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An average tuition of $4,893 annually is charged by colleges in the US that have online associates degree in nursing programs. The average tuition has increased by 14.4% over the past few years. The yearly average tuition at these online colleges in 2007 was $4,279.
Below, the chart displays the tuition range for colleges offering online RN programs at the associates level from most to least costly:
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Tuition of more than $6,960 yearly is charged by the most expensive colleges and universities with online associates degree in nursing programs. On the other hand, the cheapest colleges and universities have per annum tuition costs ranging from $1,284 to $1,808. Arizona, Arkansas, and North Carolina are home to the lowest cost accredited online nursing associates degree schools.
- Associate of Arts and Science in RN To BSN
- Associate of Arts and Science in Registered Nursing – LPN/LPTN/LVN To RN
- Associate of Arts and Science in Registered Nursing – Paramedic To RN
- Associate of Arts and Science in Registered Nursing – LPN To RN
- Associate of Arts and Science in Registered Nursing
- Associate of Applied Science in Registered Nursing
- Associate of Arts and Science in Nursing – Registered Nurse
In 2011, of all nursing graduates with associates degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation, roughly 24% earned credentials from these reasonably priced programs. This represents 10,442 of the 43,586 graduates from across the country. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of nursing graduates with associates degrees from the least expensive online colleges has increased by 781 graduates yearly, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges has decreased.
Yearly tuition in the range of $1,920 to $3,126 is charged by other somewhat more costly online nursing associates degree colleges and universities. Of the 12 online colleges and universities that offer associates degrees in nursing programs in the nation, 3 charge students tuition in this range.
In 2011, 3,484 students received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 8% of the country’s nursing associates level graduates. In 2006, which was only 5 years earlier, only 2,490 students graduated from these colleges. Thus, from these affordable online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has increased by 40%.
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|1. Pima Community College||Tucson, Arizona||$1,284||$6,456|
|2. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas||De Queen, Arkansas||$1,800||$4,500|
|3. Gaston College||Dallas, North Carolina||$1,808||$7,952|
|4. South Arkansas Community College||El Dorado, Arkansas||$1,920||$3,504|
|5. Clark State Community College||Springfield, Ohio||$2,556||$5,112|
|6. Lower Columbia College||Longview, Washington||$3,126||$3,891|
|7. Boise State University||Boise, Idaho||$3,555||$13,011|
|8. Marion Technical College||Marion, Ohio||$4,140||$6,300|
|9. SUNY College of Technology at Delhi||Delhi, New York||$4,970||$9,100|
|10. Triton College||River Grove, Illinois||$6,960||$8,730|
|11. Salem International University||Salem, West Virginia||$11,475||$11,475|
|12. Rasmussen College||St. Cloud, Minnesota||$15,120||$15,120|