A yearly average tuition of $16,421 is charged by schools that have online financial planning programs around the country. The average tuition has increased over the past few years. This change in tuition was about 18.7%. In 2007, the average tuition was $13,837 annually at these online colleges and universities.
Below, the chart displays the tuition range for online financial planning colleges from most to least costly:
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Tuition of more than $26,112 each year is charged by the most expensive online financial planning colleges. The cheapest colleges, on the other hand, require students to pay yearly tuition costs in the range of $2,160 to $4,490. The accredited online financial planning schools that are the least expensive are located in Arkansas, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Utah.
- Master of Science in Family Financial Planning
- PhD in Personal Financial Planning
- Master of Applied Science in Personal Financial Planning
- Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning
- Master of Family and Consumer Sciences – Family Financial Planning
- Master of Science in Consumer Sciences – Family Financial Planning
- Bachelor of Science in Consumer Sciences – Family Financial Planning
- Master of Science in Human Sciences – Family Financial Planning
- Master of Science in Accounting – Personal Financial Planning
- Master of Science in Financial Planning
In 2011, of all financial planning graduates from online colleges and universities in the nation, roughly 17% earned credentials from these reasonably priced programs. This represents 59,063 of the 358,558 graduates from across the country. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of financial planning graduates from the most inexpensive online colleges has decreased. However, the number of graduates has increased by 12,330 graduates per annum.
Other somewhat more costly online financial planning schools charge a yearly tuition in the range of $5,461 to $13,680. Of the 27 online colleges and universities with financial planning programs in the nation, 7 offer programs with tuition in this range.
Approximately 28.6% of the nation’s financial planning graduates earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. This represents 102,558 students. The number of students graduating from these colleges and universities was only 98,153 students in 2006, which was a short 5 years prior. Thus, from these affordable online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has increased by 5%.
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