We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for a public policy degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 12,128 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

44% above average compared to other degrees

$ 31,993 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

59% above average compared to other degrees

$ 49,717 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

54% above average compared to other degrees

What do public policy graduates earn?

Public policy students make an average of $93,704 per year after graduation. This is 40% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 93,704 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 93% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Satisfaction

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