Find a Cheap Online College
Schools around the country with online masters degree in science programs have an average tuition of $10,129 per year. In recent years, the average tuition has increased by 14.5%. The average tuition annually was $8,847 at these online colleges in 2007.
Online masters degree in science colleges and universities are sometimes called science education colleges and universities. The range of tuition at colleges offering online science programs at the masters level from least to most affordable is shown in the following chart:
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A yearly tuition of over $9,794 is charged by the costliest online masters degree in science colleges and universities. On the other end of the spectrum, tuition at the cheapest schools is in the range of $1,454 to $4,680 annually. The lowest cost accredited online science masters degree schools are located in Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and South Dakota.
- Master of Soil Science
- Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering Sciences – Water Resources Planning and Management
- Master of Science in Environmental Engineering Sciences – Water Resources Planning and Management
- Master of Science in Environmental Science – Water Science
- Master of Education in Science
- Master of Education in Teaching and Learning – Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
- Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
- Professional Science Master in Quantitative Fisheries Science
- Master of Science in Radiation Sciences
- Master of Education in Science and the Public
In 2011, an estimated 22% of science graduates with masters degrees from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these cheap programs. This represents 350,406 of the 1,626,364 graduates from around the US. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of science graduates with masters degrees from the most inexpensive online colleges has decreased. However, the number of graduates has increased by 2,796 graduates per annum.
Yearly tuition in the range of $4,740 to $6,964 is charged by other somewhat more costly online science masters degree schools. Tuition in this range is charged by 20 of the 75 online colleges that have masters degrees in science programs in the country.
Approximately 420,443 students earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. This is 26% of the nation’s science masters level graduates. In 2006, which was only 5 years earlier, the number of graduates from these colleges was only 319,985 students. This is a 31% increase in the number of students graduating from these cheap online schools.
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|1. University of Massachusetts||Lowell, Massachusetts||$1,454||$8,568|
|2. University of Massachusetts||Boston, Massachusetts||$1,714||$9,758|
|3. University of Massachusetts||Amherst, Massachusetts||$1,714||$9,937|
|4. University of West Florida||Pensacola, Florida||$2,820||$13,453|
|5. Florida State University||Tallahassee, Florida||$2,870||$16,627|
|6. East Carolina University||Greenville, North Carolina||$2,881||$14,955|
|7. University of South Dakota||Vermillion, South Dakota||$2,994||$4,491|
|8. University of Louisiana||Monroe, Louisiana||$3,013||$10,302|
|9. University of Central Florida||Orlando, Florida||$3,347||$18,089|
|10. University of Florida||Gainesville, Florida||$3,530||$24,746|
|11. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||$3,678||$14,109|
|12. Valdosta State University||Valdosta, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|13. Columbus State University||Columbus, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|14. University of West Georgia||Carrollton, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|15. Idaho State University||Pocatello, Idaho||$3,800||$14,300|
|16. University of Houston||Houston, Texas||$3,816||$12,072|
|17. University of Idaho||Moscow, Idaho||$3,874||$11,592|
|18. University of Maryland||Princess Anne, Maryland||$4,235||$11,676|
|19. Marshall University||Huntington, West Virginia||$4,319||$11,930|
|20. University of Northern Colorado||Greeley, Colorado||$4,680||$15,864|