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Arkansas State Selected Among Nation’s Most Affordable Online Colleges


JONESBORO – Arkansas State University is ranked in the latest list of “The 100 Most Affordable Online Colleges in the U.S.,” according to Great Value Colleges, a website whose mission is to help students get the best possible education for their money.
A-State, ranked 58th overall, is listed among the group of colleges and universities whose tuition is “less than $8,000 per year” for instate tuition and fees.
The site describes Arkansas State, “The four online bachelor’s degrees available from Arkansas State are completion programs, designed to accommodate students that have completed the first half of their college education in some other manner. Students looking to do their entire degree online can find many associate degree programs online that can be transferred. The available programs are disaster preparedness/emergency management, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, and RN to BSN (Nursing).”
The listings are based on institutional reports to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The selected institutions must offer at least one complete bachelor’s degree online, though many on the list offer a number of online degrees.
Institutions of all sizes are located from all regions of the United States and, including public and private colleges, public and private universities, online-only branches of major universities, religious institutions and more. Only accredited online colleges and accredited online universities were considered.
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