An average tuition of $21,105 annually is charged by colleges in the US that offer online bachelors degree in network security programs. The average tuition has increased over the past few years. This change in tuition was about 12.1%. The annual average tuition at these online schools in 2007 was $18,823.
The tuition range for colleges offering online network security programs at the bachelors level from most to least costly is displayed in the following graph:
|Tuition Level||Number of Schools|
Tuition of more than $28,240 each year is charged by the most expensive online bachelors degree in network security colleges. On the other end of the spectrum, annual tuition in the range of $13,100 to $14,766 is charged by the cheapest schools. Illinois and Virginia are home to the least expensive accredited online network security bachelors degree schools.
- Bachelor of Science in Network Security
- Bachelor’s – Network Security
- Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science – Network Security
- Bachelor of Science in Network Security and Administration
- Bachelor of Applied Science in Network Security and Forensics
In 2011, an estimated 57% of network security graduates with bachelors degrees from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these cheap programs. Therefore, of the 97,010 graduates from around the US, 55,139 are from the least costly schools. From 2006 to 2011, the number of network security graduates with bachelors degrees from the least costly online schools has increased by 31,820 graduates per year. Also, the percentage of graduates from these schools has increased.
Other somewhat more expensive cost online network security bachelors degree schools charge students tuition ranging from $15,000 to $16,400 annually. Of the 8 online colleges and universities that offer bachelors degrees in network security programs in the nation, 2 charge students tuition in this range.
In 2011, 2.9% of the country’s network security bachelors level graduates received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 2,837 students. In 2006, which was just 5 years earlier, the number of graduates from these schools was as much as 5,476 students. This represents a 48% decrease in the number of graduates from these low tuition online schools.
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