2016 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Mathematics Degrees

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The 25 schools on this list offer the most affordable online mathematics degrees, with annual tuitions under $18,000. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, 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. Those interested can find more detailed information on these most affordable mathematics schools below or read our full methodology.

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Rank College Annual Tuition Mathematics Degree Levels Offered
#1 #1 Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Annual Tuition $6,080 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#2 #2 Emporia State University Annual Tuition $7,774 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#3 #3 Chadron State College Annual Tuition $7,800 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's
#4 #4 American Public University System Annual Tuition $8,100 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's and Certificate
#5 #5 Iowa State University Annual Tuition $8,720 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#6 #6 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,600 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's
#7 #7 University of South Dakota Annual Tuition $10,000 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's
#8 #8 Indiana University-East Annual Tuition $10,784 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's and Certificate
#9 #9 The University of Texas at Brownsville Annual Tuition $10,808 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#10 #10 Lock Haven University Annual Tuition $10,875 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#11 #11 University of Kansas Annual Tuition $10,995 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#12 #12 Western Kentucky University Annual Tuition $11,084 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#13 #13 University of Illinois at Springfield Annual Tuition $11,355 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's
#14 #14 Mayville State University Annual Tuition $11,400 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's
#15 #15 University of Idaho Annual Tuition $11,638 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#16 #16 Pennsylvania State University-World Campus Annual Tuition $12,075 Mathematics Degrees: Master's and Certificate
#17 #17 California State University - Fullerton Annual Tuition $13,410 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#18 #18 California University of Pennsylvania Annual Tuition $13,560 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's
#19 #19 Texas A & M University-College Station Annual Tuition $14,048 Mathematics Degrees: Associate, Master's, and Certificate
#20 #20 North Carolina State University Annual Tuition $14,880 Mathematics Degrees: Master's and Certificate
#21 #21 Ottawa University Online Annual Tuition $14,900 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's
#22 #22 Thomas Edison State University Annual Tuition $14,970 Mathematics Degrees: Associate and Bachelor's
#23 #23 University of Houston Annual Tuition $15,370 Mathematics Degrees: Master's
#24 #24 SUNY Empire State College Annual Tuition $16,320 Mathematics Degrees: Associate and Bachelor's
#25 #25 Mercy College Annual Tuition $17,772 Mathematics Degrees: Bachelor's
  • 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
  • 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
  • Annual Tuition: $10,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Example Classes:
    Calculus; College Algebra; Discrete Structures; Finite Mathematics
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 (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)

Online Certificate Programs (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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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