ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is being recognized nationally for its online degrees – including a No. 2 ranking for affordability among schools offering online master's degrees in finance.
The rankings by SR Education Group are compiled using factors such as annual tuition, accreditation and salary. Northern’s rankings were as follows:
- Second for master's degrees in finance on the 2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges list.
- 12th for bachelor's degrees in finance on the 2019 Best Online Colleges list.
- 14th for bachelor's degrees in finance on the 2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges list.
These rankings come after Northern was already included this fall on a list of the 100 Most Affordable Colleges and Universities. Northern is No. 11 on this College Consensus list – the highest ranking of any university in South Dakota.
Also, Northern was again recognized among the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report, tying for number 101 on the Regional Universities Midwest list on the 2019 Best Colleges rankings. On the smaller Top Public Schools list within the regional universities category, Northern tied for number 26 in the Midwest.
For more information on online learning at Northern, visit NSU Online and Continuing Education.
About Northern State University
Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaign, with a goal of raising $45 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.