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Schools around the country offering online associates degree in social science programs charge students an average tuition of $11,238 per year. The average tuition has increased, over the past few years, by 41.1%. The yearly average tuition at these online colleges in 2007 was $7,967.
Below, the chart displays the tuition range for colleges offering online social science programs at the associates level from highest to lowest cost:
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A yearly tuition of over $14,000 is charged by the costliest online associates degree in social science colleges and universities. However, yearly tuition ranging from $600 to $3,192 is charged by the cheapest colleges. California, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Texas are home to the least costly accredited online social science associates degree schools.
- Associate of Arts in Psychology – Christian Counseling
- Associate of Science in Addictions Counseling
- Associate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling
- Criminal Investigations
- Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
- Associate of Arts and Science in Criminal Justice
- Associate of Arts and Science in Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
- Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
- Associate in Criminal Justice
- Associate of Arts and Science in Criminal Justice – Network Security and Computer Forensics
These reasonably priced programs graduated roughly 24% of social science graduates with associates degrees from online schools around the US in 2011. Therefore, of the 968,568 graduates in the nation, 234,881 are from the most inexpensive colleges and universities. From 2006 to 2011, the number of social science graduates with associates degrees from the least costly online colleges and universities has increased by 97,357 graduates each year. Also, the percentage of graduates from these colleges and universities has increased.
Other somewhat more costly online social science associates degree colleges and universities charge a yearly tuition in the range of $3,222 to $7,560. An estimated 53 of the 343 online schools that offer associates degrees in social science programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
Roughly 25.2%, or 243,818 of the country’s social science associates level graduates received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs in 2011. A short 5 years prior, in 2006, only 175,784 students earned credentials from these colleges and universities. Therefore, the number of students graduating from these reasonably priced online colleges has increased by 39%.
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|1. Mount Wachusett Community College||Gardner, Massachusetts||$600||$5,520|
|2. West Hills College||Coalinga, California||$624||$4,824|
|3. West Los Angeles College||Culver City, California||$698||$5,534|
|4. Cerritos College||Norwalk, California||$728||$5,124|
|5. Saddleback College||Mission Viejo, California||$728||$4,660|
|6. Taft College||Taft, California||$780||$6,270|
|7. Trinity Valley Community College||Athens, Texas||$800||$2,400|
|8. Amarillo College||Amarillo, Texas||$864||$1,824|
|9. Clovis Community College||Clovis, New Mexico||$880||$1,768|
|10. Labette Community College||Parsons, Kansas||$1,320||$1,320|
|11. Fort Scott Community College||Fort Scott, Kansas||$1,320||$3,000|
|12. Randolph Community College||Asheboro, North Carolina||$1,356||$5,964|
|13. Craven Community College||New Bern, North Carolina||$1,356||$5,964|
|14. Forsyth Technical Community College||Winston Salem, North Carolina||$1,462||$7,798|
|15. Cochise College||Douglas, Arizona||$1,490||$8,004|
|16. Sandhills Community College||Pinehurst, North Carolina||$1,600||$7,722|
|17. Central Georgia Technical College||Macon, Georgia||$1,620||$3,240|
|18. Laramie County Community College||Cheyenne, Wyoming||$1,632||$4,986|
|19. Bossier Parish Community College||Bossier City, Louisiana||$1,654||$4,226|
|20. Broward College||Fort Lauderdale, Florida||$1,676||$1,676|