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A median tuition of $12,056 annually is charged by schools around the country with online bachelors degree in social science programs. The median tuition has decreased by 3.4% over the past few years. The per annum median tuition at these online colleges and universities in 2007 was $12,480.
The tuition range for colleges offering online social science programs at the bachelors level from most to least costly is displayed in the following graph:
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At the high end, schools with online bachelors degree in social science programs charge students more than $24,000 in tuition annually. But, tuition in the range of $2,870 to $5,472 yearly is charged by the cheapest colleges and universities. The accredited online social science bachelors degree schools that are the lowest cost are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, and North Carolina.
- Bachelor in Social Sciences – Economics
- Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences – Administrative
- Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences – Gerontology
- Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education – Social Science
- BA/Social Science – Child and Family Development
- Bachelor in Social Sciences – Comparative Ethnic Studies
- Bachelor of Science in Special Education – Social Science
- BA/Social Science – Applied Behavioral Science
- BA/Social Science – Criminal Justice
- Bachelor in Social Sciences – History
In 2011, these affordable programs graduated a reported 17% of social science graduates with bachelors degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation. Therefore, of the 541,897 graduates from across the country, 94,299 are from the most inexpensive colleges. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of social science graduates with bachelors degrees from the lowest cost online colleges and universities has decreased, while the number of graduates has also decreased by 14,219 graduates annually.
Other somewhat more expensive cost online social science bachelors degree schools charge students tuition ranging from $5,804 to $9,611 each year. Of the 28 online colleges and universities with bachelors degrees in social science programs in the nation, 8 offer programs with tuition in this range.
Approximately 26.4% of the nation’s social science bachelors level graduates earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. This represents 143,034 students. In 2006, which was just 5 years earlier, the number of graduates from these schools was only 75,843 students. Thus, from these low tuition online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has increased by 89%.
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|1. Florida State University||Tallahassee, Florida||$2,870||$16,627|
|2. University of North Carolina||Greensboro, North Carolina||$3,243||$15,004|
|3. Columbus State University||Columbus, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|4. University of Hawaii||Pearl City, Hawaii||$4,656||$14,352|
|5. University of West Alabama||Livingston, Alabama||$5,464||$10,928|
|6. California State University||Chico, California||$5,472||$11,160|
|7. Clarion University of Pennsylvania||Clarion, Pennsylvania||$5,804||$11,608|
|8. California University of Pennsylvania||California, Pennsylvania||$5,804||$9,288|
|9. University of Maine||Augusta, Maine||$6,240||$15,120|
|10. Kansas State University||Manhattan, Kansas||$6,672||$17,700|
|11. Arizona State University||Tempe, Arizona||$7,793||$20,257|
|12. Washington State University||Pullman, Washington||$8,080||$19,122|
|13. Rowan University||Glassboro, New Jersey||$8,396||$15,754|
|14. Brandman University||Irvine, California||$9,611||$9,611|
|15. University of the Southwest||Hobbs, New Mexico||$14,500||$14,500|
|16. Ashford University||Clinton, Iowa||$15,720||$15,720|
|17. Grand Canyon University||Phoenix, Arizona||$16,500||$16,500|
|18. Liberty University||Lynchburg, Virginia||$16,792||$16,792|
|19. Marylhurst University||Marylhurst, Oregon||$17,730||$17,730|
|20. Webster University||St. Louis, Missouri||$21,688||$21,688|