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 plant sciences degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,814 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

29% above average compared to other degrees

$ 26,812 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

33% above average compared to other degrees

$ 46,188 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

43% above average compared to other degrees

What do plant sciences graduates earn?

Plant sciences students make an average of $59,036 per year after graduation. This is 12% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

21% of plant sciences graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is high compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 59,036 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 37% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

4% above average compared to other degrees


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