# 2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Mathematics

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 |
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West Texas A & M University | $4,723 | |

University of North Alabama | $5,950 | |

Indiana State University | $5,951 | |

Central Methodist University | $6,080 | |

Emporia State University | $6,393 | |

Shawnee State University | $6,592 | |

California University of Pennsylvania | $7,890 | |

Sam Houston State University | $9,283 | |

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville | $9,585 | |

University of Idaho | $9,876 | |

Western Kentucky University | $10,605 | |

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus | $13,345 | |

California State University-Fullerton | $13,374 | |

The University of West Florida | $13,853 | |

The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley | $14,723 | |

University of Houston | $15,648 | |

Texas A&M University-College Station | $16,526 | |

North Carolina State University | $19,425 |

**Annual Tuition:**$4,723**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**2,653**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

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Science in Mathematics (Non-Thesis Option)
- Master of Science in Mathematics (Thesis Option)

**Annual Tuition:**$5,950**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**1,335**Example Classes:**Foundations in Advanced Mathematics; Group Theory; Rings and Fields

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Science in Mathematics
- Master of Science in Mathematics - Interdisciplinary STEM Concentrations
- Master of Science in Mathematics - Mathematics Teaching Professional Advancement
- Master of Science in Mathematics - Pure and Applied Mathematics

**Annual Tuition:**$5,951**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**HLC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**2,094**Example Classes:**Applied Linear Algebra; Graph Theory; Linear Programming and Optimization; Mathematical Modeling; Mathematics Research; Topology

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Mathematics (M.S.)

**Annual Tuition:**$6,080**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**HLC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**305**Example Classes:**History of Mathematics; Introduction to Complex Variables; Modern Algebra; Numerical Analysis; Proof in Mathematics; Writing Mathematical Documents including LaTex

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Science in Mathematics

**Annual Tuition:**$6,393**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**HLC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**2,227**Example Classes:**Complex Variables; Field Theory; Non-Euclidean Geometry; Optimization Techniques; Simulation Techniques; Vector Spaces

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Science in Mathematics

**Annual Tuition:**$6,592**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**HLC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**156**Example Classes:**Abstract Algebra; Applied Regression; Quantitative Methods

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Science in Mathematics

**Annual Tuition:**$7,890**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**MSCHE**Total Graduate Enrollment:**2,138**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

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Education in Teacher Education: Integrative STEM Education K-12
- Professional Science Master in Applied Mathematics

**Annual Tuition:**$9,283**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**2,715**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

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Arts in Mathematics

**Annual Tuition:**$9,585**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**6,079**Example Classes:**Algebra for Teachers; Analysis for Teachers; Discrete Math for Teachers; Probabilty and Statistics for Teachers; Seminar for Teachers

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Mathematics

**Annual Tuition:**$9,876**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**NWCCU**Total Graduate Enrollment:**2,273**Example Classes:**Computer Intensive Statistics; Consulting Practicum; Experimental Design; Models of Computation; Regression; Sample Survey Methods

#### Online Master's Degrees

- M.A.T. in Mathematics (Non-Thesis Option)
- M.S. in Statistical Sciences (Non-Thesis Option)

**Annual Tuition:**$10,605**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**2,426**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

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Arts in Education in Teacher Leadership - Elementary Education - Elementary Mathematics Specialist Endorsement
- Master of Arts in Mathematics

**Annual Tuition:**$13,345**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**MSCHE**Total Graduate Enrollment:**2,011**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

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Arts in Mathematical Foundations

**Annual Tuition:**$13,374**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**WSCUC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**5,420**Example Classes:**Applied Biostatistics; Bayesian Statistics; Categorical Data Analysis; Multivariate Analysis; Statistical Computing; Statistical Consulting

#### Online Master's Degrees

- MS in Education in Secondary Education - Teaching Foundational Mathematics (Non-Thesis Option)
- MS in Education in Secondary Education - Teaching Foundational Mathematics (Thesis Option)
- MS in Statistics

**Annual Tuition:**$13,853**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**3,114**Example Classes:**Capstone Projects in Mathematics; Matrix Theory; Numerical Analysis; Statistical Inference

#### Online Master's Degrees

- MS in Mathematical Science - Non-thesis
- MS in Mathematical Sciences

**Annual Tuition:**$14,723**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**3,966**Example Classes:**Cryptology and Codes; Discrete Mathematics; Fourier Analysis; Functional Analysis; Group Theory; Topology

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction - Mathematics Education
- Master of Science in Mathematics
- Master of Science in Mathematics - Applied Mathematics
- Master of Science in Mathematics - Mathematics Teaching
- Master of Science in Mathematics - Statistics

**Annual Tuition:**$15,648**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**7,976**Example Classes:**Axiomatic Geometry; Complex Analysis; Linear Algebra with Applications; Models of Computation; Regression and Linear Models

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Arts in Mathematics
- Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Education

**Annual Tuition:**$16,526**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**14,936**Example Classes:**Communications in Math; Computational Linear Algebra; Linear Algebra; Numerical Analysis; Problem Survey; Seminar in Algebra

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Science in Mathematics
- Master of Science in Statistics - Applied (Non-Thesis Option)
- Master of Science in Statistics - Biostatistics (Non-Thesis Option)

**Annual Tuition:**$19,425**School Type:**Non-Profit**School Accreditation:**SACS COC**Total Graduate Enrollment:**10,280**Example Classes:**Applied Nonparametric Statistics; Applied Time Series; Fundamentals of Linear Models and Regression; Statistical Principles of Clinical Trials; Statistical Programming I

#### Online Master's Degrees

- Master of Education in STEM Education - Mathematics and Statistics Education
- Master of Education in STEM Education - Science Education
- Master of Statistics