2017 Top Online Master's in Accounting Programs

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The nine schools offering online master's degrees in accounting that are featured on our list were top-rated based on student reviews. The number one school, Saint Leo University, received a remarkable Student Score of 94, and 100% of those surveyed said they would recommend the school. The cost to attend Saint Leo's is also affordable, with an annual tuition rate of $8,730. Western Governors University and Liberty University also made the top three.

Students at Liberty University gave high ratings for Quality of Instruction. According to one reviewer, “Professors are exceptionally helpful and respond within a 24 hour period.” Another reviewer had a similarly positive opinion of the professors, saying, “The instructors care about the students and are quick to give feedback and grade papers.” Click on each of the schools below to see more reviews and information about their online master's in accounting programs.

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Rank College 2017 Student Score
#1 #1 Saint Leo University 2017 Student Score 94.00
#2 #2 Western Governors University 2017 Student Score 92.21
#3 #3 Liberty University 2017 Student Score 86.80
#4 #4 Indiana Wesleyan University 2017 Student Score 86.09
#5 #5 Nova Southeastern University 2017 Student Score 84.36
#6 #6 Southern New Hampshire University Online 2017 Student Score 83.85
#7 #7 Florida Atlantic University 2017 Student Score 83.00
#8 #8 University of Maryland University College 2017 Student Score 72.58
#9 #9 Texas A & M University-Commerce 2017 Student Score 70.44


Our goal in presenting this school data is to create a standardized and trustworthy method to assess institutions based on reliable statistics. In order for a school to be eligible to be featured on a 2017 Top Online Programs List, at least five students from that particular major must have submitted feedback on their institution. Graduate Programs only considers regionally or nationally accredited, non-profit institutions for our rankings. Aggregated student rating values were multiplied by 20 to create a Student Score out of 100; in the event of a tie, schools were awarded the same rank value.

Together with our internal recommend rate data, which is calculated based on tens of thousands of student reviews submitted to our site, the data used in the school listings were gathered in 2016-2017 from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). This site is the primary governmental entity for gathering and presenting data related to education. NCES data is updated annually. However, in many cases the most recently available data will not be for the current academic year. Additionally, tuition rates may vary by program, so prospective students should contact a representative from your institution of choice for more details.

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This indicates that a school has an annual tuition of $15,000 or less as reported to the National Center for Education Statistics or based on the school's website.