Find a Cheap Online College
Colleges and universities across the nation that have online education programs require students to pay an average tuition of $11,705 per year. In recent years, the average tuition has increased. This change in tuition was approximately 15.3%. The average tuition per annum was $10,149 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.
The tuition range for online education colleges from highest to lowest cost is displayed in the following graph:
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A yearly tuition of over $21,550 is charged by the costliest online education colleges and universities. However, annual tuition ranging from $728 to $4,441 is charged by the cheapest schools. Arizona, California, Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Texas are home to the lowest cost accredited online education schools.
- Associate of Arts in Secondary Education
- Master of Arts in Special (Adapted) Physical Education
- Associate of Arts in Social Science Secondary Education
- Master of Arts in Reading Education
- Associate of Arts and Science in Early Childhood Education – Administration
- Master of Arts in Education – Teaching and Learning
- Master of Education in Special Education – Severe Disabilities
- Associate of Liberal Arts and Sciences in Adolescence Education-Grade 7-12 – Teacher Education: Chemistry
- Master of Education in Special Education – Alp (Grades 4-12)
- Master of Arts in Educational Psychology – Assessment
In 2011, roughly 19% of education graduates from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these reasonably priced programs. Therefore, of the 4,404,373 graduates from around the US, 850,671 are from the least costly schools. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of education graduates from the most inexpensive online colleges has decreased. However, the number of graduates has increased by 10,078 graduates per annum.
Tuition ranging from $4,537 to $8,182 per year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online education schools. Tuition in this range is charged by 107 of the 447 online colleges that have education programs in the country.
A reported 36.9%, or 1,627,182 of the nation’s education graduates earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. Only 1,307,272 students earned credentials from these colleges and universities in 2006, which was a short 5 years prior. This is a 25% increase in the number of students graduating from these reasonably priced online schools.
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|1. Saddleback College||Mission Viejo, California||$728||$4,660|
|2. Taft College||Taft, California||$780||$6,270|
|3. Framingham State University||Framingham, Massachusetts||$970||$7,050|
|4. Midwestern State University||Wichita Falls, Texas||$1,200||$1,920|
|5. Eastern New Mexico University||Roswell, New Mexico||$1,214||$4,456|
|6. Pima Community College||Tucson, Arizona||$1,284||$6,456|
|7. Randolph Community College||Asheboro, North Carolina||$1,356||$5,964|
|8. University of Massachusetts||Lowell, Massachusetts||$1,454||$8,568|
|9. Eastern Arizona College||Thatcher, Arizona||$1,520||$8,120|
|10. Western Oklahoma State College||Altus, Oklahoma||$1,585||$5,082|
|11. Sandhills Community College||Pinehurst, North Carolina||$1,600||$7,722|
|12. Barton County Community College||Great Bend, Kansas||$1,636||$2,408|
|13. Broward College||Fort Lauderdale, Florida||$1,676||$1,676|
|14. Estrella Mountain Community College||Avondale, Arizona||$1,704||$7,488|
|15. Rio Salado College||Tempe, Arizona||$1,704||$7,488|
|16. University of Massachusetts||Boston, Massachusetts||$1,714||$9,758|
|17. University of Massachusetts||Amherst, Massachusetts||$1,714||$9,937|
|18. Beaufort County Community College||Washington, North Carolina||$1,808||$7,952|
|19. Southwestern Community College||Sylva, North Carolina||$1,808||$7,952|
|20. Wayne Community College||Goldsboro, North Carolina||$1,808||$8,024|