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An average tuition of $11,766 annually is charged by colleges and universities across the nation that offer online bachelors degree in nursing programs. In recent years, the average tuition has increased. This change in tuition was around 26.3%. In 2007, the average tuition was $9,319 per year at these online colleges.
The range of tuition at colleges offering online BSN programs at the bachelors level from least to most affordable is shown in the following chart:
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At the high end, schools offering online bachelors degree in nursing programs charge students more than $19,628 in tuition yearly. However, tuition ranging from $1,714 to $5,228 yearly is charged by the cheapest colleges and universities. Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Mexico, and North Carolina are home to the least costly accredited online nursing bachelors degree schools.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completion program
- Bachelor’s – Nursing (BSN)
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing – RN to BSN
- RN to BSN
- Bachelor of Science in RN To BSN
- RN to Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing in RN – BSN
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing in RN To BSN
- B.S. in Nursing (Registered Nurse – R.N. to B.S.N.)
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Administration – Community Health Nurse
In 2011, these affordable programs graduated a reported 25% of nursing graduates with bachelors degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation. This represents 466,497 of the 1,868,881 graduates in the nation. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of nursing graduates with bachelors degrees from the lowest cost online colleges and universities has decreased, while the number of graduates has increased by 61,973 graduates annually.
Yearly tuition in the range of $5,235 to $8,500 is charged by other somewhat more costly online nursing bachelors degree schools. Approximately 41 of the 185 online schools offering bachelors degrees in nursing programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
In 2011, 655,087 students received their certificates from these cheap online programs. This represents 35% of the country’s nursing bachelors level graduates. Only 477,465 students graduated from these colleges, only 5 years earlier, in 2006. This is a 37% increase in the number of students graduating from these cheap online schools.
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|1. University of Massachusetts||Boston, Massachusetts||$1,714||$9,758|
|2. University of Massachusetts||Amherst, Massachusetts||$1,714||$9,937|
|3. Great Basin College||Elko, Nevada||$2,078||$8,425|
|4. Edison State College||Fort Myers, Florida||$2,157||$8,002|
|5. Winston-Salem State University||Winston-Salem, North Carolina||$2,274||$11,420|
|6. Eastern New Mexico University||Portales, New Mexico||$2,688||$8,220|
|7. Western Carolina University||Cullowhee, North Carolina||$2,816||$12,413|
|8. University of West Florida||Pensacola, Florida||$2,820||$13,453|
|9. Western New Mexico University||Silver City, New Mexico||$2,832||$12,432|
|10. University of Wyoming||Laramie, Wyoming||$2,970||$11,280|
|11. South Dakota State University||Brookings, South Dakota||$2,994||$4,491|
|12. Fort Hays State University||Hays, Kansas||$3,035||$11,432|
|13. University of North Carolina||Charlotte, North Carolina||$3,044||$14,091|
|14. University of Central Florida||Orlando, Florida||$3,347||$18,089|
|15. Florida International University||Miami, Florida||$3,530||$15,339|
|16. Boise State University||Boise, Idaho||$3,555||$13,011|
|17. Texas A & M University||Texarkana, Texas||$3,608||$11,048|
|18. Georgia Southern University||Statesboro, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|19. Columbus State University||Columbus, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|20. Old Dominion University||Norfolk, Virginia||$3,763||$14,155|