Average Program Cost

Tuition and fees vary for our MSA Program depending on the number of credits taken each semester and the program pursued. The cost of the program will depend on any required prerequisite courses, course choices, and enrollment status. For most accounting undergraduate students, the program can be completed in one year. Talk to our program director when you’re ready to discuss the details of your estimated tuition.

Program Type in state Out of State (on campus Students) Out of NC (Online Students)
MSA on Campus, Full Time
(30 credit hours, one year)
$16,000 $33,675 N/A
MSA Online, Part Time
(30 credit hours)
$15,000 $35,000 $22,500
The Out of NC rate is available for students located outside the state who are taking online classes. You must apply to receive this rate.  Estimated program cost does not include books or student health insurance.


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Financial Aid

About half of all UNCG graduate students receive financial aid in the form of one or more of the following:

Graduate students taking undergraduate-level prerequisite courses and planning to receive federal financial aid must plan carefully by speaking with their advisor and reading the Financial Aid website for detailed information.

Fianancial Aid at UNCG

Scholarships, Fellowships and Graduate Assistantships

The Bryan School seeks to attract exceptional graduate students through financial awards in the form of scholarships, fellowships, graduate assistantships, and tuition waivers. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, but the priority deadline for the fall semester is March 15 and September 15 for the spring semester. 

Successful new student scholarship and award recipients historically have had at least a 3.5 GPA, 550 GMAT score, and excellent recommendations. Successful continuing student recipients have a proven track record of academic performance and/or demonstrated financial need.

Bryan Scholarships

The Bryan School offers a variety of scholarships. Recipient selections depend on scholarship specifications and may be need- and/or merit-based. These scholarships are available to new students and continuing students. Some Bryan Scholarships are limited to undergraduate or graduate students.

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Bryan Fellowship

The Bryan Fellowship is the premier award in the Bryan School for graduate students. Recipient selections are primarily merit-based. These fellowships are funded by the Kathleen Price and Joseph M. Bryan Endowment Fund for the school. Recipients of these fellowships are recognized as Bryan Fellows and receive fellowship awards valued at a minimum of $2,000.

Applicant must be unconditionally admitted to a graduate program within the Bryan School of Business and Economics to qualify. There is no separate fellowship application; all applicants who complete the Bryan Scholarship application will automatically be considered for fellowship nomination.

Graduate Assistantships

Bryan School also offers a limited number of graduate assistantships to full-time students. Applicants for assistantships must have been unconditionally admitted into the MS in Accounting degree program. Assistants are usually employed to assist faculty members for as many as 20 hours per week.

Stipends for graduate assistantships typically range from $6,000 to $7,500 for the nine-month academic year. Applications can be requested from the Graduate Program office. In a few cases, tuition waivers may be available for students appointed to an assistantship.


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Have Questions?

If you still have questions regarding our MS in Accounting Program please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

Ms. Jennifer Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
301U Bryan Building j_chapm2@uncg.edu 336-256-1432

Ms. Amanda Cromartie

MSA Program Director & Academic Advisor
Bryan 342 acromartie@uncg.edu (336) 256-0127