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2023 Astrophysics Cost

There are about 762 students enrolled in Astrophysics in the USA.

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Astrophysics is the 76th most expensive major in the US, with a median cost of $41,196 for the top 50 programs.

The Mid East has the most expensive schools with top 50 astrophysics programs predominantly led by Rutgers University-New Brunswick with an annual cost of $29,012. New York is the most expensive state for astrophysics led by Colgate University and Columbia University in the City of New York.

Public schools with good programs generally charge 76.81% less than private schools for in-state students. When looking at out-of-state tuition however, the median top 50 Public school charges 34.37% less than the median private school. So make sure to look into public shools in your state ASAP.

The most high-priced option in the top 25 is Columbia University in the City of New York, which is the 3rd most expensive college in the United States. The most affordable option in the top 100 is University of New Mexico-Main Campus. It costs just $21,716 per year, and it's its astrophysics program is ranked #13. Another more affordable option would be #10, Rutgers University-New Brunswick in Middlesex County, NJ with a cost of $12,230 for in-state students and $29,012 for out-of-state students.

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