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2021 Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools

133 Colleges
$51,578 Avg Salary
$26,517 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 56,186 finance and financial management students received their degrees and certificates, making the major the #4 most popular in the country.

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Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Business Degree Central has created the Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 133 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular online programs for business students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Colleges.

Our analysis found American College of Financial Services to be the most popular school for finance and financial management students who want to pursue an online degree in the United States. Located in the suburb of Bryn Mawr, The American College is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

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Out of the 133 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Florida International University landed the # 2 spot on the list. FIU is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Miami.

On average, finance graduates from FIU take out $24,598 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $276.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Massachusetts Amherst. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Amherst, UMass Amherst is a public college with a fairly large student population.

On average, finance graduates from UMass Amherst take out $22,378 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $232.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Phoenix - Arizona. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools list. UOPX - Arizona is a very large private for-profit school located in the city of Tempe.

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#4

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Grand Canyon University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools list. Grand Canyon University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the city of Phoenix.

Finance majors at Grand Canyon University take out an average of $23,880 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $248, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

With a ranking of #6, East Carolina University did quite well on this year’s best schools for finance and financial management students. ECU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Greenville.

While working on their degree, finance majors at ECU accumulate an average of around $23,414 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $243.

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Missouri State University - Springfield landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best finance and financial management programs. Located in the midsize city of Springfield, Missouri State is a public school with a fairly large student population.

After completing their degree, finance graduates from Missouri State carry an average student debtload of $21,323. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $221, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #8, University of Houston - Downtown did quite well on this year’s best schools for finance and financial management students. Located in the city of Houston, UH Downtown is a public school with a large student population.

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University of Maryland Global Campus ranked #9 on this year’s Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools list. UMGC is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Adelphi.

Finance majors at UMGC take out an average of $20,891 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $217.

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#10

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

Old Dominion University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for finance and financial management students. It came in at #10 on the list. Old Dominion is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Norfolk.

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Eastern Washington University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for finance and financial management students. It came in at #11 on the list. EWU is a large public school located in the town of Cheney.

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#12

Ashford University

San Diego, CA

Ashford University came in at #12 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools ranking. Ashford University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the large city of San Diego.

After completing their degree, finance graduates from Ashford University carry an average student debtload of $37,310. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $387, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

University of Memphis landed the #13 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best finance and financial management programs. UofM is a very large public school located in the large city of Memphis.

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Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

Western Carolina University ranked #14 on this year’s Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools list. Located in the town of Cullowhee, WCU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, finance graduates from WCU take out $21,250 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $221, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Pennsylvania State University - World Campus did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for finance and financial management students. It came in at #15 on the list. Penn State World Campus is a small public school located in the rural area of University Park.

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Columbia College

Columbia, MO

Columbia College came in at #16 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools ranking. Located in the midsize city of Columbia, Columbia College Missouri is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

While working on their degree, finance majors at Columbia College Missouri accumulate an average of around $22,500 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $234.

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Southern New Hampshire University came in at #17 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools ranking. SNHU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize suburb of Manchester.

Finance majors at SNHU take out an average of $33,996 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $396.

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Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration landed the #18 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best finance and financial management programs. Located in the city of Troy, Walsh College is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

After completing their degree, finance graduates from Walsh College carry an average student debtload of $28,860. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $326.

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Franklin University

Columbus, OH

Franklin University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for finance and financial management students. It came in at #19 on the list. Franklin University is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Columbus.

On average, finance graduates from Franklin University take out $20,836 in student loans while working on their degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $216.

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Additional Noteworthy Schools

Here are some additional great schools for Finance & Financial Management students that almost earned our Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools award.

Rank College Location
20 University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth North Dartmouth, MA
21 Metropolitan State University Saint Paul, MN
22 Post University Waterbury, CT
23 University of Houston - Clear Lake Houston, TX
24 Texas A&M University - Commerce Commerce, TX
25 University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL
25 Buena Vista University Storm Lake, IA

View the Most Popular Online Finance & Financial Management Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Finance & Financial Management is one of 21 different types of business programs to choose from.

Finance Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Finance 51,049
Financial Planning & Services 3,238
Banking and Financial Support Services 1,157
Other Finance and Financial Management Services 403
Investments and Securities 229
International Finance 53
Public Finance 50
Credit Management 7

Majors Similar to Finance

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 410,147
Accounting 105,123
General Business/Commerce 58,451
Marketing 51,241
Human Resource Management 26,823

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 26 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Dave Dugdale.

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