2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Information Technology Degrees

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These 25 most affordable online schools offer bachelor's degrees in information technology for tuition less than $12,000 annually. Top ranked Middle Georgia State University offers the most affordable annual tuition at $5,070 with various classes such as Database Principles and Virtual Computing. Southern New Hampshire University Online is ranked at #12 and costs $9,600 a year, offering the largest number of programs such as both a BA and a BS in Information Technologies.

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

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Middle Georgia State University Annual Tuition $5,070
#2 #2 Western Governors University Annual Tuition $5,780
#3 #3 Broward College Annual Tuition $5,850
#4 #4 Kennesaw State University Annual Tuition $6,169
#5 #5 South Texas College Annual Tuition $6,450
#6 #6 Columbia Southern University Annual Tuition $6,600
#7 #7 Fort Hays State University Annual Tuition $6,613
#8 #8 Great Basin College Annual Tuition $6,997
#9 #9 American Public University System Annual Tuition $8,370
#10 #10 Missouri State University Annual Tuition $8,835
#11 #11 King University Annual Tuition $9,455
#12 #12 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,600
#13 #13 Granite State College Annual Tuition $10,350
#14 #14 Grantham University Annual Tuition $10,450
#15 #15 Colorado State University-Global Annual Tuition $10,500
#16 #16 Columbus State University Annual Tuition $10,850
#17 #17 Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne Annual Tuition $11,155
#18 #18 Georgia Southern University Annual Tuition $11,200
#19 #19 Southern Illinois University - Carbondale Annual Tuition $11,220
#20 (tie) #20 (tie) Trident University International Annual Tuition $11,250
#20 (tie) #20 (tie) University of Massachusetts-Lowell Annual Tuition $11,250
#22 (tie) #22 (tie) Liberty University Annual Tuition $11,700
#22 (tie) #22 (tie) University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Annual Tuition $11,700
#24 #24 Seminole State College of Florida Annual Tuition $11,722
#25 #25 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Annual Tuition $11,760
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  • Annual Tuition: $5,070
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Example Classes:
    Database Principles; Digital Evidence & Cybercrime; Digital Forensics; Distributed Enterprise Software; Ethical Hacking; Foundations of Information Assurance; Incident Response and Contingency Planning
  • Annual Tuition: $5,780
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business of IT - Applications; Cyberlaw, Regulations, and Compliance; Disaster Recovery Planning, Prevention and Response; Emerging Technologies; Ethical Situations in Business; Information Technology Management; Linux Foundations
  • Annual Tuition: $5,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Database Concepts; Human Computer Interaction; Infrastructure and Facilities Planning; Integrative Programming and Technologies; Social and Professional Issues in IT; Systems Integration and Architecture

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,169
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Database Systems; IT Policy and Law; Management of IT & HCI; Operating Systems Concepts & Administration; Software Acquisition & Project Management
  • Annual Tuition: $6,450
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Network Security; Data Communications - Convergent Technologies; Digital Image Processing and Presentation; Technology in Enterprise Management
  • Annual Tuition: $6,600
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Information Technology Evaluation and Implementation; Internet and Network Security; Personal Computer Fundamentals; Programming Concepts and Problem Solving; System Analysis and Design; Web Design and Development
  • Annual Tuition: $6,613
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Example Classes:
    Introduction to Web Development; Network Architecture and Data Communications; Public Policy, Ethics and Law in Telecommunications; Research Methods in Informatics
  • Annual Tuition: $6,997
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Digital Communications; GIS in Business and Community; Management Information Systems; SQL Database Design and Implementation; TCP/IP: Managing Network Resources
  • Annual Tuition: $8,835
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Example Classes:
    Data Infrastructure for Data Analytics; Data Visualization; Foundations of Information Technology Service Management; Hacker Techniques and Incident Response; Information Systems Development; IT Services Project Management
  • Annual Tuition: $9,455
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 44%
  • Example Classes:
    Cloud Computing; Current Issues in Technology; Professional Communications; Systems Analysis
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Example Classes:
    Computer Platform Technologies; Core Technologies; Cyberlaw and Ethics; Human Factors in Information Technology; Innovations in Information Technology; Introduction to Scripting; Network and Telecommunication Management
  • Annual Tuition: $10,350
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Software Tools; Database Management Systems; Human Computer Interaction; Programming Fundamentals; Systems Analysis and Design; Visual Programming
  • Annual Tuition: $10,450
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Statistics; Data Communications; Database Applications; Emerging Technologies; Information Systems Analysis; Information Systems Design & Implementation; Information Systems Project Management
  • Annual Tuition: $10,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Basic Programming; Information Systems and Security; Information Technology Project Management; Intermediate Networking; Network Enterprise Solutions

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 56%
  • Example Classes:
    Architecture and Operating Systems; Data Communications and Networks; Database Design, Development and Deployment; Human-Computer Interaction; Information Assurance and Security; Systems Acquisition,Integration and Implementation

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,155
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Example Classes:
    Data and Information Management; Enterprise Systems; Information Systems Project Management; Introduction to Visual Basic Applications; IT Security and Risk Management
  • Annual Tuition: $11,200
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Example Classes:
    Data Programming; Datacenter Management; IT Issues and Management; Mobile Web Infrastructure; Network Architecture; Network Security Fundamentals
  • Annual Tuition: $11,220
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Example Classes:
    Applications of Technical Communication; Ethical and Legal Issues in IT; Information Systems: Analysis, Design, and Implementation; Information Technology Project Management; Web-based Applications in Information Systems
  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: 96%
  • Example Classes:
    Business Ethics and Social Issues in Computing; Information Security Management and Assurance; IT Management for Specialized Technologies; IT Project, Logistics and Contract Management; IT Security and Disaster Recovery Management; Knowledge Management and Information Services; Network and Data Communications
  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Example Classes:
    C++ Programming; Introduction to XML; JavaScript; LAN/WAN Technologies; Linux/UNIX Internals Overview; Survey of Perl/Python/PHP
  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 90%
  • Example Classes:
    Application of Leadership and Management in Healthcare Technology; Data Communications and Networks in Healthcare; Data Warehousing and Mining; Database Structures and Management Systems; Human Resource Management in Healthcare; Programming and Software Development
  • Annual Tuition: $11,722
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Cisco Networking Fundamentals (Net+); Computer Networks and Distributed Processing; Computer Operating Systems; Database Design/Architecture; Discrete Computational Analysis; Principles of Security
  • Annual Tuition: $11,760
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Example Classes:
    Information Access and Retrieval; Organization of Information; Research Methods in Information Studies
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