Find a Cheap Online College
Schools around the country offering online masters degree in design programs charge students a median tuition of $28,800 per year. The median tuition has increased by 18.1% in recent years. In 2007, the per annum median tuition was $24,390 at these online colleges and universities.
Below, the chart displays the tuition range for colleges offering online design programs at the masters level from most to least costly:
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At the high end, schools offering online masters degree in design programs charge students more than $34,872 in tuition each year. However, the cheapest colleges charge students yearly tuition costs ranging from $3,243 to $7,148. The accredited online design masters degree schools that are the least costly are located in Florida, Idaho, Michigan, and North Carolina.
- Master of Science in Instructional Technology – Media Design and Development
- Master of Science in Education – Media Design and Technology
- Master of Urban Design
- Master of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering – Dynamics and Control: Aerospace Systems Design
- Master of Science in Engineering in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering – Dynamics and Control: Aerospace Systems Design
- Master of Science in Sustainable Design
- Master of Design Studies in Sustainable Design
- Master of Fine Arts in Fashion – Computer Technology For Design
- Master of Arts in Software Design and Programming
- Master of Science in Architecture – Design
In 2011, of all design graduates with masters degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation, an estimated 32% earned credentials from these cheap programs. Therefore, of the 343,764 graduates from around the US, 110,081 are from the least costly schools. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of design graduates with masters degrees from the most inexpensive online colleges and universities has decreased. However, the number of graduates has increased by 30,028 graduates each year.
Tuition ranging from $7,793 to $24,263 per annum is charged by other somewhat more expensive online design masters degree colleges and universities. Of the 17 online colleges and universities that offer masters degrees in design programs in the nation, 4 charge students tuition in this range.
Approximately 104,039 students earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. This is 30% of the nation’s design masters level graduates. Only 5 years prior, in 2006, the number of students graduating from these colleges was only 66,076. This is a 58% increase in the number of students graduating from these cheap online schools.
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|1. University of North Carolina||Greensboro, North Carolina||$3,243||$15,004|
|2. University of Florida||Gainesville, Florida||$3,530||$24,746|
|3. Boise State University||Boise, Idaho||$3,555||$13,011|
|4. Eastern Michigan University||Ypsilanti, Michigan||$7,148||$21,053|
|5. Arizona State University||Tempe, Arizona||$7,793||$20,257|
|6. Academy of Art University||San Francisco, California||$17,760||$17,760|
|7. Full Sail University||Winter Park, Florida||$18,635||$18,635|
|8. Lawrence Technological University||Southfield, Michigan||$24,263||$24,263|
|9. Philadelphia University||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||$28,800||$28,800|
|10. Savannah College of Art and Design||Savannah, Georgia||$29,070||$29,070|
|11. Rochester Institute of Technology||Rochester, New York||$30,282||$30,282|
|12. Illinois Institute of Technology||Chicago, Illinois||$31,362||$31,362|
|13. California College of the Arts||Oakland, California||$34,872||$34,872|
|14. University of Denver||Denver, Colorado||$35,604||$35,604|
|15. New School||New York, New York||$36,800||$36,800|
|16. Stanford University||Stanford, California||$38,700||$38,700|
|17. George Washington University||Washington, Washington DC||$42,860||$42,860|