2020 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Web Design Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

These schools represent the least expensive options for obtaining an online bachelor's degree in web design. At #1, Champlain College offers an online Bachelor's in Web Design and Development for only $9,540 per year. Southern New Hampshire University Online, ranked #2, offers an annual tuition rate of $9,600 for its two web design programs. Classes for these programs include Advanced Digital Imaging, Basic Design and Color Theory, Desktop Publishing, Digital Graphic Design for the Web, History of Design, and Typography.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or see our Overall Most Affordable Colleges. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $9,540
# 2 #2 $9,600
# 3 #3 $9,989
# 4 #4 $11,700
# 5 #5 $13,350
# 6 #6 $14,850
# 7 #7 $14,970
# 8 #8 $15,900
# 9 #9 $16,000
# 10 #10 $18,900
#1
#1

Champlain College

Burlington (VT)
Annual Tuition: $9,540
Annual Tuition: $9,540
Annual Tuition: $9,540
  • Online Degrees: 4
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 64%
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Average SATs: 1090 -1280
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,666
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 710
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (802) 860-2700

Example Classes: Client Side Scripting - Javascript, Designing Digital Images for the Web, Server Side Scripting - PHP, Web Page Development I - HTML, Web Site Design, Writing for the Web

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems - Web Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development - Web Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development - Web Programming
#2
#2
Annual Tuition: $9,600
Annual Tuition: $9,600
Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 75%
  • Graduation Rate: 52%
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 76,929
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 19,983
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (603) 668-2211

Example Classes: Advanced Digital Imaging, Basic Design and Color Theory, Desktop Publishing, Digital Graphic Design for the Web, History of Design, Typography

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA Graphic Design and Media Arts - Web Design
  • BS Information Technologies - Web Design & Development
#3
#3
Annual Tuition: $9,989
Annual Tuition: $9,989
Annual Tuition: $9,989
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 35%
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Average SATs: 890 -1110
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 740
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Phone #: (208) 792-5272

Example Classes: Applications In Electronic Commerce, Image Editing and Illustration, Interactive Web Script, Portfolio Design, Web Authoring Systems, Web Database Technologies

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Web Design and Development
#4
#4

Southeastern University

Lakeland (FL)
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 42%
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1160
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 837
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 514
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (863) 667-5000

Example Classes: International Photojournalism, Survey of Digital Media and Design, Writing for Digital Media

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Digital Media & Design
#5
#5

Lesley University

Cambridge (MA)
Annual Tuition: $13,350
Annual Tuition: $13,350
Annual Tuition: $13,350
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 61%
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Average SATs: 938 -1293
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 186
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 324
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (617) 868-9600

Example Classes: Design Thinking, Drawing for Interactive Experiences, Elements of Interface, User Experience, UX Design for Business Practices, Visual Communication

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Design for User Experience
#6
#6

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles (MO)
Annual Tuition: $14,850
Annual Tuition: $14,850
Annual Tuition: $14,850
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 50%
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Average SATs: 1000 -1160
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 422
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 872
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (636) 949-2000

Example Classes: Arts Entrepreneurship, Branding, Motion Graphics, Programming Logic, Typography I, User Interface/User Experience

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BFA in Art and Design - Web and User Experience
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $14,970
Annual Tuition: $14,970
Annual Tuition: $14,970
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 53%
  • Graduation Rate: 15%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 36,550
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 11,882
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (301) 985-7000

Example Classes: Advanced Electronic Publishing, Fundamentals of JavaScript, Illustration Graphics, Motion Graphics I

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Digital Media and Web Technology - Web Design
#8
#8

South College

Multiple Locations
Annual Tuition: $15,900
Annual Tuition: $15,900
Annual Tuition: $15,900
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 44%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 406
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 84
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (865) 251-1800

Example Classes: Advanced Web Design, Graphics Editing, Information Systems Design

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS - Information Technology - Web Design Concentration
#9
#9

Maryville University

St. Louis (MO)
Annual Tuition: $16,000
Annual Tuition: $16,000
Annual Tuition: $16,000
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 72%
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Average SATs: 1020 -1240
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 581
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 4,521
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (800) 627-9855

Example Classes: Advanced Digital Illustration, Designing for Meaning, Drawing for Design, Icon and Identity, Myth, Meaning and Symbol in Art, Psychology of Design: Why People Tweet, Play Games, and Have Favorite Colors

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BFA in Digital Media
#10
#10
Annual Tuition: $18,900
Annual Tuition: $18,900
Annual Tuition: $18,900
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 93%
  • Graduation Rate: 23%
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 259
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (602) 383-8228

Example Classes: Beginning Web Design, Best Practices in Web Production, Building Dynamic Websites, Digital Asset Creation, Graphic Design Foundational Principles, Java Programming

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Web Design