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The 11 Best Affordable Online Master’s in Finance

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Looking for truly affordable online master’s in finance options? You’re in the right place! With over a $60,000 difference between the most affordable and most expensive school, it pays to get educated before you enroll!

GetEducated compared 47 master’s in finance programs from 37 regionally accredited online schools to create this ranking. Below is our editorially independent list of the 11 Best Buys for an affordable online master’s in finance. All degrees cost less than the national average.

Average Cost (In-state): $30,030.53
Least Expensive: Georgia Southern University ~$12,300.00
Most Expensive: Georgetown University ~$73,312.00

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 master’s in finance. The online finance degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2018 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Most Affordable Online Master’s in Finance

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
Georgia Southern University
(GA)
$12,300.00
All Students
2
University of Michigan – Dearborn
(MI)
$13,268.00
$24,428.00
In-State
Out-of-State
3
Texas A & M University – Commerce
(TX)
$13,649.04
$28,589.04
In-State
Out-of-State
4
Youngstown State University
(OH)
$14,177.50
$22,163.50
In-State
Out-of-State
5
University of North Dakota
(ND)
$14,194.59
All Students
6
Northern State University
(SD)
$15,993.00
All Students
7
University of Houston – Clear Lake
(TX)
$17,390.00
$32,360.00
In-State
Out-of-State
8
Colorado State University-Global Campus
(CO)
$18,000.00
$16,200.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
9
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
(MA)
$19,520.00
All Students
10
Bellevue University
(NE)
$21,240.00
All Students
11
Johnson & Wales University
(RI)
$21,680.00
$13,369.90
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
12
Kansas State University
(KS)
$22,258.80
All Students
13
University of Georgia
(GA)
$22,644.00
All Students
14
Southern New Hampshire University
(NH)
$22,722.00
$17,070.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
15
University of Detroit Mercy
(MI)
$24,780.00
All Students
16
Auburn University
(AL)
$26,525.00
All Students
17
Rowan University
(NJ)
$26,730.00
All Students
18
University of Scranton
(PA)
$26,850.00
All Students
19
Purdue University Global
(IL)
$27,530.00
$19,120.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
20
Webster University
(MO)
$28,155.00
$16,995.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
21
Northwood University-Michigan
(MI)
$28,412.00
All Students
22
Walden University
(MN)
$29,400.00
$25,125.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
California Lutheran University
(CA)
$30,070.00
All Students
Saint Joseph’s University
(PA)
$30,890.00
All Students
Golden Gate University
(CA)
$30,890.00
All Students
New England College of Business and Finance
(MA)
$30,950.00
$23,350.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Pennsylvania State University
(PA)
$31,592.00
All Students
Creighton University
(NE)
$36,000.00
All Students
Boston University
(MA)
$37,100.00
All Students
Indiana University Online
(IN)
$39,900.00
All Students
Ohio University
(OH)
$40,550.00
$41,500.00
In-State
Out-of-State
University of Washington
(WA)
$41,448.00
All Students
Johns Hopkins University
(MD)
$43,350.00
All Students
Bentley University
(MA)
$44,450.00
All Students
Golden Gate University
(CA)
$46,200.00
All Students
Northeastern University
(MA)
$46,800.00
All Students
Johns Hopkins University
(MD)
$48,130.00
All Students
American University
(DC)
$49,420.00
All Students
Georgetown University
(DC)
$73,312.00
All Students

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)
17 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
20 American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2017 review of regionally accredited online master’s 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 master’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 master’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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