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 social psychology degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 13,434 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

60% above average compared to other degrees

$ 37,988 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

89% above average compared to other degrees

$ 13,768 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

57% below average compared to other degrees

What do social psychology graduates earn?

Social psychology students make an average of $66,863 per year after graduation. This is 0% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

18% of social psychology graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is low compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 66,863 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 62% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

9% below average compared to other degrees


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