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 informatics degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,627 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

27% above average compared to other degrees

$ 33,157 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

65% above average compared to other degrees

$ 37,616 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

16% above average compared to other degrees

What do informatics graduates earn?

Informatics students make an average of $76,457 per year after graduation. This is 14% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 76,457 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 74% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular informatics schools in the US

There are 66 schools in the US that offer a informatics degree. The informatics schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-Irvine, New York University and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in informatics per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-Irvine$13,738
New York University$50,464
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor$14,826
University of Southern California$54,259
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
Indiana University-Bloomington$10,533
Northern Arizona University$11,059
Liberty University$21,310
Drexel University$52,002

Top US schools for an informatics degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Southern California16%$54,259
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor27%$14,826
New York University28%$50,464
Liberty University30%$21,310
University of California-Irvine37%$13,738
University of Washington-Seattle Campus46%$10,974
Clemson University47%$15,116
St. Thomas University49%$29,730
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities50%$14,417
University of Louisiana at Lafayette51%$9,888

Cheapest US schools for an informatics degree

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

School NameTuition
Northeast Community College$3,405
Eastern Maine Community College$3,747
Brigham Young University-Idaho$4,018
Ivy Tech Community College$4,255
Idaho State University$7,166
Indiana University-Kokomo$7,207
Indiana University-South Bend$7,207
Indiana University-Northwest$7,207
Indiana University-Southeast$7,207
Indiana University-East$7,207


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