Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a materials science and engineering degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 12,023 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

43% above average compared to other degrees

$ 30,964 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

54% above average compared to other degrees

$ 50,404 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

56% above average compared to other degrees

What do materials science and engineering graduates earn?

Materials science and engineering students make an average of $82,064 per year after graduation. This is 23% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 82,064 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 77% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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