2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Elementary Education Degrees

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Students who are searching for an affordable online bachelor's program in elementary education will find a variety of options on this list. These 25 schools below have yearly tuition rates ranging from $6,368 to $14,070. Top-ranked University of the Cumberlands offers a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching - Elementary Education. University of Wisconsin-Superior is ranked #9 for an annual tuition of $9,270 and offers both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Education, with Elementary or K-12 Art, Music, Physical Education as possible specializations.

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

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 University of the Cumberlands Annual Tuition $6,368
#2 #2 Western Governors University Annual Tuition $6,380
#3 #3 Fort Hays State University Annual Tuition $6,826
#4 #4 Central Methodist University Annual Tuition $7,500
#5 #5 The Baptist College of Florida Annual Tuition $7,680
#6 #6 Bemidji State University Annual Tuition $8,530
#7 #7 University of Southern Mississippi Annual Tuition $8,818
#8 #8 Northcentral University Annual Tuition $9,265
#9 #9 University of Wisconsin-Superior Annual Tuition $9,270
#10 #10 Granite State College Annual Tuition $10,350
#11 #11 Sterling College - KS Annual Tuition $10,500
#12 #12 Wilmington University Annual Tuition $10,890
#13 #13 Mississippi State University Annual Tuition $11,010
#14 #14 Dakota State University Annual Tuition $11,290
#15 #15 Liberty University Annual Tuition $11,700
#16 #16 North Greenville University Annual Tuition $11,850
#17 #17 University of Louisiana-Monroe Annual Tuition $12,000
#18 #18 Colorado Mesa University Annual Tuition $12,182
#19 #19 Asbury University Annual Tuition $12,369
#20 #20 Midway University Annual Tuition $12,750
#21 #21 St Petersburg College Annual Tuition $12,773
#22 #22 Bethune-Cookman University Annual Tuition $13,440
#23 #23 Kansas State University Annual Tuition $13,856
#24 #24 Colorado Christian University Annual Tuition $14,070
#25 #25 Regis University Annual Tuition $14,100
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  • Annual Tuition: $6,368
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Example Classes:
    Adolescent Literature; Characteristics, Identification, and Instruction for Students with Disabilities; Classroom Behavior Management for Special Student Populations; Educational Psychology; Family Life; Human Diversity and Ethics; Introduction to Educational Technology
  • Annual Tuition: $6,380
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Classroom Management, Engagement, and Motivation; Cultural Studies and Diversity; Fundamentals of Diversity, Inclusion, and Exceptional Learners; Language Arts Instruction and Intervention; Psychology for Educators; Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Elementary Education, Observations
  • Annual Tuition: $6,826
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Example Classes:
    Educating Exceptional Students; Educational Psychology; Elementary School Music; Elementary School Science Methods; Instructional Technology for Elementary Teachers; Literacy Assessment & Intervention
  • Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 51%
  • Example Classes:
    Child Development; Education Psychology; Education Technology; Humanities or Fine Arts; Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers; Psychology of the Exceptional Child
  • Annual Tuition: $7,680
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 52%
  • Example Classes:
    Classroom Management; Diagnosis and Remediation in Elementary Reading; Foundations of Reading: Early and Emergent Literacy; Measurement and Evaluation; Psychology of Teaching and Learning; Teaching Diverse Populations
  • Annual Tuition: $8,530
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Example Classes:
    Adaptation and Management: Designing the Learning Environment; Educational Psychology; Health and Drugs in Society; Human Relations In Education; Teaching Elementary School Health; The Professional Teacher
  • Annual Tuition: $8,818
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Example Classes:
    Curriculum in the Elementary School; Elementary Mathematics Methods; Ethics and Good Living; General Psychology; Introduction to Philosophy; Research In Reading; Seminar in Early Childhood Education
  • Annual Tuition: $9,265
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Assessment of Student Learning in Elementary Education; Dynamics of Schooling in Elementary Education; Instructional Paradigms and Technology in Elementary Education; School and Family Partnerships in Elementary Education; Teaching as Reflective Practice in Elementary Education; The Role of Teacher Leadership in Elementary Education
  • Annual Tuition: $9,270
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Example Classes:
    Essentials of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers; Human Development; Multicultural Education; Teaching Art in the Elementary Grades; Teaching Music in the Elementary School; Theories of Student Learning
  • Annual Tuition: $10,350
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Elementary School Mathematics; Managing Student Behavior; Special Education Law; Students with Disabilities; The Dynamic Role of the Special Educator; Using Technology to Teach Social Studies
  • Annual Tuition: $10,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 41%
  • Example Classes:
    Child and Adolescent Literature; Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Elementary P.E.; Elementary Art Methods; Elementary Music Methods; English Language Arts for K-2; Reading Testing and Diagnosis

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,890
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Behavior Analysis and Classroom Culture; Child Development; Diagnosis and Correction of Learning Differences in Reading; Leadership and Collaboration; Learning Differences and Assessment of Exceptional Children; Psychology of the Exceptional Child
  • Annual Tuition: $11,010
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
  • Example Classes:
    Early Childhood Education; Early Literacy; Elementary/Middle Teaching Internship; Exploring Diversity Through Writing; Individualizing Instruction for Exceptional Children; Managing Elementary/Middle Level Classroom
  • Annual Tuition: $11,290
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Example Classes:
    Children's Literature; Classroom Management; Earth and Physical Science for Elementary Teachers; Educational Assessment; Educational Psychology; Social Sciences for Elementary Teachers
  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and TRACS
  • Acceptance Rate: 22%
  • Example Classes:
    Classroom Management for Teachers; Developmental Psychology; Elements of Mathematics; Principles of Education; Principles of Human Biology; Speech Communication
  • Annual Tuition: $11,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Example Classes:
    Child Development; Classroom Management and Assessment; Educational Psychology; Exceptional Learner; Methods and Materials for Young Children; Professional Development and Collaboration
  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Example Classes:
    Assessment Principles and Practice for All Learners; Behavior Support and Interventions; Child Psychology; Classroom, Behavior, and Instructional Management-Elementary; Educational Psychology; Elementary Social Studies Methods
  • Annual Tuition: $12,182
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Example Classes:
    Educational Assessment; Methods of Teaching Language and Literacy: Early Childhood; Methods of Teaching Language and Literacy: Elementary; Teaching as a Profession; Teaching to Diversity; Technology for K-12 Educators
  • Annual Tuition: $12,369
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Example Classes:
    Arts & Humanities/Elem; Elem Math/Science Methods; Exceptional Learner; Human Growth/Development; Interventions/Differentiation; Language Arts Methods
  • Annual Tuition: $12,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and ABHES
  • Acceptance Rate: 46%
  • Example Classes:
    Educational Evaluation Techniques; Human Growth and Development; Multicultural Education; Reading and Language Arts Teaching Methods; Technology in the Educational Setting; The Exceptional Child and Legal Aspects of Special Education

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,773
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Classroom Management and Communication K-12; Diagnosis and Intervention in Reading for Diverse Students K-12; Early and Emergent Literacy K-2; Integrated English Language Arts, Social Studies and the Creative Arts for the Elementary Classroom; Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment in Education K-12; Nature and Needs of Exceptional Students K-1

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,440
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Children's Literature; Developmental Psychology; Educational Technology; Environmental Science; Modern Language; Oral Communications
  • Annual Tuition: $13,856
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 95%
  • Example Classes:
    Educational Psychology; Exceptional Child in the Regular Classroom; Health and Movement Education; Introduction to Human Development; Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners; Teaching Literacy: K-2
  • Annual Tuition: $14,070
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Biological Diversity; English Composition; General Psychology; Interpersonal Communication; Introduction to Research and Applied Statistics; Research Writing
  • Annual Tuition: $14,100
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Example Classes:
    Assessment of Learning; Cultural Competence in Education; Designing Instruction for All Learners; Elem. Methods I; Student Teaching - Elementary; Technology for Educators; The Effective Classroom
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