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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.

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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Rank
School / Degree
Cost
Notes
1
Thomas Edison State University (NJ)
Cost
Note
$25,723.00
In-State/Military
$37,731.00
Out-of-State
2
University of the Cumberlands (KY)
Cost
Note
$26,672.00
All Students
3
Central Washington University (WA)
Cost
Note
$26,844.00
In-State
$82,056.00
Out-of-State
4
Utah State University (UT)
Cost
Note
$27,462.32
In-State
$37,200.00
Out-of-State
5
SUNY Empire State College (NY)
Cost
Note
$27,940.00
In-State
$33,100.00
Out-of-State
$24,000.00
Military
6
Cost
Note
$30,176.40
In-State
$64,646.40
Out-of-State
7
Minot State University (ND)
Cost
Note
$32,840.40
All Students
8
Cost
Note
$34,219.34
In-State
$80,475.34
Out-of-State
9
Columbia College - MO (MO)
Cost
Note
$34,875.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$30,075.00
Military
10
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American Public University System (WV)
Cost
Note
$35,580.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$33,100.00
Military
11
Granite State College (NH)
Cost
Note
$37,000.00
In-State
$41,200.00
Out-of-State
$31,000.00
Military
12
Northwestern State University of Louisiana (LA)
Cost
Note
$38,400.00
All Students
14
University of North Texas (TX)
Cost
Note
$38,571.60
In-State
$44,659.20
Out-of-State
15
Washington State University (WA)
Cost
Note
$39,344.00
In-State
$45,544.00
Out-of-State
16
Cost
Note
$39,910.00
All Students
17
Clarks Summit University (PA)
Cost
Note
$40,150.00
All Students
18
Old Dominion University (VA)
Cost
Note
$41,472.00
In-State
$45,072.00
Out-of-State
19
Shorter University (GA)
Cost
Note
$43,150.00
All Students
20
Cost
Note
$43,855.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$31,455.00
Military
21
Franklin Pierce University (NH)
Cost
Note
$45,800.00
All Students
22
Indiana Wesleyan University (IN)
Cost
Note
$45,960.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$30,000.00
Military
23
Cost
Note
$46,056.00
In-State
$107,392.00
Out-of-State
24
Liberty University Logo
Liberty University (VA)
Cost
Note
$46,925.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$30,125.00
Military
25
Indiana Institute of Technology (IN)
Cost
Note
$47,570.00
All Students
26
Iowa Wesleyan University (IA)
Cost
Note
$47,880.00
All Students
26
Campbellsville University (KY)
Cost
Note
$47,880.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$30,000.00
Military
28
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University of Massachusetts-Amherst - Undergraduate University Without Walls (MA)
Cost
Note
$47,970.00
All Students
29
Touro University Worldwide (CA)
Cost
Note
$48,200.00
All Students
30
New England College (NH)
Cost
Note
$48,600.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$22,500.00
Military
31
Bluefield College (VA)
Cost
Note
$49,794.00
All Students
Southeastern University (FL)
Cost
Note
$48,360.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$50,750.00
All Students
Amridge University (AL)
Cost
Note
$51,425.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$32,225.00
Military
Limestone College (SC)
Cost
Note
$51,785.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$28,415.00
Military
Western Michigan University (MI)
Cost
Note
$52,212.22
All Students
Cost
Note
$52,450.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$52,560.00
All Students
Concordia University-Saint Paul (MN)
Cost
Note
$53,760.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$32,000.00
Military
San Diego Christian College (CA)
Cost
Note
$54,436.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$54,750.00
All Students
LeTourneau University (TX)
Cost
Note
$55,900.00
All Students
Lesley University (MA)
Cost
Note
$56,795.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$56,880.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$59,520.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$30,000.00
Military
Cost
Note
$59,950.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$33,550.00
Military
Northeastern University (MA)
Cost
Note
$60,480.00
All Students
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Walden University (MN)
Cost
Note
$60,825.00
All Students
St. Joseph's College-New York (NY)
Cost
Note
$60,997.00
All Students
Ottawa University (KS)
Cost
Note
$61,835.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$31,455.00
Military
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (IN)
Cost
Note
$62,100.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$31,350.00
Military
Cost
Note
$67,934.60
In-State/Out-Of-State
$34,175.00
Military
Cost
Note
$68,400.00
All Students
City University of Seattle (WA)
Cost
Note
$70,290.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$71,205.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$29,700.00
Military
National-Louis University (IL)
Cost
Note
$72,000.00
All Students
Southwestern Assemblies of God University (TX)
Cost
Note
$75,085.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$75,650.00
All Students