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 soil science degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,641 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

39% above average compared to other degrees

$ 29,956 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

49% above average compared to other degrees

$ 4,018 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

88% below average compared to other degrees

What do soil science graduates earn?

Soil science students make an average of $73,792 per year after graduation. This is 11% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

14% of soil science graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is low compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 73,792 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 71% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

31% below average compared to other degrees


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