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Breakdown of costs of college in the U.S. and expected return among different majors

Average annual cost of college in the United States and expected starting salary, by major, in 2016 (in U.S. dollars)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 29, 2016
Breakdown of costs of college in the U.S. and expected return among different majors This statistic shows average cost of tuition in the United States and the expected starting salary, by undergraduate major, in 2016. In 2016, the average computer science degree cost 18,320 U.S. dollars per year and could be expected to yield a starting salary of 61,321 U.S. dollars per year.
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Average annual cost of college in the United States and expected starting salary, by major, in 2016 (in U.S. dollars)

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