2019 Most Affordable Online Cyber Security Degrees

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These schools represent the least expensive options for obtaining an online bachelor's in cyber security degree. Leading the pack is Middle Georgia State University, offering a BS in Information Technology with concentrations in Cyber Forensics and Cyber Security for only $5,970. Western Governors University comes in a close second, with a tuition rate of $6,380 per year. Johnson & Wales University-Online ranks last on the list in spot #25, with an annual tuition of only $14,850.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Middle Georgia State University Annual Tuition $5,970
#2 #2 Western Governors University Annual Tuition $6,380
#3 #3 Kennesaw State University Annual Tuition $7,192
#4 #4 American Public University System Annual Tuition $8,100
#5 #5 University of Maine at Augusta Annual Tuition $8,730
#6 #6 Charter Oak State College Annual Tuition $9,792
#7 #7 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,920
#8 #8 Thomas Edison State University Annual Tuition $9,967
#9 #9 King University Annual Tuition $11,008
#10 #10 Wilmington University Annual Tuition $11,160
#11 #11 Norwich University Annual Tuition $11,250
#12 (tie) #12 (tie) Excelsior College Annual Tuition $11,400
#12 (tie) #12 (tie) University of Charleston Annual Tuition $11,400
#14 #14 Trident University International Annual Tuition $11,550
#15 #15 University of Maine at Fort Kent Annual Tuition $11,563
#16 #16 Old Dominion University Annual Tuition $11,670
#17 #17 Southern Illinois University - Carbondale Annual Tuition $11,815
#18 (tie) #18 (tie) Baker College Online Annual Tuition $12,000
#18 (tie) #18 (tie) Bay Path University Annual Tuition $12,000
#20 #20 New England College Annual Tuition $12,150
#21 #21 Wayland Baptist University Annual Tuition $12,245
#22 #22 Bellevue University Annual Tuition $13,280
#23 #23 Utica College Annual Tuition $13,500
#24 #24 Strayer University Annual Tuition $14,500
#25 #25 Johnson & Wales University-Online Annual Tuition $14,850
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  • Annual Tuition: $5,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Criminal Procedure & Evidence; Forensics/Data Recovery; Mobile Forensics; Network Forensics and Incident Response Planning; Virtual Computing; White Collar and Cyber Crime
  • Annual Tuition: $6,380
  • 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: $7,192
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Ethical Hacking for Effective Defense; Incident Response and Contingency Planning; Management of Digital Forensics and eDiscovery; Management of Information Security in a Global Environment; Technology and Cyber Crime; Wireless Security

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,100
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: 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: $8,730
  • 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
  • Annual Tuition: $9,792
  • 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
  • Annual Tuition: $9,920
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • 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: $9,967
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Cloud Security and Privacy; Counterterrorism: Constitutional and Legislative Issues; Cybersecurity Policies, Programs and Compliance; Digital Forensics Techniques and Practices; Homeland Security: Preparedness, Prevention and Deterrence; Mobile Forensics

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,008
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 51%
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Forensics; Cybersecurity for Mobile Devices; Cybersecurity Policy
  • Annual Tuition: $11,160
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Incident Response Course; Cryptography: Algorithms and Applications; Cyber Security and IoT; Data Integrity and Disaster Recovery; Firewalls and Network Security; SCADA Security Awareness and Standards

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Example Classes:
    Cyber Law and Cybercrime; Ethics in the Modern World; Malware Forensics; Relational Database Management w/ SQL; Vulnerability Testing I
  • Annual Tuition: $11,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 52%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Security Trends; Certified Ethical Hacker; Certified Incident Handler; Certified Security Analyst; Information Systems Security Professional (ISSP); Security Concepts (or Security +)

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,550
  • 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: $11,563
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • 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

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,670
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Example Classes:
    Business Intelligence; Cyber Physical System Security; Cybersecurity Techniques and Operations; Enterprise Cyber Defense; Network Engineering and Design; Secure and Trusted Operating Systems
  • Annual Tuition: $11,815
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Device Programming for IoT; Industrial Control & Security; Network Protocols & Apps; Wireless Communications & Security
  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Disaster Recovery; Fraud Prevention and Deterrence; Fraud Risk Assessment Tools and Investigation; Information Systems Threat Assessment; Internet and Web Security
  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • 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: 99%
  • Example Classes:
    Information System Digital Forensics Investigations; Information System Security Policies and Procedures; Legal Issues in Cybercrime Investigations
  • Annual Tuition: $12,245
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Networking; Ethical Hacking; Incident Response and Forensics; Information Systems Security Management; Information Technology Hardware; Server Systems

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,280
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: 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: $13,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Cryptography; Fraud Prevention and Detection Technologies; Information System Threats, Attacks & Defenses
  • Annual Tuition: $14,500
  • 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: $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
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