The 13 Best Affordable Online MLS
Looking to go back to school for an online MLS (master's in library science) but concerned about the cost? GetEducated's "Best Buy" cost rankings of accredited online colleges showcase 13 affordable master's of library science online—all for less than $22,000.
These online university rankings were objectively calculated by comparing tuition and distance education fees for 23 different online master's of library science programs at 17 schools. To appear on a Get Educated Best Buy affordability ranking list, the online degree profiled must objectively cost less than the national average cost of all the online degrees surveyed in the comprehensive data set.
Average Cost: $22,777
Most Affordable: East Carolina University ~$8,658
Most Expensive: Drexel University ~$50,535
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Costs were valid at the time of collection (Spring 2014).
Most Affordable Online Master's in Library Science
Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a Get Educated Spring 2014 review of regionally accredited master's of library science online programs. Tuition and fees stated were valid at the time of collection and are specific to the online learning program. Profiles for each online masters 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 degree and typically reflects the most affordable online degree option. Actual costs vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.
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