Online Sociology Degrees That are the Lowest Cost

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A per annum median tuition of $7,016 is charged by colleges and universities that offer online sociology programs across the nation. In recent years, there has been a 38.4% increase in the median tuition. In 2007, the median tuition at these online schools was $5,070 yearly.

The following graph shows the range of tuition at online sociology colleges from most to least expensive:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 8
Low cost 8
Average cost 8
Most expensive 9

The most expensive colleges that offer online sociology programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $15,720. On the other hand, tuition charged by the cheapest colleges and universities ranges from $728 to $3,600 per annum. The accredited online sociology schools that are the least expensive are located in California, Colorado, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Utah.

  • Associate of Art in Sociology
  • Associate of Arts in Sociology
  • BA in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Sociology
  • Bachelor in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology – Counseling Services
  • BA/Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences – Sociology
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts – Sociology
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology

In 2011, these low tuition programs graduated approximately 12% of sociology graduates from online colleges and universities in the nation. This represents 55,742 of the 468,016 graduates in the nation. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of sociology graduates from the least expensive online colleges has increased by 12,516 graduates yearly, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges has decreased.

Tuition ranging from $3,696 to $6,216 each year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online sociology colleges. Of the 33 online colleges and universities that have sociology programs in the nation, 8 have tuition in this range.

In 2011, 96,566 students received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 21% of the country’s sociology graduates. Only 93,148 students earned credentials from these colleges in 2006, which was only 5 years prior. This is a 4% increase in the number of students graduating from these cheap online schools.

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1. Saddleback College Mission Viejo, California $728 $4,660
2. Westfield State University Westfield, Massachusetts $970 $7,050
3. Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, North Carolina $2,129 $12,593
4. Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, Utah $2,520 $8,760
5. Adams State College Alamosa, Colorado $2,952 $12,912
6. Appalachian State University Boone, North Carolina $2,961 $14,273
7. Fort Hays State University Hays, Kansas $3,035 $11,432
8. University of Texas of Permian Basin Odessa, Texas $3,600 $11,040
9. Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, Georgia $3,696 $13,272
10. West Texas A & M University Canyon, Texas $4,070 $11,510
11. Lansing Community College Lansing, Michigan $4,200 $6,300
12. University of North Alabama Florence, Alabama $4,440 $8,880
13. Graduate School and University Center New York, New York $4,600 $9,960
14. California State University Chico, California $5,472 $11,160
15. University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska $5,948 $17,648
16. University of Colorado Denver, Colorado $6,216 $19,128
17. Columbia College Columbia, Missouri $7,016 $7,016
18. Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, Kentucky $7,560 $18,840
19. Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona $7,793 $20,257
20. Washington State University Pullman, Washington $8,080 $19,122