2020 Most Affordable Online GIS Degrees

2020 Most Affordable Geographic Information Systems Bachelors Degrees Badge

This list highlights 10 schools, all of which offer affordable online bachelor's in geographic information systems degrees. Delta State University, the #1 option, charges only $7,501 per year. Western Illinois University, ranked #2, offers an annual tuition rate of $8,883 for its Bachelor of Science in Geography and Geographic Information Science. Classes for this program include Applied GIScience, Digital Earth, Environmental Applications of GIS, GIS Data Acquisition, GIS Data Integration, and Social Applications of GIS.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $7,501
# 2 #2 $8,883
# 3 #3 $9,600
# 4 #4 $13,905
# 5 #5 $14,100
# 6 #6 $15,750
# 7 #7 $15,900
# 8 #8 $16,500
# 9 #9 $17,280
# 10 #10 $21,595
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  • Annual Tuition: $7,501
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 87%
  • Example Classes: Digital Image Processing; Fundamental Techniques in Surveying; Geospatial Mathematics, Algorithms, and Statistics; Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence Analysis; The Law and Surveying; Topographic Mapping

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Geospatial Analysis and Intelligence
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences - Geospatial Technologies
  • Annual Tuition: $8,883
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Example Classes: Applied GIScience; Digital Earth; Environmental Applications of GIS; GIS Data Acquisition; GIS Data Integration; Social Applications of GIS

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Science - Geoenvironment and Planning
  • Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Science - Geospatial Science
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Example Classes: Atmospheric Science; Geosciences Methodologies; Geospatial Programming; Leadership and Ethics in the Geosciences; Remote Sensing and Imagery Analysis; Spatial Analysis

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS Environmental Science - Geospatial Technologies
  • BS Geosciences
  • BS Geosciences - Geospatial Technology
  • BS Information Technologies - Geographic Information Systems
  • BA Anthropology - Geospatial Technologies
  • BS Geosciences - Natural Resources & Conservation
  • Annual Tuition: $13,905
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Example Classes: Climate Change, Water and Society; Climatology; Earth Systems Science; Geography of the Western World; Geovisualization: Cartography; Human Geography

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Geography and Geospatial Science
  • Annual Tuition: $14,100
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Example Classes: Advanced Spatial Analysis and GIS Application; Conservation Cartography and Visualization; Environmental Impact using Remote Sensing; Maps and Graphics for a Changing World

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Behavior - Environmental GIS
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Emergency Management and Law Enforcement - Environmental GIS
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geospatial Technologies
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geospatial Technologies - Emergency Disaster Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geospatial Technologies - Renewable Energy
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geospatial Technologies - Sustainable Business
  • Annual Tuition: $15,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Example Classes: Advanced GIS; Cartographic Design and Production; Geographical Applications of Remote Sensing; Integrated Geospatial Technologies; Statistical Techniquest in Geography, Regional Development, & Planning; Web-Mobile GIS

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology
  • Annual Tuition: $15,900
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Example Classes: Advanced Statistics for Geography and Planning; Air Photo Interpretation; Cartography and Georepresentation; Programming Principles in GIS I; Spatial Databases; Statistics for Geography and Planning

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Geographic Information Science
  • BA in Geography
  • BS in Geography
  • Annual Tuition: $16,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Example Classes: Databases and Spatial Data Management; Development of Web Apps; Fundamentals of Smart Maps and Location Intelligence; Learning to Apply GIS Software; Spatial Programming: Python; The Art and Science of Map Design: Geo-Visualization

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Location Intelligence
  • Annual Tuition: $17,280
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 62%
  • Example Classes: Analytical Photogrammetry; Geodesy; Hydraulics and Piping Systems; Hydrology; Land Survey Systems; Subdivision Design

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Geomatics
  • Annual Tuition: $21,595
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Example Classes: Human-Environmental Interactions in South Florida; Quantitative Methods; Remote Sensing of the Environment; Spatial Data Analysis; Weather and Climate; World Geography

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Geoscience