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 $8,484.00 to a high of $121,536.00, you need to do some serious thinking about how much you want to spend.

25 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.

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 9 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
1Southeast Missouri State University $11,228 $19,784-0
2Emporia State University $11,326 $28,598-0
3Arkansas Tech University $11,400 $20,200-0
4Texas A & M University-Commerce $11,465 $22,085 $22,085
5New Mexico State University $11,851 $36,550-0
6Southeastern Oklahoma State University $11,880 $22,074-0
7The University of Texas of the Permian Basin $12,140 $27,876 $27,876
8University of Southern Mississippi $12,327 $15,327-0
9University of West Georgia $12,365 $34,950-0
10Middle Tennessee State University $12,748 $31,350-0
11Arkansas State University $13,563 $22,704-0
12Midwestern State University $13,709 $15,854-0
13West Texas A & M University $14,500 $16,800 $22,000
14University of South Dakota $14,747 $25,001-0
15Salisbury University $15,600 $25,620-0
16University of Alabama at Birmingham $16,200 $38,376-0
16Frostburg State University $16,200 $20,664-0
18Western Carolina University $16,273 $33,234-0
19Murray State University $16,320 $24,000-0
20University of Tennessee at Martin $16,740 $18,252-0
21University of Massachusetts Dartmouth $16,965 $21,460-0
22University of Houston-Victoria $17,133 $29,404-0
23University of Illinois at Springfield $17,233 $28,417-0
24Morehead State University $17,750 $17,750-0
25The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley $17,776 $32,500-0
26The University of North Dakota $18,391 $26,356-0
27University of Louisiana at Monroe $18,500 $36,650-0
28Radford University $18,612 $32,076-0
29Sam Houston State University $18,699 $33,423-0
30Florida State University $18,768 $43,393-0
31Western Kentucky University $18,810 $29,110-0
32Marshall University $18,928 $44,424-0
33University of Wisconsin-Whitewater $19,440 $38,880-0
34Shippensburg University $19,950 $28,050-0
35Boise State University $20,380 $54,728-0
36University of Tennessee at Chattanooga $20,540 $36,668-0
37University of Alabama in Huntsville $20,644 $41,361-0
38University of Houston-Clear Lake $20,852 $39,680-0
39University of Toledo $21,166 $35,624-0
40Ohio University $21,432 $33,420-0
41Southern Illinois University Carbondale $21,660 $42,788-0
42East Tennessee State University $22,896 $53,172-0
43University of North Texas $23,013 $37,737-0
44University of South Florida St. Petersburg $23,360 $38,643 $38,643
45West Virginia University $23,976 $54,648-0
46State University of New York at Oswego $24,270 $38,355-0
47The University of Mississippi $24,584 $54,146-0
48California State University, Stanislaus $24,674 $36,554-0
49California State University, Sacramento $25,139 $38,207-0
50Saginaw Valley State University $25,500 $47,968-0
51University of Florida $26,473 $61,259-0
52Iowa State University $27,523 $58,320-0
53Southern University and A & M College $28,884 $50,000 $50,150
54California State University, San Bernardino $30,000 $47,000-0
55University of Massachusetts Lowell $30,200 $53,760-0
56Eastern Michigan University $30,358 $53,506-0
57Utah State University $31,386 $51,239-0
58State University of New York $31,398 $51,346 $51,346
59The University of Georgia $32,406 $70,462-0
60Rider University $33,810 $33,810 $33,810
61University of Cincinnati $34,401 $47,355-0
62The University of Texas at Dallas $34,742 $63,632-0
63University of Scranton $34,940 $34,940-0
64Washington State University $35,024 $40,024-0
65Widener University $35,344 $35,344-0
66University of New Hampshire $41,160 $48,160-0
67University of Colorado Denver $44,762 $44,762-0
68University of South Carolina $44,858 $73,296-0
69The University of Michigan-Dearborn $47,600 $76,459-0
70New Jersey Institute of Technology $47,656 $67,488-0
71The University of Tulsa $48,470 $48,470-0
72Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Camden $52,816 $88,136-0
73Clarkson University $53,664 $53,664-0
74The University of Arizona $54,843 $95,097-0
75University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $58,568 $83,464-0
76Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Newark/New Brunswick $61,100 $101,884-0
77Bentley University $61,488 $61,488-0
78Drexel University $64,000 $64,000-0
79Michigan State University $66,239 $104,959-0
80College of William and Mary $70,526 $92,526-0
81Worcester Polytechnic Institute $77,568 $77,568-0
82Suffolk University $80,595 $80,595-0
83Baylor University $83,156 $83,156-0
84American University $92,190 $92,190-0
85University of Maryland $96,952 $118,012-0
86Northeastern University $98,400 $98,400-0
87Rochester Institute of Technology $98,980 $98,980-0
88Johns Hopkins University $109,500 $109,500 $109,500
89Georgetown University $121,858 $121,858-0
90University of Southern California $137,106 $137,106-0
91Carnegie Mellon University $141,812 $141,812-0

* 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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