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 molecular genetics degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 12,599 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

50% above average compared to other degrees

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

65% above average compared to other degrees

$ 38,092 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

18% above average compared to other degrees

What do molecular genetics graduates earn?

Molecular genetics students make an average of $71,892 per year after graduation. This is 8% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 71,892 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 72% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular molecular genetics schools in the US

There are 16 schools in the US that offer a molecular genetics degree. The molecular genetics schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Southern California, Ohio State University-Main Campus and Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in molecular genetics per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Southern California$54,259
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
Rutgers University-New Brunswick$14,638
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234
Michigan State University$14,460
Duke University$53,500
Washington University in St Louis$51,533
University of Chicago$56,034
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus$19,080
George Washington University$53,518

Top US schools for a molecular genetics degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Chicago9%$56,034
Duke University10%$53,500
University of Southern California16%$54,259
Washington University in St Louis16%$51,533
Wake Forest University28%$51,400
University of Rochester34%$52,020
George Washington University41%$53,518
Ohio State University-Main Campus48%$10,592
Rutgers University-New Brunswick58%$14,638
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus60%$19,080

Cheapest US schools for a molecular genetics degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a molecular genetics degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
SUNY at Fredonia$8,286
Black Hills State University$8,602
Ohio State University-Main Campus$10,592
Texas A & M University-College Station$11,234
Washington State University$11,391
Michigan State University$14,460
Rutgers University-New Brunswick$14,638
Michigan Technological University$15,074
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus$19,080
Cedar Crest College$38,092

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