2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for a Master's in Finance

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All 25 colleges on this list offer online master's in finance degrees for under $11,000 per year. University of Central Arkansas tops the list with an annual tuition rate of $4,875. Students at UCA can expect to take classes such as Bank Management, International Finance, and Investments, among others. Colorado State University-Global and University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign tie for 14th place at $9,000. California Intercontinental University bookends the list at #25 with a yearly tuition of $10,680.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2018 rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in finance degrees. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 University of Central Arkansas Annual Tuition $4,875
#2 #2 Aspen University Annual Tuition $5,850
#3 #3 Fort Hays State University Annual Tuition $6,800
#4 #4 American Public University System Annual Tuition $7,000
#5 #5 West Texas A & M University Annual Tuition $7,255
#6 #6 University of West Alabama Annual Tuition $7,293
#7 #7 Texas A & M University-Kingsville Annual Tuition $7,380
#8 #8 University of North Alabama Annual Tuition $7,675
#9 #9 Fayetteville State University Annual Tuition $8,239
#10 #10 Wilmington University Annual Tuition $8,388
#11 #11 California Miramar University Annual Tuition $8,775
#12 #12 Clarion University Annual Tuition $8,874
#13 #13 California Southern University Annual Tuition $8,910
#14 (tie) #14 (tie) Colorado State University-Global Annual Tuition $9,000
#14 (tie) #14 (tie) University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign Annual Tuition $9,000
#16 #16 Ohio Christian University Annual Tuition $9,450
#17 #17 University of Massachusetts-Lowell Annual Tuition $9,600
#18 #18 Avila University Annual Tuition $9,660
#19 #19 Southwestern College - KS Annual Tuition $9,930
#20 #20 Concordia University - Nebraska Annual Tuition $9,990
#21 #21 Utica College Annual Tuition $10,100
#22 #22 Youngstown State University Annual Tuition $10,431
#23 #23 Ball State University Annual Tuition $10,472
#24 #24 Charleston Southern University Annual Tuition $10,625
#25 #25 California Intercontinental University Annual Tuition $10,680
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  • Annual Tuition: $4,875
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,867
  • Example Classes:
    Bank Management; Financial Decision Making; International Finance; Investments; Operations Management; Organizational Behavior
  • Annual Tuition: $5,850
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,341
  • Example Classes:
    Corporate Financial Management; eBusiness; Global Corporate Finance; Innovative Finance and Venture Capital; Managerial Accounting; Managerial Economics
  • Annual Tuition: $6,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,379
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Corporate Finance; Advanced Managerial Accounting; Financial Institutions; International Finance; Managerial Economics; Money and Banking
  • Annual Tuition: $7,000
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 9,473
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Decision Making; Corporate Finance; Financial Institutions; International Finance; Investment Management; Managerial Economics
  • Annual Tuition: $7,255
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,211
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Business Forecasting; Corporate Governance and Ethics; Economics of Health and Medical Care; Multinational Finance; Portfolio Management; Problems in Government Finance and Fiscal Policy
  • Annual Tuition: $7,293
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,117
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral Finance and Organizational Decision; Comparative Business Law and Ethics; Emerging Technologies; Financial and Economic Analysis; Managerial Accounting; Non-Profit Financial Management
  • Annual Tuition: $7,380
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,602
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting and Value Creation; Economics and Managerial Decision Making; Energy Finance; Information Systems and Business Analytics; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Negotiations & Critical Thinking Skills
  • Annual Tuition: $7,675
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 986
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Financial Management; Decision Theory; Managerial Economics; Managerial Finance; Marketing Strategy; Seminar in Finance
  • Annual Tuition: $8,239
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 598
  • Example Classes:
    Data Analytics; Financial Institutions; Financial Management; International Finance; Managerial Accounting; Managerial Economics
  • Annual Tuition: $8,388
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,201
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Financial Analysis; Corporate Taxation; Financial Management; International Finance; Investments; Managerial Accounting

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,775
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 51
  • Example Classes:
    Financial Institutions and Markets; Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation; International Finance; Management Information Systems; Organizational Behavior; Security Markets and Investments
  • Annual Tuition: $8,874
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 813
  • Example Classes:
    Financial Theory & Practice; International Financial Management; Investment & Management; Management Accounting; Managerial Finance; Risk Management & Derivatives
  • Annual Tuition: $8,910
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC and DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral Corporate Finance; Capital Markets; Corporate Finance; Financial Institutions; Investment Management
  • Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,643
  • Example Classes:
    Bank Management; Derivatives and Assets Pricing; Financial Economics; Financial Markets and Institutions; Insurance and Risk Management; Investments

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 12,474
  • Example Classes:
    Corporate Finance; Everyday Leadership; Financial Accounting; Firm Level Economics; Investments; Process Management

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,450
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and ABHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 357
  • Example Classes:
    Corporate Finance; Financial Markets and Institutions; Financial Planning; Global Business Environment; Investments; Marketing and Advertising for Managers

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,184
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Information for Management Decisions; Advanced Portfolio Management; Financial Derivatives; Financial Risk Management; Fixed Income Securities; Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Annual Tuition: $9,660
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 462
  • Example Classes:
    Business, Government & Society; Financial Markets & Instruments; International Finance; Managerial Economics; Marketing Strategy; Strategic Management
  • Annual Tuition: $9,930
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 281
  • Example Classes:
    Business Law and Ethics; Financial Markets and Investments; Global Economics; Global Operations; Portfolio Management; Strategic Financial Decision Making
  • Annual Tuition: $9,990
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 979
  • Example Classes:
    Business Analysis and Modeling Using Financial Statements; Capital Markets and Institutions; Corporate Finance; Ethical And Legal Environment Of Business; Real Estate and Small Business Investing; Strategic Marketing

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,100
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,379
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Financial Management; Data-driven Decision-making I; Financial Fluency I; Financial Reporting and Analysis; Managerial Economics; Seminar in Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • Annual Tuition: $10,431
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,312
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting and Finance for Decision Making; Corporate Financial Management; Econometrics; Macroeconomic Theory; Microeconomic Theory; Securities Analysis
  • Annual Tuition: $10,472
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,594
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting and Decision Making; Global Financial Policy; Insurance; Investment Management; Managerial Finance; Statistics and Quantitative Methods
  • Annual Tuition: $10,625
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 440
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Investments; Entrepreneurial Finance; Financial Management Practices; Financial Planning; Strategic Planning and Analysis
  • Annual Tuition: $10,680
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 433
  • Example Classes:
    Bank Management; Capital Markets; Commercial Banking; Economics for Decision Making; Entrepreneurial Finance; International Financial Management
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