In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for a research psychology degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,851 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

39% above average compared to other degrees

$ 33,814 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

64% above average compared to other degrees

$ 34,310 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

5% above average compared to other degrees

What do research psychology graduates earn?

Research psychology students make an average of $48,639 per year after graduation. This is 27% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 48,639 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 11% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees


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