Find a Cheap Online College
Schools around the country that offer online masters degree in economics programs charge an average tuition of $15,350 per year. The average tuition has increased by 19.5% in recent years. At these online colleges the average tuition yearly in 2007 was $12,841.
The tuition range for colleges offering online economics programs at the masters level is displayed in the following graph. Tuition is shown from the most to least costly colleges and universities.
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Tuition of more than $30,660 yearly is charged by the most expensive online masters degree in economics colleges. However, yearly tuition charged by the cheapest colleges ranges from $3,696 to $5,256. Colorado, Georgia, and Utah are home to the least costly accredited online economics masters degree schools.
- Master of Arts in Economics – Theory
- Master of Science in Applied Economics
- MBA – Business Economics
- Master of Business Administration in Business Economics
- Master of Business Administration in Economics
- Master of Science in Agricultural Economics – Agribusiness and International Trade
- Master of Science in Forestry – Economics
- Master of Science in Food and Agribusiness Management – Agricultural Economics
- Master of Arts in Economics – Applied
- Master of Science in Agricultural Economics – Rural Development Policy
A reported 20% of economics graduates with masters degrees from online schools around the US graduated from these affordable programs in 2011. This represents 55,120 of the 279,761 graduates from across the country. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of economics graduates with masters degrees from the most inexpensive online colleges and universities has increased. Also, the number of graduates has increased by 20,276 graduates each year.
Other somewhat more costly online economics masters degree colleges charge a yearly tuition in the range of $5,461 to $6,672. An estimated 3 of the 14 online schools that offer masters degrees in economics programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
Approximately 40,677 students earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. This is 15% of the nation’s economics masters level graduates. As much as 63,994 students earned credentials from these colleges and universities in 2006, which was a short 5 years prior. This represents a 36% decrease in the number of graduates from these low tuition online schools.
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|1. Georgia Southern University||Statesboro, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|2. Utah State University||Logan, Utah||$4,047||$13,031|
|3. Colorado State University||Fort Collins, Colorado||$5,256||$21,366|
|4. Mississippi State University||Mississippi State, Mississippi||$5,461||$13,801|
|5. University of North Dakota||Grand Forks, North Dakota||$5,652||$15,091|
|6. Kansas State University||Manhattan, Kansas||$6,672||$17,700|
|7. Arizona State University||Tempe, Arizona||$7,793||$20,257|
|8. Washington State University||Pullman, Washington||$8,080||$19,122|
|9. Purdue University||West Lafayette, Indiana||$8,592||$26,144|
|10. Hawaii Pacific University||Honolulu, Hawaii||$15,720||$15,720|
|11. University of Detroit Mercy||Detroit, Michigan||$30,660||$30,660|
|12. Bentley University||Waltham, Massachusetts||$35,580||$35,580|
|13. Stanford University||Stanford, California||$38,700||$38,700|
|14. Duke University||Durham, North Carolina||$38,985||$38,985|