of Massachusetts-Amherst$15,411
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$15,074
University of Central Florida$6,368
Northwestern University$52,678

Top US schools for an industrial management degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Stanford University5%$49,617
Northwestern University9%$52,678
United States Military Academy10%$null
Duke University10%$53,500
Claremont McKenna College10%$52,825
Dartmouth College10%$53,368
Johns Hopkins University13%$52,170
Cornell University13%$52,853
Tufts University15%$54,318
Georgetown University16%$52,300

Cheapest US schools for an industrial management degree

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

School NameTuition
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez$2,083
West Virginia University at Parkersburg$3,552
Northwest State Community College$3,858
Edison State Community College$4,219
Manchester Community College - Connecticut$4,276
Milwaukee Area Technical College$4,491
Utah Valley University$5,652
Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Gurabo Campus$5,820
Northeastern State University$6,327
Kennesaw State University$6,347

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