Find a Cheap Online College
Colleges and universities across the nation that have online bachelors degree in journalism programs require students to pay a median tuition of $7,651 per year. There has been a 50.5% increase in the median tuition over the past few years. The yearly median tuition was $5,085 at these online colleges in 2007.
The tuition range for colleges offering online journalism programs at the bachelors level from most to least costly is displayed in the following graph:
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A yearly tuition of over $11,088 is charged by the costliest online bachelors degree in journalism colleges and universities. However, yearly tuition ranging from $1,714 to $2,994 is charged by the cheapest colleges. The accredited online journalism bachelors degree schools that are the lowest cost are located in Massachusetts and South Dakota.
- Bachelor of Arts in Journalism Studies
- Bachelor of Science in Journalism Studies
- Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
- Bachelor of Science in Journalism
- BA/Journalism and Mass Communication
- Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication
- Bachelor of Science in Communication – Public Relations and Journalism
- Bachelor of Arts in Digital Journalism
- B.A. in Communications
- BA/Communication Studies
In 2011, these affordable programs graduated a reported 15% of journalism graduates with bachelors degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation. Therefore, of the 229,268 graduates from around the US, 35,227 are from the most inexpensive schools. From 2006 to 2011, the number of journalism graduates with bachelors degrees from the least costly online colleges has increased by 5,160 graduates per annum. However, the percentage of graduates from these colleges has decreased.
Yearly tuition in the range of $5,568 to $5,948 is charged by other somewhat more costly online journalism bachelors degree colleges and universities. Of the 10 online colleges and universities that have bachelors degrees in journalism programs in the nation, 2 have tuition in this range.
In 2011, 35,121 students received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 15% of the country’s journalism bachelors level graduates. In 2006, which was a short 5 years earlier, as much as 55,020 students graduated from these colleges and universities. Therefore, from these cheap online colleges and universities, the number of students graduating has decreased by 36%.
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|1. University of Massachusetts||Amherst, Massachusetts||$1,714||$9,937|
|2. South Dakota State University||Brookings, South Dakota||$2,994||$4,491|
|3. University of Memphis||Memphis, Tennessee||$5,568||$18,936|
|4. University of Nebraska||Lincoln, Nebraska||$5,948||$17,648|
|5. Ball State University||Muncie, Indiana||$7,508||$20,960|
|6. Arizona State University||Tempe, Arizona||$7,793||$20,257|
|7. Kent State University||Kent, Ohio||$9,030||$16,990|
|8. National University||La Jolla, California||$11,088||$11,088|
|9. Grand Canyon University||Phoenix, Arizona||$16,500||$16,500|
|10. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College||St. Mary-Of-The-Woods, Indiana||$23,750||$23,750|