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.

25 Most Expensive Online MBA Programs

  1. Johns Hopkins University - $125,500.00
  2. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - $102,404.00
  3. Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Newark/New Brunswick - $96,192.00
  4. University of Maryland - $94,162.00
  5. University of Denver - $94,000.00
  6. Northeastern University - $90,200.00
  7. American University - $86,191.00
  8. Suffolk University - $80,595.00
  9. Worcester Polytechnic Institute - $75,168.00
  10. University of St. Thomas-Minnesota - $72,900.00
  11. Clark University - $71,688.00
  12. College of William and Mary - $69,496.00
  13. Carnegie Mellon University - $68,000.00
  14. Temple University - $66,076.00
  15. Adelphi University - $66,060.00
  16. University of Virginia-Darden - $65,350.00
  17. University of Southern California - $65,340.00
  18. Drexel University - $64,000.00
  19. University of Miami - $61,868.00
  20. Georgetown University - $59,700.00
  21. Arizona State University - $58,300.00
  22. University of Dayton - $58,050.00
  23. Villanova University - $57,090.00
  24. The George Washington University - $54,632.00
  25. Clarkson University - $52,744.00

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 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 University In State TuitionOut-of-State TuitionOut-of-Country Tuition
1 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley $5,959 $13,555 $32,500
2 Augusta University $6,660 $22,140-0
3 Fayetteville State University $6,900 $15,600-0
4 Columbus State University $7,770 $30,480-0
5 University of Nebraska at Kearney $8,102 $17,779 $20,918
6 Pittsburg State University $8,322 $19,154 $28,980
7 Lamar University $8,432 $18,560-0
8 Arkansas Tech University $8,520 $17,040 $20,200
9 Georgia College & State University $8,640 $30,810-0
10 Arkansas State University $8,811 $17,622 $22,704
11 Emporia State University $9,357 $29,104 $28,598
12 Southern Illinois University Carbondale $9,720 $22,397 $42,788
13 Louisiana Tech University $9,783 $18,696-0
14 Southern Arkansas University $9,960 $14,010-0
15 The University of North Carolina at Pembroke $9,972 $31,260 $38,689
16 University of Central Arkansas $10,353 $16,876-0
17 Saginaw Valley State University $10,632 $36,523 $47,968
18 Valdosta State University $10,677 $30,127-0
19 The University of Alabama $10,780 $30,250-0
20 Missouri Western State University $10,950 $12,150-0
21 Midwestern State University $11,075 $13,219 $15,854
22 University of North Alabama $11,084 $22,168-0
23 Stephen F. Austin State University $11,270 $21,086 $21,086
24 West Texas A&M University $11,315 $12,245 $22,000
25 University of Southern Indiana $11,783 $23,085-0
26 New Mexico State University $11,851 $36,550 $36,550
27 Southeastern Oklahoma State University $11,880 $22,074 $22,074
28 Salisbury University $11,910 $21,090 $25,620
28 Auburn University at Montgomery $11,910 $16,542 $28,710
30 Idaho State University $12,000-0-0
31 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin $12,140 $28,316 $12,836
32 Southeast Missouri State University $12,305 $21,695 $19,784
33 University of West Georgia $12,366 $34,956 $34,950
34 Missouri State University $12,488 $21,794-0
35 University of South Dakota $12,530 $22,457 $25,001
36 Youngstown State University $12,718 $18,358-0
37 Indiana University South Bend $12,738 $28,577 $33,512
38 Henderson State University $12,860 $15,894 $15,894
39 University of Southern Mississippi $12,936 $15,936 $15,327
40 Black Hills State University $12,946 $23,026-0
41 University of Montevallo $13,140 $28,080 $30,480
42 University of Maine $13,170 $42,900 $26,758
43 Troy University $13,175 $26,350-0
44 Jacksonville State University $13,200 $26,400-0
45 Indiana University Southeast $13,232 $27,248-0
46 University of West Florida $13,306 $37,053-0
47 University of Houston-Victoria $13,341 $29,404 $29,404
48 Tennessee Technological University $13,401 $37,197-0
49 Florida Gulf Coast University $13,442 $46,824-0
50 Northeastern Illinois University $13,603 $27,205-0
51 University of New Orleans $13,658 $20,517 $26,157
52 McNeese State University $13,761 $22,101 $34,884
53 Jackson State University $13,860 $5,614-0
54 University of Alaska Fairbanks $13,980 $29,370-0
55 Texas Tech University $13,986 $31,710-0
56 University of South Carolina Aiken $14,085 $14,085 $14,085
57 Eastern Illinois University $14,740 $33,121 $29,235
58 University of Massachusetts Amherst $14,778 $34,587-0
59 University of Nebraska at Omaha $14,897 $32,189-0
60 Indiana University Northwest $15,286 $34,292-0
61 Shippensburg University $15,480 $23,220 $28,050
62 Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne $15,534 $31,111-0
63 Frostburg State University $15,588 $20,052 $20,664
64 University of North Carolina Wilmington $15,855 $40,260-0
65 Sam Houston State University $15,897 $30,837 $33,423
66 Francis Marion University $15,900 $31,836-0
67 University of Alabama at Birmingham $16,200 $37,080 $38,376
68 University of Connecticut $16,256 $37,866-0
69 Murray State University $16,320 $24,000 $24,000
70 Oklahoma State University $16,464 $39,718-0
71 University of Arkansas at Little Rock $16,681 $30,901 $30,901
72 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire $16,736-0-0
73 Radford University $16,815 $34,938 $32,076
74 Prairie View A&M University $16,848 $34,127-0
75 University of Missouri-Kansas City $17,117 $40,860-0
76 Minnesota State University, Mankato $17,219-0-0
77 University of Illinois at Springfield $17,233 $28,417 $28,417
78 University of Tennessee at Martin $17,280 $27,360 $40,530
79 Georgia Southern University $17,530 $42,370-0
80 Kennesaw State University $17,690-0-0
81 University of Nevada, Las Vegas $17,738 $46,682-0
82 Morehead State University $17,750 $17,750 $17,750
83 Coastal Carolina University $17,940 $33,060 $33,310
84 Eastern Kentucky University $17,992 $37,548 $27,900
85 University of Houston-Downtown $18,147 $30,353 $30,353
86 Kutztown University $18,293 $27,167 $27,217
87 Boise State University $18,388 $50,352 $54,728
88 University of Louisiana at Monroe $18,500 $36,650 $36,650
89 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania $18,576 $27,864-0
90 Florida Southern College $18,612-0-0
91 Florida State University $18,693 $43,318 $43,393
92 Western Kentucky University $18,810 $29,110 $29,110
93 Tennessee State University $18,828 $39,780-0
94 Marshall University $18,928 $44,424 $44,424
95 University of Nevada, Reno $19,000-0-0
96 Colorado Mesa University $19,155 $29,556-0
97 University of Nebraska-Lincoln $19,200 $54,900-0
98 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater $19,440 $37,614 $38,880
99 University of Montana $19,503 $62,844 $34,224
100 University of North Texas $19,752 $34,932 $37,737
100 Texas A&M University-Commerce $19,752 $25,255 $25,255
102 South Carolina State University $19,872 $42,084-0
103 University of South Florida St. Petersburg $20,000 $35,000 $38,643
104 Central Michigan University $20,125 $29,750 $23,832
105 East Carolina University $20,196 $55,016-0
106 Clarion University of Pennsylvania $20,268 $23,073-0
107 University of Houston-Clear Lake $20,292 $39,680 $39,680
108 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth $20,420 $36,425 $21,460
109 Northern Kentucky University $20,691 $33,726-0
110 The University of North Dakota $20,941 $30,100 $39,216
111 University of Cincinnati $20,958 $47,355 $47,355
112 Longwood University $20,988 $42,588-0
113 Montclair State University $21,033-0-0
114 Middle Tennessee State University $21,049 $52,732 $31,350
115 Texas A&M University-Kingsville $21,129 $31,479 $23,000
116 East Tennessee State University $21,132 $51,408 $53,172
117 The Citadel $21,420 $36,720 $37,130
118 Ohio University $21,432 $33,420 $33,420
119 Southern Utah University $21,586-0-0
120 The University of New Mexico $21,838 $48,742-0
121 Western Carolina University $21,890 $44,497 $33,234
122 West Virginia University $22,005 $52,677 $54,648
123 University of Toledo $22,070 $37,457 $35,624
124 Minnesota State University Moorhead $22,089 $22,089 $22,089
125 William Paterson University $22,380 $34,830 $34,830
126 West Chester University $22,385-0-0
127 State University of New York at Oswego $22,500 $36,576 $38,355
128 University of Illinois at Chicago $22,960 $47,440-0
129 Iowa State University $23,084 $52,024 $55,180
130 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga $23,088 $24,780 $36,668
131 North Carolina State University $23,220 $41,031-0
132 Rowan University $23,408-0-0
133 State University of New York College at Brockport $23,544 $38,052-0
134 The University of Akron $23,830 $38,512-0
135 Ball State University $24,120 $49,588-0
136 Old Dominion University $24,615 $62,235-0
137 California State University, Stanislaus $24,674 $36,554 $36,554
138 Ramapo College of New Jersey $24,694-0-0
139 The University of Arizona $24,900 $46,000 $95,097
140 Florida Atlantic University $25,040 $61,064-0
141 University of Alabama in Huntsville $25,047 $54,615 $41,361
142 University of Massachusetts Lowell $25,100 $44,733 $53,760
143 California State University, Sacramento $25,139 $38,207 $38,207
144 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee $25,318 $57,095 $66,016
145 The University of Michigan-Flint $25,948-0-0
146 The Pennsylvania State University at Erie The Behrend College $26,220 $40,980-0
147 Indiana University Bloomington/Indianapolis $26,265 $47,127-0
148 University of Florida $26,473 $61,259 $61,259
149 University of North Carolina at Charlotte $26,556 $52,898 $40,708
150 The Pennsylvania State University $26,938 $43,296-0
151 The University of Mississippi $27,000 $54,146 $54,146
152 Oklahoma City University $27,175 $27,175 $27,175
153 The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg $27,240 $42,570-0
154 University of Massachusetts Boston $27,375 $52,932-0
155 College of Charleston $27,414 $27,414-0
156 University of Wisconsin Oshkosh $27,427 $45,741-0
157 Wayne State University $27,473 $55,073-0
158 University of Colorado Colorado Springs $27,490-0-0
159 Southern University and A&M College $28,884 $50,000 $50,150
160 James Madison University $29,230-0-0
161 University of Colorado Denver $29,808 $65,520 $44,762
162 Stockton University $29,862 $42,245-0
163 Eastern Michigan University $30,358 $53,506 $53,506
164 Texas Wesleyan University $31,080 $31,080 $31,080
165 Utah State University $31,386 $51,239 $51,239
166 The University of Georgia $31,736 $70,462 $70,462
167 Robert Morris University $31,830-0-0
168 Michigan State University $31,867 $104,959 $50,633
169 Hofstra University $32,175 $68,115 $68,115
170 The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute $32,755 $38,755-0
171 California State University, Fullerton $33,000-0-0
172 California State University, San Bernardino $33,500 $49,000 $47,000
173 Ohio Northern University $34,440-0-0
174 The University of Texas at Dallas $34,739 $63,632 $63,632
175 Bradley University $34,745 $34,745 $34,745
176 University of Scranton $34,940 $34,940 $34,940
177 Washington State University $35,024 $40,024 $40,024
178 Widener University $35,344 $35,344 $35,344
179 University of South Carolina $35,702 $40,790 $73,296
180 University of Delaware $36,300 $44,000 $55,000
181 Thunderbird School of Global Management $36,425 $70,000-0
182 Stevens Institute of Technology $36,680-0-0
183 Florida International University $37,000 $47,000-0
184 Rider University $37,320 $37,320 $37,320
185 Berry College $37,720-0-0
186 Alfred University $38,020-0-0
187 Saint Xavier University $38,961 $38,961 $38,961
188 University of New Hampshire $39,000 $46,000 $48,160
189 Western New England University $39,216-0-0
190 The University of Michigan-Dearborn $40,312 $61,912 $76,459
191 Canisius College $40,700-0-0
192 University of Baltimore $40,704 $56,832-0
193 Iona College $41,580-0-0
194 Baylor University $42,842 $100,464 $83,156
195 Bentley University $43,200 $61,488 $61,488
196 Indiana University Bloomington $44,246 $74,285-0
197 St. John's University $44,510-0-0
198 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University $45,050 $65,707-0
199 Texas Christian University $46,170 $92,340-0
200 Yeshiva University $46,500-0-0
201 The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies $46,980 $76,590-0
202 Rochester Institute of Technology $47,522 $98,980 $98,980
203 New Jersey Institute of Technology $47,656 $67,488 $67,488
204 Saint Joseph's University $48,040-0-0
205 Niagara University $48,195 $48,195 $48,195
206 The University of Tulsa $48,298 $48,470 $48,470
207 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $49,736 $74,632 $83,464
208 Woodbury University $49,802 $49,802 $49,802
209 Pepperdine University $50,940 $103,400 $100,540
210 Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Camden $52,596 $89,100 $88,136
211 Clarkson University $52,744 $53,664 $53,664
212 The George Washington University $54,632 $110,263-0
213 Villanova University $57,090 $52,080-0
214 University of Dayton $58,050-0-0
215 Arizona State University $58,300 $94,400 $98,800
216 Georgetown University $59,700 $121,788 $121,858
217 University of Miami $61,868 $121,520-0
218 Drexel University $64,000 $64,000 $64,000
219 University of Southern California $65,340 $127,100 $137,106
220 University of Virginia-Darden $65,350 $68,350 $68,510
221 Adelphi University $66,060 $66,060 $66,060
222 Temple University $66,076 $69,247 $74,575
223 Carnegie Mellon University $68,000 $140,000 $141,812
224 College of William and Mary $69,496 $92,526 $92,526
225 Clark University $71,688 $59,210 $59,210
226 University of St. Thomas-Minnesota $72,900-0-0
227 Worcester Polytechnic Institute $75,168 $77,568 $77,568
228 Suffolk University $80,595 $45,570 $80,595
229 American University $86,191 $79,919 $92,190
230 Northeastern University $90,200 $90,200 $98,400
231 University of Denver $94,000-0-0
232 University of Maryland $94,162 $118,012 $118,012
233 Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Newark/New Brunswick $96,192 $101,884 $101,884
234 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $102,404 $132,648-0
235 Johns Hopkins University $125,500 $125,000 $125,500

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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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