Online PhD Programs in Higher Education Administration Ranked From Lowest to Highest Tuition

By Staff

A median tuition of $12,200 annually is charged by schools around the country that have online PhD in higher education administration programs. The median tuition annually was $4,329 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.

Online doctorate degree program in higher education administration colleges can also be referred to as higher education colleges. The tuition range for colleges offering online higher education administration 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

The most expensive colleges that have online PhD in higher education administration programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $18,690. On the other hand, annual tuition charged by the cheapest schools ranges from $3,530 to $3,696. The accredited online higher education administration doctorate degree program schools that are the least costly are located in Florida and Georgia.

  • PhD in Higher Education Administration
  • Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership

In 2011, of all higher education administration graduates with doctorate degree programs from online colleges and universities in the nation, an estimated 43% earned credentials from these cheap programs. This represents 77,408 of the 179,610 graduates from across the country. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of higher education administration graduates with doctorate degree programs from the least expensive online colleges has increased by 9,793 graduates yearly, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges has decreased.

Tuition ranging from $7,900 to $16,500 each year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online higher education administration PhD schools. Roughly 2 of the 6 online schools that have doctoral degrees in higher education administration programs in the US charge tuition in this range.

In 2011, 31.8%, or 57,112 of the country’s higher education administration doctoral level graduates received their certificates from these cheap online programs.

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