Tuition costs are a reality of post-secondary education, but it’s important not to be discouraged. If your top school is financially out of reach, your second or third choice may serve your future just as well. To help you find the program that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for zoology degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 11,205 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

33% above average compared to other degrees

$ 28,721 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

43% above average compared to other degrees

$ 36,799 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

14% above average compared to other degrees

What do zoology graduates earn?

Zoology students make an average of $60,334 per year after graduation. This is 10% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

22% of zoology graduates are underpaid (those who make less than $40,000 per year.) This rate is high compared to other degrees across the country.

$ 60,334 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 37% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

9% above average compared to other degrees


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