Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a social sciences degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,537 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

28% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,703 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

41% above average compared to other degrees

$ 42,894 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

39% above average compared to other degrees

What do social sciences graduates earn?

Social sciences students make an average of $68,132 per year after graduation. This is 2% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 68,132 per year
Average graduate salary in 2020

Top 56% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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