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 publishing degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 6,334 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

25% below average compared to other degrees

$ 18,410 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

8% below average compared to other degrees

$ 39,298 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

22% above average compared to other degrees

What do publishing graduates earn?

Publishing students make an average of $77,667 per year after graduation. This is 16% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

19% of publishing graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is low compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 77,667 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 70% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

8% below average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular publishing schools in the US

There are 14 schools in the US that offer a publishing degree. The publishing schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are New York University, Drexel University and George Washington University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in publishing per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
New York University$50,464
Drexel University$52,002
George Washington University$53,518
Arizona State University-Tempe$10,792
Pace University$43,986
Emerson College$44,832
The New School$47,276
Belmont University$32,820
Portland State University$8,783
Susquehanna University$45,470

Top US schools for a publishing degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
New York University28%$50,464
George Washington University41%$53,518
Emerson College46%$44,832
University of Houston-Victoria49%$6,805
Minnesota State University Moorhead60%$8,468
The New School62%$47,276
Hastings College68%$29,200
Susquehanna University70%$45,470
Rosemont College70%$19,486
Drexel University79%$52,002

Cheapest US schools for a publishing degree

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

School NameTuition
Clackamas Community College$4,614
Lewis-Clark State College$6,334
University of Houston-Victoria$6,805
Minnesota State University Moorhead$8,468
Portland State University$8,783
Arizona State University-Tempe$10,792
Rosemont College$19,486
Hastings College$29,200
Belmont University$32,820
Pace University$43,986


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