2014 Most Affordable Colleges for an Online MBA Degree

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This list displays the 25 most affordable schools offering online MBA degrees. The schools included on our list range in annual tuition from $3,912 up to $17,404. There are dozens of school offering MBA programs online, but some of these distance education options have tuition costs as high as $42,000 per year.

With an impressively low annual tuition rate of $4,417, the University of North Dakota offers the most affordable online MBA degree program. This school is a non-profit instution and its online MBA program can be adjusted for those with and without a background in business. West Texas A & M University offers the next most affordable online MBA at $5,369.

MBA programs typically take two years to complete, but many of these schools offer flexible courseload options for working professionals who need to take classes part time and for those looking for an accelerated MBA as well. In addition to weighing the costs, students selecting a business school should research accreditation and degree specializations. The schools represented on this list offer online MBA students the ability to focus their studies on everything from computer information systems, to marketing, to project management, to health services administration and more.

College Name Annual Tuition Degree Levels Offered
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University of North Dakota
Annual Tuition $4,417 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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West Texas A & M University
Annual Tuition $5,369 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Mississippi State University
Annual Tuition $6,518 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Annual Tuition $6,660 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Annual Tuition $7,601 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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University of Houston-Clear Lake
Annual Tuition $7,629 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Sam Houston State University Online
Annual Tuition $7,824 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Morehead State University
Annual Tuition $8,025 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Southeast Missouri State University
Annual Tuition $8,341 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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University of Mary
Annual Tuition $8,745 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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University of Massachusetts
Annual Tuition $9,150 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Jackson State University
Annual Tuition $9,750 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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University of Wisconsin
Annual Tuition $10,125 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Columbus State University, Georgia College and State University, Georgia Southern University, Kennesaw State University, University of West Georgia, Valdosta State University
These schools are all part of The Georgia WebMBA program, a consortium of six AACSB-accredited public universities.
Annual Tuition $10,500 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Clarion University
Annual Tuition $10,824 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Clarkson University
Annual Tuition $11,468 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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University of Houston-Victoria - Online
Annual Tuition $11,762 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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The University of Texas at Brownsville
Annual Tuition $13,089 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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University of South Dakota
Annual Tuition $13,690 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Rowan University
Annual Tuition $14,940 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Annual Tuition $15,200 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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University of Michigan-Flint
Annual Tuition $15,708 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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Post University Online
Annual Tuition $15,975 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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East Carolina University
Annual Tuition $16,056 Degree Levels Offered Master's
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University of Louisiana-Monroe
Annual Tuition $17,404 Degree Levels Offered Master's

Our tuition numbers reflect data collected from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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