MBA Cost by State – Highest, Lowest

Average Cost of an MBAs State? $61,188.89

Average MBA Cost in the US: $39,291.07

Average Cost of MBA is California: $61,188.89


MBA Cost by Concentration – Highest, Lowest

Average Cost of an MBA by Concentration – $39,472.44

25 Most Expensive MBAs by Accounting

  1. Columbia University - $170,330.00
  2. Stanford University - $164,460.00
  3. New York University - $162,991.00
  4. Dartmouth College - $155,040.00
  5. Yale University - $146,180.00
  6. Duke University - $145,253.00
  7. Cornell University - $143,880.00
  8. Carnegie Mellon University - $141,812.00
  9. University of Virginia-Darden - $139,200.00
  10. University of California, Los Angeles - $139,014.00
  11. Emory University - $138,248.00
  12. University of Southern California - $137,106.00
  13. Vanderbilt University - $135,070.00
  14. The University of Michigan - $132,953.00
  15. Washington University in St. Louis - $127,032.00
  16. Rice University - $126,324.00
  17. University of Miami - $126,040.00
  18. Georgetown University - $121,858.00
  19. Tulane University - $118,822.00
  20. University of California, Berkeley - $117,444.00
  21. University of Notre Dame - $116,710.00
  22. Boston University - $115,632.00
  23. Babson College - $114,572.00
  24. Fordham University - $112,938.00
  25. Texas Christian University - $111,060.00

25 Most Expensive MBAs by Management

  1. Columbia University - $170,330.00
  2. Stanford University - $164,460.00
  3. New York University - $162,991.00
  4. Dartmouth College - $155,040.00
  5. Yale University - $146,180.00
  6. Duke University - $145,253.00
  7. Cornell University - $143,880.00
  8. University of Virginia-Darden - $139,200.00
  9. University of California, Los Angeles - $139,014.00
  10. Emory University - $138,248.00
  11. University of Southern California - $137,106.00
  12. Vanderbilt University - $135,070.00
  13. The University of Michigan - $132,953.00
  14. Washington University in St. Louis - $127,032.00
  15. Rice University - $126,324.00
  16. University of Miami - $126,040.00
  17. Johns Hopkins University - $125,500.00
  18. Georgetown University - $121,858.00
  19. Tulane University - $118,822.00
  20. University of California, Berkeley - $117,444.00
  21. University of Notre Dame - $116,710.00
  22. Boston University - $115,632.00
  23. Babson College - $114,572.00
  24. Fordham University - $112,938.00
  25. Brandeis University - $111,101.00

25 Least Expensive MBAs by Accounting

  1. Augusta University - $6,660.00
  2. Fayetteville State University - $6,900.00
  3. Lamar University - $8,432.00
  4. Georgia College & State University - $8,640.00
  5. University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras - $8,650.00
  6. Columbus State University - $8,748.00
  7. California State University, Chico - $8,800.00
  8. Tennessee State University - $9,276.00
  9. Humboldt State University - $9,294.00
  10. Elizabeth City State University - $9,876.00
  11. Texas A&M University-Texarkana - $9,884.00
  12. Northern Arizona University - $10,480.00
  13. Valdosta State University - $10,677.00
  14. University of Central Arkansas - $10,748.00
  15. University of Nebraska at Kearney - $10,940.00
  16. Southern Arkansas University - $11,070.00
  17. Southeast Missouri State University - $11,228.00
  18. Stephen F. Austin State University - $11,270.00
  19. West Texas A&M University - $11,315.00
  20. Emporia State University - $11,326.00
  21. Arkansas Tech University - $11,400.00
  22. Eastern Washington University - $11,439.00
  23. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin - $11,736.00
  24. Indiana University Kokomo - $11,782.00
  25. University of Southern Indiana - $11,783.00

25 Least Expensive MBAs by Management

  1. Augusta University - $6,660.00
  2. Fayetteville State University - $6,900.00
  3. Lamar University - $8,432.00
  4. Georgia College & State University - $8,640.00
  5. University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras - $8,650.00
  6. Columbus State University - $8,748.00
  7. California State University, Chico - $8,800.00
  8. Humboldt State University - $9,294.00
  9. Elizabeth City State University - $9,876.00
  10. Texas A&M University-Texarkana - $9,884.00
  11. Northern Arizona University - $10,480.00
  12. Valdosta State University - $10,677.00
  13. University of Central Arkansas - $10,748.00
  14. University of Nebraska at Kearney - $10,940.00
  15. Southern Arkansas University - $11,070.00
  16. Southeast Missouri State University - $11,228.00
  17. Stephen F. Austin State University - $11,270.00
  18. West Texas A&M University - $11,315.00
  19. Emporia State University - $11,326.00
  20. Arkansas Tech University - $11,400.00
  21. Eastern Washington University - $11,439.00
  22. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin - $11,736.00
  23. Indiana University Kokomo - $11,782.00
  24. University of Southern Indiana - $11,783.00
  25. Mississippi State University - $11,844.00



MBA GMAT Scores by State

Average GMAT Scores in the US – 542.58

Average GMAT Scored in California 549.25


MBA GMAT Scores by Concentration

Average GMAT Scores by Concentration 547.05

10 Highest GMAT Scores by Accounting

  1. Stanford University - 737
  2. Northwestern University - 728
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 724
  4. University of Pennsylvania - 730
  5. Harvard University - 729
  6. The University of Chicago - 726
  7. Yale University - 725
  8. Columbia University - 720
  9. University of California, Los Angeles - 719
  10. Dartmouth College - 717

10 Highest GMAT Scores by Management

  1. Stanford University - 737
  2. Northwestern University - 728
  3. University of Pennsylvania - 730
  4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 724
  5. Harvard University - 729
  6. The University of Chicago - 726
  7. Yale University - 725
  8. Brown University - 722
  9. Columbia University - 720
  10. University of California, Los Angeles - 719

10 Lowest GMAT Scores by Accounting

  1. Prairie View A&M University - 385
  2. University of St. Thomas-Houston - 387
  3. Montana State University - 394
  4. University of Montevallo - 400
  5. Jackson State University - 400
  6. Stockton University - 400
  7. Henderson State University - 400
  8. National University College - 400
  9. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - 400
  10. Francis Marion University - 400

10 Lowest GMAT Scores by Management

  1. Prairie View A&M University - 385
  2. University of St. Thomas-Houston - 387
  3. Alabama A&M University - 400
  4. Capella University - 400
  5. Western Governors University - 400
  6. Henderson State University - 400
  7. Saint Xavier University - 400
  8. Jackson State University - 400
  9. University of Montevallo - 400
  10. Whitworth University - 400

Highest Starting Salaries in State

Average Starting Salary in California- $93,126.50

10 Lowest Starting Salaries in California

  1. California State University-San Marcos - $52,400.00
  2. California State University, Bakersfield - $56,126.00
  3. California State University - $60,000.00
  4. Lincoln University - California - $64,300.00
  5. University of California, Riverside - $70,000.00
  6. American Jewish University - $70,000.00
  7. California Lutheran University - $71,000.00
  8. Woodbury University - $71,500.00
  9. California State University - $71,732.00
  10. University of San Diego - $72,363.00
  11. California State University, Chico - $74,231.00
  12. California State University, Stanislaus - $78,500.00
  13. California State University, San Bernardino - $80,000.00
  14. San Diego State University - $80,225.00
  15. California Baptist University - $82,600.00
  16. California State University, Fresno - $82,766.00
  17. California State University, Fullerton - $84,536.00
  18. Sonoma State University - $85,000.00
  19. Saint Mary's College of California - $85,000.00
  20. Presidio - $85,000.00
  21. Point Loma Nazarene University - $90,100.00
  22. Holy Names University - $90,500.00
  23. Golden Gate University - $91,000.00
  24. Mills College - $91,200.00
  25. Santa Clara University - $91,500.00

Highest and Lowest Starting Salaries by Concentration

Average Starting Salary in Hospitality Management $80,598.06

10 Highest Starting Salaries in Hospitality Management

  1. Cornell University - $143,750.00
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology - $135,000.00
  3. University of San Francisco - $127,244.00
  4. University of California, Berkeley - $122,488.00
  5. Duke University - $121,283.00
  6. Johns Hopkins University - $110,068.00
  7. Pace University - $106,170.00
  8. Stevens Institute of Technology - $106,000.00
  9. Temple University - $105,000.00
  10. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - $103,987.00
  11. Sacred Heart University - $100,000.00
  12. Washington State University - $100,000.00
  13. Wake Forest University - $96,133.00
  14. California State University, Sacramento - $95,833.00
  15. Montclair State University - $95,000.00
  16. San Francisco State University - $94,687.00
  17. University of Hartford - $94,500.00
  18. Washburn University - $94,000.00
  19. University of New Hampshire - $93,472.00
  20. California State Polytechnic University Pomona - $92,891.00
  21. University of Central Missouri - $92,500.00
  22. Longwood University - $91,957.00
  23. Eastern Michigan University - $91,853.00
  24. Radford University - $90,255.00
  25. Colorado State University-Pueblo - $89,950.00

10 Lowest Starting Salaries in Hospitality Management

  1. University of Southern Mississippi - $42,294.00
  2. Delaware State University - $52,000.00
  3. Henderson State University - $52,500.00
  4. Morgan State University - $53,014.00
  5. Southeastern Oklahoma State University - $53,789.00
  6. College of Charleston - $55,326.00
  7. Appalachian State University - $55,500.00
  8. California State University, Bakersfield - $56,126.00
  9. Dominican University - $58,000.00
  10. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro - $58,783.00
  11. St. John's University - $59,276.00
  12. Alabama A&M University - $60,000.00
  13. Butler University - $61,581.00
  14. University of New Orleans - $61,885.00
  15. University of Louisiana at Lafayette - $62,075.00
  16. University of South Alabama - $62,500.00
  17. Belmont University - $63,000.00
  18. Utah Valley University - $63,500.00
  19. Florida Gulf Coast University - $63,500.00
  20. Southern Utah University - $63,875.00
  21. East Tennessee State University - $64,862.00
  22. Frostburg State University - $66,000.00
  23. University of Massachusetts Amherst - $67,884.00
  24. Coastal Carolina University - $68,000.00
  25. Western Carolina University - $68,996.00


Data sources: MBA School Websites, IPEDS, National Center of Educational Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (ERIC), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). US News, The Econominst, Forbes, Bloomberg Business Week, Financial Times.

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