The New England College of Business and Finance (NECB) was founded in 1909 as the American Banking Institute. When it received full college accreditation in 1985 from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, it became the only bank-sponsored educational institution in the U.S. accredited as a degree-granting college. Its first online programs were delivered in 2002 when the school was known as the New England College of Finance (NECF) through NECF Online.
NECB’s current online degree programs include Associate in Science in Business Administration (ASBA), Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), Master of Science in Finance (MSF) and the Master of Science in Business Ethics and Compliance (MBE). Each course is set up to contain the basic components of Readings, Lecture, Discussion, Review, and Assignment. Tuition and fees for the MSF and MBE programs cost $ 1,960.00 per course. Tuition for the ASBA program costs $ 775.00 per course while the BSBA program costs $ 1,100.00 per course.
When asked to review NECB’s standard as an institution offering online programs, graduates agree on certain important factors which they think are offered by the school including highly personalized student care, an ideal learning environment, assistance towards career and personal growth and maximized flexibility. Recent data reflect a 95% course completion rate for its online associate and bachelor’s degrees while its master’s degree programs show a retention rate of 92%.
Online courses at NECB are accessed through the EPIC Learning System. NECB’s Financial Aid Office assists qualified students towards finding the most suitable financial aid option which includes grants, loans and scholarships. The Admissions Department can be contacted to verify admission requirements, online program information, tuition rates and financial aid options. Employees and their families can take advantage of NECB’s corporate partnerships for scholarship opportunities.