These 13 online schools offer the most affordable journalism degrees. With annual tuitions under $23,000, these schools offer prospective journalism students affordable options at the bachelor's, master's, and certificate levels. Ball State University is the most affordable school on this list, offering a master's degree and three certificate programs at a tuition of $10,620 per year for master's degrees. Students seeking bachelor's degrees will find two affordable options at New England College with an annual tuition of $12,150.
All schools considered for this ranking offer fully online journalism degrees at the bachelor's level or higher. Those interested can find more detailed information on these most affordable journalism schools below or read our full methodology.
|Rank||College||Annual Tuition||Journalism Degree Levels Offered|
|#1 Ball State University||Annual Tuition $10,620||Journalism Degrees: Master's and Certificate|
|#2 University of Nebraska-Lincoln||Annual Tuition $11,412||Journalism Degrees: Master's|
|#3 Regent University Online||Annual Tuition $11,850||Journalism Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's|
|#4 New England College||Annual Tuition $12,150||Journalism Degrees: Bachelor's|
|#5 Kent State University at Kent||Annual Tuition $12,186||Journalism Degrees: Master's|
|#6 Clarion University||Annual Tuition $12,528||Journalism Degrees: Master's|
|#7 Upper Iowa University||Annual Tuition $12,900||Journalism Degrees: Bachelor's|
|#8 Ottawa University Online||Annual Tuition $14,850||Journalism Degrees: Bachelor's|
|#9 National University||Annual Tuition $16,290||Journalism Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's|
|#10 John F Kennedy University||Annual Tuition $17,208||Journalism Degrees: Bachelor's|
|#11 Academy of Art University||Annual Tuition $20,622||Journalism Degrees: Master's|
|#12 Webster University||Annual Tuition $21,920||Journalism Degrees: Bachelor's|
|#13 Full Sail University||Annual Tuition $22,400||Journalism Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's|