Online PhD Programs in Computer Engineering Charging The Least

By Staff

Colleges and universities across the nation that have online PhD in computer engineering programs require students to pay a median tuition of $5,782 per year. In recent years, the median tuition has increased. This change in tuition was about 11.9%. The per annum median tuition was $5,165 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.

The tuition range for colleges offering online computer engineering programs at the doctoral level from highest to lowest cost is displayed in the following graph:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 2
Low cost 2
Average cost 0
Most expensive 2

At the high end, schools with online doctoral degree in computer engineering programs charge students more than $31,362 in tuition per annum. However, tuition charged by the cheapest schools ranges from $3,530 to $4,853 yearly. The most inexpensive accredited online computer engineering doctoral degree schools are located in Florida and North Carolina.

  • PhD in Computer Engineering
  • PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering

In 2011, an estimated 61% of computer engineering graduates with doctoral degrees from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these cheap programs. This represents 87,392 of the 142,685 graduates from across the country. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of computer engineering graduates with doctorate degree programs from the lowest cost online colleges has increased, while the number of graduates has also increased by 8,025 graduates yearly.

Other somewhat more costly online computer engineering doctorate degree program colleges and universities charge a yearly tuition in the range of $5,461 to $6,102. Tuition in this range is charged by 2 of the 6 online colleges that offer doctorate degree programs in computer engineering programs in the country.

A reported 27.4% of the nation’s computer engineering doctoral level graduates earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This represents 39,144 students. Only 38,477 students earned credentials from these schools in 2006, which was just 5 years prior. Thus, from these low tuition online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has increased by 2%.

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