2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Accounting Degrees

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These 26 schools represent the most affordable options for obtaining an online bachelor's degree in accounting. Ranked #1 on the list is Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus, offering a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting for only $5,763 per year. Available classes include Accounting Information Systems Theory, Auditing, and Cost Accounting. Georgia Southwestern State University, ranked #2, also offers an affordable accounting degree for under $6,000 annually. All schools on the list offer tuition rates under $11,000 per year.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2019 rankings of the most affordable online master's in accounting programs. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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  • Annual Tuition: $5,763
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Information Systems Theory; Auditing; Cost Accounting; Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting; Income Tax Accounting: Individual; International Accounting
  • Annual Tuition: $5,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Systems; Advanced Income Tax Accounting; Cost Accounting; Internal Controls & Auditing; Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Annual Tuition: $6,006
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 72%
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting for Decision-Making and Control; Accounting Information Systems; Advanced Accounting; Business, Government, and Ethics; Estate and Gift Taxes; Property Transactions; Spreadsheet Modeling Craft; Taxes for Pass Through Entities

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,060
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 41%
  • Example Classes:
    Auditing and Assurance Svc; Income Taxation; Information Systems; Managerial Cost Acct
  • Annual Tuition: $6,368
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Theory; Advanced Accounting; Auditing; Cost Accounting; Federal Taxation; Governmental Accounting

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,380
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Auditing; Advanced Managerial Accounting; Advanced Tax Concepts; Business Ethics; Business Law for Accountants; Cost and Managerial Accounting; Fraud and Forensic Accounting; Global Business; Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting; Quantitative Analysis For Business

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,778
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 91%
  • Example Classes:
    Commercial Law; Ethics for Accountants; Financial Markets and Institutions; Money, Banking, & Macroeconomy
  • Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 42%
  • Example Classes:
    Auditing; Cost Accounting; Fraud Examination; Governmental and NFP Accounting; Income Tax; Information Systems

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  • Annual Tuition: $7,808
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Federal Income Taxes; Financial Statement Analysis; Forensic and Fraud Analysis; Government and Public Accounting; Legal Environments of Business

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,100
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Information Systems; Advanced Auditing Topics; Advanced Cost Accounting; Advanced Federal Taxation; Auditing; Cost Accounting; Financial Accounting; Forensic Accounting; Individual Federal Tax; Payroll

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Accounting Research; Business Law II; Forensic Accounting; Governmental Accounting

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,334
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting for Equities; Accounting Problems; Business Taxation; Comparative Accounting Systems; Cost Accounting; Federal Tax Reserarch; Legal Environment & Ethical Conduct in Business; Personal Taxation; Public Accounting; Theory of Accounts

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,370
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Information Systems; Auditing; Corporate/Fiduciary Tax; Cost Management Accounting; Personal Income Tax
  • Annual Tuition: $8,391
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Cost Accounting; Tax Accounting II; Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) II
  • Annual Tuition: $8,670
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Information Systems Analysis & Design; Advanced Accounting; Auditing; Cost/Managerial Accounting; Federal Income Taxes – Individual; Governmental & Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Annual Tuition: $8,730
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Information Systems; Advanced Taxation; Auditing, Assurance & Consulting Services; Fraud Examination; Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting; Investment Management
  • Annual Tuition: $8,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Analysis and Financial Decision Making; Forensic Accounting; Governmental Accounting
  • Annual Tuition: $8,969
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting I; Laws, Regulation, Research; Principles of Federal Tax - Individuals
  • Annual Tuition: $8,990
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Auditing; Cost Accounting; Governmental Accounting; Law for Accountants; Management Decision Support Systems; Management Information Systems

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,405
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and ABHES
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Auditing Concepts and Standards; Corporate and International Accounting; Cost Accounting; Intermediate Financial Accounting I; Managerial Accounting Theory and Practice; Risk Management for Accountants
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 62%
  • Example Classes:
    Auditing; Business Reports and Communication; Financial Policies and Practices; Income Taxes; International Business; Money and Banking

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Accounting; Auditing; Auditing Principles; Cost Accounting; Economics in Business; Federal Income Tax of Corporations and Partnerships; Federal Taxation; Federal Taxation of Individuals; Financial Reporting; Financial Statement Analysis/Business Valuation
  • Annual Tuition: $9,640
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Example Classes:
    Financial Management; Finite Math; Introduction to Financial Accounting; Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • Annual Tuition: $9,967
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Audit; Analysis of Financial Statements; Business in Society or International Management; Fund, Government
  • Annual Tuition: $10,075
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 91%
  • Example Classes:
    Corporate Tax; Individual Tax; Managerial Accounting; Principles of Corporate Finance
  • Annual Tuition: $10,075
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Business Law; Auditing; Computer Based Accounting Systems; Cost Accounting; Federal Income Tax; Intermediate Accounting
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