Cheap Online Colleges in North Dakota
Colleges and universities across North Dakota that offer online programs charge a median tuition of $4,286 per year. There has been a 12.4% increase in the median tuition over the past few years. In 2007, the annual median tuition was $3,812 at these online North Dakota schools.
Below, the chart displays the tuition range for online colleges in North Dakota offering programs from most to least costly:
|Tuition Level||Number of Schools|
A yearly tuition of over $5,639 is charged by the costliest schools that have online programs. On the other end of the spectrum, tuition at the cheapest schools is in the range of $2,618 to $3,040 each year. The accredited online schools that are the least expensive are located in Bismarck and Williston.
- Bachelor of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
- Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration
- Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education
- Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education
- Associate of Arts and Science in Medical Assistant
- Associate of Arts and Science in Medical Administrative Assistant
- Associate of Arts in General/Liberal Arts
- Associate of Arts and Science in Recreation Management
Of all graduates from online colleges across North Dakota, approximately 8% graduated from these low tuition programs in 2011. This represents 3,180 of the 39,896 graduates from around North Dakota. From 2006 to 2011, the number of graduates from the least costly online colleges and universities has increased by 7 graduates each year. However, the percentage of graduates from these colleges and universities has decreased.
Yearly tuition in the range of $3,065 to $3,592 is charged by other somewhat more costly online colleges. Of the 14 online colleges and universities with programs in North Dakota, 3 offer programs with tuition in this range.
In 2011, 7.6% of the state's graduates received their certificates from these cheap online programs. This represents 3,032 students. The number of students graduating from these schools was only 2,838 students in 2006, which was just 5 years prior. This is a 7% increase in the number of students graduating from these cheap online schools.