Several websites offer online college-prep math classes including OnlineCollegePrep.com, St. Petersburg College, Omega Math and StraighterLine. Some of the courses are free, while others require a fee to access the course.
OnlineCollegePrep.com offers Arithmetic, beginning, elementary and intermediate Algebra, Trigonometry, pre-Calculus and differential calculus. Each course is $95, and the student chooses to either receive a print textbook or follow along onscreen using the virtual textbook. Quoted prices in effect as of March 2015. St. Petersburg College math prep courses are free. After a student registers, they must complete 30 self-paced math courses. A passing score on the pre-test allows the pupil to skip that section and move on to the next.
Omega Math offers a free placement test to assess the level of courses the registrant should take first. The courses average about $500 each, and are transferable to most colleges. After paying, the users gets five months of access to complete the course, with the possibly of a one month extension, if necessary. StraighterLine focuses specifically on preparing students for college Algebra. A $99 monthly membership is required which allows access to an unlimited number of courses. In addition to the monthly fee, there is a tuition fee for each course. The cost of the college prep Algebra cost $49 and includes six months of access to the online course.