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 political communication degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 14,417 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

72% above average compared to other degrees

$ 26,603 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

32% above average compared to other degrees

$ 44,310 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

37% above average compared to other degrees

What do political communication graduates earn?

Political communication students make an average of $66,813 per year after graduation. This is 0% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 66,813 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 61% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular political communication schools in the US

There are 24 schools in the US that offer a political communication degree. The political communication schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Washington-Seattle Campus, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and University of Chicago. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in political communication per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
University of Chicago$56,034
George Washington University$53,518
University of Georgia$11,818
American University$46,615
Emerson College$44,832
Missouri State University-Springfield$7,306
Suffolk University$37,270
Florida Southern College$34,774

Top US schools for a political communication degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Chicago9%$56,034
American University29%$46,615
George Washington University41%$53,518
Emerson College46%$44,832
University of Washington-Seattle Campus46%$10,974
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities50%$14,417
Florida Southern College51%$34,774
University of Georgia54%$11,818
Nebraska Wesleyan University71%$32,894
Cedarville University71%$29,156

Cheapest US schools for a political communication degree

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

School NameTuition
Weber State University$5,712
Missouri State University-Springfield$7,306
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of Georgia$11,818
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
Regent University$17,288
Wilmington College$25,000
Cedarville University$29,156
Nebraska Wesleyan University$32,894
Florida Southern College$34,774

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