Online Health Degrees That are the Lowest Cost

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Colleges in the US with online health programs have an average tuition of $12,692 per year. There has been a 19.1% increase in the average tuition over the past few years. At these online colleges the average tuition annually in 2007 was $10,656.

Online health schools are also known as health and safety and health and wellness schools. Below, the chart displays the tuition range for online health colleges from most to least costly:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 79
Low cost 92
Average cost 167
Most expensive 84

The most expensive colleges that have online health programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $18,900. On the other hand, tuition ranging from $600 to $4,966 annually is charged by the cheapest colleges and universities. The least costly accredited online health schools are located in Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nebraska, and North Carolina.

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Administration – Emergency Management
  • Associate of Arts and Science in Health Information Technology
  • Master of Information Systems Management – Health Information Systems Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Technical Management – Health Information Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Administration – Health Information Systems
  • Doctor of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health – Environmental Health
  • Associate of Arts in Health Care Administration
  • Associate of Science in Health Care Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

In 2011, an estimated 17% of health graduates from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these cheap programs. Therefore, of the 3,500,231 graduates in the nation, 601,886 are from the most inexpensive colleges and universities. From 2006 to 2011, the number of health graduates from the least costly online colleges has increased by 50,379 graduates per annum. However, the percentage of graduates from these colleges has decreased.

Other somewhat more costly online health colleges charge a yearly tuition in the range of $4,970 to $9,603. An estimated 92 of the 422 online schools that offer health programs in the US charge tuition in this range.

In 2011, 37.2%, or 1,300,541 of the country’s health graduates received their certificates from these cheap online programs. Only 1,074,105 students earned credentials from these colleges in 2006, which was only 5 years prior. Thus, from these affordable online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has increased by 21%.

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1. North Shore Community College Danvers, Massachusetts $600 $6,168
2. Sandhills Community College Pinehurst, North Carolina $1,600 $7,722
3. Broward College Fort Lauderdale, Florida $1,676 $1,676
4. Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff, Nebraska $1,680 $2,016
5. University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts $1,714 $9,758
6. University of Massachusetts Amherst, Massachusetts $1,714 $9,937
7. Southern University at Shreveport Shreveport, Louisiana $1,778 $2,908
8. South Piedmont Community College Polkton, North Carolina $1,808 $7,952
9. Wayne Community College Goldsboro, North Carolina $1,808 $8,024
10. Durham Technical Community College Durham, North Carolina $1,808 $7,952
11. Pitt Community College Winterville, North Carolina $1,894 $8,038
12. Houston Community College Houston, Texas $1,968 $1,968
13. Lanier Technical College Oakwood, Georgia $2,025 $4,050
14. Tyler Junior College Tyler, Texas $2,070 $2,670
15. Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, Florida $2,138 $7,752
16. Metropolitan Community College Omaha, Nebraska $2,160 $3,218
17. Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont, Texas $2,160 $9,600
18. Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead, Mississippi $2,220 $3,828
19. Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida $2,296 $12,458
20. Oklahoma State University Oklahoma City, Oklahoma $2,394 $6,457

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