2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Mathematics

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
2020 Most Affordable Mathematics Masters Degrees Badge
By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

With annual tuitions under $20,000, these 18 online colleges offer the most affordable master's in mathematics programs. In first place, West Texas A&M University is the most affordable school, with a tuition rate of $4,723. Courses include Biomathematical Modeling, Ordinary Differential Equations, and Problem Solving in Mathematics for Diverse Learners. Ranked #2, the University of North Alabama offers an annual tuition rate of just $5,950 for its Master of Science in Mathematics.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 West Texas A&M University $4,723
# 2 #2 University of North Alabama $5,950
# 3 #3 Indiana State University $5,951
# 4 #4 Central Methodist University $6,080
# 5 #5 Emporia State University $6,393
# 6 #6 Shawnee State University $6,592
# 7 #7 California University of Pennsylvania $7,890
# 8 #8 Sam Houston State University $9,283
# 9 #9 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville $9,585
# 10 #10 University of Idaho $9,876
# 11 #11 Western Kentucky University $10,605
# 12 #12 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus $13,345
# 13 #13 California State University-Fullerton $13,374
# 14 #14 The University of West Florida $13,853
# 15 #15 The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley $14,723
# 16 #16 University of Houston $15,648
# 17 #17 Texas A&M University-College Station $16,526
# 18 #18 North Carolina State University $19,425
#1
#1
Annual Tuition: $4,723
Annual Tuition: $4,723
Annual Tuition: $4,723
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 86%
  • Graduation Rate: 44%
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Average SATs: 970 -1170
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,315
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,067
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (806) 651-0000

Example Classes: Analyzing and Reporting Field Based Research, Biomathematical Modeling, Cryptography and Cryptanalysis, Ordinary Differential Equations, Problem Solving in Mathematics for Diverse Learners, Special Problems

#2
#2
Annual Tuition: $5,950
Annual Tuition: $5,950
Annual Tuition: $5,950
  • Online Degrees: 4
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 46%
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Average SATs: 1010 -1190
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 594
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,023
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (256) 765-4100

Example Classes: Foundations in Advanced Mathematics, Group Theory, Rings and Fields

#3
#3

Indiana State University

Terre Haute (IN)
Annual Tuition: $5,951
Annual Tuition: $5,951
Annual Tuition: $5,951
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 93%
  • Graduation Rate: 41%
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Average SATs: 910 -1120
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,764
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 874
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (812) 237-6311

Example Classes: Applied Linear Algebra, Graph Theory, Linear Programming and Optimization, Mathematical Modeling, Mathematics Research, Topology

#4
#4
Annual Tuition: $6,080
Annual Tuition: $6,080
Annual Tuition: $6,080
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 41%
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1130
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,590
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 130
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Example Classes: History of Mathematics, Introduction to Complex Variables, Modern Algebra, Numerical Analysis, Proof in Mathematics, Writing Mathematical Documents including LaTex

#5
#5
Annual Tuition: $6,393
Annual Tuition: $6,393
Annual Tuition: $6,393
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 45%
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Average SATs: 900 -1178
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 180
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,815
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (620) 341-1200

Example Classes: Complex Variables, Field Theory, Non-Euclidean Geometry, Optimization Techniques, Simulation Techniques, Vector Spaces

#6
#6

Shawnee State University

Portsmouth (OH)
Annual Tuition: $6,592
Annual Tuition: $6,592
Annual Tuition: $6,592
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 33%
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 17
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 20
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (740) 354-3205

Example Classes: Abstract Algebra, Applied Regression, Quantitative Methods

#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $7,890
Annual Tuition: $7,890
Annual Tuition: $7,890
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 51%
  • Acceptance Rate: 96%
  • Average SATs: 900 -1100
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,257
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,708
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (724) 938-4400

Example Classes: Advanced Multivariate Statistics, Advanced Nonparametric Statistics, Advanced Numerical Analysis and Empirical Modeling, Advanced Time Series and Stochastic Processes, Applied Cryptography, Data Mining and Simulation Modeling

#8
#8
Annual Tuition: $9,283
Annual Tuition: $9,283
Annual Tuition: $9,283
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 52%
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Average SATs: 1000 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,910
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,579
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (936) 294-1111

Example Classes: Research Project In Math Education, Seminar in Algebra For Teachers, Seminar in Analysis For Teachers, Seminar in Geometry For Teachers, Seminar Probability & Statistics for Teachers

#9
#9
Annual Tuition: $9,585
Annual Tuition: $9,585
Annual Tuition: $9,585
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 73%
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Average SATs: 1150 -1330
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 110
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 819
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (865) 974-1000

Example Classes: Algebra for Teachers, Analysis for Teachers, Discrete Math for Teachers, Probabilty and Statistics for Teachers, Seminar for Teachers

#10
#10

University of Idaho

Moscow (ID)
Annual Tuition: $9,876
Annual Tuition: $9,876
Annual Tuition: $9,876
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 59%
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Average SATs: 1010 -1220
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 441
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 563
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Phone #: (888) 884-3246

Example Classes: Computer Intensive Statistics, Consulting Practicum, Experimental Design, Models of Computation, Regression, Sample Survey Methods

#11
#11

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green (KY)
Annual Tuition: $10,605
Annual Tuition: $10,605
Annual Tuition: $10,605
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 45%
  • Acceptance Rate: 95%
  • Average SATs: 980 -1190
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,383
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,192
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (270) 745-0111

Example Classes: Algebra from an Advanced Perspective, Geometry from an Advanced Perspective, History of Mathematics, Introduction to Analysis, Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Mathematical Modeling and Applications

#12
#12
Annual Tuition: $13,345
Annual Tuition: $13,345
Annual Tuition: $13,345
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 45%
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 221
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 321
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (201) 692-2000

Example Classes: World of Mathematics: Algebra, World of Mathematics: Applications in the Real World, World of Mathematics: Data Analysis & Probability, World of Mathematics: Integrating Technology in Mathematics, World of Mathematics: Mathematics in Science, World of Mathematics: Numbers

#13
#13
Annual Tuition: $13,374
Annual Tuition: $13,374
Annual Tuition: $13,374
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 82%
  • Graduation Rate: 68%
  • Acceptance Rate: 46%
  • Average SATs: 1040 -1220
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,048
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,113
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC
  • Phone #: (657) 278-2011

Example Classes: Applied Biostatistics, Bayesian Statistics, Categorical Data Analysis, Multivariate Analysis, Statistical Computing, Statistical Consulting

#14
#14
Annual Tuition: $13,853
Annual Tuition: $13,853
Annual Tuition: $13,853
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 43%
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Average SATs: 1080 -1250
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,928
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,504
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (850) 474-2000

Example Classes: Capstone Projects in Mathematics, Matrix Theory, Numerical Analysis, Statistical Inference

#15
#15
Annual Tuition: $14,723
Annual Tuition: $14,723
Annual Tuition: $14,723
  • Online Degrees: 5
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 93%
  • Graduation Rate: 48%
  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1120
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,256
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,224
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (956) 665-2011

Example Classes: Cryptology and Codes, Discrete Mathematics, Fourier Analysis, Functional Analysis, Group Theory, Topology

#16
#16

University of Houston

Houston (TX)
Annual Tuition: $15,648
Annual Tuition: $15,648
Annual Tuition: $15,648
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 86%
  • Graduation Rate: 59%
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Average SATs: 1130 -1310
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,176
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 470
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (713) 743-1000

Example Classes: Axiomatic Geometry, Complex Analysis, Linear Algebra with Applications, Models of Computation, Regression and Linear Models

#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $16,526
Annual Tuition: $16,526
Annual Tuition: $16,526
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 76%
  • Graduation Rate: 82%
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Average SATs: 1170 -1380
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 44
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 927
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (979) 845-3211

Example Classes: Communications in Math, Computational Linear Algebra, Linear Algebra, Numerical Analysis, Problem Survey, Seminar in Algebra

#18
#18
Annual Tuition: $19,425
Annual Tuition: $19,425
Annual Tuition: $19,425
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 70%
  • Graduation Rate: 81%
  • Acceptance Rate: 51%
  • Average SATs: 1250 -1390
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 798
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,188
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (919) 515-2011

Example Classes: Applied Nonparametric Statistics, Applied Time Series, Fundamentals of Linear Models and Regression, Statistical Principles of Clinical Trials, Statistical Programming I