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The 32 Most Affordable Online Web Design Certificate Programs

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Get an edge on the competition with an online development or web design certificate program. But with over 68 certificates to choose from, how do you know which is right for you? While we can’t decide for you, we can take the veil off one of the most important factors to consumers—cost—so you can have the reliable information you need.

Our editors compared 68 development and web design certificate programs from 47 regionally accredited online schools to create this ‘Best Buy’ list. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—32 online certificates for under $5,000!

Average Cost (In-state): $4,743.46
Least Expensive: Mt. San Antonio College ~$460
Most Expensive: Webster University ~$14,460

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 development and web design certificate programs. The programs listed above the gray dividing line are official 2017 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Most Affordable Online Development & Web Design Certificate Programs

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
Mt. San Antonio College
(CA)
$460.00
$2,730.00
In-State
Out-of-State
2
Cerro Coso Community College
(CA)
$828.00
$4,176.00
In-State
Out-of-State
3
Alamance Community College
(NC)
$922.00
$3,226.00
In-State
Out-of-State
4
Guilford Technical Community College
(NC)
$928.00
$3,232.00
In-State
Out-of-State
5
Wake Technical Community College
(NC)
$983.00
$3,287.00
In-State
Out-of-State
6
Pitt Community College
(NC)
$1,140.00
$4,020.00
In-State
Out-of-State
7
Clovis Community College
(NM)
$1,196.00
$2,277.00
In-State
Out-of-State
8
Wake Technical Community College
(NC)
$1,220.00
$4,100.00
In-State
Out-of-State
9
Wake Technical Community College
(NC)
$1,378.00
$4,642.00
In-State
Out-of-State
10
Wake Technical Community College
(NC)
$1,457.00
$4,913.00
In-State
Out-of-State
11
Cerro Coso Community College
(CA)
$1,518.00
$7,656.00
In-State
Out-of-State
12
Moraine Park Technical College
(WI)
$1,694.55
All Students
13
Western Wyoming Community College
(WY)
$1,944.00
$5,148.00
In-State
Out-of-State
14
St. Petersburg College
(FL)
$2,011.50
$6,964.20
In-State
Out-of-State
15
Stark State College
(OH)
$2,304.00
$4,239.00
In-State
Out-of-State
16
Seminole State College of Florida
(FL)
$2,317.68
$7,803.00
In-State
Out-of-State
17
Fitchburg State University
(MA)
$2,772.00
All Students
18
Allen County Community College
(KS)
$2,880.00
All Students
19
Ivy Tech Community College
(IN)
$2,912.70
$3,333.00
$2,480.70
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
20
Fort Hays State University
(KS)
$3,108.60
All Students
21
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
(MN)
$3,206.56
All Students
22
Laramie County Community College
(WY)
$3,306.00
$7,578.00
In-State
Out-of-State
23
Ivy Tech Community College
(IN)
$3,378.15
$3,868.50
$2,874.15
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
24
Daytona State College
(FL)
$3,403.40
$12,038.60
In-State
Out-of-State
25
Lansing Community College
Undergraduate Certificate in Website Developer 14
(MI)
$3,494.00
$5,078.00
In-State
Out-of-State
26
North Hennepin Community College
(MN)
$3,639.07
All Students
27
University of Wisconsin-Stout
(WI)
$4,008.00
All Students
28
Mesa Community College
(AZ)
$4,085.00
All Students
29
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
(KY)
$4,152.00
$13,296.00
In-State
Out-of-State
30
Illinois Central College
(IL)
$4,185.00
All Students
31
Riverland Community College
(MN)
$4,465.38
All Students
32
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
(KY)
$4,671.00
$14,958.00
In-State
Out-of-State
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
Stark State College
(OH)
$4,761.60
$8,760.60
In-State
Out-of-State
Minot State University
(ND)
$4,926.06
All Students
American Public University System
(WV)
$5,260.00
$4,900.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Wilmington University
(DE)
$5,460.00
$3,900.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
North Shore Community College
(MA)
$5,656.00
$12,152.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Front Range Community College
(CO)
$5,832.80
$8,879.60
In-State
Out-of-State
Lake Superior College
(MN)
$6,039.90
All Students
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
(MN)
$6,310.50
All Students
University of Toledo
(OH)
$6,324.44
All Students
Mesa Community College
(AZ)
$6,665.00
All Students
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
(MA)
$6,810.00
All Students
Riverland Community College
(MN)
$7,050.60
All Students
Liberty University
(VA)
$7,120.00
$4,600.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Bismarck State College
(ND)
$7,234.08
All Students
Rio Salado College
(AZ)
$7,340.00
All Students
St. Philip’s College
(TX)
$7,524.00
$14,610.00
In-State
Out-of-State
University of Maine at Augusta
(ME)
$7,740.00
$9,360.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Minnesota State College Southeast
(MN)
$7,824.96
All Students
Linfield College
(OR)
$9,020.00
All Students
Harrisburg Area Community College
(PA)
$9,342.00
$11,070.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Duquesne University
(PA)
$10,152.00
All Students
Southeastern Technical College
(GA)
$10,990.00
$14,105.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Champlain College
(VT)
$11,688.00
All Students
Webster University
(MO)
$12,405.00
$4,575.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Webster University
(MO)
$14,460.00
$5,325.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Spring 2017 review of regionally accredited online web design and development 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 certificate 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 program 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.

14  Program is no longer offered online.

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