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2023 Education Cost

There are about 973,240 students enrolled in Education in the USA.

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Education is the 43rd most expensive major in the US, with a median cost of $50,432 among the top 50 programs (just ahead of #44, Business Administration and Management, with a median cost of $50,230).

New England has the most expensive schools with first-class education programs predominantly led by Trinity College with an annual cost of $56,380. The most expensive state for education is Rhode Island led by Brown University and Providence College.

Public schools with solid programs by and large charge 72.2% less than private schools for in-state students. When looking at out-of-state tuition however, the median top 50 Public school charges 38.93% less than the median private school. So, if you're applying to a state school, make sure you're eligible for in-state tuition ASAP.

The most expensive 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 Brigham Young University-Provo. It costs just $5,790 per year, but it's its education program is ranked #92. If you’re looking for a higher ranked, but still affordable school, Martin Luther College  could be right for you, ranked #3 with an in-state cost of just $15,870. Another more affordable option would be #14, University of Central Florida in Orange County, FL with a cost of $4,478 for in-state students and $19,810 for out-of-state students.

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