Cheap Online Social Science Masters Degree Colleges
The average tuition charged by colleges and universities across the nation that have online masters degree in social science programs is $13,761 yearly. In recent years, the average tuition has increased by 17.2%. In 2007, the average tuition at these online colleges was $11,739 each year.
The tuition range for colleges offering online social science programs at the masters level from most to least costly is displayed in the following graph:
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Tuition of more than $21,510 per annum is charged by the most expensive online masters degree in social science colleges. The cheapest colleges and universities, on the other hand, require students to pay per annum tuition costs in the range of $1,454 to $5,652. The least costly accredited online social science masters degree schools are located in Florida, Massachusetts, New Mexico, North Carolina, and South Dakota.
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In 2011, an estimated 30% of social science graduates with masters degrees from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these cheap programs. Therefore, of the 3,183,519 graduates in the nation, 943,770 are from the least costly colleges and universities. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of social science graduates with masters degrees from the lowest cost online colleges and universities has increased, while the number of graduates has also increased by 234,734 graduates annually.
Other somewhat more expensive online social science masters degree colleges charge students tuition ranging from $5,766 to $10,380 per year. A reported 67 of the 275 online schools with masters degrees in social science programs in the US charge tuition in this range.
In 2011, 32.3%, or 1,027,279 of the country's social science masters level graduates received their certificates from these cheap online programs. In 2006, which was just 5 years earlier, the number of graduates from these schools was only 810,406 students. Thus, the number of graduates from these low tuition online colleges has increased by 27%.