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 a web design degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,552 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

2% above average compared to other degrees

$ 22,278 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

11% above average compared to other degrees

$ 23,639 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

27% below average compared to other degrees

What do web design graduates earn?

Web design students make an average of $107,851 per year after graduation. This is 62% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 107,851 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 97% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular web design schools in the US

There are 324 schools in the US that offer a web design degree. The web design schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are New York University, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus and University of California-Santa Cruz. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in web design per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
New York University$50,464
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$18,436
University of California-Santa Cruz$14,020
Tulane University of Louisiana$52,960
University of Connecticut$14,880
University of Arizona$11,877
Drexel University$52,002
University of Georgia$11,818
Quinnipiac University$46,780
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus$11,000

Top US schools for a web design degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Tulane University of Louisiana21%$52,960
New York University28%$50,464
Clinton Essex Warren Washington BOCES33%$null
CUNY Brooklyn College40%$7,040
Eastern Michigan University45%$12,019
William Jewell College48%$33,620
University of Connecticut48%$14,880
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus50%$18,436
University of California-Santa Cruz51%$14,020
Beacon College53%$37,788

Cheapest US schools for a web design degree

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

School NameTuition
American River College$1,104
Cosumnes River College$1,104
Sacramento City College$1,104
El Camino Community College District$1,142
Imperial Valley College$1,142
Irvine Valley College$1,142
Santa Ana College$1,142
San Diego Mesa College$1,142
Sierra College$1,142
Coastline Community College$1,148

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