Find a Cheap Online College
The average tuition charged by colleges and universities across the nation with online masters degree in social science programs is $15,211 yearly. There has been a 19.5% increase in the average tuition over the past few years. At these online colleges the average tuition per year in 2007 was $12,727.
Below, the chart displays the tuition range for colleges offering online social science programs at the masters level from most to least costly:
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The most expensive colleges that have online masters degree in social science programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $24,300. However, per annum tuition ranging from $2,870 to $3,696 is charged by the cheapest colleges and universities. The lowest cost accredited online social science masters degree schools are located in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina.
- Master of Education – Social Science
- Master of Education in Social Science – History
- Master of Arts in Teaching – Social Science
- Master of Arts in Teaching in Social Science – History
- Master of Arts in Social Science – Applied Criminology
- Master of Arts in Social Science – Forensic Linguistics
- Master of Arts in Social Science Education
- Master of Social Science
- Master of Arts in Human Services – Health and Wellness
- Master of Arts in Human Services – Business
In 2011, of all social science graduates with masters degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation, an estimated 17% earned credentials from these cheap programs. This represents 73,629 of the 437,079 graduates from around the US. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of social science graduates with masters degrees from the lowest cost online colleges and universities has decreased, while the number of graduates has increased by 9,036 graduates annually.
Other somewhat more costly online social science masters degree colleges charge a yearly tuition in the range of $5,472 to $7,793. Roughly 4 of the 15 online schools that have masters degrees in social science programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
In 2011, 107,916 students received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 25% of the country’s social science masters level graduates. The number of students graduating from these colleges was only 60,171 students in 2006, which was only 5 years prior. Therefore, the number of students graduating from these reasonably priced online colleges has increased by 79%.
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|1. Florida State University||Tallahassee, Florida||$2,870||$16,627|
|2. University of North Carolina||Greensboro, North Carolina||$3,243||$15,004|
|3. Columbus State University||Columbus, Georgia||$3,696||$13,272|
|4. California State University||Chico, California||$5,472||$11,160|
|5. California University of Pennsylvania||California, Pennsylvania||$5,804||$9,288|
|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. Brandman University||Irvine, California||$9,611||$9,611|
|10. Ashford University||Clinton, Iowa||$15,720||$15,720|
|11. Webster University||St. Louis, Missouri||$21,688||$21,688|
|12. University of Bridgeport||Bridgeport, Connecticut||$24,300||$24,300|
|13. Syracuse University||Syracuse, New York||$34,970||$34,970|
|14. New York University||New York, New York||$37,866||$37,866|
|15. University of Southern California||Los Angeles, California||$40,384||$40,384|