The 31 Best Affordable Online Human Services Degrees
An online human services degree can set you up for a long career helping people at a not so helpful price tag—as high as $75,650! With the average salary of graduates around $45,000 (according to Payscale) and student loan debt soaring, it pays to do your research before choosing an online bachelor’s in human services.
GetEducated compared 72 bachelor’s program in human services, counseling, and social work from 58 regionally accredited online schools to create this ranking. Below is our editorially independent list of the 31 Best Buys for an affordable online human services degree. All degrees cost less than $50,000.
Average Cost (In-state): $50,221.30
Least Expensive: Thomas Edison State University ~$25,723
Most Expensive: Southwest Assemblies of God University ~$75,650.00
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 online bachelor’s in human services. The online human services degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2017 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.
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Accreditation Note: To qualify for a ranking, a program must be regionally accredited. Additional programmatic accreditation is noted in the rank table.
5 Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2016 review of regionally accredited online bachelor's in human services, sociology, and social work 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.
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