List of Cheapest to Most Expensive Online MBA

Created by Henry Steele

By Henry Steele - May 7, 2018
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If you plan to get your MBA, you surely know that obtaining your advanced business degree is a good path to a higher salary. But an important factor to determine the ultimate value of the MBA is what it costs you in tuition. The sticker price of an MBA these days can range from the low five figures to low to mid six figures, depending upon the university. Generally, online MBAs are less expensive than their campus-based counterparts, but some online MBAs cost more than others.

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As you are weighing the pluses and minuses of various online MBAs, it is important to look at tuition cost, as well. Below is a comprehensive list of the cost per credit hour for many of the online MBAs available today.

Use this data to help make your decision about which MBA program is best for you.

Online MBA ProgramCity/StateCredit CostAACSB
Babson CollegeBabson Park, MA$1,892.87Yes
University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL$1,850.00Yes
George Washington UniversityWashington, DC$1,610.00Yes
American University (Kogod)Washington$1,579.00Yes
Hofstra University (Zarb)Hempstead, NY$1,516.67Yes
Stevens Institute of TechnologyHoboken, NJ$1,501.00Yes
Howard UniversityWashington, DC$1,488.00Yes
University of Maryland—​College Park (Smith)College Park, MD$1,481.00Yes
Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA$1,476.00Yes
Syracuse University (Whitman)Syracuse, NY$1,388.00Yes
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC$1,382.00Yes
Simmons CollegeBoston, MA$1,374.00Yes
St. Mary’s College of CaliforniaMoraga, CA$1,357.00Yes
Endicott CollegeBeverly, MA$1,350.00No
Westminster CollegeSalt Lake City, UT$1,333.00No
Villanova UniversityVillanova, PA$1,320.00Yes
Temple University (Fox)Philadelphia, PA$1,296.29Yes
Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PA$1,255.00Yes
Suffolk UniversityBoston, MA$1,251.00Yes
University of DallasIrving, TX$1,250.00Yes
University of Utah (Eccles)Salt Lake City, UT$1,200.00Yes
University of Michigan—​DearbornDearborn, MI$1,158.00Yes
Indiana University—​Bloomington (Kelley)Bloomington, IN$1,145.00Yes
Cleveland State University (Ahuja)Cleveland, OH$1,102.94Yes
Arizona State University (Carey)Tempe, AZ$1,102.00Yes
Clarkson UniversityPotsdam, NY$1,100.00Yes
Queens University of Charlotte (McColl)Charlotte, NC$1,080.00Yes
Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, PA$1,075.00Yes
Louisiana State University—​Baton Rouge (Ourso)Baton Rouge, LA$1,046.00Yes
Florida International UniversityMiami, FL$1,000.00Yes
James Madison UniversityHarrisonburg, VA$1,000.00Yes
Texas Southern University (Jones)Houston, TX$1,000.00Yes
University of Arizona (Eller)Tucson, AZ$1,000.00Yes
Baylor University (Hankamer)Waco, TX$996.00Yes
Pennsylvania State University—​World CampusUniversity Park, PA$988.00Yes
Widener UniversityChester, PA$984.00Yes
North Carolina State University (Jenkins)Raleigh, NC$976.43Yes
University of ScrantonScranton, PA$965.00Yes
Quinnipiac UniversityHamden, CT$955.00Yes
Samford University (Brock)Birmingham, AL$955.00Yes
St. Joseph’s University (Haub)Philadelphia, PA$946.00Yes
Baldwin Wallace UniversityBerea, OH$921.00Yes
University of WyomingLaramie, WY$906.00Yes
Chatham UniversityPittsburgh, PA$903.00No
Lawrence Technological UniversitySouthfield, MI$900.00No
University of BaltimoreBaltimore, MD$900.00Yes
Florida Institute of TechnologyMelbourne, FL$896.00No
University of CincinnatiCincinnati, OH$890.00Yes
George Mason UniversityFairfax, VA$889.25Yes
University of St. FrancisJoliet, IL$870.00No
California State Monterey BaySeaside, CA$866.67No
Kettering UniversityFlint, MI$857.00Yes
Northwest UniversityKirkland, WA$857.00No
Albertus Magnus CollegeNew Haven$855.00No
Southern Illinois University—​CarbondaleCarbondale, IL$854.00Yes
University of the Incarnate WordSan Antonio, TX$850.00No
Nova Southeastern UniversityFort Lauderdale, FL$832.00Yes
University of Massachusetts—​Amherst (Isenberg)Amherst, MA$825.00Yes
Dallas Baptist UniversityDallas, TX$823.00No
Ohio UniversityAthens, OH$820.51Yes
University of Texas—​TylerTyler, TX$819.44No
DeSales UniversityCenter Valley, PA$815.00No
University of Wisconsin—​OshkoshOshkosh, WI$815.00Yes
Auburn University (Harbert)Auburn, AL$805.00Yes
Florida Atlantic UniversityBoca Raton, FL$800.00Yes
Xavier UniversityNew Orleans, LA$799.00Yes
Medaille CollegeBuffalo, NY$797.00No
Colorado State UniversityFort Collins, CO$795.00Yes
Florida A&M UniversityTallahassee, FL$792.00No
Missouri University of Science & TechnologyRolla, MO$782.67Yes
University of Tennessee—​ChattanoogaChattanooga, TN$781.34No
Southeastern UniversityLakeland, FL$777.00Yes
Norwich UniversityNorthfield, VT$760.00No
University of La VerneLa Verne, CA$757.00No
Maryville UniversitySt Louis, MO$755.00No
Webster UniversitySaint Louis, MO$755.00No
Texas A&M University-CommerceCommerce, TX$753Yes
Boise State UniversityBoise, ID$750.00Yes
California State University—​San BernardinoSan Bernardino, CA$750.00Yes
Stetson UniversityDeLand, FL$750.00Yes
University of Delaware (Lerner)Newark, DE$750.00Yes
Washington State UniversityPullman, WA$750.00Yes
National Louis UniversityChicago, IL$744.00No
Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusa, CA$740.00No
Georgia College & State University (Bunting)Milledgeville, GA$739.00Yes
University of West GeorgiaCarrollton, GA$739.00No
Valdosta State University (Langdale)Valdosta, GA$739.00Yes
West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WV$734.00Yes
Post UniversityWaterbury, CT$730.00No
Columbus State University (Turner)Columbus, GA$728.00Yes
Georgia Southern UniversityStatesboro, GA$728.00Yes
Rowan University (Rohrer)Glassboro, NJ$714.00Yes
University of KansasLawrence, KS$714.00Yes
Abilene UniversityAbilene, TX$700.00Yes
Bethel UniversityMcKenzie, TN$695.00No
Davenport UniversityGrand Rapids, MI$695.00No
Sam Houston State UniversityHuntsville, TX$676.33Yes
University of Wisconsin MBA ConsortiumEau Claire, WI$675.00Yes
University of Colorado—​Colorado SpringsColorado Springs, CO$672.00Yes
Baker UniversityBaldwin City, KS$670.00No
City University of SeattleBellevue, WA$665.00No
Walsh UniversityNorth Canton, OH$665.00No
University of Texas—​DallasRichardson, TX$657.55Yes
Western Kentucky University (Ford)Bowling Green, KY$652.00Yes
Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)Pittsburgh, PA$640.00Yes
Franklin UniversityColumbus, OH$635.00No
Spring Arbor UniversitySpring Arbor, MI$633.00No
Marylhurst UniversityMarylhurst, OR$628.00No
University of Wisconsin—​WhitewaterWhitewater, WI$628.00Yes
Southern New Hamphshire UniversityHookset, NH$627No
Charleston Southern UniversityCharleston, SC$625.00No
Portland State UniversityPortland, OR$620.00Yes
Ottawa University—​OnlineOttawa, KS$610.00Yes
Southwestern CollegeWinfield, KS$602.00No
Central Michigan UniversityMount Pleasant, MI$600.00Yes
SUNY—​OswegoOswego, NY$600.00Yes
University of MississippiUniversity, MS$595.00Yes
University of St. MaryLeavenworth, KS$595.00No
Arkansas State University​Jonesboro, AR$580.00Yes
Morehead State UniversityMorehead, KY$579.00Yes
University of North TexasDenton, TX$573.00Yes
University of Memphis (Fogelman)Memphis, TN$572.73Yes
University of Massachusetts—​LowellLowell, MA$570.00Yes
Minnesota State University—​ MoorheadMoorhead, MN$565.00Yes
New England CollegeHenniker, NH$565.00No
Grand Canyon UniversityPhoenix, AZ$560.00No
Northwest Nazarene UniversityNampa, ID$560.00No
Indiana Wesleyan UniversitySt. Marion, IN$550.00No
Southern Adventist UniversityCollegedale, TN$550.00No
University of MaryBismarck, ND$550.00No
University of Northwestern OhioLima, OH$550.00No
Texas A&M University—​KingsvilleKingsville, TX$549.00Yes
John Brown UniversitySiloam Springs, AR$548.00No
University of Tennessee—​MartinMartin, TN$548.00Yes
University of the SouthwestHobbs, NM$544.00No
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA$540.00No
University of Houston—​VictoriaVictoria, TX$532.00Yes
University of Nebraska—​LincolnLincoln, NE$531.00Yes
University of Florida (Hough)Gainesville, FL$530.69Yes
Belhaven UniversityJackson, MS$530.00No
Ferris State UniversityBig Rapids, MI$527.00No
University of Massachusetts—​Dartmouth (Charlton)North Dartmouth, MA$521.00Yes
Bryan CollegeDayton, TN$520.00No
Longwood UniversityFarmville, VA$512.00Yes
University of South Florida—​St. Petersburg (Tiedemann)St. Petersburg, FL$511.59Yes
Andrews UniversityBerrien Springs$510.50No
College of St. ScholasticaDuluth, MN$510.00No
Tabor CollegeHillsboro, KS$510.00No
Park UniversityParkville, MO$505.00No
Tarleton State UniversityStephenville, TX$504.97No
Cornerstone UniversityGrand Rapids, MI$500.00No
University of Nevada—​RenoReno, NV$500.00Yes
Campbellsville UniversityCampbellsville, KY$499.00No
Mount Vernon Nazarene UniversityMount Vernon, OH$498.00No
Eastern New Mexico UniversityPortales, NM$483.18No
Southeast Missouri State University (Harrison)Cape Girardeau, MO$480.00Yes
Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL$479.32Yes
St. Joseph’s College New YorkBrooklyn, NY$475.00Yes
Clarion University of PennsylvaniaClarion, PA$470.00Yes
McKendree UniversityLebanon, IL$470.00No
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (Grove)Shippensburg, PA$470.00Yes
West Chester University of PennsylvaniaWest Chester, PA$470.00Yes
California State University—​Dominguez HillsCarson, CA$460.00No
Lindenwood UniversitySaint Charles, MO$453.00No
SUNY Polytechnic InstituteUtica, NY$453.00Yes
North Greenville UniversityTigerville, SC$450.00Yes
Troy UniversityTroy, AL$450.00No
Tennessee Technological UniversityCookeville, TN$447.00Yes
Dakota State UniversityMadison, SD$442.05No
University of Texas of the Permian BasinOdessa, TX$425.00Yes
Upper Iowa UniversityFayette, IA$417.00No
University of Houston—​Clear LakeHouston, TX$416.00Yes
Mississippi State UniversityMississippi State, MS$410.75Yes
Kennesaw State University (Coles)Kennesaw, GA$408.00Yes
Lamar UniversityBeaumont, TX$408.00Yes
University of North DakotaGrand Forks, ND$402.52Yes
Fort Hays State UniversityHays, KS$400.00No
Ball State University(Miller) Muncie, IN$394.00Yes
Texas A&M University—​Corpus ChristiCorpus Christi, TX$394.00Yes
Western Governors UniversitySalt Lake City, UT$394.00No
University of South DakotaVermillion, SD$383.00Yes
Southern Utah UniversityCedar City, UT$382.00Yes
Kansas State UniversityManhattan, KS$380.80Yes
Columbia CollegeColumbia, MO$375.00No
University of Sioux FallsSioux Falls, SD$375.00No
Florida Gulf Coast University (Lutgert)Fort Myers, FL$373.38Yes
Eastern Oregon UniversityLa Grande, OR$372.00No
Salisbury University (Perdue)Salisbury, MD$370.00Yes
East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC$358.82Yes
Oklahoma State University (Spears)Stillwater, OK$358.00Yes
University of North AlabamaFlorence, AL$345.00No
William Woods UniversityFulton, MO$325.00No
Western Illinois UniversityMacomb, IL$323.64Yes
University of the CumberlandsWilliamsburg, KY$315.00No
Missouri State UniversitySpringfield, MO$305.56Yes
West Texas A&M UniversityCanyon, TX$292.00Yes
Fitchburg State UniversityFitchburg, MA$289.00No
Cameron UniversityLawton, OK$285.00No
Southern Arkansas UniversityMagnolia, AR$271.00Yes
University of Central ArkansasConway, AR$243.00Yes
Emporia State UniversityEmporia, KS$235.00Yes
Wright State University (Soin)Dayton, OH$198.21Yes
Fayetteville State UniversityFayetteville, NC$160.82Yes
University of Louisiana—​MonroeMonroe, LA$157.75Yes

Henry Steele
Managing Editor
Henry is Managing Editor of He is a seasoned business professional who regularly consults with local business's throughout Southern California. Henry pursued his undergrad in Business and Economics at the University of San Diego and gained valuable life changing experience through a unique internship upon graduation.

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