2020 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Finance Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

These 23 schools make up the most affordable options for obtaining an online bachelor's degree in finance, with all of their annual tuition rates priced at less than $12,000. In first place, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke is the most affordable school, with a tuition rate of $6,752. Second-ranked Fort Hays State University is a similarly affordable option, with an annual tuition of only $6,778.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our rankings of the most affordable online master's in finance degrees. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $6,752
# 2 #2 $6,778
# 3 #3 $6,900
# 4 #4 $6,947
# 5 #5 $7,492
# 6 #6 $7,785
# 7 #7 $7,953
# 8 #8 $8,520
# 9 #9 $8,758
# 10 (tie) #10 (tie) $8,850
# 10 (tie) #10 (tie) $8,850
# 12 #12 $9,269
# 13 #13 $9,316
# 14 #14 $9,600
# 15 #15 $9,856
# 16 #16 $9,867
# 17 #17 $10,140
# 18 #18 $10,376
# 19 #19 $10,537
# 20 #20 $10,943
# 21 #21 $10,950
# 22 #22 $11,140
# 23 #23 $11,250
#1
#1
Annual Tuition: $6,752
Annual Tuition: $6,752
Annual Tuition: $6,752
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 93%
  • Graduation Rate: 41%
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Average SATs: 925 -1080
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,172
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 556
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (910) 521-6000

Example Classes: Asian Economies, Business Communications, Central Banks & the Economy, International Economics, Money, Financial Markets & Institutions, Spreadsheets & Database Management

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Applied Professional Studies - Financial Administration
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Public and Non-Profit Administration - Financial Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance
#2
#2
Annual Tuition: $6,778
Annual Tuition: $6,778
Annual Tuition: $6,778
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 43%
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 8,608
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,404
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (785) 628-4000

Example Classes: Financial Markets and Institutions, Fundamentals of Investments, Intermediate Finance, Money and Banking, Production & Operations Management, Quantitative Methods

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance - Banking
#3
#3

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach (AL)
Annual Tuition: $6,900
Annual Tuition: $6,900
Annual Tuition: $6,900
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 27%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 15,245
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 5,859
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Phone #: (251) 981-3771 x1278

Example Classes: Financial Institutions, International Economics, International Finance, International Legal Operations, International Trade, Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • B.S. Business Administration-Finance
#4
#4
Annual Tuition: $6,947
Annual Tuition: $6,947
Annual Tuition: $6,947
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 35%
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 298
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 15
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (701) 483-2507

Example Classes: Business Valuation, Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions and Markets, Financial Statement Analysis, International Finance, Investments

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
#5
#5
Annual Tuition: $7,492
Annual Tuition: $7,492
Annual Tuition: $7,492
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 35%
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Average SATs: 860 -1070
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,693
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 979
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (575) 562-1011

Example Classes: Business Risk Management and Insurance, Estate Planning, Financial Plan Development, Investments: Principles and Policies, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Personal Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Applied Economics and Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Personal Financial Planning
#6
#6

University of the Potomac

Multiple Locations
Annual Tuition: $7,785
Annual Tuition: $7,785
Annual Tuition: $7,785
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 74%
  • Graduation Rate: 24%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 28
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 21
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Example Classes: Asset Management, Cost and Price Analysis, Derivatives and Risk Management, Financial Reporting and Analysis, International Banking and Finance, Purchasing and Materials Management

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting - Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Business - Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Government Contract Management - Finance
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $7,953
Annual Tuition: $7,953
Annual Tuition: $7,953
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 86%
  • Graduation Rate: 44%
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Average SATs: 970 -1170
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,315
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,067
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (806) 651-0000

Example Classes: Conflict Resolution and Negotiation, Corporate Governance and Ethics, Cross-Cultural Issues in Business Comm, Digital Communications and Collaboration, Economics of Healthcare, Health Care Finance

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
#8
#8
Annual Tuition: $8,520
Annual Tuition: $8,520
Annual Tuition: $8,520
  • Online Degrees: 4
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 33%
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Average SATs: 1020 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 387
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 4,281
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (318) 797-5000

Example Classes: Decision Sciences and Operations Management, Investment, Property and Liability Insurance, Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Investment and Taxation, Real Estate Law

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • B.S. in Finance
  • B.S. in Finance - Insurance
  • B.S. in Finance - Financial Analysis
  • B.S. in Finance - Real Estate
#9
#9
Annual Tuition: $8,758
Annual Tuition: $8,758
Annual Tuition: $8,758
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 46%
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,022
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 349
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (800) 475-2001

Example Classes: Computer Business Applications, Financial Statement Analysis, Legal Environment, Macroeconomics and the Business Cycle, Markets and Resource Allocation, Risk Management and Insurance

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Business Administration - Finance
#10
#10

Grantham University

Kansas City (KS)
Annual Tuition: $8,850
Annual Tuition: $8,850
Annual Tuition: $8,850
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 93%
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 6,707
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,352
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Phone #: (800) 955-2527

Example Classes: Business Communication, Business Negotiations, Business Statistics, Estate Planning I, Macroeconomics, Retirement Planning

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BBA in Financial Planning
#10
#10

Missouri State University

Springfield (MO)
Annual Tuition: $8,850
Annual Tuition: $8,850
Annual Tuition: $8,850
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Average SATs: 1018 -1220
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 952
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,202
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (417) 836-5000

Example Classes: Financial Decision Making, Financial Markets Study Tour, Introduction to Estate Planning, Investment Management, Management of Financial Institutions, Professional Financial Planning

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance - Corporate and Investments
#12
#12
Annual Tuition: $9,269
Annual Tuition: $9,269
Annual Tuition: $9,269
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 17%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,103
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (207) 621-3000

Example Classes: Accounting Information Systems, Auditing, Assurance & Consulting Services, Financial Accounting for Management & Decision Making, Fraud Examination, Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting, Macroeconomics

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Business Administration: Accounting - Financial Accounting
  • BS in Business Administration: Management - Financial Services
#13
#13
Annual Tuition: $9,316
Annual Tuition: $9,316
Annual Tuition: $9,316
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 39%
  • Acceptance Rate: 56%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,352
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 228
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Example Classes: Advanced Corporate Finance, Financial Derivatives, Financial Markets and Institutions, Mathematical Modeling, Money, Banking and Financial Institutions, Operations Research

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Finance
#14
#14
Annual Tuition: $9,600
Annual Tuition: $9,600
Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • Online Degrees: 8
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 75%
  • Graduation Rate: 52%
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 76,929
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 19,983
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (603) 668-2211

Example Classes: Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Financial Regulations and Ethics, Fundamentals of Investments, Multinational Corporate Finance, Wealth Management

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA General Studies - Accounting / Finance
  • BA General Studies - Finance
  • BS Accounting/Finance
  • BS Finance
  • BS Finance - Financial Planning
  • BS in Business Administration - Finance
#15
#15
Annual Tuition: $9,856
Annual Tuition: $9,856
Annual Tuition: $9,856
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 10,140
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 696
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (609) 984-1100 x2025

Example Classes: Advanced Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Business Forecasting, Commercial Banking, Derivatives, Financial Institutions and Markets, Working Capital Management

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - General Management: Finance
#16
#16

Strayer University

Nationwide
Annual Tuition: $9,867
Annual Tuition: $9,867
Annual Tuition: $9,867
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 41%
  • Graduation Rate: 28%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 34,009
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 10,021
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Example Classes: Business Ethics, Financial Markets and Institutions, Financial Risk Analysis, Investments, Money and Banking

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance
#17
#17

Troy University

Troy (AL)
Annual Tuition: $10,140
Annual Tuition: $10,140
Annual Tuition: $10,140
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 42%
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Average SATs: 960 -1145
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 4,492
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,056
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (334) 670-3100

Example Classes: Financial Reporting and Analysis, Financial Statement Analysis, Intermediate Excel, Intermediate Financial Management, Investments, Managerial/Cost Accounting

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BSBA in Global Business - Accounting and Finance
#18
#18
Annual Tuition: $10,376
Annual Tuition: $10,376
Annual Tuition: $10,376
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 58%
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Average SATs: 1090 -1260
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 9,286
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,499
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (305) 348-2000

Example Classes: Commercial Bank Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, Financial Risk Management - Financial Engineering, Intermediate Finance, Securities Analysis

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
#19
#19
Annual Tuition: $10,537
Annual Tuition: $10,537
Annual Tuition: $10,537
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 46%
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1200
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,116
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 332
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (605) 626-3011

Example Classes: Asset and Liability Management, Business Development and Relationship Management for Financial Services Professionals, Lending and Credit Risk Management, Non-Traditional Bank Product and Services, Regulation and Compliance

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Banking and Financial Services
#20
#20
Annual Tuition: $10,943
Annual Tuition: $10,943
Annual Tuition: $10,943
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 37%
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Average SATs: 900 -1080
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 921
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (315) 386-7011

Example Classes: Financial Compliance & Regulations, Financial Derivatives, Financial Institution & Market, Global Economy, Global Finance, Strategic Policies & Issues

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
#21
#21

Granite State College

Concord (NH)
Annual Tuition: $10,950
Annual Tuition: $10,950
Annual Tuition: $10,950
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 84%
  • Graduation Rate: 19%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,431
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 239
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (603) 228-3000

Example Classes: Auditing, Conducting Critical Inquiry, Financial Modeling and Decision-Making, Governmental & Not-for-Profit Accounting, International Economics or Advanced Accounting, Money and Banking

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Accounting and Finance
  • BS in Individualized Studies - Business and Finance
#22
#22
Annual Tuition: $11,140
Annual Tuition: $11,140
Annual Tuition: $11,140
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 40%
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Average SATs: 920 -1120
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,901
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 235
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (765) 973-8200

Example Classes: Administrative Policy, Finite Math, Fundamentals of Microsoft Office, New Venture Creation, Organizational Behavior and Leadership, Personnel and Human Resources Management

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance
#23
#23

Columbia College

Columbia (MO)
Annual Tuition: $11,250
Annual Tuition: $11,250
Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • Online Degrees: 4
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 6,492
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 531
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (800) 231-2391

Example Classes: Business Ethics, Business Finance, Business Law, Personal Financial Planning, Statistics, Strategic Management

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Arts in Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance