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 italian studies degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,927 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

42% above average compared to other degrees

$ 31,231 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

55% above average compared to other degrees

$ 48,607 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

50% above average compared to other degrees

What do italian studies graduates earn?

Italian studies students make an average of $64,777 per year after graduation. This is 3% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 64,777 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 37% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular italian studies schools in the US

There are 62 schools in the US that offer a italian studies degree. The italian studies schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-San Diego, University of California-Santa Barbara and New York University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in italian studies per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-San Diego$14,018
University of California-Santa Barbara$14,451
New York University$50,464
California State University-Long Beach$6,730
Boston University$52,082
University of California-Santa Cruz$14,020
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
Florida State University$5,656

Top US schools for an italian studies degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Brown University8%$53,419
Tufts University15%$54,318
Colorado College15%$52,818
Georgetown University16%$52,300
Wesleyan University16%$52,804
Emory University22%$49,392
Wellesley College22%$51,148
Boston University25%$52,082
New York University28%$50,464
California State University-Long Beach28%$6,730

Cheapest US schools for an italian studies degree

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

School NameTuition
Brigham Young University-Provo$5,460
Florida State University$5,656
California State University-Long Beach$6,730
CUNY Lehman College$7,010
College of Staten Island CUNY$7,090
North Carolina State University at Raleigh$9,058
Purdue University-Main Campus$9,992
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of California-San Diego$14,018


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