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2023 Business Cost

There are about 266,338 students enrolled in Business in the USA.

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Business is the 86th most expensive major in America, with a median cost of $40,735 for the top 50 programs (just ahead of #87, Music Performance, with a median cost of $40,594).

The Far West has the most expensive schools with top 50 business programs led by Saint Mary's College of California with an annual cost of $48,988. The most expensive state for business is Washington led by Gonzaga University and Seattle Pacific University.

Public schools with solid programs typically charge 70.66% less than private schools for in-state students. However, when looking at out-of-state tuition, the median top 50 Public school charges 36.53% less than your average private school. So, if you're looking into studying at a state school, make sure you qualify for in-state tuition as soon as possible.

The most pricey option in the top 25 is George Washington University, which is the 19th most expensive college in the nation. The most affordable option in the top 100 is Brigham Young University-Provo. It costs just $5,790 per year, but it's ranked 52nd for its business program. If you’re looking for the least expensive option in the top 25, CUNY Graduate School and University Center  might be right for you, ranked #18 with an in-state cost of just $Another more affordable option would be #7, Florida State University in Leon County, FL with a cost of $4,022 for in-state students and $16,540 for out-of-state students.

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