Monday, February 11, 2013

Have $27,000 that you feel like throwing away?

If so Oregon State University has a deal for you - You can take a special accelerated 1 year online computer science program for $450 per credit. The course requires 60 credits and you have to already have a Bachelor's degree:

I can't say whether the quality of instruction is good or bad, but what I can say with complete absolute certainty is that the cost is out of line. As a comparison University of Phoenix (considered by many to be the gold standard of rip-off for profit schools) charges between $400 to $600 per credit hour.  Western Governors University charges about $3000 per 6 month term no limit on credit hours and a continuing education class in computer programming lasting 6 to 8 weeks typically runs between $700 to $1000.


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