# 2016 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Mathematics Degrees

The 25 schools on this list offer the most affordable online mathematics degrees, with annual tuitions under $18,000. Central Methodist University, our top ranked school, offers a Master of Science in Mathematics for only $6,080 a year, while multiple other schools on this list, such as Chadron State College and American Public University System have affordable online mathematics degrees available at the bachelor's level.

All schools considered for this ranking offer fully online mathematics degrees at the bachelor's level or higher. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

All tuition numbers were manually collected and verified

Rank | College | Annual Tuition | Mathematics Degree Levels Offered |
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#1 Central Methodist University | Annual Tuition $6,080 | ||

#2 Emporia State University | Annual Tuition $7,774 | ||

#3 Chadron State College | Annual Tuition $7,800 | ||

#4 American Public University System | Annual Tuition $8,100 | ||

#5 Iowa State University | Annual Tuition $8,720 | ||

#6 Southern New Hampshire University Online | Annual Tuition $9,600 | ||

#7 University of South Dakota | Annual Tuition $10,000 | ||

#8 Indiana University-East | Annual Tuition $10,784 | ||

#9 The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley | Annual Tuition $10,808 | ||

#10 Lock Haven University | Annual Tuition $10,875 | ||

#11 University of Kansas | Annual Tuition $10,995 | ||

#12 Western Kentucky University | Annual Tuition $11,084 | ||

#13 University of Illinois at Springfield | Annual Tuition $11,355 | ||

#14 Mayville State University | Annual Tuition $11,400 | ||

#15 University of Idaho | Annual Tuition $11,638 | ||

#16 Pennsylvania State University-World Campus | Annual Tuition $12,075 | ||

#17 California State University - Fullerton | Annual Tuition $13,410 | ||

#18 California University of Pennsylvania | Annual Tuition $13,560 | ||

#19 Texas A & M University-College Station | Annual Tuition $14,048 | ||

#20 North Carolina State University | Annual Tuition $14,880 | ||

#21 Ottawa University Online | Annual Tuition $14,900 | ||

#22 Thomas Edison State University | Annual Tuition $14,970 | ||

#23 University of Houston | Annual Tuition $15,370 | ||

#24 SUNY Empire State College | Annual Tuition $16,320 | ||

#25 Mercy College | Annual Tuition $17,772 |

**Annual Tuition**: $6,080**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: 65%**Example Classes**:History of Mathematics; Introduction to Complex Variables; Modern Algebra; Numerical Analysis; Proof in Mathematics; Writing Mathematical Documents

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $7,774**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: 61%**Example Classes**:Complex Variables; Field Theory; Non-Euclidean Geometry; Optimization Techniques; Simulation Techniques; Vector Spaces

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $7,800**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: Open Admissions**Example Classes**:Differential Equations; Elementary Linear Algebra; History and Foundations of Math; Introductory Analysis; Probability and Statistics

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $8,100**School Type**: For-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: Open Admissions**Example Classes**:Analytic Geometry; College Trigonometry; Data Analysis and Presentation; Differential Equations; Mathematical Modeling; Probability Theory with Applications

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (4)

- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics - Applied Mathematics
- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics - Operations Research
- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics - Statistics

#### Online Certificate Programs (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $8,720**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: 83%**Example Classes**:Advanced Design of Experiments; Advanced Multivariate Analysis; Advanced Spatial Statistics; Advanced Statistical Computing; Foundations of Probability Theory; Seminar on Theory of Statistics and Probability

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $9,600**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NEASC CIHE**Acceptance Rate**: 79%**Example Classes**:Abstract Algebra; Calculus II: Integration & Series; Formal Logic; Mathematical Proof & Problem Solving; The Heart of Mathematics

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (3)

**Annual Tuition**: $10,000**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: 88%**Example Classes**:Calculus; College Algebra; Discrete Structures; Finite Mathematics

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $10,784**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: 54%**Example Classes**:Bridge to Abstract Math; Equity and Fixed Income Investments; Financial Decision Making; Finite Mathematics; Number Theory; Numerical Methods

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (2)

- Bachelor of Arts in Natural Science and Mathematics, Mathematics Concentration
- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

#### Online Certificate Programs (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $10,808**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: SACS COC**Acceptance Rate**: Open Admissions**Example Classes**:Contemporary Geometry; Functional Analysis; Graph Theory; Measure and Integration; Topology

**Annual Tuition**: $10,875**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: MSCHE**Acceptance Rate**: 88%**Example Classes**:Actuarial Models and Life Data Analysis; Financial and Managerial Accounting; Financial Risk Management; Forecasting and Time Series Analysis; Regression Analysis and Statistical Models

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $10,995**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: 92%**Example Classes**:Clinical Trials; Experimental Design; Introduction to Programming and Applied Statistics in R; Professionalism, Ethics and Leadership in the Statistical Sciences; Statistical Computing/SAS Base

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $11,084**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: SACS COC**Acceptance Rate**: 92%**Example Classes**:Algebra from an Advanced Perspective; Geometry from an Advanced Perspective; Introduction to Analysis; Introduction to Probability and Statistics

#### Online Master's Degrees (3)

- Master of Arts in Education - Middle Grades Education: Mathematics
- Master of Arts in Education - Teacher Leader, Secondary Education: Mathematics
- Master of Arts in Mathematics

#### Online Certificate Programs (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $11,355**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: 60%**Example Classes**:Geometry; Linear Algebra; Mathematical Statistics; Operations Research Methods

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $11,400**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: Open Admissions**Example Classes**:Algebraic Structure; History & Philosophy of Math; Modern Geometry; Number Theory; Trigonometry

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $11,638**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NWCCU**Acceptance Rate**: 66%**Example Classes**:Computer Intensive Statistics; Consulting Practicum; Experimental Design; Regression; Sample Survey Methods

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $12,075**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: MSCHE**Acceptance Rate**: 71%**Example Classes**:Analysis of Variance and Design of Experiments; Applied Nonparametric Statistics; Intermediate R Statistical Programming Language; Intermediate SAS for Data Management; Regression Methods; Statistical Consulting Practicum

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $13,410**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: WASC WSCUC**Acceptance Rate**: 46%**Example Classes**:Applied Biostatistics; Bayesian Statistics; Categorical Data Analysis; Multivariate Analysis; Statistical Computing; Statistical Consulting

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $13,560**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: MSCHE**Acceptance Rate**: 93%**Example Classes**:Advanced Multivariate Statistics; Advanced Nonparametric Statistics; Advanced Numerical Analysis and Empirical Modeling; Advanced Time Series and Stochastic Processes; Applied Cryptography

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $14,048**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: SACS COC**Acceptance Rate**: 69%**Example Classes**:Communications in Math; Information, Secrecy, Authentication; Linear Algebra; Numerical Analysis; Problem Survey; Seminar in Algebra

#### Online Associate Degrees (1)

#### Online Master's Degrees (6)

- M.Ed. in Research, Measurement and Statistics
- M.S. in Mathematics
- M.S. in Statistics
- M.S. in Statistics: Emphasis in Applied Statistics
- M.S. in Statistics: Emphasis in Biostatistics
- M.S. in STEM Online

#### Online Certificate Programs (6)

**Annual Tuition**: $14,880**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: SACS COC**Acceptance Rate**: 50%**Example Classes**:Applied Nonparametric Statistics; Applied Time Series Analysis; Finite Population Sampling; Linear Models; Statistical Principles of Clinical Trials and Epidemiology; Statistical Programming in SAS and R

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

#### Online Certificate Programs (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $14,900**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: NCACSTHLC**Acceptance Rate**: Open Admissions**Example Classes**:Abstract Algebra; Differential Equations; Discrete Mathematics; Integrative Seminar in Mathematics; Introduction to Real Analysis; Transition to Higher Mathematics

**Annual Tuition**: $14,970**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: MSCHE**Acceptance Rate**: Open Admissions**Example Classes**:Complex Variables; Cryptography and Cryptanalysis; Matrix Algebra; Non-Parametric Statistics; Quantitative Literacy; Sampling Theory

#### Online Associate Degrees (1)

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (2)

**Annual Tuition**: $15,370**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: SACS COC**Acceptance Rate**: 58%**Example Classes**:Axiomatic Geometry; Complex Analysis; Linear Algebra with Applications; Models of Computation; Regression and Linear Models

#### Online Master's Degrees (1)

**Annual Tuition**: $16,320**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: MSCHE**Acceptance Rate**: 81%**Example Classes**:Discrete Mathematics; History of Mathematics; Systems Analysis and Design; Technical Writing

#### Online Associate Degrees (1)

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (4)

#25
Mercy College

**Annual Tuition**: $17,772**School Type**: Non-Profit**School Accreditation**: MSCHE**Acceptance Rate**: 57%**Example Classes**:Applied Cryptography; Calculus; Foundations in Computing; Special Topics in Mathematics; Statistics: Theory/Application

#### Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

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