Cheap Online Colleges in Virginia
A yearly median tuition of $11,682 is charged by schools that have online programs around Virginia. The median tuition has increased, over the past few years, by 16.4%. The median tuition annually was $10,040 at these online Virginia colleges and universities in 2007.
Below, the chart displays the tuition range for online colleges in Virginia offering programs from highest to lowest cost:
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The most expensive colleges that offer online programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $16,238. On the other end of the spectrum, tuition in the range of $3,093 to $5,060 annually is charged by the cheapest colleges. The least expensive accredited online schools are located in Lynchburg, Norfolk, Petersburg, Radford, and Richmond.
- Master of Education in Educational Leadership - Leadership Studies
- Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration - Institutional Healthcare
- Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration - Human Services
- Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration - Management
- Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership - Administration and Supervision Pre K - 12
- Master of Science in Education in Education Leadership - Administration and Supervision K - 12
- Bachelor of Science in Human Services - Management
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology
- Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science - Healthcare
- Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science - Network Security
In 2011, of all graduates from online colleges and universities in Virginia, roughly 16% earned credentials from these reasonably priced programs. Therefore, of the 237,120 graduates in Virginia, 38,906 are from the most inexpensive colleges and universities. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of graduates from the lowest cost online colleges has decreased, while the number of graduates has increased by 2,755 graduates yearly.
Tuition ranging from $6,320 to $11,160 per annum is charged by other somewhat more expensive colleges. A reported 7 of the 28 online schools with programs in Virginia charge tuition in this range.
In 2011, 52.6% of the state's graduates received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 124,828 students. The number of students graduating from these colleges was only 110,184 students in 2006, which was only 5 years prior. This is a 13% increase in the number of students graduating from these reasonably priced online schools.