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Online MBA Programs Ranked by Tuition Costs

As with anything significant purchase, price is a big component of your online MBA decision. The price of an online MBA is one that will take some serious thought because tuition fees vary substantially from one school to another. By choosing to complete your MBA online, you’ve left yourself with the flexibility to continue to work while you study. This makes the economics of the decision look much better. Even so, with tuition costs for a degree ranging from a low of $8,484.00 to a high of $121,536.00, you need to do some serious thinking about how much you want to spend.

10 Least and Most Expensive Online MBA Programs

The least expensive online MBA is available from Georgia Southwestern State University. In-state tuition totals $8,484.00. Compare that bill to the $121,536.00. in tuition costs you wrack up if you attend Carnegie Mellon University‘s online MBA program. Both programs are accredited by the AACSB, which ensures they pursue excellence and continuous improvement in their degree programs. So why pay Carnegie Mellon University‘s higher price?

Carnegie Mellon University notes that its online program has the same rigorous curriculum that its full-time students complete. It’s taught by the same faculty and Access Weekends six times a year allow online MBA students to start classes with the professors who will teach you all semester. They also help students network with their classmates, other MBA students and alumni to build their personal network.

Explore the all MBA programs by tuition costs in our table below, and view other ranking factors.

10 Least Expensive Online MBA Programs

  1. Georgia Southwestern State University - $8,484.00
  2. University of Central Arkansas - $9,129.00
  3. Southeast Missouri State University - $9,785.00
  4. New Mexico State University - $9,882.00
  5. Columbus State University - $10,245.00
  6. Valdosta State University - $10,450.00
  7. Midwestern State University - $10,529.00
  8. Jackson State University - $11,010.00
  9. Emporia State University - $11,196.00
  10. Missouri State University - $11,291.00

10 Most Expensive Online MBA Programs

  1. Carnegie Mellon University - $121,536.00
  2. Syracuse University - $118,074.00
  3. University of Virginia-Darden - $116,300.00
  4. University of Southern California - $116,229.00
  5. Georgetown University - $109,842.00
  6. Johns Hopkins University - $109,500.00
  7. University of Denver - $99,918.00
  8. The George Washington University - $96,855.00
  9. Pepperdine University - $93,840.00
  10. University of Miami - $91,748.00

Considering a Campus MBA Option

You may find a local MBA program offering near you with in-state tuition costs, and campus programs may offer a concentration not available at an in-state MBA program near you. With more than 173 online programs offered, you can work full time while you earn your MBA online.

To find tuition costs for campus MBA programs, see our campus MBA programs ranked by tuition.

Online MBA Programs Ranked by Tuition

Rank University In State TuitionOut-of-State TuitionOut-of-Country Tuition
1 Carnegie Mellon University $121,536 $121,536 $121,536
2 Syracuse University $118,074 $118,074 $118,074
3 University of Virginia-Darden $116,300 $122,300 $122,500
4 University of Southern California $116,229 $116,229 $116,229
5 Georgetown University $109,842 $109,842 $109,842
6 Johns Hopkins University $109,500 $109,500 $109,500
7 University of Denver $99,918 $99,918 $99,918
8 The George Washington University $96,855 $96,855 $96,855
9 Pepperdine University $93,840 $93,840 $93,840
10 University of Miami $91,748 $91,748 $91,748
11 University of Maryland $89,110 $106,930 $106,930
12 Northeastern University $88,991 $88,991 $88,991
13 Rochester Institute of Technology $82,504 $82,504 $82,504
14 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $80,222 $115,018 $115,018
15 American University $79,710 $79,710 $79,710
16 Bentley University $73,915 $73,915 $73,915
17 Suffolk University $73,535 $73,535 $73,535
18 Stevens Institute of Technology $73,148 $73,148 $73,148
19 Baylor University $68,437 $68,437 $68,437
20 Worcester Polytechnic Institute $67,584 $67,584 $67,584
21 University of St. Thomas-Minnesota $67,400 $67,400 $67,400
22 Drexel University $64,000 $64,000 $64,000
23 College of William and Mary $63,002 $83,914 $83,914
24 Michigan State University $56,626 $89,790 $90,000
25 Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Newark/New Brunswick $56,043 $93,447 $93,447
26 Clarkson University $55,956 $55,956 $55,956
27 Indiana University, Bloomington/Indianapolis $55,202 $93,122 $93,122
28 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $53,656 $76,760 $76,760
29 The University of Arizona $53,602 $91,162 $91,162
30 Arizona State University $53,248 $72,032 $74,732
31 Dominican University $51,300 $51,300 $51,300
32 The University of Tulsa $49,794 $49,794 $50,434
33 The Pennsylvania State University $49,300 $78,020 $78,020
34 Quinnipiac University $45,310 $45,310 $45,310
35 Iowa State University $45,162 $78,450 $78,450
36 Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Camden $43,365 $70,791 $70,791
37 University of South Carolina $43,342 $71,780 $71,780
38 The Pennsylvania State University at Erie, The Behrend College $42,720 $65,060 $65,060
39 Pennsylvania State University $42,155 $68,525 $68,525
40 New Jersey Institute of Technology $41,832 $57,600 $57,600
41 The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg $40,788 $62,148 $62,148
42 University of Colorado Denver $40,250 $40,250 $40,250
43 The University of Michigan-Dearborn $39,813 $63,221 $63,221
44 The University of Texas at Dallas $39,543 $68,836 $73,444
45 University of Dallas $37,500 $37,500 $37,500
46 Marist College $36,200 $36,200 $36,200
47 Colorado State University $36,016 $63,152 $63,152
48 Florida International University $35,000 $40,000 $40,000
49 University of Illinois at Springfield $34,772 $62,452 $62,452
50 University of Scranton $34,040 $34,040 $34,040
51 Rider University $33,810 $33,810 $33,810
52 Widener University $33,056 $33,056 $33,181
53 California State University, Fullerton $33,000 $33,000 $33,000
54 Saint Joseph's University $32,142 $32,142 $32,142
55 University of Baltimore $31,600 $42,976 $42,976
56 Robert Morris University $31,500 $31,500 $31,500
57 University of Cincinnati $31,437 $43,194 $43,194
58 State University of New York Polytechnic Institute $31,398 $51,346 $51,346
59 Xavier University $31,161 $31,161 $31,161
60 Rowan University $31,028 $31,028 $31,028
61 The University of Georgia $30,900 $67,536 $67,536
62 University of New Hampshire $29,953 $43,953 $43,953
63 University of Massachusetts Amherst $29,508 $59,948 $59,948
64 Arkansas Tech University $29,184 $54,240 $13,560
65 Murray State University $28,920 $40,740 $40,740
66 Southern University and A & M College $28,884 $50,000 $50,150
67 Stetson University $28,290 $28,290 $28,290
68 University of Connecticut $28,283 $65,890 $65,890
69 The University of Michigan-Flint $28,091 $34,559 $34,559
70 University of Massachusetts Lowell $27,598 $48,956 $48,956
71 The University of Alabama $27,252 $62,100 $62,100
72 Utah State University $26,685 $43,301 $43,501
73 University of Florida $26,473 $61,259 $61,259
74 West Virginia University $26,424 $60,588 $60,588
75 The University of Akron $25,485 $40,167 $40,167
76 University of Wisconsin Oshkosh $25,200 $40,470 $40,470
76 Abilene Christian University $25,200 $25,200 $25,200
78 California State University, Stanislaus $24,330 $36,606 $36,606
79 State University of New York at Oswego $23,435 $33,890 $36,860
80 University of South Florida St. Petersburg $23,360 $38,643 $38,643
81 East Carolina University $22,703 $56,340 $56,340
82 University of Wyoming $22,525 $32,925 $32,925
83 Clarion University of Pennsylvania $22,407 $32,571 $32,571
84 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth $22,368 $32,405 $32,405
85 Washington State University $22,349 $37,757 $37,757
86 Southern Illinois University Carbondale $22,333 $43,004 $43,004
87 University of Toledo $21,823 $36,805 $8,750
88 Florida State University $21,644 $50,057 $50,057
89 Old Dominion University $21,393 $48,073 $48,073
90 Radford University $21,322 $39,722 $39,722
91 North Carolina State University $21,266 $35,440 $35,440
92 University of Houston-Victoria $20,890 $39,610 $39,610
93 University of New Orleans $20,684 $47,562 $48,162
94 Saginaw Valley State University $20,488 $38,542 $38,542
95 University of Tennessee at Martin $20,444 $49,894 $49,849
96 Longwood University $20,196 $40,536 $40,536
97 Youngstown State University $19,890 $29,640 $29,640
98 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga $19,340 $51,576 $51,576
99 East Tennessee State University $19,242 $47,070 $47,070
100 Ohio University $19,088 $34,872 $34,872
101 Southern Arkansas University $18,996 $26,436 $26,436
102 Kennesaw State University $18,822 $34,700 $34,700
103 Tennessee Technological University $18,660 $39,840 $39,840
104 University of Alabama at Birmingham $18,643 $40,934 $40,934
105 California State University, Sacramento $18,529 $30,805 $30,805
106 University of Alabama in Huntsville $18,421 $40,473 $40,473
107 University of Houston-Clear Lake $18,264 $35,664 $35,664
108 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater $18,236 $36,548 $36,548
109 Shippensburg University $18,210 $25,620 $25,620
110 Middle Tennessee State University $18,036 $29,396 $29,396
111 Western Kentucky University $17,919 $25,179 $31,746
112 The University of Mississippi $17,850 $40,569 $40,569
113 University of North Texas $17,666 $31,054 $31,054
114 Lamar University $17,600 $31,640 $31,640
115 Frostburg State University $17,568 $21,492 $21,492
116 Georgia Southern University $17,530 $42,370 $42,370
117 Morehead State University $17,370 $17,370 $17,370
118 University of Alaska Fairbanks $17,050 $30,809 $30,809
119 Florida Atlantic University $16,642 $46,080 $46,080
120 University of Louisiana at Monroe $16,370 $35,125 $38,131
121 Boise State University $16,332 $44,432 $44,432
122 West Chester University $16,260 $24,375 $24,375
123 Western Carolina University $15,264 $37,878 $37,878
124 Oklahoma State University $15,086 $41,625 $41,775
125 University of Southern Mississippi $14,688 $32,408 $32,408
126 Louisiana Tech University $14,640 $33,246 $35,373
127 West Texas A & M University $14,500 $16,800 $22,000
128 Marshall University $14,228 $32,204 $32,204
129 Sam Houston State University $14,055 $28,095 $28,095
130 California State University, San Bernardino $13,899 $22,827 $22,827
131 Western Illinois University $13,654 $18,994 $18,994
132 University of Delaware $13,500 $18,000 $22,500
133 University of South Dakota $13,462 $22,996 $22,996
134 Florida Gulf Coast University $13,442 $46,824 $46,824
135 Southern Utah University $13,206 $35,500 $35,500
136 Salisbury University $13,080 $21,750 $21,750
137 University of West Georgia $13,027 $37,344 $37,344
138 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley $12,738 $26,778 $26,778
139 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse $12,488 $24,900 $24,900
140 University of West Florida $12,461 $34,229 $34,229
141 University of North Alabama $12,421 $12,421 $20,332
142 The University of North Dakota $12,296 $28,795 $28,795
143 Governors State University $12,207 $22,251 $22,251
144 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin $12,140 $27,876 $27,876
145 Arkansas State University $12,076 $20,658 $20,658
146 Southeastern Oklahoma State University $11,880 $22,074 $22,074
147 Jacksonville State University $11,730 $22,860 $22,860
148 Texas A & M University-Commerce $11,465 $22,085 $22,085
149 Missouri State University $11,291 $19,739 $19,739
150 Emporia State University $11,196 $28,440 $28,440
151 Jackson State University $11,010 $11,010 $11,010
152 Midwestern State University $10,529 $12,674 $23,453
153 Valdosta State University $10,450 $29,424 $29,424
154 Columbus State University $10,245 $32,745 $32,745
155 New Mexico State University $9,882 $30,215 $30,215
156 Southeast Missouri State University $9,785 $17,292 $17,292
157 University of Central Arkansas $9,129 $16,420 $16,420
158 Georgia Southwestern State University $8,484 $8,484 $8,484

* Tuition figures are not available for all schools at the time of publishing.

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