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The 20 Most Affordable Bachelor’s in Cyber Security Online

Information technology is foundational for both business and government and threats from hackers are only rising. If you love computers and security, getting a bachelor’s in cyber security online can increase your value to employers and lead you to a fascinating career protecting the digital infrastructure that we all depend on. Plus, career prospects are excellent—the cyber security field is growing by nearly double the national average.

We compared 42 cyber security degrees from 35 online schools to create this ranking. Choosing a “Best Buy” can save you up to $73,000 on tuition!

Average Cost (In-state): ~$49,700.00
Least Expensive: University of the Virgin Islands ~$18,634.00
Most Expensive: Davenport University ~$91,480.00

Our data-driven research creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. There’s no fancy formulas here. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings cannot be bought, and therefore factually showcase the cheapest bachelor’s in cyber security online. The online cybersecurity degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2019 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Best Bachelor’s in Cyber Security Online

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
University of the Virgin Islands
(USVI)
$18,634.00
$52,514.00
$44,407.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
2
Western Governors University
(UT)
$28,160.00
All Students
3
University of Maine at Fort Kent
(ME)
$30,420.00
$47,220.00
In-State
Out-of-State
4
William Woods University
(MO)
$33,125.00
All Students
5
University of the Potomac
(DC)
$34,200.00
All Students
6
University of Maine at Augusta
(ME)
$34,394.25
$41,412.25
In-State
Out-of-State
7
American Public University System
(WV)
$34,500.00
$30,100.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
8
Indiana State University
(IN)
$36,760.00
$46,720.00
In-State
Out-of-State
9
University of Maryland Global Campus
(MD)
$37,130.00
$61,730.00
$31,850.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
10
Champlain College
(VT)
$38,310.00
$30,150.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
11
Southern New Hampshire University
(NH)
$38,550.00
$27,150.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
12
Charter Oak State College
(CT)
$39,721.00
$52,017.00
$32,521.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
13
Dakota State University
(SD)
$40,806.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
14
Saint Leo University
(FL)
$44,265.00
$31,065.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
15
Excelsior College
(NY)
$46,095.00
$30,130.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
16
Bluefield College
(VA)
$46,110.00
All Students
17
LeTourneau University
(TX)
$46,975.00
All Students
18
Thomas Edison State University
(NJ)
$47,852.00
$60,212.00
$30,332.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
19
Bay Path University
(MA)
$48,000.00
$42,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
20
Indiana Institute of Technology
(IN)
$48,530.00
All Students
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
New England College
(NH)
$48,750.00
All Students
Immaculata University
(PA)
$49,920.00
All Students
Regent University
(VA)
$51,860.00
All Students
Bellevue University
(NE)
$52,740.00
$32,900.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Bellevue University
(NE)
$53,970.00
$33,650.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Bellevue University
(NE)
$54,605.00
All Students
Grand Canyon University
(AZ)
$57,280.00
$33,400.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Pennsylvania State University
(PA)
$58,172.00
All Students
Regis University
(CO)
$61,250.00
All Students
Monroe College
(NY)
$61,712.00
$29,936.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Colorado Technical University
(CO)
$63,900.00
$42,510.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
National University
(CA)
$67,840.00
$30,508.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Purdue University Global
(IL)
$71,795.00
$29,700.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
California Baptist University
(CA)
$74,005.00
All Students
Mercy College
(NY)
$76,168.00
All Students
Maryville University
(MO)
$85,466.00
All Students
Davenport University
(MI)
$91,480.00
$61,960.00
In-State
Out-of-State

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Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Spring 2019 review of regionally accredited bachelor’s in cyber security online. Total cost includes full-time tuition and fees and was valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. School profiles for the online bachelor degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules. The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire online degree including fees. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.

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