2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Cyber Security Degrees

0% of users found this page helpful Was this page helpful?
Cyber Security-Most Affordable Online Colleges-2018-Badge

These 25 online colleges offer bachelor's degrees in cyber security for less than $15,500 per year. Top ranked Western Governors University offers a Bachelor's of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance for the most affordable tuition of $5,780. Columbia Southern University is the second most affordable school and offers a Bachelor's of Science in Information Systems Security with a specialization in Homeland Security. Ranked at #23, Utica College offers various degree specializations, including cyber operations and information assurance.

Find an Online Degree:
All tuition numbers were manually collected and verified
Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Western Governors University Annual Tuition $5,780
#2 #2 Columbia Southern University Annual Tuition $6,600
#3 #3 American Public University System Annual Tuition $8,370
#4 #4 King University Annual Tuition $9,455
#5 #5 Strayer University Annual Tuition $9,567
#6 #6 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,600
#7 #7 University of Maine at Augusta Annual Tuition $10,299
#8 #8 Saint Leo University Online Annual Tuition $10,800
#9 (tie) #9 (tie) Norwich University Annual Tuition $11,250
#9 (tie) #9 (tie) Trident University International Annual Tuition $11,250
#11 #11 University of Maine at Fort Kent Annual Tuition $11,315
#12 #12 Charter Oak State College Annual Tuition $11,760
#13 #13 Wayland Baptist University Annual Tuition $11,780
#14 #14 Regent University Online Annual Tuition $11,850
#15 #15 Bay Path University Annual Tuition $12,000
#16 #16 New England College Annual Tuition $12,150
#17 #17 Montreat College Annual Tuition $12,640
#18 #18 The Sage Colleges Annual Tuition $12,750
#19 #19 Bellevue University Annual Tuition $13,120
#20 #20 Central Washington University Annual Tuition $14,340
#21 #21 Pennsylvania State University-World Campus Annual Tuition $14,594
#22 #22 Johnson & Wales University-Online Annual Tuition $14,850
#23 #23 Utica College Annual Tuition $14,950
#24 #24 University of Maryland University College Annual Tuition $14,970
#25 #25 Excelsior College Annual Tuition $15,300
Find an Online Degree:
  • Annual Tuition: $5,780
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Critical Thinking and Logic; Cyber Defense and Countermeasures; Digital Forensics in Cybersecurity; Emerging Technologies in Cybersecurity; Managing Web Security; Network and Security - Foundations
  • Annual Tuition: $6,600
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Critical Infrastructure Protection in Cybersecurity; Cyber Security and Crime; Cyber Warfare and Application; IT Ethics and Professionalism; Principles of Digital Forensics; Security Application Development
  • Annual Tuition: $8,370
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Cybercrime; Cyberlaw and Privacy in a Digital Age; Digital Forensics: Investigating Wireless Networks and Devices; Emergency Management Perspectives on Cybersecurity; Intrusion Detection and Incident Handling; IT Security: Cryptography; Legal and Ethical Issues in Security Management
  • Annual Tuition: $9,455
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 44%
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Forensics; Cybersecurity for Mobile Devices; Cybersecurity Policy
  • Annual Tuition: $9,567
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Administering Desktop Clients; Human Computer Interaction; Network Penetration Testing; Perimeter Defense Techniques
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Platform Technologies; Cyberlaw and Ethics; Cybersecurity and Information Assurance; Human Factors in Cybersecurity; Introduction to Unix/Linux Operating System; Investigation and Digital Forensics; Security Principles
  • Annual Tuition: $10,299
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery; Computer Security; Computers and Culture; Security Policy and Governance; Switching and Routing; System Forensics

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $10,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Networking and Protocols; Computer Architecture; Computer Forensics; Cybersecurity Compliance and Legal Issues; Database Concepts and Programming; Disaster Recovery; Ethical Hacking

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Example Classes:
    Cyber Law and Cybercrime; Ethics in the Modern World; Malware Forensics; Relational Database Management w/ SQL; Vulnerability Testing I
  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: 96%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Networking and Wireless Hybrid Networks; Business Ethics and Social Issues in Computing; Network Security
  • Annual Tuition: $11,315
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Forensics and Investigations; Computer Programming - Java; Cyber Defense (Capstone); Cyber/Computer Ethics and Social Responsibilities; Information Assurance Policy, Law, Compliance & Governance; Network Security

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $11,760
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Auditing IT Infrastructure for Compliance; Hacker Techniques, Tools, and Incident Handling; Legal Issues in Information Security; Security Strategies for Web Apps and Social Networking; Security Strategies in Windows OS/Applications; Systems Forensics, Investigations, and Response

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $11,780
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Networking; Ethical Hacking; Incident Response and Forensics; Information Systems Security Management; Information Technology Hardware; Server Systems
  • Annual Tuition: $11,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Example Classes:
    Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery; Domestic and International Terrorism; Homeland Security; Information Systems Security; Internet/Intranet Security; Network Defense and Security
  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Networks/Network Security; Cyber Governance: Privacy, Ethics, and Digital Rights; Cyber Investigation; Mobile Technology Analysis
  • Annual Tuition: $12,150
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 98%
  • Example Classes:
    Information System Digital Forensics Investigations; Information System Security Policies and Procedures; Legal Issues in Cybercrime Investigations
  • Annual Tuition: $12,640
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Example Classes:
    Cyber Defense; Cybersecurity Programs and Strategies; Management of Cybersecurity; Network Defense and Countermeasures; Network Forensics; The 3 Cā€™s: Cybercrime, Cyber Law & Cyber Ethics

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $12,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Example Classes:
    Cybersecurity Implementation; Incident Analysis & Response; Information Technology Hardware & Software; National Cybersecurity Policy & Law; Principles of Programming
  • Annual Tuition: $13,120
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Cyber Investigations and Forensics; Cybercrime and Business; Cyberwar and Cyberdeterrence; Data/Database Security; Ethical Hacking and Response; Operational Security; Securing Access Control
  • Annual Tuition: $14,340
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Example Classes:
    Critical Issues in Information Technology; Cyberattack/Defense; Cybercrime; Digital Forensics; Introduction to Cyberwarfare; IT Risk Management
  • Annual Tuition: $14,594
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Example Classes:
    Computer and Cyber Forensics; Decision Theory and Analysis; Intelligent Agents and Distributed Decision Making; Introduction to Multisensor Data Fusion; Legal and Regulatory Environment of Information Science and Technology; Risk Analysis in a Security Context; Threat of Terrorism and Crime
  • Annual Tuition: $14,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Example Classes:
    Criminal Law; Cyber Crimes; Cyberlaw; Emergency Planning and Business Continuity; Enterprise Risk Management
  • Annual Tuition: $14,950
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Cryptography; Fraud Prevention and Detection Technologies; Information System Threats, Attacks & Defenses
  • Annual Tuition: $14,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Cybersecurity in Business and Industry; Cybersecurity in Government Organizations; Cybersecurity Processes and Technologies; Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System; Ethics in Information Technology; Practical Applications in Cybersecurity Management
  • Annual Tuition: $15,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Forensics; Cyber Attacks and Defense; Introduction to Cybersecurity; Operating Systems; Security Focused Risk Management
0% of users found this page helpful Was this page helpful?
Recommendation rate refers to the percent of students who said they would recommend this school based on reviews submitted to our partner site, GradReports.com.
This indicates that a school has an annual tuition of $15,000 or less as reported to the National Center for Education Statistics or based on the school's website.