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The median tuition charged by colleges in the US offering online social science programs is $11,160 yearly. Over the past few years, the median tuition has increased. This change in tuition was around 24.9%. The median tuition per annum was $8,936 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.
The following graph shows the range of tuition at online social science colleges from least to most affordable:
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The most expensive colleges that offer online social science programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $17,980. But, yearly tuition at the cheapest colleges is in the range of $600 to $4,725. The least expensive accredited online social science schools are located in California, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Texas.
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Approximately 23% of social science graduates from online schools around the US graduated from these low tuition programs in 2011. Therefore, of the 4,093,333 graduates from around the US, 929,399 are from the least costly schools. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of social science graduates from the lowest cost online colleges has decreased, while the number of graduates has increased by 133,839 graduates yearly.
Tuition ranging from $4,740 to $9,611 per year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online social science colleges and universities. An estimated 135 of the 682 online schools that offer social science programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
In 2011, 36.5% of the country’s social science graduates received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 1,492,370 students. In 2006, which was only 5 years earlier, the number of graduates from these colleges was only 1,205,559 students. Therefore, from these cheap online colleges and universities, the number of students graduating has increased by 24%.
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|1. Mount Wachusett Community College||Gardner, Massachusetts||$600||$5,520|
|2. West Hills College||Coalinga, California||$624||$4,824|
|3. West Los Angeles College||Culver City, California||$698||$5,534|
|4. Saddleback College||Mission Viejo, California||$728||$4,660|
|5. Cerritos College||Norwalk, California||$728||$5,124|
|6. Taft College||Taft, California||$780||$6,270|
|7. Trinity Valley Community College||Athens, Texas||$800||$2,400|
|8. Amarillo College||Amarillo, Texas||$864||$1,824|
|9. Clovis Community College||Clovis, New Mexico||$880||$1,768|
|10. Westfield State University||Westfield, Massachusetts||$970||$7,050|
|11. Fort Scott Community College||Fort Scott, Kansas||$1,320||$3,000|
|12. Labette Community College||Parsons, Kansas||$1,320||$1,320|
|13. Craven Community College||New Bern, North Carolina||$1,356||$5,964|
|14. Randolph Community College||Asheboro, North Carolina||$1,356||$5,964|
|15. University of Massachusetts||Lowell, Massachusetts||$1,454||$8,568|
|16. Forsyth Technical Community College||Winston Salem, North Carolina||$1,462||$7,798|
|17. Cochise College||Douglas, Arizona||$1,490||$8,004|
|18. Sandhills Community College||Pinehurst, North Carolina||$1,600||$7,722|
|19. Central Georgia Technical College||Macon, Georgia||$1,620||$3,240|
|20. Laramie County Community College||Cheyenne, Wyoming||$1,632||$4,986|