Best Online Colleges for Affordability

Best Online Colleges & Universities

An online degree can cost as little as $5,000 or more than $145,000. The truth: paying more for an online learning degree won't guarantee you a better education. Many factors other than academic quality affect the cost of an online degree. 

At Get Educated, we've surveyed more than 3,000 accredited online degrees. Our exclusive cost rankings reveal the best online degrees for affordability—we call them "Best Buys"—from online colleges nationwide. We started the online college affordability project more than a decade ago so you—the consumer—can honestly see and compare online degrees for affordability.

Get educated about online college affordability. Check our fact-based lists of America's most affordable online degrees before you enroll.


Business & Management

Best Online MBA Regional
Best Online MBA AACSB
Best Online Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Best Online Master's Management
Best Online Master's Leadership
Best Online Master's Accounting

Best Online Master's Human Resources
Best Online Bachelor's Business
Best Online Bachelor's Management

Healthcare & Nursing

Best Online Master's Healthcare
Best Online Master's Nursing
Best Online Master's Public Health
Best Online Bachelor's Healthcare
Best Online Bachelor's Nursing


Best Online Master's Psychology
Best Online Master's Sociology, Human Services
Best Online Master's Social Work
Best Online Master's Counseling
Best Online Bachelor's Psychology
Best Online Bachelor's Human Services, Counseling, Social Work
Best Online Bachelor's Sociology

Education & Teaching

Best Online Master's Education
Best Online Master's Library Science
Best Online Master's Special Education
Best Online Master's Educational Leadership & Administration
Best Online Master's Teaching
Best Online Master's Educational & Instructional Technology
Best Online Master's Curriculum & Instruction

Computer Science & Information Technology

Best Online Master's Computer Science & Information Technology
Best Online Bachelor's IT & Computer Science


Best Online Master's Engineering

Criminal Justice & Law

Best Online Master's Criminal Justice
Best Online Bachelor's Criminal Justice Degrees


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