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The 28 Most Affordable Online IT Degree Programs

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A graduate with an online IT degree at the bachelor’s level has one of the highest starting salaries. The downside? Tuition for an IT bachelor’s degree can cost as much as $114,560! Luckily, here at GetEducated, we pride ourselves on providing consumers with reliable cost rankings so that you can make an informed decision about your education.

We compared 112 IT bachelor’s degree programs from 61 regionally accredited online schools to create this ‘Best Buy’ list. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—28 online IT bachelor degrees for under $47,000.

Average Cost (In-state): $47,778.18
Least Expensive: Great Basin College ~$11,640
Most Expensive: Lawrence Technological University ~$114,560

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 IT bachelor’s degree online. The online degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2017 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Most Affordable Online IT Degrees

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
Great Basin College
(NV)
$11,640.00
$17,130.00
In-State
Out-of-State
2
Florida State College at Jacksonville
(FL)
$12,585.60
$25,986.00
In-State
Out-of-State
3
South Texas College
(TX)
$14,972.00
$28,880.00
In-State
Out-of-State
4
Broward College
(FL)
$15,527.40
$33,789.00
In-State
Out-of-State
5
Middle Georgia State University
(GA)
$22,608.40
All Students
6
Western Governors University
(UT)
$24,280.00
All Students
7
Thomas Edison State University
(NJ)
$25,723.00
$37,731.00
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
8
Fort Hays State University
(KS)
$25,747.76
All Students
9
The University of West Florida
(FL)
$26,277.60
$28,731.60
In-State
Out-of-State
10
Vincennes University
(IN)
$26,310.00
$32,683.20
In-State
Out-of-State
11
Murray State University
(KY)
$33,650.00
$90,770.00
In-State
Out-of-State
12
American Public University System
(WV)
$35,040.00
$32,600.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
13
University of Maryland Global Campus
(MD)
$35,930.00
$61,730.00
$31,850.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
14
Granite State College
(NH)
$36,700.00
$40,900.00
$30,700.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
15
Rogers State University
(OK)
$36,992.00
$69,728.00
In-State
Out-of-State
16
Southern New Hampshire University
(NH)
$38,550.00
$27,150.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
17
Dakota State University
(SD)
$40,002.00
All Students
18
University of Wisconsin-Stout
(WI)
$40,080.00
All Students
19
Kent State University
(OH)
$40,444.00
$41,644.00
In-State
Out-of-State
20
Colorado State University-Global Campus
(CO)
$42,000.00
$37,800.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
20
Georgia Southern University
(GA)
$42,000.00
All Students
20
Columbus State University
(GA)
$42,000.00
All Students
20
Clayton State University
(GA)
$42,000.00
All Students
20
Georgia Southwestern State University
(GA)
$42,000.00
All Students
22
Wilmington University
(DE)
$42,780.00
$30,300.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
23
Oregon Institute of Technology
(OR)
$43,487.00
All Students
24
Trident University International
(CA)
$45,150.00
$30,150.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
25
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
(MA)
$45,240.00
All Students
26
Baker College
(MI)
$45,750.00
$30,195.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
27
University of Illinois at Springfield
(IL)
$46,628.00
All Students
28
Liberty University
(VA)
$46,900.00
$33,100.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
(ME)
$47,947.00
$32,075.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Point Park University
(PA)
$49,440.00
All Students
Regent University
(VA)
$49,612.00
$32,212.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Campbell University
(NC)
$51,040.00
All Students
Upper Iowa University
(IA)
$51,665.00
$30,065.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Tiffin University
(OH)
$53,240.00
All Students
Concordia University-Saint Paul
(MN)
$53,760.00
$32,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Bellevue University
(NE)
$54,270.00
$33,950.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
American Intercontinental University – Online
(IL)
$55,885.00
$31,423.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Pennsylvania State University
(PA)
$56,880.00
All Students
Colorado Christian University
(CO)
$56,880.00
$34,200.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Grand Canyon University
(AZ)
$57,830.00
$33,950.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Strayer University – Online
(DC)
$58,330.00
All Students
Regis University
(CO)
$58,800.00
All Students
Western Kentucky University
(KY)
$59,520.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Northeastern University
(MA)
$60,480.00
All Students
Southwestern College – Kansas
(KS)
$60,700.00
$35,280.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Excelsior College
(NY)
$61,695.00
All Students
Walden University
(MN)
$62,795.00
All Students
Franklin University
(OH)
$63,429.00
$31,065.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
University of the Potomac
(DC)
$64,920.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
National University
(CA)
$65,260.00
All Students
Capella University
(MN)
$68,010.00
All Students
National American University
(SD)
$70,000.00
All Students
City University of Seattle
(WA)
$70,290.00
$29,880.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Salem University
(WV)
$70,800.00
All Students
Purdue University Global
(IL)
$70,910.00
$32,500.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Peirce College
(PA)
$72,413.00
All Students
Davenport University
(MI)
$83,240.00
$56,360.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Berkeley College
(NJ)
$99,460.00
All Students
Lawrence Technological University
(MI)
$114,560.00
All Students

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Spring 2017 review of regionally accredited online IT degree programs. 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’s 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.

Editorial Note: Online schools do NOT pay to be included in any GetEducated online degree ranking. These rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a bachelor’s degree that is available at least 80 percent through online learning and that is open to enrollment by the public. If your online college is regionally accredited and not currently reviewed by GetEducated, please contact us for inclusion.

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