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 a marriage and family therapy degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 12,013 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

43% above average compared to other degrees

$ 29,576 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

47% above average compared to other degrees

$ 15,524 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

52% below average compared to other degrees

What do marriage and family therapy graduates earn?

Marriage and family therapy students make an average of $41,818 per year after graduation. This is 37% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 41,818 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 3% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular marriage and family therapy schools in the US

There are 34 schools in the US that offer a marriage and family therapy degree. The marriage and family therapy schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are New York University, University of Southern California and Fordham University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in marriage and family therapy per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
New York University$50,464
University of Southern California$54,259
Fordham University$50,986
University of Central Florida$6,368
Northwestern University$52,678
Florida State University$5,656
University of Maryland-College Park$10,399
Syracuse University$46,755
University of Florida$6,381
Grand Canyon University$17,050

Top US schools for a marriage and family therapy degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Northwestern University9%$52,678
University of Southern California16%$54,259
New York University28%$50,464
University of Rochester34%$52,020
Texas A&M University-San Antonio35%$8,216
University of Miami36%$48,484
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles36%$13,530
Mississippi College39%$17,392
University of Florida42%$6,381
University of Maryland-College Park45%$10,399

Cheapest US schools for a marriage and family therapy degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a marriage and family therapy degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
BridgeValley Community & Technical College$4,776
Brigham Young University-Provo$5,460
Florida State University$5,656
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo$5,872
University of Central Florida$6,368
University of Florida$6,381
Valdosta State University$6,410
University of Houston-Clear Lake$6,718
California State University-Dominguez Hills$6,837
Amridge University$6,900

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