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 pre-medicine degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 12,463 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

48% above average compared to other degrees

$ 25,122 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

25% above average compared to other degrees

$ 41,456 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

28% above average compared to other degrees

What do pre-medicine graduates earn?

Pre-medicine students make an average of $71,276 per year after graduation. This is 7% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

24% of pre-medicine graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is high compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 71,276 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 61% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

18% above average compared to other degrees


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