List of Cheapest to Most Expensive Online MBA

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.

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 Program City/State Credit Cost AACSB
Babson College Babson Park, MA $1,892.87 Yes
University of Miami Coral Gables, FL $1,850.00 Yes
George Washington University Washington, DC $1,610.00 Yes
American University (Kogod) Washington $1,579.00 Yes
Hofstra University (Zarb) Hempstead, NY $1,516.67 Yes
Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ $1,501.00 Yes
Howard University Washington, DC $1,488.00 Yes
University of Maryland—​College Park (Smith) College Park, MD $1,481.00 Yes
Northeastern University Boston, MA $1,476.00 Yes
Syracuse University (Whitman) Syracuse, NY $1,388.00 Yes
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC $1,382.00 Yes
Simmons College Boston, MA $1,374.00 Yes
St. Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA $1,357.00 Yes
Endicott College Beverly, MA $1,350.00 No
Westminster College Salt Lake City, UT $1,333.00 No
Villanova University Villanova, PA $1,320.00 Yes
Temple University (Fox) Philadelphia, PA $1,296.29 Yes
Drexel University Philadelphia, PA $1,255.00 Yes
Suffolk University Boston, MA $1,251.00 Yes
University of Dallas Irving, TX $1,250.00 Yes
University of Utah (Eccles) Salt Lake City, UT $1,200.00 Yes
University of Michigan—​Dearborn Dearborn, MI $1,158.00 Yes
Indiana University—​Bloomington (Kelley) Bloomington, IN $1,145.00 Yes
Cleveland State University (Ahuja) Cleveland, OH $1,102.94 Yes
Arizona State University (Carey) Tempe, AZ $1,102.00 Yes
Clarkson University Potsdam, NY $1,100.00 Yes
Queens University of Charlotte (McColl) Charlotte, NC $1,080.00 Yes
Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA $1,075.00 Yes
Louisiana State University—​Baton Rouge (Ourso) Baton Rouge, LA $1,046.00 Yes
Florida International University Miami, FL $1,000.00 Yes
James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA $1,000.00 Yes
Texas Southern University (Jones) Houston, TX $1,000.00 Yes
University of Arizona (Eller) Tucson, AZ $1,000.00 Yes
Baylor University (Hankamer) Waco, TX $996.00 Yes
Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus University Park, PA $988.00 Yes
Widener University Chester, PA $984.00 Yes
North Carolina State University (Jenkins) Raleigh, NC $976.43 Yes
University of Scranton Scranton, PA $965.00 Yes
Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT $955.00 Yes
Samford University (Brock) Birmingham, AL $955.00 Yes
St. Joseph’s University (Haub) Philadelphia, PA $946.00 Yes
Baldwin Wallace University Berea, OH $921.00 Yes
University of Wyoming Laramie, WY $906.00 Yes
Chatham University Pittsburgh, PA $903.00 No
Lawrence Technological University Southfield, MI $900.00 No
University of Baltimore Baltimore, MD $900.00 Yes
Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL $896.00 No
University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH $890.00 Yes
George Mason University Fairfax, VA $889.25 Yes
University of St. Francis Joliet, IL $870.00 No
California State Monterey Bay Seaside, CA $866.67 No
Kettering University Flint, MI $857.00 Yes
Northwest University Kirkland, WA $857.00 No
Albertus Magnus College New Haven $855.00 No
Southern Illinois University—​Carbondale Carbondale, IL $854.00 Yes
University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio, TX $850.00 No
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL $832.00 Yes
University of Massachusetts—​Amherst (Isenberg) Amherst, MA $825.00 Yes
Dallas Baptist University Dallas, TX $823.00 No
Ohio University Athens, OH $820.51 Yes
University of Texas—​Tyler Tyler, TX $819.44 No
DeSales University Center Valley, PA $815.00 No
University of Wisconsin—​Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI $815.00 Yes
Auburn University (Harbert) Auburn, AL $805.00 Yes
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL $800.00 Yes
Xavier University New Orleans, LA $799.00 Yes
Medaille College Buffalo, NY $797.00 No
Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO $795.00 Yes
Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL $792.00 No
Missouri University of Science & Technology Rolla, MO $782.67 Yes
University of Tennessee—​Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN $781.34 No
Southeastern University Lakeland, FL $777.00 Yes
Norwich University Northfield, VT $760.00 No
University of La Verne La Verne, CA $757.00 No
Maryville University St Louis, MO $755.00 No
Webster University Saint Louis, MO $755.00 No
Texas A&M University-Commerce Commerce, TX $753 Yes
Boise State University Boise, ID $750.00 Yes
California State University—​San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA $750.00 Yes
Stetson University DeLand, FL $750.00 Yes
University of Delaware (Lerner) Newark, DE $750.00 Yes
Washington State University Pullman, WA $750.00 Yes
National Louis University Chicago, IL $744.00 No
Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA $740.00 No
Georgia College & State University (Bunting) Milledgeville, GA $739.00 Yes
University of West Georgia Carrollton, GA $739.00 No
Valdosta State University (Langdale) Valdosta, GA $739.00 Yes
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV $734.00 Yes
Post University Waterbury, CT $730.00 No
Columbus State University (Turner) Columbus, GA $728.00 Yes
Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA $728.00 Yes
Rowan University (Rohrer) Glassboro, NJ $714.00 Yes
University of Kansas Lawrence, KS $714.00 Yes
Abilene University Abilene, TX $700.00 Yes
Bethel University McKenzie, TN $695.00 No
Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI $695.00 No
Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX $676.33 Yes
University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium Eau Claire, WI $675.00 Yes
University of Colorado—​Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO $672.00 Yes
Baker University Baldwin City, KS $670.00 No
City University of Seattle Bellevue, WA $665.00 No
Walsh University North Canton, OH $665.00 No
University of Texas—​Dallas Richardson, TX $657.55 Yes
Western Kentucky University (Ford) Bowling Green, KY $652.00 Yes
Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper) Pittsburgh, PA $640.00 Yes
Franklin University Columbus, OH $635.00 No
Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor, MI $633.00 No
Marylhurst University Marylhurst, OR $628.00 No
University of Wisconsin—​Whitewater Whitewater, WI $628.00 Yes
Southern New Hamphshire University Hookset, NH $627 No
Charleston Southern University Charleston, SC $625.00 No
Portland State University Portland, OR $620.00 Yes
Ottawa University—​Online Ottawa, KS $610.00 Yes
Southwestern College Winfield, KS $602.00 No
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI $600.00 Yes
SUNY—​Oswego Oswego, NY $600.00 Yes
University of Mississippi University, MS $595.00 Yes
University of St. Mary Leavenworth, KS $595.00 No
Arkansas State University ​Jonesboro, AR $580.00 Yes
Morehead State University Morehead, KY $579.00 Yes
University of North Texas Denton, TX $573.00 Yes
University of Memphis (Fogelman) Memphis, TN $572.73 Yes
University of Massachusetts—​Lowell Lowell, MA $570.00 Yes
Minnesota State University—​ Moorhead Moorhead, MN $565.00 Yes
New England College Henniker, NH $565.00 No
Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ $560.00 No
Northwest Nazarene University Nampa, ID $560.00 No
Indiana Wesleyan University St. Marion, IN $550.00 No
Southern Adventist University Collegedale, TN $550.00 No
University of Mary Bismarck, ND $550.00 No
University of Northwestern Ohio Lima, OH $550.00 No
Texas A&M University—​Kingsville Kingsville, TX $549.00 Yes
John Brown University Siloam Springs, AR $548.00 No
University of Tennessee—​Martin Martin, TN $548.00 Yes
University of the Southwest Hobbs, NM $544.00 No
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA $540.00 No
University of Houston—​Victoria Victoria, TX $532.00 Yes
University of Nebraska—​Lincoln Lincoln, NE $531.00 Yes
University of Florida (Hough) Gainesville, FL $530.69 Yes
Belhaven University Jackson, MS $530.00 No
Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI $527.00 No
University of Massachusetts—​Dartmouth (Charlton) North Dartmouth, MA $521.00 Yes
Bryan College Dayton, TN $520.00 No
Longwood University Farmville, VA $512.00 Yes
University of South Florida—​St. Petersburg (Tiedemann) St. Petersburg, FL $511.59 Yes
Andrews University Berrien Springs $510.50 No
College of St. Scholastica Duluth, MN $510.00 No
Tabor College Hillsboro, KS $510.00 No
Park University Parkville, MO $505.00 No
Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX $504.97 No
Cornerstone University Grand Rapids, MI $500.00 No
University of Nevada—​Reno Reno, NV $500.00 Yes
Campbellsville University Campbellsville, KY $499.00 No
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon, OH $498.00 No
Eastern New Mexico University Portales, NM $483.18 No
Southeast Missouri State University (Harrison) Cape Girardeau, MO $480.00 Yes
Florida State University Tallahassee, FL $479.32 Yes
St. Joseph’s College New York Brooklyn, NY $475.00 Yes
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion, PA $470.00 Yes
McKendree University Lebanon, IL $470.00 No
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (Grove) Shippensburg, PA $470.00 Yes
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA $470.00 Yes
California State University—​Dominguez Hills Carson, CA $460.00 No
Lindenwood University Saint Charles, MO $453.00 No
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Utica, NY $453.00 Yes
North Greenville University Tigerville, SC $450.00 Yes
Troy University Troy, AL $450.00 No
Tennessee Technological University Cookeville, TN $447.00 Yes
Dakota State University Madison, SD $442.05 No
University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa, TX $425.00 Yes
Upper Iowa University Fayette, IA $417.00 No
University of Houston—​Clear Lake Houston, TX $416.00 Yes
Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS $410.75 Yes
Kennesaw State University (Coles) Kennesaw, GA $408.00 Yes
Lamar University Beaumont, TX $408.00 Yes
University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND $402.52 Yes
Fort Hays State University Hays, KS $400.00 No
Ball State University (Miller) Muncie, IN $394.00 Yes
Texas A&M University—​Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX $394.00 Yes
Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT $394.00 No
University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD $383.00 Yes
Southern Utah University Cedar City, UT $382.00 Yes
Kansas State University Manhattan, KS $380.80 Yes
Columbia College Columbia, MO $375.00 No
University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, SD $375.00 No
Florida Gulf Coast University (Lutgert) Fort Myers, FL $373.38 Yes
Eastern Oregon University La Grande, OR $372.00 No
Salisbury University (Perdue) Salisbury, MD $370.00 Yes
East Carolina University Greenville, NC $358.82 Yes
Oklahoma State University (Spears) Stillwater, OK $358.00 Yes
University of North Alabama Florence, AL $345.00 No
William Woods University Fulton, MO $325.00 No
Western Illinois University Macomb, IL $323.64 Yes
University of the Cumberlands Williamsburg, KY $315.00 No
Missouri State University Springfield, MO $305.56 Yes
West Texas A&M University Canyon, TX $292.00 Yes
Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, MA $289.00 No
Cameron University Lawton, OK $285.00 No
Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, AR $271.00 Yes
University of Central Arkansas Conway, AR $243.00 Yes
Emporia State University Emporia, KS $235.00 Yes
Wright State University (Soin) Dayton, OH $198.21 Yes
Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, NC $160.82 Yes
University of Louisiana—​Monroe Monroe, LA $157.75 Yes

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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