2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for an Associate in Business

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All 24 online colleges on this list have tuition rates of less than $6,000 per year, making them highly affordable options for those seeking an ssociate degree in business. At #1, Luna Community College offers an Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration for only $2,426 per year. Ranked at #15, Atlanta Technical College offers eight different associate degrees in business, with specialties ranging from operations management and service sector management, to e-business.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2018 rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in business degrees. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Luna Community College Annual Tuition $2,426
#2 #2 Holmes Community College Annual Tuition $2,480
#3 #3 Western Nebraska Community College Annual Tuition $3,135
#4 #4 Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Annual Tuition $3,150
#5 #5 Bay Mills Community College Annual Tuition $3,325
#6 #6 Mid-Plains Community College Annual Tuition $3,480
#7 #7 McHenry County College Annual Tuition $3,570
#8 #8 Arkansas State University-Beebe Annual Tuition $4,030
#9 #9 Georgia State University-Perimeter College Annual Tuition $4,320
#10 #10 Cowley County Community College Annual Tuition $4,384
#11 #11 Williston State College Annual Tuition $4,696
#12 #12 Seward County Community College Annual Tuition $4,800
#13 #13 Atlantic Cape Community College Annual Tuition $4,988
#14 #14 Southeastern Illinois College Annual Tuition $5,134
#15 #15 Atlanta Technical College Annual Tuition $5,261
#16 #16 Northwest Mississippi Community College Annual Tuition $5,400
#17 #17 Minnesota West Community and Technical College Annual Tuition $5,520
#18 #18 Lake Superior College Annual Tuition $5,521
#19 #19 Southern Arkansas University Tech Annual Tuition $5,611
#20 #20 Del Mar College Annual Tuition $5,674
#21 #21 St Cloud Technical and Community College Annual Tuition $5,785
#22 #22 Kennebec Valley Community College Annual Tuition $5,888
#23 #23 Cochise College Annual Tuition $5,920
#24 #24 Alexandria Technical & Community College Annual Tuition $5,970
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  • Annual Tuition: $2,426
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Capstone; Computer Fundamentals; Microsoft Excel; Principles of Marketing; Quantitative Methods in Business
  • Annual Tuition: $2,480
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Administrative Communications; Business Ethics; Business Mathematics; Computer Applications in Business & Industry; Introduction to Marketing

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  • Annual Tuition: $3,150
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Accounting Principles I; Business Law; Microcomputer Applications; Success Strategies; Survey of Calculus
  • Annual Tuition: $3,325
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Law 1; Introduction to Grants and Grants Management; Payroll Accounting; Principles of Management; Using Quickbooks for Small Business
  • Annual Tuition: $3,480
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business & Professional Speaking; Customer Service; Leadership & Team Development; Personal/Professional Development
  • Annual Tuition: $3,570
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Commercial Law; Financial Accounting; Intro: International Business; Principles of Advertising; Principles of Retailing
  • Annual Tuition: $4,030
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Communication; Business Statistics; Calculus with Business Applications; Principles of Microeconomics; The Legal Environment of Business

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  • Annual Tuition: $4,320
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Example Classes:
    Elementary Statistics; Introduction to Computer based Information Systems; Principles of Accounting I; Principles of Microeconomics; The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  • Annual Tuition: $4,384
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Communications; Calculus for Business and Economics; Elementary Statistics; Managerial Accounting; Principles of Accounting I
  • Annual Tuition: $4,696
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Communications; Business Comprehensive; Business Ethics; Business Math; Computer Applications in Business; Event Planning
  • Annual Tuition: $4,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Consumer Behavior; Info Tech for Business; Interpersonal Communications; Quantitative Management; Salesmanship
  • Annual Tuition: $4,988
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Financial Accounting; Macroeconomics; Managerial Accounting; Principles of Marketing; Statistical Methods
  • Annual Tuition: $5,134
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business-Career Development; Legal & Social Environment of Business; Managerial Accounting; Office Systems Management
  • Annual Tuition: $5,261
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and COE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Etiquette and Communication; Business Regulations/Compliance; Employee Training and Development; Managerial Accounting and Finance; Organizational Behavior
  • Annual Tuition: $5,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Statistics; Legal Environment of Business; Principles of Microeconomics; Public Speaking
  • Annual Tuition: $5,520
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Communications; Business Law; Human Resource Management; Principles of Marketing; Professional Selling

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  • Annual Tuition: $5,521
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Financial Accounting Principles I; Leadership Development; Microsoft Office; Principles of Economics: Microeconomics; Principles of Management
  • Annual Tuition: $5,611
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Communications; Business Information Systems; Principles of Speech; Quantitative Analysis; The American Enterprise System
  • Annual Tuition: $5,674
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Law; Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences II.; Principles of Financial Accounting; Principles of Microeconomics

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  • Annual Tuition: $5,785
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Branding and Promotion; Computerized Accounting Projects; Managing Human Resources; Professional Sales Strategies; Spreadsheets-Microsoft Excel
  • Annual Tuition: $5,888
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Law; Principles of Economics I (Macro); Principles of Payroll Administration; Professional Writing; Virtual Office Simulation/Internship
  • Annual Tuition: $5,920
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Computer Applications; Business Communications; Managerial Accounting; Quantitative Methods in Business; Survey of American Business
  • Annual Tuition: $5,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Business Law; Business Math; Career Seminar; Principles of Accounting I; Sustainability in the Marketplace
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