Cheap Online Healthcare Certificate, Training And Certification Colleges
An annual average tuition of $9,834 is charged by colleges that have online certificate, certification and training in healthcare programs in the US. There has been a 11.6% decrease in the average tuition in recent years. In 2007, the yearly average tuition was $11,127 at these online colleges.
The range of tuition at colleges offering online healthcare programs at the certificate and certification/certification level is shown in the following chart. Tuition is shown from the least to most affordable colleges and universities.
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Tuition of more than $14,076 per annum is charged by the most expensive colleges and universities with online certification and training /certificate in healthcare programs. On the other hand, tuition charged by the cheapest schools ranges from $1,714 to $3,732 yearly. Massachusetts and South Carolina are home to the lowest cost accredited online healthcare certificate schools.
Approximately 19% of healthcare graduates with certification from online schools around the US graduated from these low tuition programs in 2011. This represents 18,354 of the 98,568 graduates in the nation. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of healthcare graduates with certification from the least expensive online colleges and universities has decreased by 3,724 graduates annually, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges and universities has increased.
Other somewhat more costly online healthcare certification and training /certificate colleges charge a yearly tuition in the range of $4,032 to $8,080. Of the 8 online colleges and universities with certificate and certification in healthcare programs in the nation, 2 offer programs with tuition in this range.
A reported 24,914 students earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This is 25% of the nation's healthcare certificate and training level graduates. As much as 31,644 students earned credentials from these colleges and universities in 2006, which was a short 5 years prior. Thus, the number of graduates from these low tuition online colleges has decreased by 21%.