Online Bachelors Degree Programs in Informatics That Students Can Afford

By Staff

The average tuition charged by colleges in the US that offer online bachelors degree in informatics programs is $12,044 yearly. There has been a 19.7% increase in the average tuition over the past few years. At these online colleges and universities the average tuition per year in 2007 was $10,062.

Below, the chart displays the tuition range for colleges offering online informatics programs at the bachelors level from most to least costly:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 9
Low cost 41
Average cost 30
Most expensive 10

A yearly tuition of over $15,720 is charged by the costliest schools that offer online bachelors degree in informatics programs. But, tuition at the cheapest colleges and universities is in the range of $2,820 to $8,720 each year. Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, and Tennessee are home to the least expensive accredited online informatics bachelors degree schools.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Administration – Nursing Informatics
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies – Informatics
  • BA/Health Informatics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Health Informatics
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics

These cheap programs graduated an estimated 31% of informatics graduates with bachelors degrees from online schools around the US in 2011. This represents 177,257 of the 568,794 graduates in the nation. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of informatics graduates with bachelors degrees from the most inexpensive online colleges and universities has decreased. However, the number of graduates has increased by 12,477 graduates each year.

Other somewhat more costly online informatics bachelors degree colleges charge a yearly tuition in the range of $9,134 to $10,380. Roughly 41 of the 90 online schools that have bachelors degrees in informatics programs in the US charge tuition in this range.

Approximately 106,702 students earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. This is 19% of the nation’s informatics bachelors level graduates. Only 89,568 students earned credentials from these colleges in 2006, which was only 5 years prior. Therefore, from these reasonably priced online colleges and universities, the number of students graduating has increased by 19%.

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