Online PhD Programs in Education Administration Ranked by Affordability

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The average tuition charged by colleges in the US with online PhD in education administration programs is $12,660 yearly. In recent years, there has been a 24.7% increase in the average tuition. In 2007, the average tuition was $10,152 per annum at these online schools.

Below, the chart displays the tuition range for colleges offering online education administration programs at the PhD level from highest to lowest cost:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 3
Low cost 3
Average cost 3
Most expensive 3

The most expensive colleges that have online doctorate program in education administration programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $18,315. The cheapest schools, however, charge students annual tuition costs ranging from $2,881 to $3,696. The lowest cost accredited online education administration doctorate program schools are located in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina.

  • PhD in Higher Education Administration
  • Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration
  • Doctor of Education in Educational Administration and Supervision
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Instructional Leadership
  • Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership

Of all education administration graduates with PhD from online colleges across the country, a reported 29% graduated from these affordable programs in 2011. Therefore, of the 350,417 graduates in the nation, 100,867 are from the least costly colleges and universities. From 2006 to 2011, the number of education administration graduates with doctoral degrees from the least costly online schools has increased by 25,571 graduates per year. However, the percentage of graduates from these schools has decreased.

Tuition ranging from $5,452 to $7,793 yearly is charged by other somewhat more expensive online education administration doctoral degree colleges. Tuition in this range is charged by 3 of the 12 online colleges offering doctorate programs in education administration programs in the country.

In 2011, 101,216 students received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 29% of the country’s education administration PhD level graduates. The number of students graduating from these colleges and universities was only 52,981 students in 2006, which was a short 5 years prior. Therefore, from these cheap online colleges and universities, the number of students graduating has increased by 91%.

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1. East Carolina University Greenville, North Carolina $2,881 $14,955
2. University of Florida Gainesville, Florida $3,530 $24,746
3. Georgia Southern University Statesboro, Georgia $3,696 $13,272
4. University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, Mississippi $5,452 $13,408
5. Ball State University Muncie, Indiana $7,508 $20,960
6. Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona $7,793 $20,257
7. University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama $7,900 $20,500
8. Grand Canyon University Phoenix, Arizona $16,500 $16,500
9. Liberty University Lynchburg, Virginia $16,792 $16,792
10. National-Louis University Chicago, Illinois $18,315 $18,315
11. Dallas Baptist University Dallas, Texas $18,690 $18,690
12. George Washington University Washington, Washington DC $42,860 $42,860