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2023 Rhetoric and Composition Cost

There are about 6,180 students enrolled in Rhetoric and Composition in the USA.

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Rhetoric and composition is the 291st most expensive major in America, with a median cost of $24,888 among the top 50 programs (just ahead of #292, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, with a median cost of $24,700).

New England has the most expensive colleges with top of the line rhetoric and composition programs led by Bates College with an annual cost of $55,683. The most expensive state for rhetoric and composition is Maine also led by Bates College.

Public schools with good programs typically charge 73.38% less than private schools for in-state students. However, when looking at out-of-state tuition, the median top 50 Public school charges 42.06% less than your average private school. So be sure to check out public shools in your state as soon as possible.

The most expensive option in the top 25 is Bates College, which is the 47th most expensive college in the United States. The most affordable option in the top 100 is Jackson State University. It costs just $8,270 per year, and it is ranked 47th for its rhetoric and composition program. If you’re looking for a higher ranked, but still affordable option, University of Minnesota-Morris  is probably right for you, ranked #20 with an in-state cost of just $12,324. Another more affordable choice would be #25, Georgia Southern University in Bulloch County, GA with a cost of $4,371 for in-state students and $15,426 for out-of-state students.

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