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Colleges in the US that have online masters degree in elementary education programs require students to pay an average tuition of $10,508 per year. In recent years, the average tuition has increased by 25.7%. In 2007, the average tuition at these online schools was $8,358 each year.
The range of tuition at colleges offering online elementary education programs at the masters level is shown in the following chart. Tuition is shown from the least to most affordable colleges and universities.
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At the high end, schools offering online masters degree in elementary education programs charge students more than $15,830 in tuition yearly. However, the cheapest colleges charge students yearly tuition costs ranging from $2,832 to $5,406. The accredited online elementary education masters degree schools that are the least expensive are located in Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Utah, and Virginia.
- Master of Arts in Pre-Elementary Education
- Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education PreK-6
- Master of Science in Education – Elementary Education
- Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Education: Elementary Education
- Master of Arts in Education in Elementary Education
- Master of Arts in Education in Elementary Education – Reading
- Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education – Reading
- Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Education: Secondary Education
- Master of Education – Elementary Education
- M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
In 2011, these low tuition programs graduated approximately 19% of elementary education graduates with masters degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation. Therefore, of the 423,884 graduates from around the US, 80,147 are from the most inexpensive schools. From 2006 to 2011, the number of elementary education graduates with masters degrees from the least costly online colleges has increased by 27,972 graduates per annum. Also, the percentage of graduates from these colleges has increased.
Other somewhat more expensive cost online elementary education masters degree colleges charge students tuition ranging from $5,436 to $7,368 yearly. Approximately 8 of the 36 online schools offering masters degrees in elementary education programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
In 2011, 25.1% of the country’s elementary education masters level graduates received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 106,225 students. In 2006, which was only 5 years earlier, only 92,687 students graduated from these colleges. Thus, the number of graduates from these affordable online colleges has increased by 15%.
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|1. Western New Mexico University||Silver City, New Mexico||$2,832||$12,432|
|2. Northwestern State University of Louisiana||Natchitoches, Louisiana||$3,002||$10,744|
|3. University of Louisiana||Monroe, Louisiana||$3,013||$10,302|
|4. Old Dominion University||Norfolk, Virginia||$3,763||$14,155|
|5. Utah State University||Logan, Utah||$4,047||$13,031|
|6. Delta State University||Cleveland, Mississippi||$4,347||$12,052|
|7. University of Nebraska||Kearney, Nebraska||$4,762||$9,766|
|8. West Virginia University||Morgantown, West Virginia||$5,406||$17,002|
|9. University of Mississippi||University, Mississippi||$5,436||$13,890|
|10. Mississippi State University||Mississippi State, Mississippi||$5,461||$13,801|
|11. University of West Alabama||Livingston, Alabama||$5,464||$10,928|
|12. Missouri State University||Springfield, Missouri||$5,580||$11,160|
|13. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania||Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania||$5,804||$8,706|
|14. Rhode Island College||Providence, Rhode Island||$5,988||$15,880|
|15. Northern Arizona University||Flagstaff, Arizona||$6,964||$19,364|
|16. University of Missouri||St. Louis, Missouri||$7,368||$18,957|
|17. Ball State University||Muncie, Indiana||$7,508||$20,960|
|18. Western Kentucky University||Bowling Green, Kentucky||$7,560||$18,840|
|19. University of Hawaii||Honolulu, Hawaii||$7,584||$21,024|
|20. Arizona State University||Tempe, Arizona||$7,793||$20,257|