A median tuition of $3,354 annually is charged by colleges and universities across the nation that offer online associates degree in finance programs. In recent years, there has been a 18.3% decrease in the median tuition. In 2007, the median tuition at these online schools was $4,105 yearly.
The following graph shows the range of tuition at colleges offering online finance programs at the associates level from most to least expensive:
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The most expensive colleges that offer online associates degree in finance programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $11,544. On the other hand, tuition charged by the cheapest colleges and universities ranges from $1,808 to $2,025 per annum. The accredited online finance associates degree schools that are the least expensive are located in Georgia and North Carolina.
- Associate of Arts and Science in Finance
- Associate of Science in Finance
- Associate of Applied Business in Real Estate – Mortgage Finance
- Associate of Arts and Science in Business Administration – Banking and Finance
- Associate of Arts and Science in Management – Banking and Finance
- Associate of Arts and Science in Banking and Finance
- Associate in Banking and Finance
- Associate of Arts in Finance and Banking
- Associate of Arts and Science in Finance Management
- Associate of Science in Business Administration – Finance
In 2011, these low tuition programs graduated approximately 5% of finance graduates with associates degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation. This represents 3,700 of the 69,997 graduates in the nation. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of finance graduates with associates degrees from the least expensive online colleges has decreased by 208 graduates yearly, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges has also decreased.
Tuition ranging from $2,160 to $3,180 each year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online finance associates degree colleges. Of the 9 online colleges and universities that have associates degrees in finance programs in the nation, 2 have tuition in this range.
In 2011, 4,478 students received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 6% of the country’s finance associates level graduates. As much as 9,075 students earned credentials from these colleges in 2006, which was only 5 years prior. This is a 51% decrease in the number of students graduating from these cheap online schools.
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