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Program Costs

NIU Department of Accountancy offers a quality education from a nationally ranked program for a competitive price - less than the cost of other Illinois graduate accounting programs. Costs presented below are for in-state students:

Graduate Accountancy Programs

2016-2017 Cost

NIU MAC (36 credit hours)


University of Illinois at Chicago


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (MSA)


DePaul University


Individual semester calculations, including calculations for out-of- state costs, may be determined through the use of the NIU Bursar's Office tuition estimator at

General Business Courses

For candidates who have not completed all of the general business courses, we offer interactive, self-paced, online non-credit courses for $560 per course.

Fundamentals of Economics (FINA 500)

Understanding Corporate Finance (FINA 505)

Business Math & Statistics (OMIS 524)

If you prefer, you may earn college credit by taking the these courses at NIU or a local community college.