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Colleges in the US that have online associates degree in healthcare programs require students to pay an average tuition of $13,978 per year. In recent years, there has been a 16.2% increase in the average tuition. In 2007, the yearly average tuition was $12,028 at these online colleges.
The range of tuition at colleges offering online healthcare programs at the associates level is shown in the following chart. Tuition is shown from the most to least expensive colleges and universities.
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A yearly tuition of over $16,500 is charged by the costliest online associates degree in healthcare colleges and universities. The cheapest colleges and universities, however, charge students per annum tuition costs ranging from $1,356 to $4,678. Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, and North Carolina are home to the least costly accredited online healthcare associates degree schools.
- Associate of Art in Healthcare Administration – Billing and Coding
- Associate of Science in Management and Supervision in Healthcare
- Associate of Science in Healthcare Management
- Healthcare Management Associate
- Associate of Arts in Healthcare Management
- Associate of Arts – Healthcare Administration
- Associate in Healthcare Management
- Associate of Applied Science in Healthcare Management Technology
- Associate of Arts and Science in Healthcare Management Technology
- Associate of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration
In 2011, roughly 10% of healthcare graduates with associates degrees from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these reasonably priced programs. Therefore, of the 339,483 graduates from across the country, 35,461 are from the most inexpensive colleges. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of healthcare graduates with associates degrees from the least expensive online colleges and universities has increased by 14,581 graduates annually, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges and universities has decreased.
Yearly tuition in the range of $5,280 to $11,948 is charged by other somewhat more costly online healthcare associates degree colleges. Tuition in this range is charged by 14 of the 67 online colleges offering associates degrees in healthcare programs in the country.
In 2011, 36,210 students received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 11% of the country’s healthcare associates level graduates. In 2006, which was just 5 years earlier, as much as 42,435 students graduated from these schools. This is a 15% decrease in the number of students graduating from these reasonably priced online schools.
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|1. Randolph Community College||Asheboro, North Carolina||$1,356||$5,964|
|2. Wayne Community College||Goldsboro, North Carolina||$1,808||$8,024|
|3. Pitt Community College||Winterville, North Carolina||$1,894||$8,038|
|4. Lanier Technical College||Oakwood, Georgia||$2,025||$4,050|
|5. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College||Valdosta, Georgia||$2,160||$4,320|
|6. Montana State University Great Falls College of Technology||Great Falls, Montana||$2,496||$8,748|
|7. University of Louisiana||Monroe, Louisiana||$3,013||$10,302|
|8. Fort Hays State University||Hays, Kansas||$3,035||$11,432|
|9. Milwaukee Area Technical College||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||$3,180||$4,770|
|10. Rochester Community and Technical College||Rochester, Minnesota||$4,490||$4,490|
|11. Minnesota West Community and Technical College||Granite Falls, Minnesota||$4,678||$9,356|
|12. Lehigh Carbon Community College||Schnecksville, Pennsylvania||$5,280||$7,920|
|13. National American University||Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota||$6,750||$6,750|
|14. Park University||Parkville, Missouri||$8,848||$8,848|
|15. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey||Newark, New Jersey||$9,811||$14,717|
|16. Colorado Technical University||Colorado Springs, Colorado||$10,440||$10,440|
|17. Colorado Technical University||Sioux Falls, South Dakota||$10,440||$10,440|
|18. Herzing University||Kenner, Louisiana||$10,738||$10,738|
|19. Herzing University||Madison, Wisconsin||$10,785||$10,785|
|20. Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health||Omaha, Nebraska||$11,160||$11,160|