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 an urban studies degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,440 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

36% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,581 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

37% above average compared to other degrees

$ 49,815 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

54% above average compared to other degrees

What do urban studies graduates earn?

Urban studies students make an average of $61,638 per year after graduation. This is 8% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 61,638 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 46% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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