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 that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for marine biology degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,619 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

26% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,820 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

38% above average compared to other degrees

$ 37,470 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

16% above average compared to other degrees

What do marine biology graduates earn?

Marine biology students make an average of $58,318 per year after graduation. This is 13% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 58,318 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 31% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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