Schools around the country with online bachelors degree in music programs have an average tuition of $10,769 per year. The average tuition has increased over the past few years. This change in tuition was around 21.1%. The annual average tuition at these online schools in 2007 was $8,892.
The range of tuition at colleges offering online music programs at the bachelors level is shown in the following chart. Tuition is shown from the most to least expensive colleges and universities.
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The most expensive colleges that have online bachelors degree in music programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $15,950. But, per annum tuition at the cheapest colleges and universities is in the range of $3,002 to $5,096. The lowest cost accredited online music bachelors degree schools are located in Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, and New York.
- Bachelor of Arts in General Studies – Music
- Bachelor in Music Performance – Vocal Performance
- Bachelor in Music Performance – Piano Performance
- Bachelor in Music Education – All Levels – Choral
- Bachelor of Science in General Studies – Music History
- Bachelor in Music Education – All Levels – Instrumental
- Bachelor in Music Ministries
- Bachelor in Worship and Church Music
- Bachelor of Science in General Studies – Music
- Bachelor of Arts in General Studies – Music History
In 2011, an estimated 20% of music graduates with bachelors degrees from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these cheap programs. Therefore, of the 375,769 graduates from across the country, 76,539 are from the least costly colleges. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of music graduates with bachelors degrees from the least expensive online schools has increased by 37,398 graduates per year, while the percentage of graduates from these schools has decreased.
Other somewhat more expensive cost online music bachelors degree schools charge students tuition ranging from $5,124 to $7,008 annually. Of the 30 online colleges and universities that have bachelors degrees in music programs in the nation, 7 have tuition in this range.
Approximately 40.7%, or 152,831 of the nation’s music bachelors level graduates earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. The number of graduates from these colleges was only 104,004 students, only 5 years earlier, in 2006. Thus, from these affordable online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has increased by 47%.
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