2019 Most Affordable Online Master's in Economics

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These 11 colleges have the lowest tuition rates for online master's degrees in economics. Students may obtain a Master of Science in Applied Economics from #1-ranked Georgia Southern University for only $5,370. University of North Dakota is ranked #2, at $6,060. Southern New Hampshire University Online offers distance students the option to choose from two different MBAs and an MS for a modest $11,286 a year.

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

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Georgia Southern University Annual Tuition $5,370
#2 #2 University of North Dakota Annual Tuition $6,060
#3 #3 University of Missouri Annual Tuition $6,126
#4 #4 West Texas A & M University Annual Tuition $7,559
#5 #5 Youngstown State University Annual Tuition $10,560
#6 #6 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $11,286
#7 #7 University of Detroit Mercy Annual Tuition $12,390
#8 #8 Purdue University - Main Campus Annual Tuition $16,125
#9 #9 Ohio University-Main Campus Annual Tuition $20,275
#10 #10 Johns Hopkins University Annual Tuition $21,425
#11 #11 Northeastern University Global Network Annual Tuition $22,800
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  • Annual Tuition: $5,370
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,668
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Financial Economics; Behavioral Economics; Financial Economics and Risk; Health Economics; History of Economic Thought; Industrial Organization
  • Annual Tuition: $6,060
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,393
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Price Theory; Applied Public Economics; Demographic Methods for Economics; Economic Forecasting; International Money and Finance; Mathematics for Economists
  • Annual Tuition: $6,126
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 7,362
  • Example Classes:
    Economic Development; Economics of International Trade; Introduction to Game Theory; Mathematics for Economics; The Banking System and the Money Market; The International Monetary System

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  • Annual Tuition: $7,559
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,512
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Communications; Advanced Business Forecasting; Conflict Resolution and Negotiation; Current Issues in Industrial Organization; Econometrics; Economics of Health and Medical Care
  • Annual Tuition: $10,560
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,360
  • Example Classes:
    Corporate Financial Management; Econometrics; Finance for Decision Making; Microeconomic Theory; Securities Analysis; The Economics of Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Annual Tuition: $11,286
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 19,027
  • Example Classes:
    Environmental and Natural Resource Economics; Financial Modeling; Fiscal & Monetary Policies & Practices; Game Theory and Industrial Organization; International Corporate Finance; Managerial Economics

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,390
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,229
  • Example Classes:
    Analysis of Economic Conditions; Economic Analysis of Enterprises; Economics of the Public Sector; Financial Economics; Quantitative Foundations of Economic Analysis; Theory of International Trade
  • Annual Tuition: $16,125
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,408
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting and Economics; Economics of Information; Industrial Economics; Law and Economics; Mathematical Analysis for Economists; Personnel Economics

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  • Annual Tuition: $20,275
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,924
  • Example Classes:
    Financial Derivatives; Financial Statement Analysis; Fixed Income Analysis; Macroeconomics and Business Fluctuations; Quantitative Analysis for Financial Markets; Quantitative Analysis in Equity Markets

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  • Annual Tuition: $21,425
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 35,750
  • Example Classes:
    Bayesian Econometrics; Economics of Investments and Financial Management; Economics of the Labor Market; Intermediate Health Economics; Law and Economics; Monetary Economics

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  • Annual Tuition: $22,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,927
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Mathematics and Statistics for Economics; Commerce, Institutions, and Innovation; Cultural Economic Development; Economics of Human Capital; Law and Economics; Sustainable Economic Development
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