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Colleges and universities across the nation that have online certificate and training in engineering programs require students to pay an average tuition of $13,267 per year. There has been a 12.2% decrease in the average tuition over the past few years. In 2007, the per annum average tuition was $15,117 at these online colleges and universities.
The tuition range for colleges offering online engineering programs at the certificate and training level is displayed in the following graph. Tuition is shown from the most to least costly colleges and universities.
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A yearly tuition of over $14,412 is charged by the costliest schools that offer online training and certificate in engineering programs. The cheapest colleges, however, have tuition ranging from $2,610 to $3,874 per year. The least expensive accredited online engineering training and certificate schools are located in Idaho and Ohio.
These reasonably priced programs graduated roughly 6% of engineering graduates with training and certificate from online schools around the US in 2011. This represents 11,608 of the 191,254 graduates in the nation. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of engineering graduates with training and certificate from the least expensive online colleges and universities has decreased by 40,165 graduates annually, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges and universities has also decreased.
Tuition ranging from $7,368 to $9,603 per year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online engineering training and certificate colleges and universities. A reported 2 of the 9 online schools with training and certificate in engineering programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
Approximately 17.3%, or 33,021 of the nation’s engineering training and certificate level graduates earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. Only 5 years prior, in 2006, the number of students graduating from these colleges was as much as 49,359. Thus, from these low tuition online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has decreased by 33%.
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|1. North Central State College||Mansfield, Ohio||$2,610||$5,220|
|2. University of Idaho||Moscow, Idaho||$3,874||$11,592|
|3. Missouri University of Science and Technology||Rolla, Missouri||$7,368||$19,383|
|4. Ohio University||Athens, Ohio||$9,603||$18,567|
|5. University of Minnesota||Minneapolis, Minnesota||$9,794||$14,094|
|6. Michigan Technological University||Houghton, Michigan||$11,175||$23,685|
|7. Pennsylvania State University||University Park, Pennsylvania||$14,412||$26,276|
|8. Capitol College||Laurel, Maryland||$19,890||$19,890|
|9. Johns Hopkins University||Baltimore, Maryland||$40,680||$40,680|