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2023 Information Science Cost

There are about 55,860 students enrolled in Information Science in the USA.

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Information science is the 182nd most expensive major in the US, with a median cost of $31,408 amongst the top 50 programs (just ahead of #183, Special Education and Teaching, with a median cost of $31,252).

The Far West has the most expensive colleges with top 50 information science programs led by California Lutheran University with an annual cost of $43,900. Iowa is the most expensive state for information science led by Luther College.

Public schools with solid programs by and large charge 70.97% less than private schools for in-state students. However, when looking at out-of-state tuition, the median top 50 Public school charges 38.83% less than your average private school. So, if you're applying to a state school, make sure you qualify for in-state tuition as soon as possible.

The most high-priced option in the top 25 is George Washington University, which is the 19th most expensive college in the United States. The most affordable option in the top 100 is College of Charleston. It costs just $70 per year, but it's its information science program is ranked #70. If you’re looking for a higher ranked, but still affordable school, University of Maryland Global Campus  could be for you, ranked #17 with an in-state cost of just $7,200. Another more affordable option would be #12, CUNY Bernard M Baruch College in New York County, NY with a cost of $6,930 for in-state students and $14,880 for out-of-state students.

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