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The 9 Most Affordable Online Web Design & Software Development Degrees

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Looking for truly affordable web design or software development degrees? You’re in the right place! With almost a $117,000 difference in tuition between the most affordable and most expensive school, it pays to get educated before you enroll!

Our editors compared 24 design and software development degrees from 15 regionally accredited online schools to create this ‘Best Buy’ list. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—9 bachelor-level software development degrees for under $55,000.

Average Cost (In-state): $55,943.83
Least Expensive: Western Governors University ~$24,280
Most Expensive: Savannah College of Art and Design ~$141,260

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

Most Affordable Online Web Design & Software Development Degrees

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
Western Governors University
(UT)
$24,280.00
All Students
2
University of Maryland Global Campus
(MD)
$35,930.00
$61,730.00
$31,850.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
3
Southern New Hampshire University
(NH)
$38,550.00
$27,150.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
4
Wilmington University
(DE)
$42,780.00
$30,300.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
5
Baker College
(MI)
$45,250.00
$29,865.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
6
Baker College
(MI)
$47,250.00
$31,185.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
7
Baker College
(MI)
$48,250.00
$31,845.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
8
University of Advancing Technology
(AZ)
$50,600.00
All Students
9
Bellevue University
(NE)
$54,270.00
$33,950.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
Grand Canyon University
(AZ)
$57,830.00
$33,950.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
ECPI University
(VA)
$59,904.00
All Students
Southwestern College – Kansas
(KS)
$60,700.00
$35,280.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Champlain College
(VT)
$61,730.00
All Students
Franklin University
(OH)
$63,429.00
$31,065.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Davenport University
(MI)
$83,240.00
$56,360.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Savannah College of Art and Design
(GA)
$141,260.00
All Students

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