In the US, there are 3 online PhD in music education colleges. These colleges and universities charge students an average annual tuition of $7,379. Over the past few years, there has been a 12.7% increase in the average tuition. The per annum average tuition was $6,549 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.
Tuition of about $9,030 per year is charged by the most expensive school with online PhD in music education programs. But, a per annum tuition of $5,452 is charged by the cheapest college.
In 2011, roughly 25% of music education graduates with doctorate programs from online colleges across the US earned credentials from these least costly programs at USM. This represents 15,220 of the 60,417 graduates in the US. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of music education graduates with doctorate programs from the least expensive programs at USM has increased by 1,456 graduates yearly, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges has also increased.
In 2011, 22,803 students received their certificates from these affordable online programs at University of Kentucky. This represents 38% of the country’s music education doctorate level graduates. The number of graduates from these colleges and universities was as much as 23,230 students, a short 5 years earlier, in 2006. Thus, the number of graduates from these low tuition online programs at UK has increased by 2%.