Universities have long offered online courses at no cost to students.
But a new law that took effect last month will make it easier for them to do so.
A bill introduced by Sens.
Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) aims to open up higher education to students from the states where they live.
Students who do not live in a state that offers a degree can pay a $100 registration fee to take courses in a chosen state.
The fee also covers tuition and fees.
While some universities have already offered online classes, others have yet to make it a reality.
Some of the country’s top colleges are also offering courses online through their educational institutions.
Many are offering courses through their affiliated community colleges.
But others, including universities in the Northeast, Midwest and West, have yet a full-fledged program in place.
Here’s a look at some of the state’s more notable offerings: •New Hampshire’s Department of Education offers online courses through its college of higher learning, which serves more than 100,000 students.
Students must pay an annual $125 registration fee and have an associate degree to take online courses.
•West Virginia’s State Board of Higher Education is the first to offer online classes through its educational institution.
It offers online classes at no tuition or fees.
Students pay $95 for a $50 registration fee, or $80 for a bachelor’s degree.
•South Dakota’s Board of Regents has offered online, non-traditional education for students for four years.
The program is open to students in the state who have not attended college.
Students can register online and pay $125 for an online class and pay a fee of $75 for a physical class.
•Minnesota’s Minnesota State University is the only other university in the United States that offers online programs.
Students will pay $145 for a online course and pay an $85 annual registration fee.
•University of Wisconsin-Madison students can take online classes for free, while residents in the city of Madison pay a registration fee of more than $300.
Students in the Madison area pay an additional $85 fee for a residence hall.
•Washington State University students who live in Seattle pay a minimum of $15 to take an online course.
Students are also required to pay an online registration fee that covers the course material.
•North Carolina State University, a public university, is the largest public university in North Carolina.
Students need to pay a total of $1,900 in tuition and $500 for a degree.
The school offers online education at no charge.
•Pennsylvania State University and the University of Pittsburgh offer online learning through their schools of education.
Students register online, pay $45 for an academic year and then pay $85 for a certificate in a selected subject area.
Students also pay $50 to take a physical course.
•The University of South Carolina is the second largest public research university in South Carolina, with more than 30,000 undergraduates.
Students, who pay a tuition and fee, pay a monthly $350 fee for tuition and will pay an enrollment fee of between $200 and $600 annually.
The tuition and other fees are shared with the university’s student body.
•Virginia Tech students pay $1 to $3,000 annually for a master’s degree in computer science.
Students have to pay $350 in tuition.
The costs are shared by the school and students.
•A California law requires that students have to register for online courses by April 1.
Students do not have to show up in person to complete the course.
The cost is shared between the university and the student body, but it can be waived.
•Texas State University’s online degree program allows students to enroll in a course for free through its online library, which is used by faculty and students to study and exchange materials.
Students get a certificate of completion and a copy of the paper for their transcript.
•Wisconsin’s State House has not yet taken up the legislation.
A spokeswoman said it was still working out how it would work, but the bill will not be up for a vote until March.
•Oregon State University has made it possible for students to register online.
The online program was launched in January and students pay no tuition to complete classes.
The university said it hopes to have the first class online in 2019.