2020 Most Affordable Online Colleges for a Master's in Finance

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

These schools represent the least expensive options for obtaining an online master's degree in finance. In first place, West Texas A&M University is the most affordable school, with a tuition rate of $5,667. West Texas A&M University offers a Master of Science in Finance and Economics, and courses for this program include Advanced Business Forecasting, Multinational Finance, and Problems in Government Finance and Fiscal Policy. Ranked #2, the University of Alabama offers an annual tuition rate of just $6,300 per year.

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

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 West Texas A&M University $5,667
# 2 #2 University of Alabama $6,300
# 3 #3 Colorado State University Global $7,500
# 4 #4 Northern State University $8,384
# 5 #5 Kansas State University $8,613
# 6 #6 University of Georgia $9,435
# 7 #7 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater $9,561
# 8 #8 Iowa State University $9,774
# 9 #9 University of Missouri $10,187
# 10 #10 South Dakota State University $10,440
# 11 #11 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus $10,516
# 12 #12 University of Colorado Denver $10,965
# 13 #13 Southern New Hampshire University Online $11,286
# 14 #14 Youngstown State University $11,321
# 15 #15 Johnson & Wales University - Online $11,445
# 16 #16 Bellevue University $11,700
# 17 #17 University of Nebraska-Lincoln $11,736
# 18 #18 University of Maryland Global Campus $11,862
# 19 #19 Texas A&M University - Commerce $11,913
# 20 #20 Northwood University-Michigan $11,985
# 21 #21 SUNY Empire State College $12,430
# 22 #22 Purdue University Global $12,610
# 23 #23 University of Detroit Mercy $12,765
# 24 #24 Brenau University $12,834
# 25 #25 Liberty University $12,995
#1
#1
Annual Tuition: $5,667
Annual Tuition: $5,667
Annual Tuition: $5,667
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 45%
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Average SATs: 940 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,356
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,039
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Finance and Economics
#2
#2

University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa (AL)
Annual Tuition: $6,300
Annual Tuition: $6,300
Annual Tuition: $6,300
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 79%
  • Graduation Rate: 71%
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Average SATs: 1080 -1340
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,856
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,659
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Consumer Sciences - Concentration in Family Financial Planning and Counseling
#3
#3

Colorado State University Global

Greenwood Village (CO)
Annual Tuition: $7,500
Annual Tuition: $7,500
Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • Graduation Rate: 64%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 8,114
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 4,556
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master - Finance
  • Master of Business Administration - Specialization in Finance
  • Master of Criminal Justice - Specialization in Finance
  • Master of Finance - Specialization in Accounting
  • Master of Finance - Specialization in Applied Business Management
  • Master of Finance - Specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
#4
#4
Annual Tuition: $8,384
Annual Tuition: $8,384
Annual Tuition: $8,384
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 48%
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Average SATs: 980 -1190
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,134
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 333
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Banking and Financial Services
#5
#5

Kansas State University

Manhattan (KS)
Annual Tuition: $8,613
Annual Tuition: $8,613
Annual Tuition: $8,613
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 88%
  • Graduation Rate: 65%
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 961
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,425
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning
  • Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning - Advance Financial Planning
  • Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning - Financial Therapy
  • Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning - Financial Therapy and Advance Financial Planning
#6
#6

University of Georgia

Athens (GA)
Annual Tuition: $9,435
Annual Tuition: $9,435
Annual Tuition: $9,435
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 87%
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Average SATs: 1240 -1420
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 214
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 614
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Financial Planning
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $9,561
Annual Tuition: $9,561
Annual Tuition: $9,561
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 76%
  • Graduation Rate: 62%
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 504
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 862
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration - Finance
  • Master of Science in Finance
#8
#8
Annual Tuition: $9,774
Annual Tuition: $9,774
Annual Tuition: $9,774
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 74%
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Average SATs: 1100 -1340
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 260
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,038
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Family and Consumer Sciences - Specialization in Family Financial Planning
#9
#9

University of Missouri

Columbia (MO)
Annual Tuition: $10,187
Annual Tuition: $10,187
Annual Tuition: $10,187
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 71%
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Average SATs: 1120 -1340
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 835
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,423
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning
#10
#10
Annual Tuition: $10,440
Annual Tuition: $10,440
Annual Tuition: $10,440
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 93%
  • Graduation Rate: 56%
  • Acceptance Rate: 91%
  • Average SATs: 1050 -1260
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,221
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 314
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Human Sciences - Specialization in Family Financial Planning
#11
#11
Annual Tuition: $10,516
Annual Tuition: $10,516
Annual Tuition: $10,516
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 65%
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Average SATs: 1060 -1280
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 821
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 849
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Family Financial Planning
#12
#12
Annual Tuition: $10,965
Annual Tuition: $10,965
Annual Tuition: $10,965
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 82%
  • Graduation Rate: 52%
  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
  • Average SATs: 1000 -1220
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,046
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,528
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Finance and Risk Management
  • Master of Science in Finance and Risk Management - Concentration in General Finance
  • Master of Science in Finance and Risk Management - Concentration in Risk Management and Insurance
  • Professional Master of Business Administration - Concentration in Finance
#13
#13
Annual Tuition: $11,286
Annual Tuition: $11,286
Annual Tuition: $11,286
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 77%
  • Graduation Rate: 44%
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 86,849
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 19,526
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Finance (Accelerated BS-to-MS pathway)
  • MS in Finance
  • MS in Finance - Corporate Finance
  • MS in Finance - Investment & Securities
  • Accelerated MBA in Finance
  • MBA in Finance
#14
#14

Youngstown State University

Youngstown (OH)
Annual Tuition: $11,321
Annual Tuition: $11,321
Annual Tuition: $11,321
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 41%
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Average SATs: 970 -1180
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 516
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 287
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Financial Economics
#15
#15
Annual Tuition: $11,445
Annual Tuition: $11,445
Annual Tuition: $11,445
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 50%
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,070
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 682
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS - Finance
  • MBA - Finance
#16
#16

Bellevue University

Bellevue (NE)
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 84%
  • Graduation Rate: 24%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 7,352
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,151
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration - Concentration in Finance
  • Master of Science in Accounting - Concentration in Finance
  • Master of Science in Strategic Finance
  • Master of Science in Strategic Finance - Concentration in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Strategic Finance - Concentration in Acquisition and Contract Management
  • Master of Science in Strategic Finance - Concentration in Business Analytics
#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $11,736
Annual Tuition: $11,736
Annual Tuition: $11,736
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 65%
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Average SATs: 1120 -1360
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 228
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,400
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration - Finance
  • Master of Science in Finance
#18
#18
Annual Tuition: $11,862
Annual Tuition: $11,862
Annual Tuition: $11,862
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 46%
  • Graduation Rate: 15%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 35,971
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 10,876
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management
  • Master of Science in Management - Specialization in Financial Management
#19
#19
Annual Tuition: $11,913
Annual Tuition: $11,913
Annual Tuition: $11,913
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 43%
  • Acceptance Rate: 35%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1150
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,717
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,260
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Finance
#20
#20
Annual Tuition: $11,985
Annual Tuition: $11,985
Annual Tuition: $11,985
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Average SATs: 960 -1190
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,004
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 183
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Finance
#21
#21

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs (NY)
Annual Tuition: $12,430
Annual Tuition: $12,430
Annual Tuition: $12,430
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 24%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,754
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,145
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Master's Degrees

  • MBA Business Management - Global Finance and Investment
  • MS Finance - Corporate Finance
  • MS Finance - General Finance
  • MS Finance - International Finance
#22
#22

Purdue University Global

Indianapolis (IN)
Annual Tuition: $12,610
Annual Tuition: $12,610
Annual Tuition: $12,610
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 76%
  • Graduation Rate: 27%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 28,447
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 9,331
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Accounting - Finance Specialization
  • MS in Finance
  • MS in Finance - Financial Analysis
  • MS in Finance - Treasury Management
  • MBA - Finance
  • MS in Finance - Financial Planning
#23
#23
Annual Tuition: $12,765
Annual Tuition: $12,765
Annual Tuition: $12,765
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 67%
  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
  • Average SATs: 1060 -1250
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 0
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 92
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Financial Economics
#24
#24

Brenau University

Multiple Locations
Annual Tuition: $12,834
Annual Tuition: $12,834
Annual Tuition: $12,834
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 46%
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Average SATs: 920 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 746
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 545
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership-Finance
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance
#25
#25

Liberty University

Lynchburg (VA)
Annual Tuition: $12,995
Annual Tuition: $12,995
Annual Tuition: $12,995
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Acceptance Rate: 30%
  • Average SATs: 1040 -1260
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 34,092
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 36,337
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS: Accounting: Financial Services
  • MS: Finance: Financial Management
  • MS: Finance: General
  • Master of Nonprofit Management: Financial Management
  • MBA: Finance
  • MS: Accounting: Audit & Financial Reporting

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