The cost of attending college or university seems to consistently trend upwards. And while it’s true that you have to be prepared to make a financial commitment to your post-secondary education, there are ways that you can reduce the overall cost. Plan ahead. Compare the costs and benefits of earning an associate degree versus a bachelor’s degree. Explore scholarship opportunities and financial aid. Become informed about available tax credits and deductions. And of course, investigate tuition fees at both public and private institutions. To help you get started, here are the typical costs for a respiratory care degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,288 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

1% below average compared to other degrees

$ 20,524 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

2% above average compared to other degrees

$ 22,573 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

30% below average compared to other degrees

What do respiratory care graduates earn?

Respiratory care students make an average of $54,613 per year after graduation. This is 18% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 54,613 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 18% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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