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Schools around the country offering online masters degree in information science programs charge students an average tuition of $14,557 per year. The average tuition has increased by 22.6% in recent years. The average tuition each year was $11,872 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.
The following graph shows the range of tuition at colleges offering online information science programs at the masters level from most to least expensive:
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Tuition of more than $20,940 annually is charged by the most expensive colleges and universities offering online masters degree in information science programs. On the other hand, yearly tuition ranging from $2,812 to $5,452 is charged by the cheapest colleges. Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Texas are home to the least costly accredited online information science masters degree schools.
- Master of Science in Geographic Information Science
- Master of Geographic Information Systems in Geographic Information Science
- Master of Science in Information Science
- Master of Science in Geographic Information Sciences (GISC)
- Master of Professional Studies in Information Sciences
- Master of Arts in Library and Information Science
- Master in Library and Information Science
- Master of Library and Information Science
- Master of Science in Library and Information Science
- Master of Library and Information Science – Academic Librarian
In 2011, these affordable programs graduated a reported 24% of information science graduates with masters degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation. Therefore, of the 455,444 graduates from around the US, 106,802 are from the least costly schools. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of information science graduates with masters degrees from the most inexpensive online colleges and universities has increased. Also, the number of graduates has increased by 18,331 graduates each year.
Other somewhat more expensive cost online information science masters degree colleges and universities charge students tuition ranging from $7,269 to $9,030 annually. Of the 21 online colleges and universities that offer masters degrees in information science programs in the nation, 5 charge students tuition in this range.
Approximately 26.1% of the nation’s information science masters level graduates earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. This represents 118,955 students. In 2006, which was only 5 years earlier, only 94,861 students graduated from these colleges. Thus, from these affordable online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has increased by 25%.
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|1. North Carolina Central University||Durham, North Carolina||$2,812||$13,385|
|2. University of West Florida||Pensacola, Florida||$2,820||$13,453|
|3. University of South Florida||Tampa, Florida||$5,124||$15,933|
|4. University of North Texas||Denton, Texas||$5,363||$12,803|
|5. University of Southern Mississippi||Hattiesburg, Mississippi||$5,452||$13,408|
|6. University of Wisconsin||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||$7,269||$16,998|
|7. University of Missouri||Columbia, Missouri||$7,368||$19,383|
|8. University of Kentucky||Lexington, Kentucky||$7,656||$16,724|
|9. Wayne State University||Detroit, Michigan||$7,904||$18,104|
|10. Kent State University||Kent, Ohio||$9,030||$16,990|
|11. University of Illinois||Champaign, Illinois||$10,386||$24,528|
|12. University of Pittsburgh||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||$14,076||$23,732|
|13. Pennsylvania State University||University Park, Pennsylvania||$14,412||$26,276|
|14. DeVry College of New York||New York, New York||$14,766||$14,766|
|15. DeVry University||Chicago, Illinois||$14,766||$14,766|
|16. South University||Savannah, Georgia||$15,285||$15,285|
|17. Robert Morris University||Moon Township, Pennsylvania||$20,940||$20,940|
|18. Florida Institute of Technology||Melbourne, Florida||$31,734||$31,734|
|19. Catholic University of America||Washington, Washington DC||$33,580||$33,580|
|20. University of Denver||Denver, Colorado||$35,604||$35,604|