2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Public Health Degrees

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These are the 13 most affordable online colleges offering public health degrees in 2018. Annual tuition ranges from a low of $9,262 at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, to $22,142 at South University Online, with the average being just under $15,000. Arizona State University offers three different degrees: a BA in Global Health, a BS in Community Health and a BS in Health Sciences (Healthy Lifestyles Coaching) at an affordable rate of $15,300 per year.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2018 rankings of the most affordable online master's in public health programs. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Annual Tuition $9,262
#2 #2 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,600
#3 #3 Youngstown State University Annual Tuition $10,497
#4 #4 Rivier University Annual Tuition $10,695
#5 #5 Monroe College Annual Tuition $13,896
#6 (tie) #6 (tie) Arizona State University Annual Tuition $15,300
#6 (tie) #6 (tie) Excelsior College Annual Tuition $15,300
#8 #8 University of Arizona Annual Tuition $15,450
#9 #9 National University Annual Tuition $16,290
#10 #10 California Baptist University Annual Tuition $16,980
#11 #11 University of Southern Indiana Annual Tuition $19,256
#12 #12 The University of West Florida Annual Tuition $19,451
#13 #13 South University Online Annual Tuition $22,142
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  • Annual Tuition: $9,262
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Community Health; Environmental Health; Immigrant and Refugee Health; Income, Social Status, and Health; Public Health Data Analysis; The School Health Program

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Example Classes:
    Biological Concepts for Public Health; Biostatistics; Ethical and Legal Considerations of Healthcare; Evaluation Methods in Public Health; Health Policy and Management; Healthcare Delivery Systems; Population-Based Epidemiology
  • Annual Tuition: $10,497
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Agents of Mass Casualty; Crisis Management in Public Health; Elements of Urban Environmental Health Practices; Human Sexuality; Management Skills for Health Professionals; Multicultural Health
  • Annual Tuition: $10,695
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral Health and Health Promotion; Communicable and Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology; Communicable Diseases and Non-Communicable Diseases; Compliance and Risk Management in Healthcare Settings; Food Safety and Hygiene; Global Health and Health Disparities; Health Policy and Politics

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,896
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral and Social Aspects of Public Health; Environmental and Occupational Health; Global Health; Health Policy and Management; Introduction to Counseling Theory; Pharmacy Fundamentals; Professional Communication

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  • Annual Tuition: $15,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Example Classes:
    Assessing Needs, Assets and Capacity for Health Education; Changing Health Behaviors; Clinical Health Care Ethics; Environmental Community Health; Human Pathophysiology; Program Development and Management for Community Health
  • Annual Tuition: $15,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral Health and Social Environment; Critical Issues in Public Health; Environmental Health; Ethics and Health Care; Health Care Delivery Systems; Health Disparities; Health Education and Promotion for Diverse Communities
  • Annual Tuition: $15,450
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Example Classes:
    Corporate Wellness; Health Disparities & Minority Health; Health Education Ethical Leadership; Outbreaks and Environmental Biology: Then to Now; Principles of Health Education; Public Health Nutrition

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  • Annual Tuition: $16,290
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC ACCJC and WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Chronic & Communicable Disease; Culture and Health; Epidemiology; Global Health Experience; Global Health Promotion; Injury Prevention; Preparedness and Disaster Management

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  • Annual Tuition: $16,980
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
  • Example Classes:
    Contemporary Health Issues; Curriculum Design in Health Education; Ethics in Health Care; Pathophysiology for Public Health; Planning and Evaluating Health Education and Health Promotion Programs; Public Health Nutrition and Physical Activity

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  • Annual Tuition: $19,256
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Example Classes:
    Community Health Education Methods; Disease Control; Environmental Health; Epidemiology; Principles and Applications in Nutrition; Professionalism in Health Care
  • Annual Tuition: $19,451
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 42%
  • Example Classes:
    Diseases in Human Populations; Epidemiology of Infectious Disease; Legal Fundamentals of Healthcare and Public Health; Medical Disaster Management; Understanding U.S. Health Care
  • Annual Tuition: $22,142
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Epidemiology and Disease Control; Foundation of Health Communication; Healthcare Delivery and Organization; Legal and Ethical Issues in Public Health; Management and Administration of Public Health Systems; Principles of Genetics

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