YSU master’s degree in Financial Economics ranked nationally

2017 Best Value Badge

Youngstown State University’s online master's degree in Financial Economics has been ranked as one of the top nine Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in the nation by AffordableColleges.com.

AffordableColleges.com ranked the YSU program fourth in the nation for its “academically rigorous program at an affordable price.” The Master of Arts in Financial Economics has previously been recognized for affordability by “The Best Master’s Degrees” and The Financial Times.

Rankings are determined using a unique algorithm that is comprised of 11 different data points including: tuition, students receiving financial aid, net price, loan default rate, enrollment rate, full-time retention rate, graduation rate, student:faculty ratio, admissions rate, number of programs and the percentage of students taking at least one online course.

The mission of AffordableColleges.com is to help students find a path to a rewarding, quality education that won’t leave them crippled by student debt.

The Master of Arts in Financial Economics at YSU is designed to provide students with a firm understanding of economic theory and how to analyze financial markets. The program is one of only two online programs that allow students to earn a degree specializing in financial economics.