Accredited 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 $4,572.00 to a high of $141,812.00, you need to do some serious thinking about how much you want to spend.

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25 Least and Most Expensive Online MBA Programs

The least expensive online MBA is available from Valdosta State University. In-state tuition totals $4,572.00. Compare that bill to the $141,812.00. 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.

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 172 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.

Most Affordable Accredited Online MBA Programs

Rank UniversityIn State TuitionOut-of-State TuitionOut-of-Country Tuition
1The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley $5,959 $13,555 $32,500
2Augusta University $6,660 $22,140-0
3Fayetteville State University $6,900 $15,600-0
4Columbus State University $7,770 $30,480-0
5University of Nebraska at Kearney $8,102 $17,779 $20,918
6Pittsburg State University $8,322 $19,154 $28,980
7Lamar University $8,432 $18,560-0
8Arkansas Tech University $8,520 $17,040 $20,200
9Georgia College & State University $8,640 $30,810-0
10Arkansas State University $8,811 $17,622 $22,704
11Emporia State University $9,357 $29,104 $28,598
12Southern Illinois University Carbondale $9,720 $22,397 $42,788
13Louisiana Tech University $9,783 $18,696-0
14Southern Arkansas University $9,960 $14,010-0
15The University of North Carolina at Pembroke $9,972 $31,260 $38,689
16University of Central Arkansas $10,353 $16,876-0
17Saginaw Valley State University $10,632 $36,523 $47,968
18Valdosta State University $10,677 $30,127-0
19The University of Alabama $10,780 $30,250-0
20Missouri Western State University $10,950 $12,150-0
21Midwestern State University $11,075 $13,219 $15,854
22University of North Alabama $11,084 $22,168-0
23Stephen F. Austin State University $11,270 $21,086 $21,086
24West Texas A&M University $11,315 $12,245 $22,000
25University of Southern Indiana $11,783 $23,085-0
26New Mexico State University $11,851 $36,550 $36,550
27Southeastern Oklahoma State University $11,880 $22,074 $22,074
28Salisbury University $11,910 $21,090 $25,620
28Auburn University at Montgomery $11,910 $16,542 $28,710
30Idaho State University $12,000-0-0
31The University of Texas of the Permian Basin $12,140 $28,316 $12,836
32Southeast Missouri State University $12,305 $21,695 $19,784
33University of West Georgia $12,366 $34,956 $34,950
34Missouri State University $12,488 $21,794-0
35University of South Dakota $12,530 $22,457 $25,001
36Youngstown State University $12,718 $18,358-0
37Indiana University South Bend $12,738 $28,577 $33,512
38Henderson State University $12,860 $15,894 $15,894
39University of Southern Mississippi $12,936 $15,936 $15,327
40Black Hills State University $12,946 $23,026-0
41University of Montevallo $13,140 $28,080 $30,480
42University of Maine $13,170 $42,900 $26,758
43Troy University $13,175 $26,350-0
44Jacksonville State University $13,200 $26,400-0
45Indiana University Southeast $13,232 $27,248-0
46University of West Florida $13,306 $37,053-0
47University of Houston-Victoria $13,341 $29,404 $29,404
48Tennessee Technological University $13,401 $37,197-0
49Florida Gulf Coast University $13,442 $46,824-0
50Northeastern Illinois University $13,603 $27,205-0
51University of New Orleans $13,658 $20,517 $26,157
52McNeese State University $13,761 $22,101 $34,884
53Jackson State University $13,860 $5,614-0
54University of Alaska Fairbanks $13,980 $29,370-0
55Texas Tech University $13,986-0-0
56University of South Carolina Aiken $14,085 $14,085 $14,085
57Eastern Illinois University $14,740 $33,121 $29,235
58University of Massachusetts Amherst $14,778 $34,587-0
59University of Nebraska at Omaha $14,897 $32,189-0
60Indiana University Northwest $15,286 $34,292-0
61Shippensburg University $15,480 $23,220 $28,050
62Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne $15,534 $31,111-0
63Frostburg State University $15,588 $20,052 $20,664
64University of North Carolina Wilmington $15,855 $40,260-0
65Sam Houston State University $15,897 $30,837 $33,423
66Francis Marion University $15,900 $31,836-0
67University of Alabama at Birmingham $16,200 $37,080 $38,376
68University of Connecticut-0-0-0
69Murray State University $16,320 $24,000 $24,000
70Oklahoma State University $16,464 $39,718-0
71University of Arkansas at Little Rock $16,681 $30,901 $30,901
72University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire $16,736-0-0
73Radford University $16,815 $34,938 $32,076
74Prairie View A&M University $16,848 $34,127-0
75University of Missouri-Kansas City $17,117 $40,860-0
76Minnesota State University, Mankato $17,219-0-0
77University of Illinois at Springfield $17,233 $28,417 $28,417
78University of Tennessee at Martin $17,280 $27,360 $40,530
79Georgia Southern University $17,530 $42,370-0
80Kennesaw State University $17,690-0-0
81University of Nevada, Las Vegas $17,738 $46,682-0
82Morehead State University $17,750 $17,750 $17,750
83Coastal Carolina University $17,940 $33,060 $33,310
84Eastern Kentucky University $17,992 $37,548 $27,900
85University of Houston-Downtown $18,147 $30,353 $30,353
86Kutztown University $18,293 $27,167 $27,217
87Boise State University $18,388 $50,352 $54,728
88University of Louisiana at Monroe $18,500 $36,650 $36,650
89Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania $18,576 $27,864-0
90Florida Southern College $18,612-0-0
91Florida State University $18,693 $43,318 $43,393
92Western Kentucky University $18,810 $29,110 $29,110
93Tennessee State University $18,828 $39,780-0
94Marshall University $18,928 $44,424 $44,424
95University of Nevada, Reno $19,000-0-0
96Colorado Mesa University $19,155 $29,556-0
97University of Nebraska-Lincoln $19,200 $54,900-0
98University of Wisconsin-Whitewater $19,440 $37,614 $38,880
99University of Montana $19,503 $62,844 $34,224
100University of North Texas $19,752 $34,932 $37,737
100Texas A&M University-Commerce $19,752 $25,255 $25,255
102South Carolina State University $19,872 $42,084-0
103University of South Florida St. Petersburg $20,000 $35,000 $38,643
104Central Michigan University $20,125 $29,750 $23,832
105East Carolina University $20,196 $55,016-0
106Clarion University of Pennsylvania $20,268 $23,073-0
107University of Houston-Clear Lake $20,292 $39,680 $39,680
108University of Massachusetts Dartmouth $20,420 $36,425 $21,460
109Northern Kentucky University $20,691 $33,726-0
110The University of North Dakota $20,941 $30,100 $39,216
111University of Cincinnati $20,958 $47,355 $47,355
112Longwood University $20,988 $42,588-0
113Montclair State University $21,033-0-0
114Middle Tennessee State University $21,049 $52,732 $31,350
115Texas A&M University-Kingsville $21,129 $31,479 $23,000
116East Tennessee State University $21,132 $51,408 $53,172
117The Citadel $21,420 $36,720 $37,130
118Ohio University $21,432 $33,420 $33,420
119Southern Utah University $21,586-0-0
120The University of New Mexico $21,838 $48,742-0
121Western Carolina University $21,890 $44,497 $33,234
122West Virginia University $22,005 $52,677 $54,648
123University of Toledo $22,070 $37,457 $35,624
124Minnesota State University Moorhead $22,089 $22,089 $22,089
125William Paterson University $22,380 $34,830 $34,830
126West Chester University $22,385-0-0
127State University of New York at Oswego $22,500 $36,576 $38,355
128University of Illinois at Chicago $22,960 $47,440-0
129Iowa State University $23,084 $52,024 $55,180
130University of Tennessee at Chattanooga $23,088 $24,780 $36,668
131North Carolina State University $23,220-0-0
132Rowan University $23,408-0-0
133State University of New York College at Brockport $23,544 $38,052-0
134The University of Akron $23,830 $38,512-0
135Ball State University $24,120 $49,588-0
136Old Dominion University $24,615 $62,235-0
137California State University, Stanislaus $24,674 $36,554 $36,554
138Ramapo College of New Jersey $24,694-0-0
139The University of Arizona $24,900 $46,000 $95,097
140Florida Atlantic University $25,040 $61,064-0
141University of Alabama in Huntsville $25,047 $54,615 $41,361
142University of Massachusetts Lowell $25,100 $44,733 $53,760
143California State University, Sacramento $25,139 $38,207 $38,207
144University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee $25,318 $57,095 $66,016
145The University of Michigan-Flint $25,948-0-0
146The Pennsylvania State University at Erie The Behrend College $26,220 $40,980-0
147Indiana University Bloomington/Indianapolis $26,265 $47,127-0
148University of Florida $26,473 $61,259 $61,259
149University of North Carolina at Charlotte $26,556 $52,898 $40,708
150The Pennsylvania State University $26,938-0-0
151The University of Mississippi $27,000 $54,146 $54,146
152Oklahoma City University $27,175 $27,175 $27,175
153The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg $27,240 $42,570-0
154University of Massachusetts Boston $27,375 $52,932-0
155College of Charleston $27,414 $27,414-0
156University of Wisconsin Oshkosh $27,427 $45,741-0
157Wayne State University $27,473 $55,073-0
158University of Colorado Colorado Springs $27,490-0-0
159Southern University and A&M College $28,884 $50,000 $50,150
160James Madison University $29,230-0-0
161University of Colorado Denver $29,808 $65,520 $44,762
162Stockton University $29,862 $42,245-0
163Eastern Michigan University $30,358 $53,506 $53,506
164Texas Wesleyan University $31,080 $31,080 $31,080
165Utah State University $31,386 $51,239 $51,239
166The University of Georgia $31,736 $70,462 $70,462
167Robert Morris University $31,830-0-0
168Michigan State University $31,867 $104,959 $50,633
169Hofstra University $32,175 $68,115 $68,115
170The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute $32,755 $38,755-0
171California State University, Fullerton $33,000-0-0
172California State University, San Bernardino $33,500 $49,000 $47,000
173Ohio Northern University $34,440-0-0
174The University of Texas at Dallas $34,739 $63,632 $63,632
175Bradley University $34,745 $34,745 $34,745
176University of Scranton $34,940 $34,940 $34,940
177Washington State University $35,024 $40,024 $40,024
178Widener University $35,344 $35,344 $35,344
179University of South Carolina $35,702 $40,790 $73,296
180University of Delaware $36,300 $44,000 $55,000
181Thunderbird School of Global Management $36,425 $70,000-0
182Stevens Institute of Technology $36,680-0-0
183Florida International University $37,000-0-0
184Rider University $37,320 $37,320 $37,320
185Berry College $37,720-0-0
186Alfred University $38,020-0-0
187Saint Xavier University $38,961 $38,961 $38,961
188University of New Hampshire $39,000 $46,000 $48,160
189Western New England University $39,216-0-0
190The University of Michigan-Dearborn $40,312 $61,912 $76,459
191Canisius College $40,700-0-0
192University of Baltimore $40,704 $56,832-0
193Iona College $41,580-0-0
194Baylor University $42,842 $100,464 $83,156
195Bentley University $43,200 $61,488 $61,488
196Indiana University Bloomington $44,246 $74,285-0
197St. John's University $44,510-0-0
198Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University $45,050 $65,707-0
199Texas Christian University $46,170 $92,340-0
200Yeshiva University $46,500-0-0
201The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies $46,980 $76,590-0
202Rochester Institute of Technology $47,522 $98,980 $98,980
203New Jersey Institute of Technology $47,656 $67,488 $67,488
204Saint Joseph's University $48,040-0-0
205Niagara University $48,195 $48,195 $48,195
206The University of Tulsa $48,298 $48,470 $48,470
207University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $49,736 $74,632 $83,464
208Woodbury University $49,802 $49,802 $49,802
209Pepperdine University $50,940 $103,400 $100,540
210Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Camden $52,596 $89,100 $88,136
211Clarkson University $52,744 $53,664 $53,664
212The George Washington University $54,632 $110,263-0
213Villanova University $57,090 $52,080-0
214University of Dayton $58,050-0-0
215Arizona State University $58,300-0 $98,800
216Georgetown University $59,700 $121,788 $121,858
217University of Miami $61,868 $121,520-0
218Drexel University $64,000 $64,000 $64,000
219University of Southern California $65,340 $127,100 $137,106
220University of Virginia-Darden $65,350-0 $68,510
221Adelphi University $66,060 $66,060 $66,060
222Temple University $66,076 $69,247 $74,575
223Carnegie Mellon University $68,000 $140,000 $141,812
224College of William and Mary $69,496 $92,526 $92,526
225Clark University $71,688 $59,210 $59,210
226University of St. Thomas-Minnesota $72,900-0-0
227Worcester Polytechnic Institute $75,168 $77,568 $77,568
228Suffolk University $80,595 $45,570 $80,595
229American University $86,191 $79,919 $92,190
230Northeastern University $90,200 $90,200 $98,400
231University of Denver $94,000-0-0
232University of Maryland $94,162 $118,012 $118,012
233Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Newark/New Brunswick $96,192 $101,884 $101,884
234The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $102,404-0-0
235Johns Hopkins University $125,500 $125,000 $125,500

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

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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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