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Online Accounting Degree at WGU | Respected and Affordable Degrees | Online Accounting Courses

You’ll pay the same low, flat-rate tuition each 6-month term, regardless of how many courses you complete. If you accelerate your degree program, you’ll pay less for your degree. The following hypothetical students illustrate two common scenarios for the Bachelor of Science, Accounting program:

For this program, a full course load is 12 competency units (credit hours) per term – each course generally represents three or four competency units. Because we allow you to complete extra courses at no extra cost, you may be able to increase the value of your program by dedicating extra time to your studies.

  • $2,890: Tuition per 6-Month Term
  • $145: Resource Fee per 6-Month Term
  • $65: One-Time Application Fee

WGU's online B.S. in Accounting degree program is designed to be affordable for hard-working adults with bills to pay.

Learn more about tuition and fees.

WGU's B.S. in Accounting degree program is about half the cost of a comparable program at another online university. A

business degree at a traditional university can cost as much as $40,000. A typical two-year bachelor's degree program at WGU is less than $15,000.

WGU University of Phoenix
$2,890 per six month term.
If it takes four years = $23,120
120 credits x $490* per credit = .
$58,800

*$490/credit cost based on an average of $395 per credit for lower-division courses and $585 for upper-division courses
*Note: This chart is for illustration only and reflects the tuition information made public by other institutions and WGU's standard tuition of $2,890 per term as of February 1, 2015. Tuition for the MBA and nursing programs is higher at $3,250 per term. Actual rates will vary depending on the number of terms needed to complete the program. Check the website for the most current tuition information.

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