Find a Cheap Online College
Colleges in the US with online computer science programs have a median tuition of $7,380 per year. There has been a 11.6% increase in the median tuition over the past few years. In 2007, the annual median tuition was $6,610 at these online schools.
The tuition range for online computer science colleges is displayed in the following graph. Tuition is shown from the most to least costly colleges and universities.
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Tuition of more than $18,800 yearly is charged by the most expensive online computer science colleges. On the other end of the spectrum, the cheapest colleges require students to pay yearly tuition costs in the range of $708 to $3,696. The accredited online computer science schools that are the most inexpensive are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Oklahoma, and Texas.
- Master of Science in Computer Science – Artificial Intelligence
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – Networking
- Master of Science in Computer Science – Database Systems
- Master of Science in Computer Science – Advanced Computing
- Associate of Science in Computer Science
- Bachelor in Computer Science – Database Technology
- Master of Science in Computer Science – Biocomputation
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – Programming
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
- Associate of Arts in Computer Science – MIS
In 2011, these low tuition programs graduated approximately 21% of computer science graduates from online colleges and universities in the nation. This represents 150,075 of the 728,639 graduates from across the country. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of computer science graduates from the lowest cost online schools has decreased, while the number of graduates has increased by 123 graduates per year.
Tuition ranging from $3,720 to $6,320 annually is charged by other somewhat more expensive online computer science colleges and universities. A reported 15 of the 66 online schools with computer science programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
In 2011, 23.8%, or 173,214 of the country’s computer science graduates received their certificates from these cheap online programs. Only 5 years prior, in 2006, only 144,437 students earned credentials from these colleges. Therefore, from these reasonably priced online colleges and universities, the number of students graduating has increased by 20%.
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|1. Santa Rosa Junior College||Santa Rosa, California||$708||$6,474|
|2. Trinity Valley Community College||Athens, Texas||$800||$2,400|
|3. Wallace State Community College||Hanceville, Alabama||$2,700||$5,400|
|4. University of West Florida||Pensacola, Florida||$2,820||$13,453|
|5. Florida State University||Tallahassee, Florida||$2,870||$16,627|
|6. Rogers State University||Claremore, Oklahoma||$2,879||$8,636|
|7. East Carolina University||Greenville, North Carolina||$2,881||$14,955|
|8. University of Louisiana||Monroe, Louisiana||$3,013||$10,302|
|9. Ocean County College||Toms River, New Jersey||$3,024||$4,944|
|10. Marshalltown Community College||Marshalltown, Iowa||$3,192||$3,432|
|11. Finger Lakes Community College||Canandaigua, New York||$3,328||$6,656|
|12. Georgia Southwestern State University||Americus, Georgia||$3,432||$12,720|
|13. Lakeland Community College||Kirtland, Ohio||$3,537||$7,569|
|14. Iowa Western Community College||Council Bluffs, Iowa||$3,570||$3,720|
|15. Georgia Southern University||Statesboro, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|16. University of West Georgia||Carrollton, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|17. Jamestown Community College||Jamestown, New York||$3,720||$7,440|
|18. Old Dominion University||Norfolk, Virginia||$3,763||$14,155|
|19. Ulster County Community College||Stone Ridge, New York||$3,820||$7,640|
|20. University of Idaho||Moscow, Idaho||$3,874||$11,592|