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The 49 Most Affordable Online IT Associate's Degree Programs

An online IT associate’s degree can open numerous doors into information technology careers. There are a number of reasons why an associate’s degree is a great option—the primarily one being tuition cost. Generally, associate’s are much more affordable than a bachelor’s, but not always…

We did the research for you! GetEducated compared 84 IT associate’s from 64 regionally accredited online schools to create this ‘Best Buy’ list. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—49 IT associate’s degree programs for under $16,100.

Average Cost (In-state): $16,235.48
Least Expensive: Clovis Community College ~$2,496
Most Expensive: Berkeley College - New York ~$49,860

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 IT associate’s programs. 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 Associate’s Degree Programs

 

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

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Rank
School / Degree
Cost
Notes
1
Cost
Note
$2,496.00
In-State
$4,752.00
Out-of-State
2
Cost
Note
$4,864.00
In-State
$17,152.00
Out-of-State
3
Guilford Technical Community College (NC)
Cost
Note
$5,004.00
In-State
$17,484.00
Out-of-State
4
Cost
Note
$5,092.00
In-State
$17,956.00
Out-of-State
5
Cost
Note
$5,396.00
In-State
$19,028.00
Out-of-State
6
Forsyth Technical Community College (NC)
Cost
Note
$5,424.00
In-State
$18,288.00
Out-of-State
7
Cost
Note
$5,818.20
In-State
$17,818.20
Out-of-State
8
Florida State College at Jacksonville (FL)
Cost
Note
$6,292.80
In-State
$12,993.00
Out-of-State
9
Cost
Note
$6,312.00
In-State
$14,856.00
Out-of-State
10
Cost
Note
$6,333.50
In-State
$9,254.00
Out-of-State
11
Metropolitan Community College Area (NE)
Cost
Note
$6,400.00
In-State
$9,350.00
Out-of-State
13
Dallas County Community College District (TX)
Cost
Note
$6,660.00
In-State
$13,740.00
Out-of-State
14
Cost
Note
$6,705.00
In-State
$23,214.00
Out-of-State
15
St. Petersburg College (FL)
Cost
Note
$7,040.25
In-State
$24,374.70
Out-of-State
16
Cost
Note
$7,374.00
In-State
$14,604.00
Out-of-State
17
Cost
Note
$7,394.94
In-State
$26,059.95
Out-of-State
18
Allen County Community College (KS)
Cost
Note
$7,680.00
All Students
19
Cost
Note
$7,725.60
In-State
$26,010.00
Out-of-State
20
McHenry County College (IL)
Cost
Note
$8,476.00
All Students
21
Cost
Note
$9,549.00
In-State
$10,950.00
Out-of-State
$8,109.00
Military
22
Milwaukee Area Technical College (WI)
Cost
Note
$9,556.00
All Students
23
Barton County Community College (KS)
Cost
Note
$9,600.00
All Students
24
Cost
Note
$9,960.00
In-State/Military
$19,600.00
Out-of-State
25
Cost
Note
$10,088.00
In-State
$36,668.00
Out-of-State
26
Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KY)
Cost
Note
$10,168.00
In-State
$34,348.00
Out-of-State
27
Atlantic Cape Community College (NJ)
Cost
Note
$10,252.50
All Students
28
Gateway Technical College - SYSTEM ALERT (WI)
Cost
Note
$10,630.90
All Students
29
Northern Virginia Community College (VA)
Cost
Note
$10,989.50
In-State
$23,343.00
Out-of-State
30
Cost
Note
$11,488.00
In-State
$22,388.00
Out-of-State
31
Cost
Note
$11,601.90
In-State/Military
$12,810.60
Out-of-State
33
Northern Virginia Community College (VA)
Cost
Note
$11,875.75
In-State
$25,225.50
Out-of-State
34
Minnesota West Community and Technical College (MN)
Cost
Note
$12,024.60
All Students
35
Cost
Note
$12,084.00
In-State
$13,470.00
Out-of-State
36
Cost
Note
$12,208.80
In-State
$15,148.80
Out-of-State
37
Minnesota State Community and Technical College (MN)
Cost
Note
$12,621.00
All Students
38
Cost
Note
$13,175.00
All Students
39
Cost
Note
$13,217.89
In-State
$22,505.29
Out-of-State
40
Georgia Military College (GA)
Cost
Note
$13,950.00
All Students
41
Cost
Note
$13,980.00
In-State
$27,180.00
Out-of-State
42
University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)
Cost
Note
$14,160.00
All Students
43
Cost
Note
$14,213.00
In-State
$27,633.00
Out-of-State
44
University of Maine at Fort Kent (ME)
Cost
Note
$14,430.00
In-State
$21,690.00
Out-of-State
45
Cost
Note
$14,446.00
In-State
$28,086.00
Out-of-State
46
Cost
Note
$14,495.76
All Students
47
Community College of Aurora (CO)
Cost
Note
$14,517.00
In-State
$22,134.00
Out-of-State
48
Community College of Allegheny County (PA)
Cost
Note
$15,807.00
In-State
$22,379.75
Out-of-State
$9,234.25
Military
49
Cost
Note
$16,047.68
All Students
Cost
Note
$16,980.00
All Students
Southern New Hampshire University Logo
Southern New Hampshire University (NH)
Cost
Note
$19,350.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$13,650.00
Military
Cost
Note
$20,001.00
All Students
Montgomery County Community College (PA)
Cost
Note
$20,460.00
In-State
$29,700.00
Out-of-State
Cost
Note
$22,572.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$18,282.00
Military
University of Massachusetts-Lowell - College of Sciences-Undergraduate Logo
University of Massachusetts-Lowell - College of Sciences-Undergraduate (MA)
Cost
Note
$22,620.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$23,036.20
All Students
Cost
Note
$23,535.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$15,075.00
Military
Cost
Note
$25,250.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$16,665.00
Military
Cost
Note
$25,520.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$27,316.00
All Students
Strayer University - Online (DC)
Cost
Note
$29,240.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$32,460.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$15,000.00
Military
Cost
Note
$32,769.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
$16,065.00
Military
Cost
Note
$35,360.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$35,400.00
All Students
Cost
Note
$49,860.00
All Students