Best online associate's degree in computer programming get ranking seal

The 29 Most Affordable Online Associate's Degrees in Computer Programming

Looking for the best online associate’s degree in computer programming from an accredited school at a truly affordable cost? We compared 56 associate’s degrees in computer programming from 38 regionally accredited online schools to create this ‘Best Buy’ list. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—29 options for under $13,000.

Average Cost (In-state): $12,984.94
Least Expensive: Cerro Coso Community College ~$2,760
Most Expensive: Florida National University ~$32,140

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

Most Affordable Online Associate’s in Computer Programming

 

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Spring 2017 review of regionally accredited online programming degrees. 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 associate’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 an associate'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. Each ranking list is calculated every two years. The next survey to identify the cheapest online computer programming degrees will be undertaken in Spring 2019.

These rankings of the cheapest online schools for programming may NOT be re-posted online or reprinted in any format without a license from GetEducated ®. Consumer finance bloggers and writers can contact our editors for a free custom article on the best online associate’s in computer programming for use on your website. Our mission: Help consumers GetEducated ® about the best online colleges for cost and credibility.

RANKSCHOOL / DEGREESTATEPRICENOTE
1

Cerro Coso Community College(CA)
$2,760.00
$13,920.00
In-State
Out-of-State
2

Yavapai College(AZ)
$4,740.00
$7,440.00
In-State
Out-of-State
3

Wake Technical Community College(NC)
$5,407.00
$18,463.00
In-State
Out-of-State
4

Wake Technical Community College(NC)
$5,486.00
$18,734.00
In-State
Out-of-State
5

Wake Technical Community College(NC)
$5,565.00
$19,005.00
In-State
Out-of-State
6

Great Basin College(NV)
$5,820.00
$8,565.00
In-State
Out-of-State
7

Metropolitan Community College Area(NE)
$6,400.00
$9,350.00
In-State
Out-of-State
8

St. Petersburg College(FL)
$6,705.00
$23,214.00
In-State
Out-of-State
9

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College(GA)
$6,716.00
$12,412.00
In-State
Out-of-State
10

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College(MS)
$6,920.00
All Students
11

St. Petersburg College(FL)
$7,040.25
$24,374.70
In-State
Out-of-State
12

Cochise County Community College District(AZ)
$7,616.00
All Students
13

Stark State College(OH)
$9,369.60
$17,238.60
In-State
Out-of-State
14

Ivy Tech Community College(IN)
$9,549.00
$10,950.00
$8,109.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
15

Stark State College(OH)
$9,830.40
$18,086.40
In-State
Out-of-State
16

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College(OH)
$10,021.68
$19,237.36
In-State
Out-of-State
17

Atlantic Cape Community College(NJ)
$10,096.80
All Students
18

Atlantic Cape Community College(NJ)
$10,408.20
All Students
19

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College(WI)
$10,472.00
$14,892.00
In-State
Out-of-State
20

Gateway Technical College(WI)
$10,479.03
All Students
21

Gateway Technical College(WI)
$10,630.90
All Students
22

Illinois Central College(IL)
$10,695.00
All Students
23

St. Philip's College(TX)
$11,488.00
$22,388.00
In-State
Out-of-State
24

Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical(MN)
$12,038.40
All Students
25

Rochester Community and Technical College(MN)
$12,120.00
All Students
25

Tompkins Cortland Community College(NY)
$12,120.00
$22,300.00
In-State
Out-of-State
26

Vincennes University(IN)
$12,208.80
$15,148.80
In-State
Out-of-State
27

Lewis-Clark State College(ID)
$12,240.00
$35,240.00
In-State
Out-of-State
28

Minnesota State Community and Technical College(MN)
$12,621.00
All Students
29

Bismarck State College(ND)
$12,982.08
All Students

Mesa Community College(AZ)
$13,115.00
All Students

Trident Technical College(SC)
$13,217.89
$22,505.29
In-State
Out-of-State

Mesa Community College(AZ)
$13,760.00
All Students

Rio Salado College(AZ)
$13,820.00
All Students

Riverland Community College(MN)
$14,101.20
All Students

Lake Superior College(MN)
$14,495.76
All Students

Community College of Allegheny County(PA)
$16,291.00
$23,079.25
$9,502.75
In-State
Out-of-State
Military

Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg(PA)
$16,608.00
$19,680.00
In-State
Out-of-State

American Public University - School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics-Undergraduate(WV)
$17,840.00
$16,600.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Southeast Technical Institute(SD)
$19,040.00
All Students

University of Toledo(OH)
$23,036.20
All Students

Baker College(MI)
$24,250.00
$16,005.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Champlain College(VT)
$30,940.00
All Students

Florida National University(FL)
$32,140.00
All Students
1 American Counseling Association’s Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
2 Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
  American Counseling Association’s Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
3 Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
4 Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
5 Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
6 Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
7 Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
8 National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)
9 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
10 Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
11 Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)
  Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
12 Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
13 Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Browse Degrees