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An average tuition of $9,379 annually is charged by colleges and universities across the nation that offer online masters degree in early childhood education programs. Over the past few years, the average tuition has increased by 26.8%. In 2007, the per annum average tuition was $7,398 at these online colleges and universities.
The following graph shows the range of tuition at colleges offering online early childhood education programs at the masters level from least to most affordable:
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A yearly tuition of over $16,500 is charged by the costliest schools that have online masters degree in early childhood education programs. The cheapest schools, on the other hand, require students to pay tuition in the range of $3,002 to $4,319 each year. The lowest cost accredited online early childhood education masters degree schools are located in Georgia, Louisiana, and West Virginia.
- MA in Education-Leadership in Early Childhood Education
- Master of Arts in Education – Early Childhood Education
- Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Early Childhood Education
- Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Early Childhood Education
- Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – English as a Second Language: ESL/Early Childhood Education
- Master of Science in Early Childhood Education – Teaching
- Master of Arts in Teaching – Early Childhood Education
- Master of Education in Early Childhood Education – Reading Endorsement Certification
- Master of Arts in Education in Early Childhood Education
- M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education
In 2011, an estimated 13% of early childhood education graduates with masters degrees from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these cheap programs. Therefore, of the 202,267 graduates from around the US, 26,268 are from the most inexpensive schools. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of early childhood education graduates with masters degrees from the most inexpensive online schools has decreased. However, the number of graduates has increased by 706 graduates per year.
Tuition ranging from $5,464 to $6,970 each year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online early childhood education masters degree colleges and universities. Approximately 4 of the 16 online schools offering masters degrees in early childhood education programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
A reported 56,573 students earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This is 28% of the nation’s early childhood education masters level graduates. The number of students graduating from these colleges and universities was only 41,007 students in 2006, which was a short 5 years prior. Therefore, from these cheap online colleges and universities, the number of students graduating has increased by 38%.
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|1. Northwestern State University of Louisiana||Natchitoches, Louisiana||$3,002||$10,744|
|2. Albany State University||Albany, Georgia||$3,432||$12,720|
|3. Columbus State University||Columbus, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|4. Marshall University||Huntington, West Virginia||$4,319||$11,930|
|5. University of West Alabama||Livingston, Alabama||$5,464||$10,928|
|6. University of Colorado||Denver, Colorado||$6,216||$19,128|
|7. Northern Arizona University||Flagstaff, Arizona||$6,964||$19,364|
|8. Youngstown State University||Youngstown, Ohio||$6,970||$7,170|
|9. Western Kentucky University||Bowling Green, Kentucky||$7,560||$18,840|
|10. University of Cincinnati||Cincinnati, Ohio||$8,493||$23,016|
|11. University of Phoenix||Temple Terrace, Florida||$9,960||$9,960|
|12. University of Phoenix||San Diego, California||$11,160||$11,160|
|13. Grand Canyon University||Phoenix, Arizona||$16,500||$16,500|
|14. Liberty University||Lynchburg, Virginia||$16,792||$16,792|
|15. Chaminade University of Honolulu||Honolulu, Hawaii||$17,600||$17,600|
|16. Concordia University||Seward, Nebraska||$21,940||$21,940|