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 an urban planning degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,899 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

30% above average compared to other degrees

$ 28,031 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

39% above average compared to other degrees

$ 52,134 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

61% above average compared to other degrees

What do urban planning graduates earn?

Urban planning students make an average of $87,737 per year after graduation. This is 31% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 87,737 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 86% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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