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 taxation degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,942 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

18% above average compared to other degrees

$ 26,250 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

31% above average compared to other degrees

$ 35,821 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

11% above average compared to other degrees

What do taxation graduates earn?

Taxation students make an average of $94,417 per year after graduation. This is 41% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

17% of taxation graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is low compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 94,417 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 92% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

16% below average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular taxation schools in the US

There are 30 schools in the US that offer a taxation degree. The taxation schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of Southern California, Northeastern University and California State University-Fullerton. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in taxation per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of Southern California$54,259
Northeastern University$49,497
California State University-Fullerton$6,850
Fordham University$50,986
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,974
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities$14,417
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$15,074
The University of Alabama$10,780
Baylor University$43,790
University of Colorado Boulder$12,086

Top US schools for a taxation degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering taxation degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
University of Southern California16%$54,259
Northeastern University27%$49,497
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College29%$7,062
American University29%$46,615
University of Miami36%$48,484
Villanova University36%$51,284
Baylor University39%$43,790
University of Tulsa39%$41,509
Bentley University44%$48,000
Eastern Michigan University45%$12,019

Cheapest US schools for a taxation degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a taxation degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
American River College$1,104
Cosumnes River College$1,104
San Joaquin Delta College$1,104
Yuba College$1,124
Woodland Community College$1,124
Irvine Valley College$1,142
San Diego City College$1,142
MiraCosta College$1,152
Columbia College - Sonora$1,162
Chaffey College$1,170


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