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2023 Food Science Cost

There are about 3,458 students enrolled in Food Science in the USA.

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Food science is the 254th most expensive degree in America, with a median cost of $26,823 for the top 50 programs.

The Mid East has the most expensive schools with great food science programs led by University of Maryland-College Park with an annual cost of $34,936. New York is the most expensive state for food science led by Cornell University.

Public schools with good programs typically charge 58.61% less than private schools for in-state students. However, when looking at out-of-state tuition, the median top 50 Public school charges 4.8% more than your average private school. So make sure to check out public shools in your state ASAP.

The most pricey option in the top 25 is Cornell University, which is the 23rd most expensive college in the US. The most affordable option in the top 100 is Brigham Young University-Idaho. It costs just $4,208 per year, and it is ranked 42nd for its food science program. If you’re looking for a higher ranked, but still affordable school, California State University-Fresno  could be a good fit for you, ranked #11 with an in-state cost of just $5,742. Another more affordable option would be #9, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo County, CA with a cost of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for out-of-state students.

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