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A median tuition of $11,262 annually is charged by schools around the country with online associates degree in accounting programs. There has been a 25.6% increase in the median tuition in recent years. In 2007, the annual median tuition was $8,964 at these online schools.
Online associates degree in accounting colleges and universities are sometimes called CPA and accountancy colleges and universities. The following graph shows the range of tuition at colleges offering online accounting programs at the associates level from least to most affordable:
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At the high end, schools with online associates degree in accounting programs charge students more than $15,024 in tuition per year. But, the cheapest schools charge annual tuition costs in the range of $800 to $3,570. Kansas, Nebraska, North Carolina, Texas, and Wyoming are home to the lowest cost accredited online accounting associates degree schools.
- Associate of Arts in Accounting
- Associate of Science in Accounting
- Associate of Arts and Science in Accounting Assistant
- Associate of Arts and Science in Accounting
- Associate of Arts and Science in Accounting Technology
- Associate of Applied Science in Accounting
- Associate of Science in Accounting Technology
- Associate of Arts and Science in Accounting Paraprofessional
- Associate of Accounting
- Associate of Arts and Science in Para-Accounting
These reasonably priced programs graduated roughly 15% of accounting graduates with associates degrees from online schools around the US in 2011. This represents 60,749 of the 403,384 graduates from across the country. From 2006 to 2011, the number of accounting graduates with associates degrees from the least costly online colleges and universities has increased by 7,135 graduates each year. However, the percentage of graduates from these colleges and universities has decreased.
Tuition ranging from $3,780 to $10,200 per year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online accounting associates degree colleges and universities. Approximately 24 of the 114 online schools offering associates degrees in accounting programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
In 2011, 11.8% of the country’s accounting associates level graduates received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 47,428 students. The number of students graduating from these colleges was as much as 47,772 students in 2006, which was only 5 years prior. This represents a 1% decrease in the number of graduates from these affordable online schools.
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|1. Trinity Valley Community College||Athens, Texas||$800||$2,400|
|2. Randolph Community College||Asheboro, North Carolina||$1,356||$5,964|
|3. Western Wyoming Community College||Rock Springs, Wyoming||$1,632||$4,896|
|4. Barton County Community College||Great Bend, Kansas||$1,636||$2,408|
|5. Western Nebraska Community College||Scottsbluff, Nebraska||$1,680||$2,016|
|6. Rio Salado College||Tempe, Arizona||$1,704||$7,488|
|7. Stanly Community College||Albemarle, North Carolina||$1,808||$7,952|
|8. Piedmont Community College||Roxboro, North Carolina||$1,808||$7,952|
|9. Wilson Community College||Wilson, North Carolina||$1,808||$7,952|
|10. Alamance Community College||Graham, North Carolina||$1,808||$7,952|
|11. Surry Community College||Dobson, North Carolina||$1,808||$7,952|
|12. Pitt Community College||Winterville, North Carolina||$1,894||$8,038|
|13. Butler Community College||El Dorado, Kansas||$1,995||$3,555|
|14. Southeast Technical Institute||Sioux Falls, South Dakota||$2,160||$2,160|
|15. Montana State University Great Falls College of Technology||Great Falls, Montana||$2,496||$8,748|
|16. Western Dakota Technical Institute||Rapid City, South Dakota||$2,700||$2,700|
|17. Moraine Park Technical College||Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin||$3,180||$4,830|
|18. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College||Shell Lake, Wisconsin||$3,180||$4,770|
|19. Western Technical College||La Crosse, Wisconsin||$3,180||$4,770|
|20. Gateway Technical College||Kenosha, Wisconsin||$3,180||$4,770|