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52 Most Affordable Online Doctorate in Education Leadership Programs

Educating our children to tackle the problems of tomorrow is a great concern today—leadership and administration in K-12 education is sorely needed to shape and manage the quality delivery of education for all children. To do this, we need inspired and committed leaders who have the credentials to get the job done. The top positions in the education field go to people with a doctorate in educational leadership or educational administration, which you can train for while you continue working in your current job. An online doctorate in education leadership can range in price—by almost $70,000—so choosing an affordable option requires solid information. All the information you need is right here!

We have compiled all the data on 137 different degree programs from 83 schools, finding the most affordable options for your online doctorate in education leadership. Not only do you want to find the most appropriate and high-quality online program, but you need to weigh the costs—the best programs are not always the most expensive! You may find that one of our 2018 Best Buys will give you the right training for a price that won’t empty your wallet for years to come. Get inspired to inspire others and take the lead in education—the children of our country need you!
 
Average Cost (In-state): ~$46,400
Least Expensive: University of Wyoming ~$12,870
Most Expensive: Fordham University ~$81,900

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 doctorate in education leadership. The online educational leadership degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2018 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Most Affordable Online Doctorate in Education Leadership

 


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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Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2018 review of regionally accredited online doctorate in education leadership 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 doctorate 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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1

University of Wyoming(WY)
$12,870.00
$36,225.00
In-State
Out-of-State
2

Marshall University(WV)
$18,258.75
All Students
3

Valdosta State University(GA)
$18,335.00
All Students
4

University of Arkansas(AR)
$19,477.92
All Students
5

University of Massachusetts-Lowell - School of Education - Graduate Logo
University of Massachusetts-Lowell - School of Education - Graduate
(MA)
$19,890.00
All Students
6

University of North Georgia(GA)
$20,280.00
All Students
7

University of Houston(TX)
$21,324.00
$47,589.00
In-State
Out-of-State
8

University of Colorado Denver(CO)
$22,158.00
$26,208.00
In-State
Out-of-State
9

American College of Education(IN)
$22,854.00
All Students
10

University of the Cumberlands(KY)
$23,250.00
All Students
11

Texas Tech University(TX)
$24,590.00
All Students
12

William Carey University(MS)
$26,610.00
All Students
13

Indiana State University(IN)
$27,006.00
$34,251.00
In-State
Out-of-State
14

Virginia Commonwealth University(VA)
$27,120.00
$57,360.00
In-State
Out-of-State
15

University of Southern Mississippi(MS)
$27,486.00
All Students
16

Old Dominion University(VA)
$29,403.00
$31,833.00
In-State
Out-of-State
17

Southeastern University(FL)
$29,430.00
All Students
18

Missouri Baptist University(MO)
$29,760.00
All Students
19

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign(IL)
$29,824.00
All Students
20

University of Kentucky(KY)
$30,383.00
All Students
21

Florida State University(FL)
$30,653.94
$74,220.54
In-State
Out-of-State
22

Sam Houston State University(TX)
$30,928.00
$55,828.00
In-State
Out-of-State
23

Columbus State University(GA)
$31,638.00
All Students
24

Morgan State University(MD)
$32,413.50
$58,747.50
In-State
Out-of-State
25

Wilmington University(DE)
$32,482.00
All Students
26

University of Memphis(TN)
$32,562.00
All Students
27

Samford University(AL)
$32,932.00
All Students
28

University of Idaho(ID)
$33,300.00
All Students
29

Columbia International University(SC)
$34,200.00
All Students
30

Wilmington University(DE)
$34,378.00
All Students
31

Southwestern College - Kansas(KS)
$34,506.00
All Students
32

Morehead State University(KY)
$35,940.00
All Students
33

Touro University Nevada(NV)
$36,210.00
All Students
34

Endicott College(MA)
$37,004.00
All Students
35

Liberty University Logo
Liberty University
(VA)
$37,193.00
$16,600.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
36

Argosy University(AZ)
$38,575.00
All Students
37

East Tennessee State University(TN)
$38,742.00
$51,810.00
In-State
Out-of-State
38

California University of Pennsylvania(PA)
$39,067.80
$58,405.05
$29,434.80
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
39

University of Nebraska-Lincoln(NE)
$39,240.00
$74,376.00
In-State
Out-of-State
40

Trevecca Nazarene University(TN)
$39,843.00
All Students
41

Pacific University(OR)
$40,600.00
All Students
42

Saint Leo University Logo
Saint Leo University
(FL)
$40,765.00
All Students
43

Wilkes University(PA)
$41,620.00
All Students
44

Grand Canyon University Logo
Grand Canyon University
(AZ)
$41,850.00
$39,900.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
45

Central Michigan University(MI)
$42,827.00
All Students
46

University of Mary(ND)
$43,105.00
All Students
47

Minnesota State University-Moorhead(MN)
$43,632.00
All Students
48

Trident University International(CA)
$43,650.00
$37,650.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
49

University of Nebraska-Lincoln(NE)
$44,145.00
$83,673.00
In-State
Out-of-State
50

George Fox University(OR)
$45,383.00
All Students
51

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Logo
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
(MN)
$45,940.00
All Students
52

University of New England(ME)
$46,230.00
All Students

National-Louis University(IL)
$46,440.00
All Students

Maryville University Logo
Maryville University
(MO)
$46,956.00
All Students

Saint Peter's University(NJ)
$47,388.00
All Students

Gratz College(PA)
$47,482.00
All Students

Concordia University-Wisconsin(WI)
$47,990.00
All Students

Hampton University(VA)
$48,145.00
All Students

Walden University Logo
Walden University
(MN)
$48,480.00
$41,583.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Capella University Logo
Capella University
(MN)
$48,645.00
$43,973.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

St. Thomas University(FL)
$49,000.20
All Students

Northeastern University Logo
Northeastern University
(MA)
$49,740.00
All Students

Kansas State University(KS)
$51,111.00
All Students

Concordia University - Portland  Logo
Concordia University - Portland
(OR)
$52,020.00
All Students

Gwynedd Mercy University(PA)
$52,275.00
All Students

Rowan University(NJ)
$52,500.00
All Students

St. John's University Logo
St. John's University
(NY)
$52,510.00
All Students

Edgewood College(WI)
$52,632.00
All Students

University of Maryland-University College(MD)
$52,946.00
All Students

Kansas State University(KS)
$53,382.60
All Students

Northcentral University Logo
Northcentral University
(CA)
$53,838.00
$42,174.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Northcentral University Logo
Northcentral University
(CA)
$53,838.00
$37,206.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Trident University International(CA)
$54,750.00
$44,950.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

College of Saint Elizabeth(NJ)
$54,986.00
All Students

Regent University Logo
Regent University
(VA)
$55,550.00
$42,762.50
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Auburn University(AL)
$56,700.00
All Students

Robert Morris University(PA)
$58,651.00
All Students

Benedictine University Logo
Benedictine University
(IL)
$58,860.00
All Students

University of Bridgeport(CT)
$60,040.00
All Students

Regent University Logo
Regent University
(VA)
$63,075.00
$48,543.75
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

City University of Seattle(WA)
$66,780.00
All Students

Creighton University(NE)
$68,136.00
All Students

Alliant International University(CA)
$68,471.00
All Students

Northcentral University Logo
Northcentral University
(CA)
$72,430.00
$57,910.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Duquesne University(PA)
$73,188.00
All Students

Nova Southeastern University(FL)
$74,800.00
All Students

Capella University Logo
Capella University
(MN)
$75,655.00
$68,939.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Drexel University(PA)
$75,900.00
All Students

University of Southern California Logo
University of Southern California
(CA)
$77,820.00
All Students

Andrews University(MI)
$77,820.00
All Students

Fordham University(NY)
$81,900.00
All Students