Cheap Online Information Technology Colleges
A yearly average tuition of $11,751 is charged by schools with online information technology programs around the country. The average tuition has increased by 20.5% over the past few years. The yearly average tuition at these onlinecolleges in 2007 was $9,751.
The range of tuition at online information technology colleges from least to most affordable is shown in the following chart:
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Tuition of more than $15,716 each year is charged by the most expensive online information technology colleges. However, annual tuition charged by the cheapest schools ranges from $880 to $4,537. The accredited online information technology schools that are the least expensive are located in Florida, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, and North Carolina.
- Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology
- Associate of Arts and Science in Health Information Technology
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Networking and Telecommunications
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology - Game Design and Development
- Associate of Science in Health Information Technology
- Associate of Arts and Science in Information Technology
- Bachelor in Information Technology - Networking and Telecommunications
- Associate of Arts and Science in Information Technology - Game Programming
- Associate of Arts and Science in Computer Information Technology - Networking
- Associate of Arts in Information Technology - Database Development
These reasonably priced programs graduated roughly 19% of information technology graduates from online schools around the US in 2011. This represents 135,277 of the 715,154 graduates from around the US. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of information technology graduates from the lowest cost online colleges has decreased, while the number of graduates has increased by 45,845 graduates yearly.
Yearly tuition in the range of $4,560 to $10,920 is charged by other somewhat more costly online information technology colleges and universities. Of the 113 online colleges and universities that offer information technology programs in the nation, 22 charge students tuition in this range.
Approximately 241,874 students earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. This is 34% of the nation's information technology graduates. The number of graduates from these schools was only 204,462 students, just 5 years earlier, in 2006. Thus, the number of graduates from these affordable online colleges has increased by 18%.