2020 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Web Development Degrees

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

These 13 schools make up the most affordable options for obtaining an online bachelor's degree in web development, with all of their annual tuition rates priced at less than $17,000. Fort Hays State University is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of $6,778 annually. Classes for FHSU's programs include Computer Literacy Course, Intensive Web Development, Interactive Systems Design, Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases, and Web Scripting Languages. Second-ranked American Public University System is a similarly affordable option, with an annual tuition of only $8,100.

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 Fort Hays State University $6,778
# 2 #2 American Public University System $8,100
# 3 #3 Middle Georgia State University $8,670
# 4 #4 Grantham University $8,850
# 5 #5 University of Maine at Augusta $9,269
# 6 #6 Champlain College $9,540
# 7 #7 Southern Illinois University - Carbondale $9,637
# 8 #8 Liberty University $11,700
# 9 #9 Baker College Online $12,150
# 10 #10 Franklin University $12,338
# 11 #11 Bellevue University $13,600
# 12 #12 Davenport University $15,570
# 13 #13 Arizona State University $15,900
#1
#1
Annual Tuition: $6,778
Annual Tuition: $6,778
Annual Tuition: $6,778
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 43%
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 8,608
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,404
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (785) 628-4000

Example Classes: Computer Literacy Course, Intensive Web Development, Interactive Systems Design, Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases, Web Scripting Languages

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Information Networking and Telecommunications - Web and Mobile Application Development
  • Bachelor of General Studies - Web Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications - Web and Mobile Application Development
#2
#2
Annual Tuition: $8,100
Annual Tuition: $8,100
Annual Tuition: $8,100
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 42%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 37,746
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 8,342
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (877) 468-6268

Example Classes: Analysis and Design of Information Systems, Enterprise Development using .NET: Project, Enterprise Development Using C#, Enterprise Development Using VB.NET: Advanced, Introduction to Python, Object Oriented Programming and UML

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Marketing -Internet-Web Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology - Web Development
#3
#3
Annual Tuition: $8,670
Annual Tuition: $8,670
Annual Tuition: $8,670
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 31%
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Average SATs: 880 -1080
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,417
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 181
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (478) 471-2700

Example Classes: Client/Server Systems Programming, Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis, Database Programming, Human Computer Interaction, Software Security, Web Programming

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Information Technology - Web Applications Development
#4
#4

Grantham University

Kansas City (KS)
Annual Tuition: $8,850
Annual Tuition: $8,850
Annual Tuition: $8,850
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 93%
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 6,707
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,352
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Phone #: (800) 955-2527

Example Classes: E-Commerce, Introduction to JQuery, Programming in JavaScript, Security Trends and Legal Issues, Server Side Web Development, Systems Architecture

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Information Systems - Web Development
#5
#5
Annual Tuition: $9,269
Annual Tuition: $9,269
Annual Tuition: $9,269
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 17%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,103
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (207) 621-3000

Example Classes: Content Management Systems, Electronic Commerce, PHP and MySQL, Principles of Human Computer Interaction and User Design, Web Authoring Tools, Web Programming: PHP

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Computer Information Systems - Web Development
#6
#6

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, Ethical Hacking, Relational Database Design & SQL, Server Side Scripting - PHP, Usability in Website and Software Design

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems - Web Programming
  • 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
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $9,637
Annual Tuition: $9,637
Annual Tuition: $9,637
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 93%
  • Graduation Rate: 41%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 1000 -1210
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,589
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 506
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (618) 453-2121

Example Classes: Agile Software & Analytics, Client-Side Web Development, Database Programming SQL, Ethical and Legal Issues in Information Technology, Information System: Analysis & Design, Mobile Programming

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Information Technology - Web & Mobile App Development
#8
#8

Liberty University

Lynchburg (VA)
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 49%
  • Acceptance Rate: 30%
  • Average SATs: 970 -1200
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 32,610
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 31,396
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (434) 582-2000

Example Classes: Enterprise Systems & Integration, Information System Hardware & Software, Integrative Programming & Technologies, Object-Oriented Programming, Web & Mobile Programming, Web Architecture & Development

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS: Information Technology: Web & Mobile Programming
#9
#9

Baker College Online

Cadillac (MI) (and 8 others)
Annual Tuition: $12,150
Annual Tuition: $12,150
Annual Tuition: $12,150
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 13%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,638
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 320
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Example Classes: C++ Programming, Interactive Web Design, Java Programming, Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Technology, Networking Essentials, Web Scripting, World Wide Web Design

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Information Systems - Web Development - Bachelor
#10
#10

Franklin University

Columbus (OH)
Annual Tuition: $12,338
Annual Tuition: $12,338
Annual Tuition: $12,338
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 86%
  • Graduation Rate: 14%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,578
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,085
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (614) 797-4700

Example Classes: Advanced Server Side Development, Human-Computer Interaction, Javascript for Programmers, Linux Administration, Mobile Programming, Problem Solving With Computing

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Web Development
#11
#11

Bellevue University

Bellevue (NE)
Annual Tuition: $13,600
Annual Tuition: $13,600
Annual Tuition: $13,600
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 0%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 5,052
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,638
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (402) 291-8100

Example Classes: Angular with TypeScript, Enterprise JavaScript l, Internet Systems Architecture, Mastering the MEAN Stack Bootcamp, Node.js, RESTFul APIs

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Web Development
#12
#12

Davenport University

Grand Rapids (MI)
Annual Tuition: $15,570
Annual Tuition: $15,570
Annual Tuition: $15,570
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 50%
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,818
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,090
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (616) 698-7111

Example Classes: Advanced Object-Oriented Programming, E-Business, Image Editing Applications, Object-Oriented Programming with Java, Server Side Scripting I, Systems Analysis and Design

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Computer Information Systems, BS: Secure Software Development
  • Computer Information Systems, BS: Web and Mobile Development
#13
#13

Arizona State University

Tempe (AZ) (and 4 others)
Annual Tuition: $15,900
Annual Tuition: $15,900
Annual Tuition: $15,900
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 66%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 1091 -1298
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 28,353
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 9,021
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Example Classes: Advanced Web Markup and Scripting, Digital Workflow in Graphic Industries, Image Editing and Manipulation, Information Design and Usability, Multimedia Authoring, Scripting and Production, Professional Portfolio Design and Presentation

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BAS in Internet & Web Development
  • BS in Computer Information Systems