Master of Accountancy Awarded Most Affordable Badge 150x150Averett University is pleased to announce it’s Masters of Accountancy program has been recognized by as one of the 50 Most Affordable Online Master’s in Accounting Programs in the U.S.  Averett ranked 32nd. Editors selected the fifty most affordable accredited programs based on cost per year as reported by National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator database.

Editors at noted that “offering a highly flexible combination of on-campus and online coursework, Averett University allows students to customize their educational experience to get the most out of the program.”

This ranking for Masters of Accountancy programs was constructed by first acquiring a list of all the online master’s degrees in accounting within the United States. The editors used comprehensive search tools on College Navigator combined with its own Google searches to find and verify all qualifying programs. They also checked to ensure that all the programs considered are truly online; in other words “hybrid” degrees and those that require regular campus visits for classes were not eligible.

Finally, the qualifying schools’ tuition information was collected from College Navigator and ranked according to affordability.  Editors also considered schools’ additional fees in these calculations. In most cases these costs are minor compared to the price of tuition. As such, tuition and fees are listed as a single number in the ranking. When ranking public schools, their in-state and out-of-state tuition rates were averaged (fees are the same regardless of residency) in order to place them appropriately. However, when writing the descriptions both rates were listed so prospective students can more accurately determine what they will need to pay.’s mission is to provide resources to help readers learn about both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in accounting and the job opportunities available after graduation. Find out more information about Averett’s Masters of Accountancy program.

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