Online PhD Programs in School Counseling With the Most Affordable Tuition

By Staff

The median tuition charged by colleges and universities across the nation with online PhD in school counseling programs is $4,239 yearly. In recent years, the median tuition has decreased by 13.4%. In 2007, the median tuition was $4,896 annually at these online colleges and universities.

The tuition range for colleges offering online school counseling programs at the PhD level is displayed in the following graph. Tuition is shown from the most to least costly colleges and universities.

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

Tuition of more than $5,235 each year is charged by the most expensive online PhD in school counseling colleges. On the other hand, annual tuition charged by the cheapest schools ranges from $3,044 to $3,243. The accredited online school counseling doctorate degree schools that are the least expensive are located in North Carolina.

In 2011, of all school counseling graduates with PhD from online colleges and universities in the nation, an estimated 60% earned credentials from these cheap programs. This represents 37,353 of the 62,140 graduates from across the country. From 2006 to 2011, the number of school counseling graduates with doctorate degrees from the least costly online schools has decreased by 5,650 graduates per year. However, the percentage of graduates from these schools has increased.

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