Online Finance Degrees Ranked by Cost of Tuition

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Schools around the country that offer online finance programs charge an average tuition of $13,095 per year. In recent years, there has been a 5.3% decrease in the average tuition. In 2007, the average tuition was $13,835 each year at these online colleges.

The range of tuition at online finance colleges is shown in the following chart. Tuition is shown from the most to least expensive colleges and universities.

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 18
Low cost 43
Average cost 34
Most expensive 18

Tuition of more than $21,940 yearly is charged by the most expensive online finance colleges. The cheapest schools, on the other hand, require students to pay annual tuition costs in the range of $1,808 to $5,948. The most inexpensive accredited online finance schools are located in Florida, Georgia, Kansas, North Carolina, and Wisconsin.

  • Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Systems: Finance
  • Associate of Arts and Science in Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
  • Associate of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Business Administration – Vice President of Finance
  • BA/Finance
  • Master of Business Administration – Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting Finance
  • Master of Business Administration / Finance
  • Master of Science in Finance – General Finance

A reported 17% of finance graduates from online schools around the US graduated from these affordable programs in 2011. Therefore, of the 957,086 graduates from around the US, 158,376 are from the least costly schools. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of finance graduates from the least expensive online schools has decreased by 25,892 graduates per year, while the percentage of graduates from these schools has also decreased.

Other somewhat more costly online finance schools charge a yearly tuition in the range of $7,016 to $10,440. Of the 113 online colleges and universities offering finance programs in the nation, 43 charge tuition in this range.

A reported 246,491 students earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This is 26% of the nation’s finance graduates. Only 5 years prior, in 2006, the number of students graduating from these colleges was only 181,231. Therefore, from these cheap online colleges and universities, the number of students graduating has increased by 36%.

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1. Catawba Valley Community College Hickory, North Carolina $1,808 $7,808
2. Lanier Technical College Oakwood, Georgia $2,025 $4,050
3. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta, Georgia $2,160 $4,320
4. Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida $2,296 $12,458
5. Fort Hays State University Hays, Kansas $3,035 $11,432
6. Western Technical College La Crosse, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,770
7. Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland, Ohio $3,354 $6,868
8. University of Houston Houston, Texas $3,552 $10,992
9. Old Dominion University Norfolk, Virginia $3,763 $14,155
10. University of Houston Houston, Texas $3,816 $12,072
11. Dickinson State University Dickinson, North Dakota $4,304 $11,496
12. North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park, Minnesota $4,528 $4,528
13. Tennessee Technological University Cookeville, Tennessee $4,824 $17,352
14. SUNY College of Technology at Canton Canton, New York $4,970 $9,100
15. SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome Utica, New York $4,970 $13,380
16. West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, Pennsylvania $5,804 $14,510
17. University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Wisconsin $5,857 $13,430
18. University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska $5,948 $17,648
19. Columbia College Columbia, Missouri $7,016 $7,016
20. Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois $7,290 $18,225