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Cheap classes?

amorosasrojasamorosasrojas Posts: 65Registered User Junior Member
edited July 2011 in Online Degrees
I'm looking for online classes that are cheap (no more than $150) and that have the guidance of a teacher. I found the free ones, but there are not tutors. by the way, I'm a high school student, so I really just want dual credit or some early college stuff.
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  • elearningpunditelearningpundit Posts: 28Registered User New Member
    Try Clovis Community College (NM). 6 semester hours (two-3 semester hour classes) for out-of-state residents costs $211. That comes out to a little over $35/semester hour, fees included.

    Clovis Community College is regionally accredited.
  • SquidSquid Posts: 61Registered User Junior Member
    good for you!! have you looked at your local community college??
  • mildredmildred Posts: 686Registered User Member
    LSU Indy Studies has University classes at $249.00 usd a pop. They are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

    BYU has Indy Studies also, but they are almost $500.00 usd a class.

    Dang, that Clovis CC is cheap, man! They are well over one hundred dollars cheaper than the CC over where I live in Tennessee. Good grief.
  • rick_danerick_dane Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    Are you looking to earn college credit or do you just want to learn because many schools are now offering their course materials for free online but you don't get credit for the classes
  • JonBlackxJonBlackx Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    Let me just say that I just registered at Clovis Community Collage and am thrilled to be taking 6 credits of online classes for $222 dollars. (They even offer a payment plan.) BTW I am in New Jersey where my local community college is $99 dollars a credit plus $25 registration and for internet classes there is an extra $50 dollars per semester tech fee. Thank you for the Clovis Community College link!!! -Jonathan

    The link above was broken so I just went to Your College Search Solution: Clovis Community College, Clovis, New Mexico directly. I did have to call the admissions office but it took about 3 mins for me to be good to go.
  • elearningpunditelearningpundit Posts: 28Registered User New Member
    Jon, sorry about the bad link. I'm glad to hear you registered at Clovis CC, and the process went so smoothly.

    Please post back about your experiences. Clovis seems like a great deal if taking two classes per semester. Awesome tuition. By the way, Hank Baskett, WR for the Philadelphia Eagles, teaches a sociology class there this semester. He's originally from the Clovis, NM area.

    I believe a student can earn an AAS in Criminal Justice completely online through Clovis, although it might take a while if an out-of-state resident would like to take advantage of the low tuition rates.
  • backafter40backafter40 Posts: 5Registered User New Member
    Have you looked in to your own local community college? In-state tuition is probably not more than $50/per credit hour. That would be your best choice as far as cost. I am enrolled at my local community college and a business major and all of my courses are offered online so that's how I will get through the whole program - online! I love it. I pay $45 per credit hour and usually take 9-12 credit hours per semester.
  • finishfinish Posts: 6Registered User New Member
    I'm looking for the same for my brother. He is graduating from a University of California School. They will let him graduate but he needs a 3 unit course from a university (not a junior college) to do it.

    We don't have more than a couple hundred dollars. Does anyone know of anywhere he can take an accredited class for that cheap?
  • tucansamtucansam Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    im looking for summer online courses at any community college for less than $200
  • BedouinBedouin Posts: 423- Member
    Try the University of Maryland University College. It is derived nominatively from the University of Maryland system, so you don't have to worry about accreditation or having your degree respected by an employer. It boasts the same worldclass faculty as the University of Maryland - College Park but because of the lower cost of attendance is much more affordable than an on-campus residential college or even a community college (CC for short). The rate as of 2007 was $50.00/credit hour (essentially $50.00 per class) but it might have increased to about $75.00/class due to recent budget cuts and administrative reassessments.
  • LAGatorLAGator Posts: 387Registered User Member
    You may want to take a look at LSU Independent and Distance Learning

    It costs around $262 for a 3-credit course, but I'm not sure how much instruction is offered.
  • mstomicamstomica Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    Anyone know where I can take a course not too expensive maybe less than $300, strickly online?
  • jiceo1jiceo1 Posts: 390Registered User Member
    The University of Maryland University College seems pretty solid, but it's too expensive!!
    $500/credit for OOS, is this normal? Say I want to take 2 classes over summer each being 3 credit, then it would be $3000 not including fees...
    Any other options?
  • pkelleypkelley Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    I am taking 2 classes through the University of Phoenix starting on Tuesday. When they are finished I am taking 1 additional class. The 2 classes are required classes that I need to finish some certifications but they are not expensive. The classes are Arizona Constitution and U.s. Constitution. They cost me $170 each and are 1 credit. There is a one time fee of 40 dollars and the books of course are about normal but they were not too bad. The other class is 3 credits and it cost $510. Same price as the others. For graduate credit this is really not bad at all. Dont know what you are looking for so I hope it helps. We have a teacher here that took some classes that he said were cheap so I will find out where they were at as well and I believe they were online as well. Good Luck, Pat
  • AthrunxalaAthrunxala Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    I'm actually taking a few online classes for a really good price at one of the online Christian colleges. It's going great for me, and all the resource's I need are right at my fingertips. I'd seriously check it out if I were you, honestly check it out it couldn't hurt to have a look and see if you'd like it or not.
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