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 radio and television degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,892 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

6% above average compared to other degrees

$ 22,175 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

10% above average compared to other degrees

$ 39,084 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

21% above average compared to other degrees

What do radio and television graduates earn?

Radio and television students make an average of $57,716 per year after graduation. This is 14% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

23% of radio and television graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is high compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 57,716 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 30% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

11% above average compared to other degrees


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