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Schools around the country that offer online associates degree in information science programs charge an average tuition of $12,950 per year. There has been a 12% increase in the average tuition over the past few years. In 2007, the average tuition at these online schools was $11,559 per year.
The following graph shows the range of tuition at colleges offering online information science programs at the associates level from least to most affordable:
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At the high end, schools with online associates degree in information science programs charge students more than $15,285 in tuition each year. But, the cheapest colleges charge yearly tuition costs in the range of $1,767 to $13,100. The most inexpensive accredited online information science associates degree schools are located in Kansas and Virginia.
- Associate of Science in Information Sciences and Technology
- Computer Information Science (Associate’s)
- Associate of Computer Information Science
- Associate of Science in Computer Information Science
- Associate in Computer Information Science
- Associate of Arts in Computer Information Science
- Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Science – Microcomputers For Business
- Associate of Science in Computer and Information Science – Database Programming
- Associate of Science in Computer Information Science – Web Design
- Associate of Science in Computer Information Science – Programming
A reported 25% of information science graduates with associates degrees from online schools around the US graduated from these affordable programs in 2011. This represents 21,764 of the 88,023 graduates in the nation. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of information science graduates with associates degrees from the most inexpensive online colleges has decreased. However, the number of graduates has increased by 10,120 graduates per annum.
Other somewhat more expensive cost online information science associates degree colleges charge students tuition ranging from $14,271 to $14,412 annually. Of the 6 online colleges and universities that have associates degrees in information science programs in the nation, 2 have tuition in this range.
A reported 65.6% of the nation’s information science associates level graduates earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This represents 57,705 students.
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|1. Cowley County Community College||Arkansas City, Kansas||$1,767||$3,224|
|2. ECPI University||Virginia Beach, Virginia||$13,100||$13,100|
|3. Everest College||Colorado Springs, Colorado||$14,271||$14,271|
|4. Pennsylvania State University||University Park, Pennsylvania||$14,412||$26,276|
|5. South University||Savannah, Georgia||$15,285||$15,285|
|6. Everest University||Largo, Florida||$18,864||$18,864|