Find a Cheap Online College
A per annum median tuition of $4,839 is charged by colleges and universities that offer online certificate, certification and training in science programs across the nation. There has been a 62.8% decrease in the median tuition in recent years. In 2008, the annual median tuition was $13,014 at these online schools.
The following graph shows the range of tuition at colleges offering online science programs at the training level from least to most affordable:
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The most expensive colleges that have online training and certification /certificate in science programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $5,804. On the other hand, annual tuition charged by the cheapest schools ranges from $728 to $3,874. California and Idaho are home to the least costly accredited online science training and certification schools.
In 2011, roughly 14% of science graduates with training and certificate from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these reasonably priced programs. This represents 10,832 of the 77,000 graduates from around the US. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of science graduates with training from the most inexpensive online schools has decreased. Also, the number of graduates has decreased by 34,890 graduates per year.
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|1. Cerro Coso Community College||Ridgecrest, California||$728||$5,884|
|2. University of Idaho||Moscow, Idaho||$3,874||$11,592|
|3. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania||Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania||$5,804||$8,706|
|4. Pennsylvania State University||University Park, Pennsylvania||$14,412||$26,276|