Online Language Programs That Students Can Afford

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An annual average tuition of $11,492 is charged by colleges that have online language programs in the US. The average tuition has increased by 16.7% over the past few years. The yearly average tuition at these onlinecolleges in 2007 was $9,847.

Below, the chart displays the tuition range for online language colleges from most to least costly:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 14
Low cost 14
Average cost 13
Most expensive 13

Tuition of more than $19,628 yearly is charged by the most expensive colleges and universities with online language programs. On the other hand, the cheapest colleges and universities have per annum tuition costs ranging from $698 to $4,966. Arizona, California, Georgia, Louisiana, and Massachusetts are home to the lowest cost accredited online language schools.

  • Master of Education in Reading and Language
  • Master of Arts in Education in English as a Second Language – Alternative
  • Master of Science in Education in Language Education
  • Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – Biblical Languages
  • Master of Arts in Teaching of Languages
  • Master of Science in Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature
  • Associate of Science in Teacher Education Middle Child Language Arts/Social Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Language Learner Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Language Arts Education

In 2011, of all language graduates from online colleges and universities in the nation, roughly 13% earned credentials from these reasonably priced programs. This represents 118,953 of the 897,439 graduates from across the country. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of language graduates from the least expensive online colleges has increased by 33,265 graduates yearly, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges has decreased.

Yearly tuition in the range of $5,096 to $7,070 is charged by other somewhat more costly online language colleges and universities. Of the 54 online colleges and universities that offer language programs in the nation, 14 charge students tuition in this range.

In 2011, 308,544 students received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 34% of the country’s language graduates. In 2006, which was only 5 years earlier, only 210,052 students graduated from these colleges. Thus, from these affordable online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has increased by 47%.

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1. Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills, California $698 $5,534
2. Pima Community College Tucson, Arizona $1,284 $6,456
3. University of Massachusetts Lowell, Massachusetts $1,454 $8,568
4. University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts $1,714 $9,758
5. University of Louisiana Monroe, Louisiana $3,013 $10,302
6. Columbus State University Columbus, Georgia $3,696 $13,272
7. Valdosta State University Valdosta, Georgia $3,696 $13,272
8. Utah State University Logan, Utah $4,047 $13,031
9. Lansing Community College Lansing, Michigan $4,200 $6,300
10. Marshall University Huntington, West Virginia $4,319 $11,930
11. University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico $4,348 $17,533
12. Valley City State University Valley City, North Dakota $4,433 $11,835
13. University of Nebraska Kearney, Nebraska $4,762 $9,766
14. Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, Maryland $4,966 $7,436
15. Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches, Texas $5,096 $14,396
16. University of South Florida Tampa, Florida $5,124 $15,933
17. Southern Oregon University Ashland, Oregon $5,199 $18,753
18. Texas A & M University College Station, Texas $5,297 $19,727
19. University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, Mississippi $5,452 $13,408
20. Mississippi State University Mississippi State, Mississippi $5,461 $13,801

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