These eight online schools offer the most affordable music degrees. With degree options ranging from the associate to master's level, these nine schools are excellent choices for students pursuing online educations in music. University of West Georgia tops the list with a low annual tuition of $4,155 for a Master of Music in Music Education degree. For students looking for undergraduate options, Valley City State University offers a BS/BA in Music for only $7,639 per year.
All schools considered for this ranking offer fully online music degrees at the bachelor's level or higher. Those interested can find more detailed information on these most affordable music schools below or read our full methodology.
|Rank||College||Annual Tuition||Music Degree Levels Offered|
|#1 University of West Georgia||Annual Tuition $4,155||Music Degrees: Master's|
|#2 Eastern Illinois University||Annual Tuition $4,979||Music Degrees: Master's|
|#3 University of South Dakota||Annual Tuition $6,630||Music Degrees: Master's|
|#4 University of Valley Forge||Annual Tuition $7,225||Music Degrees: Master's|
|#5 Valley City State University||Annual Tuition $7,639||Music Degrees: Bachelor's|
|#6 Stephen F. Austin State University||Annual Tuition $8,662||Music Degrees: Master's|
|#7 Rowan University||Annual Tuition $11,680||Music Degrees: Master's|
|#8 Judson College||Annual Tuition $17,088||Music Degrees: Bachelor's|