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The 25 Most Affordable Master's in ESL Online

Tempted to teach English as a second language, but worried about how much it might cost to become qualified? We investigated the 77 different online programs that will award you a master's in ESL online to uncover the most affordable options—you can save as much as $33,000!
 
As the world comes to the US, and global business requires English language skills, more people who speak other languages are learning English. Whether ESL, ELL, TESOL, or TESL, there are many solid options for online master’s degrees that can offer either a teaching credential or eligibility for licensure. Giving the gift of knowledge and working with people of all nationalities can be a rewarding career. Getting your master’s degree to join the profession doesn’t have to be expensive—we have ranked the 2018 Best Buys in ESL master’s degrees, giving you the most affordable options all in one place.
 
Average Cost (In-state): ~$17,800
Least Expensive: American College of Education ~$8,160
Most Expensive: St. John's University ~$41,270

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 master's in esl online. The online ESL degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2018 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Most Affordable Master's in ESL Online

 

Accreditation & Licensing Note: As in all careers with state-specific licensure requirements, prospective applicants should contact the education department in their state of residence and ensure the desired program qualifies a graduate for teacher licensure. Not all programs listed lead to licensure. Applicants can also learn more by clicking the links to request information about each degree program. To qualify for a ranking, a program must be regionally accredited. Additional programmatic accreditation is noted in the rank table.

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RANKSCHOOL / DEGREESTATEPRICENOTE
1

American College of Education(IN)
$8,160.00
All Students
2

Fort Hays State University(KS)
$8,421.90
All Students
3

American College of Education(IN)
$8,940.00
All Students
4

Fort Hays State University(KS)
$9,264.09
All Students
5

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin(TX)
$9,747.52
All Students
6

Arkansas Tech University(AR)
$10,807.50
$19,327.50
In-State
Out-of-State
7

Southeast Missouri State University(MO)
$12,501.00
All Students
8

Pittsburg State University(KS)
$12,606.00
All Students
9

Trevecca Nazarene University(TN)
$13,050.00
All Students
10

Emporia State University(KS)
$13,380.96
$18,059.52
In-State
Out-of-State
11

Valley City State University(ND)
$13,477.26
All Students
12

Missouri Western State University(MO)
$13,713.15
$15,033.15
In-State
Out-of-State
13

University of Michigan - Dearborn(MI)
$13,740.00
$16,800.00
In-State
Out-of-State
14

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley(TX)
$13,776.68
$28,716.68
In-State
Out-of-State
15

Roosevelt University(IL)
$13,880.00
All Students
16

University of Southern Maine(ME)
$14,008.00
$21,328.00
In-State
Out-of-State
17

Georgia Southern University(GA)
$14,048.00
All Students
18

Greenville University(IL)
$14,068.00
All Students
19

Campbellsville University(KY)
$14,364.00
All Students
20

Western Governors University Logo
Western Governors University
(UT)
$14,540.00
All Students
21

Marshall University(WV)
$14,607.00
All Students
22

Texas A & M University - Commerce(TX)
$14,668.80
$29,608.80
In-State
Out-of-State
23

Southeastern University(FL)
$14,680.00
All Students
24

University of North Dakota(ND)
$14,696.02
All Students
25

Wilson College(PA)
$15,110.00
All Students
26

Kennesaw State University(GA)
$15,208.00
All Students
27

Troy University(AL)
$15,314.00
All Students
28

Wilkes University(PA)
$15,350.00
All Students
29

Sam Houston State University(TX)
$15,563.50
$28,013.50
In-State
Out-of-State
30

University of Northern Colorado(CO)
$15,600.00
All Students
31

University of South Alabama(AL)
$15,800.00
All Students
32

Wilmington University(DE)
$15,941.00
$10,100.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
33

Regis University(CO)
$16,715.00
All Students
34

Cornerstone University(MI)
$16,995.00
All Students
35

Post University(CT)
$17,100.00
All Students
35

Asbury University(KY)
$17,100.00
All Students

University of Massachusetts-Boston - College of Liberal Arts - Graduate Logo
University of Massachusetts-Boston - College of Liberal Arts - Graduate
(MA)
$17,820.00
All Students

Liberty University Logo
Liberty University
(VA)
$17,846.00
$8,350.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Northern Arizona University(AZ)
$17,910.00
All Students

Western State Colorado University(CO)
$17,910.00
All Students

Azusa Pacific University(CA)
$17,999.00
All Students

McDaniel College(MD)
$18,000.00
All Students

University of Southern Mississippi(MS)
$18,324.00
All Students

Walden University Logo
Walden University
(MN)
$18,325.00
$15,715.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Saint Cloud State University(MN)
$18,659.60
$25,826.48
In-State
Out-of-State

Grand Canyon University Logo
Grand Canyon University
(AZ)
$18,665.00
$14,505.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

University of Northern Iowa(IA)
$18,818.00
All Students

Auburn University(AL)
$18,900.00
All Students

Saint Xavier University Logo
Saint Xavier University
(IL)
$18,985.00
All Students

Newman University(KS)
$19,240.00
All Students

Hamline University(MN)
$19,291.00
All Students

Spring Arbor University(MI)
$19,423.00
All Students

Carlos Albizu University(PR)
$19,438.00
All Students

University of Colorado - Colorado Springs(CO)
$19,480.00
$21,520.00
In-State
Out-of-State

Georgia State University(GA)
$19,770.00
All Students

George Fox University(OR)
$20,055.00
All Students

Regent University Logo
Regent University
(VA)
$20,350.00
$10,450.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Eastern Oregon University(OR)
$20,352.50
All Students

California University of Pennsylvania(PA)
$20,644.80
$21,370.80
$16,783.80
In-State
Out-of-State
Military

Webster University(MO)
$20,700.00
$15,585.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Murray State University(KY)
$21,252.00
All Students

Eastern University(PA)
$21,598.00
All Students

University of Cincinnati(OH)
$21,720.00
$22,170.00
In-State
Out-of-State

Capella University Logo
Capella University
(MN)
$21,738.00
$19,654.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Multnomah University(OR)
$21,755.00
All Students

Biola University(CA)
$22,356.00
All Students

Northcentral University Logo
Northcentral University
(CA)
$22,900.00
$15,910.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Nyack College(NY)
$23,006.00
All Students

University of Arizona(AZ)
$23,496.00
All Students

Alliant International University(CA)
$23,634.00
All Students

University of Maryland-Baltimore County(MD)
$24,192.00
$40,716.00
In-State
Out-of-State

Canisius College(NY)
$25,520.00
All Students

The George Washington University Logo
The George Washington University
(DC)
$28,919.00
All Students

Clarkson University(NY)
$37,779.00
All Students

St. John's University Logo
St. John's University
(NY)
$41,270.00
All Students