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 optical engineering degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 6,368 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

24% below average compared to other degrees

$ 22,467 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

12% above average compared to other degrees

$ 52,020 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

61% above average compared to other degrees

What do optical engineering graduates earn?

Optical engineering students make an average of $102,796 per year after graduation. This is 54% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 102,796 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 96% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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