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The 65 Best Affordable ACBSP, AACSB, IACBE Accredited Online Business Schools

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Looking for accredited online business schools that offer prestigious—think programmatic accreditation from the AACSB, IACBE, or ACBSP—business administration programs? GetEducated’s rankings reveal all of the programs that cost less than the national average so that you, the consumer, can make the most informed decision. With more than a $100,000 difference between the most affordable and most expensive programs, it pays to GetEducated before enrolling!

GetEducated compared 287 bachelor’s in business administration from 115 programmatically accredited online business schools to create this ‘Best Buy’ list. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—65 prestigiously accredited online business schools offering business administration bachelor’s degree programs for under $52,000.

Average Cost (In-state): ~$51,900
Least Expensive: University of Florida ~$15,501.60
Most Expensive: Nova Southeastern University ~$119,760.00

Our data-driven research creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. There’s no fancy formulas here. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings cannot be bought, and therefore factually showcase the cheapest programmatically accredited online business schools. The online business administration degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2018 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Most Affordable IACBE, ACBSP, AACSB Accredited Online Business Schools

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
University of Florida
(FL)
$15,501.60
$66,314.40
In-State
Out-of-State
2
University of Wyoming
(WY)
$20,872.00
$67,312.00
In-State
Out-of-State
3
Valdosta State University
(GA)
$21,960.00
All Students
4
Montana State University-Billings
(MT)
$23,676.80
$41,763.20
In-State
Out-of-State
5
Florida International University
(FL)
$25,525.20
$39,572.40
In-State
Out-of-State
6
Dickinson State University
(ND)
$26,209.76
$36,901.44
In-State
Out-of-State
7
University of the Cumberlands
(KY)
$26,672.00
All Students
8
Lewis-Clark State College
(ID)
$26,776.00
$41,608.00
In-State
Out-of-State
9
Southern Arkansas University
(AR)
$29,160.00
$44,400.00
In-State
Out-of-State
10
Thomas Edison State University
(NJ)
$29,532.00
$39,612.00
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
11
Lamar University
(TX)
$29,760.00
All Students
12
Eastern New Mexico University
(NM)
$31,628.40
$60,502.80
In-State
Out-of-State
13
Ball State University
(IN)
$32,520.00
$56,640.00
In-State
Out-of-State
14
William Woods University
(MO)
$32,675.00
All Students
15
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(AR)
$33,600.00
$28,200.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
16
Kennesaw State University
(GA)
$33,720.00
All Students
17
University of Central Arkansas
(AR)
$34,200.00
All Students
18
Black Hills State University
(SD)
$34,404.00
$46,428.00
In-State
Out-of-State
19
American Public University System
(WV)
$34,770.00
$32,350.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
20
Nicholls State University
(LA)
$35,200.00
All Students
21
Lynn University
(FL)
$35,400.00
All Students
22
Indiana State University
(IN)
$36,064.00
$45,480.00
In-State
Out-of-State
23
University of Alaska Fairbanks
(AK)
$36,175.00
All Students
24
University of Southern Maine
(ME)
$36,880.00
$44,680.00
In-State
Out-of-State
25
Fitchburg State University
(MA)
$36,960.00
All Students
26
Columbus State University
(GA)
$37,113.00
All Students
27
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
(PA)
$38,128.40
$43,091.60
In-State
Out-of-State
28
Southern New Hampshire University
(NH)
$38,550.00
$27,150.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
29
Ouachita Baptist University
(AR)
$39,000.00
All Students
30
Wichita State University
(KS)
$39,730.84
All Students
31
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
(OH)
$39,780.00
All Students
32
Northern State University
(SD)
$40,200.00
All Students
32
Dakota State University
(SD)
$40,200.00
All Students
34
University of West Alabama
(AL)
$40,375.00
All Students
35
Troy University
(AL)
$40,620.00
$30,060.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
36
Eastern Oregon University
(OR)
$42,110.00
All Students
37
Viterbo University
(WI)
$42,500.00
$39,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
38
The University of Tennessee – Martin
(TN)
$42,600.00
$46,200.00
In-State
Out-of-State
38
The University of Alabama
(AL)
$42,600.00
All Students
40
Saint Leo University
(FL)
$43,265.00
$30,065.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
41
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
(LA)
$45,000.00
All Students
42
Bryan College
(TN)
$45,930.00
All Students
43
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
(MA)
$45,990.00
All Students
44
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
(WI)
$46,680.00
All Students
45
Baker College
(MI)
$46,800.00
$29,640.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
46
Liberty University
(VA)
$46,900.00
$30,100.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
47
University of Colorado – Colorado Springs
(CO)
$46,960.00
$71,560.00
In-State
Out-of-State
48
Culver-Stockton College
(MO)
$47,525.00
All Students
49
Indiana Institute of Technology
(IN)
$47,570.00
All Students
50
Park University
(MO)
$47,880.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
50
West Virginia University
(WV)
$47,880.00
All Students
50
Avila University
(MO)
$47,880.00
All Students
53
University of Michigan-Flint
(MI)
$47,984.00
$89,276.00
In-State
Out-of-State
54
University of Louisiana at Monroe
(LA)
$48,000.00
All Students
55
Gwynedd Mercy University
(PA)
$48,705.00
All Students
56
Northwest Nazarene University
(ID)
$48,980.00
All Students
57
Belhaven University
(MS)
$49,055.00
All Students
58
Lindsey Wilson College
(KY)
$49,200.00
All Students
59
Sam Houston State University
(TX)
$49,482.00
$99,282.00
In-State
Out-of-State
60
University of Northwestern Ohio
(OH)
$49,500.00
All Students
61
Oklahoma State University
(OK)
$50,166.00
$110,316.00
$51,480.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
62
Campbellsville University
(KY)
$50,274.00
All Students
63
University of Memphis
(TN)
$50,400.00
$57,600.00
In-State
Out-of-State
63
Bacone College
(OK)
$50,400.00
All Students
65
Oral Roberts University
(OK)
$50,872.00
All Students
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
Kentucky Wesleyan College
(KY)
$52,040.00
All Students
Salem University
(WV)
$52,600.00
$67,600.00
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
Northern Arizona University
(AZ)
$52,984.00
All Students
Bellevue University
(NE)
$53,770.00
All Students
Marian University
(WI)
$54,000.00
All Students
Chaminade University of Honolulu
(HI)
$54,000.00
All Students
Limestone College
(SC)
$54,368.00
$30,014.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Tiffin University
(OH)
$54,540.00
All Students
Anderson University – SC
(SC)
$54,600.00
All Students
Mercer University
(GA)
$54,960.00
All Students
Lindenwood University
(MO)
$55,300.00
All Students
Oregon State University
(OR)
$55,790.00
All Students
Northwest Christian University
(OR)
$55,800.00
All Students
American Intercontinental University – Online
(IL)
$56,260.00
$31,898.80
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
DeSales University
(PA)
$56,880.00
All Students
Strayer University – Online
(DC)
$58,000.00
All Students
Grand Canyon University
(AZ)
$59,500.00
$33,100.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Ashland University
(OH)
$59,640.00
All Students
Colorado Technical University
(CO)
$60,150.00
$37,800.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Florida Institute of Technology
(FL)
$61,710.00
$30,250.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
University of Mary
(ND)
$62,348.00
All Students
Ottawa University
(KS)
$62,471.00
$31,595.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Walden University
(MN)
$62,795.00
$53,699.80
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Franklin University
(OH)
$63,181.00
$31,065.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
University of the Incarnate Word
(TX)
$63,690.00
$30,090.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Cardinal Stritch University
(WI)
$63,840.00
All Students
National University
(CA)
$65,260.00
$29,980.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Medaille College
(NY)
$65,630.00
$32,450.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Pennsylvania College of Technology
(PA)
$65,945.00
All Students
University of Arizona
(AZ)
$66,000.00
All Students
Argosy University
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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Marketing ACBSP,14
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$66,895.00
All Students
Post University
(CT)
$68,400.00
All Students
Capella University
(MN)
$69,210.00
All Students
National American University
(SD)
$70,000.00
All Students
Saint Joseph’s University
(PA)
$70,080.00
All Students
California Baptist University
(CA)
$70,760.00
All Students
Mississippi College
(MS)
$71,358.00
All Students
Purdue University Global
(IL)
$71,500.00
$29,700.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Misericordia University
(PA)
$71,995.00
All Students
City University of Seattle
(WA)
$74,250.00
All Students
Peirce College
(PA)
$75,315.00
All Students
Brenau University
(GA)
$76,280.00
$31,400.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Temple University
(PA)
$77,340.00
All Students
Rutgers University
(NJ)
$78,000.00
All Students
Davenport University
(MI)
$87,320.00
$59,120.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Robert Morris University
(PA)
$98,400.00
All Students
Berkeley College
(NJ)
$101,300.00
All Students
Dallas Baptist University
(TX)
$106,320.00
All Students
McKendree University
(IL)
$112,200.00
All Students
Nova Southeastern University
(FL)
$119,760.00
All Students

 

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Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2017 review of programmatically accredited online business schools. Total cost includes full-time tuition and fees and was valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. School profiles for the online bachelor’s degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules. The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire online degree including fees. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.

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