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The 11 Best Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degree in Finance

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An online bachelor’s degree in finance can lead to a fulfilling career working in the markets but can cost a pretty penny! According to Payscale, graduates pull in a handsome average salary of $60,000 per year. Even so, it pays to do your research before choosing an online bachelor’s in finance to keep student loan debt low.

GetEducated compared 35 bachelor’s degree in finance from 25 regionally accredited online schools to create this ‘Best Buy’ list. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—11 online bachelor’s degree in finance for under $51,000.

Average Cost (In-state): $51,292.33
Least Expensive: Florida State College at Jacksonville ~$13,982.40
Most Expensive: Kaplan University ~$71,500.00

Our data-driven research creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. There’s no fancy formulas here. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings cannot be bought, and therefore factually showcase the cheapest online bachelor’s degree in finance. The online degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2018 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degree in Finance

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Utah State University
Missouri State University
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University of Maryland Global Campus
Metropolitan State University
All Students
Southern New Hampshire University
Upper Iowa University
Northern State University
All Students
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Minnesota-Crookston
All Students
Oral Roberts University
All Students
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
Oregon State University
All Students
DeSales University
All Students
Pennsylvania State University
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Kansas State University
All Students
Regis University
All Students
Grand Canyon University
Albertus Magnus College
All Students
Northeastern University
All Students
Ottawa University
Franklin University
National University
Post University
All Students
Purdue University Global

Accreditation Note: To qualify for a ranking, a program must be regionally accredited. Additional programmatic accreditation is noted in the rank table.

15 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
16 International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
17 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2017 review of regionally accredited online bachelor’s degree in finance programs. Total cost includes full-time tuition and fees and was valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. School profiles for the online bachelor’s degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules.

The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire online degree including fees. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.

Editorial Note: Online schools do NOT pay to be included in any GetEducated online degree ranking. These rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a bachelor’s degree that is available at least 80 percent through online learning and that is open to enrollment by the public. If your online college is regionally accredited and not currently reviewed by GetEducated, please contact us for inclusion.

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