The independent, trusted guide to online education for over 21 years!

The 46 Best Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

get ranking seal

Graduates with an online bachelor’s degree in business administration are in high demand, and are some of the highest paid workers entering the job market. As you can see, a business administration degree is a great investment but it can come with a hefty price tag—the most expensive programs cost over $90,000! Even with generous entry level salaries, it pays to do your research before enrolling.

GetEducated compared 119 business administration bachelor’s degree programs from 87 regionally accredited online schools to create this Best Buy ranking. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—46 options for an online bachelor’s degree in business administration for under $50,500.

Average Cost (In-state): $50,587.72
Least Expensive: Florida State College at Jacksonville ~$13,982.40
Most Expensive: The College of Westchester ~$93,500.00

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 online bachelor’s in business administration. 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 Online Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
Florida State College at Jacksonville
(FL)
$13,982.40
$27,250.80
In-State
Out-of-State
2
St. Petersburg College
(FL)
$15,867.00
$50,561.40
In-State
Out-of-State
3
Montana State University-Northern
(MT)
$26,077.76
$75,317.76
In-State
Out-of-State
4
Fort Hays State University
(KS)
$26,552.92
All Students
5
Clayton State University
(GA)
$28,856.00
All Students
6
Missouri Southern State University
(MO)
$30,673.88
$53,411.76
In-State
Out-of-State
7
Louisiana State University-Alexandria
(LA)
$31,928.00
All Students
8
SUNY College of Technology at Canton
(NY)
$33,486.00
$38,800.00
In-State
Out-of-State
9
Peru State College
(NE)
$33,545.00
All Students
10
Waldorf University
(IA)
$34,910.00
$30,110.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
11
Amridge University
(AL)
$35,600.00
All Students
12
University of Maryland Global Campus
(MD)
$36,480.00
$61,680.00
$31,800.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
13
California University of Pennsylvania
(PA)
$36,635.20
$29,043.20
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
14
Columbia College – MO
(MO)
$36,675.00
$30,075.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
15
Metropolitan State University
(MN)
$37,307.60
All Students
16
University of Toledo
(OH)
$37,968.00
$75,320.00
In-State
Out-of-State
17
Rogers State University
(OK)
$38,316.00
$72,788.00
In-State
Out-of-State
18
University of Wisconsin-Superior
(WI)
$39,000.00
All Students
20
University of Southern Mississippi
(MS)
$40,750.80
All Students
21
Toccoa Falls College
(GA)
$41,170.00
All Students
22
Rivier University
(NH)
$41,400.00
All Students
23
York College
(NE)
$42,000.00
All Students
24
Green Mountain College
Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Business Administration 14
$42,600.00
All Students
25
Indiana Wesleyan University
(IN)
$43,260.00
All Students
26
Shorter University
(GA)
$43,750.00
All Students
27
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
(ME)
$44,235.00
$32,075.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
28
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
(WI)
$44,400.00
All Students
29
Assumption College
(MA)
$45,020.00
All Students
30
Tabor College
(KS)
$45,365.00
All Students
31
Cleary University
(MI)
$45,800.00
All Students
32
Graceland University
(IA)
$46,140.00
All Students
33
Trident University International
(CA)
$46,350.00
$30,150.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
34
Johnson University
(TN)
$46,635.00
All Students
35
Southeastern University
(FL)
$46,800.00
All Students
36
Wayland Baptist University
(TX)
$47,170.00
$31,050.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
37
Adams State University
(CO)
$47,376.00
$101,496.00
In-State
Out-of-State
38
Ohio Dominican University
(OH)
$47,550.00
All Students
39
New England College
(NH)
$48,600.00
All Students
39
Point University
(GA)
$48,600.00
All Students
39
Blue Mountain College
(MS)
$48,600.00
All Students
42
Huntington University
(IN)
$48,800.00
$40,800.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
43
University of Valley Forge
(PA)
$49,140.00
All Students
44
Monroe College
(NY)
$49,200.00
$30,960.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
45
Central Baptist College
(AR)
$49,800.00
All Students
46
Concordia University Irvine
(CA)
$49,984.00
All Students
47
Montreat College
(NC)
$50,110.00
All Students
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
Central Christian College of Kansas
(KS)
$51,000.00
All Students
Keystone College
(PA)
$51,200.00
All Students
Midway University
(KY)
$51,600.00
All Students
Monroe College
(NY)
$51,660.00
$32,508.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Central Michigan University
(MI)
$51,708.00
$35,960.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Becker College
(MA)
$52,130.00
All Students
Lincoln Christian University
(IL)
$52,130.00
All Students
Cornerstone University
(MI)
$52,630.00
All Students
Campbell University
(NC)
$52,900.00
All Students
Upper Iowa University
(IA)
$52,920.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Baker University
(KS)
$53,720.00
All Students
University of the Southwest
(NM)
$53,880.00
All Students
Mid-America Christian University
(OK)
$53,924.00
All Students
Calvary University
(MO)
$54,936.00
$34,524.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Crown College
(MN)
$56,625.00
All Students
Oakland City University
(IN)
$57,600.00
All Students
Notre Dame College
(OH)
$58,000.00
All Students
Colorado Christian University
(CO)
$58,800.00
$34,200.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Regis University
(CO)
$58,850.00
All Students
LeTourneau University
(TX)
$59,000.00
All Students
Johnson & Wales University
(RI)
$59,400.00
$30,000.40
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
(IN)
$59,645.00
$30,125.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Webber International University
(FL)
$59,760.00
All Students
Concordia University Texas
(TX)
$59,830.00
All Students
ECPI University
(VA)
$59,904.00
All Students
Southwestern College – Kansas
(KS)
$60,232.00
$31,960.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Mount Mercy University
(IA)
$60,270.00
All Students
New England College of Business and Finance
(MA)
$60,600.00
$45,800.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Walsh University
(OH)
$62,000.00
All Students
Florida National University
(FL)
$64,505.00
All Students
Midstate College
(IL)
$65,070.00
All Students
Siena Heights University
(MI)
$66,460.00
All Students
Pittsburgh Technical College
(PA)
$68,520.00
All Students
Elizabethtown College
(PA)
$68,750.00
All Students
Capella University
(MN)
$69,210.00
All Students
Northwestern College
(IL)
$71,495.00
All Students
Bryant & Stratton College – Online
(NY)
$71,700.00
All Students
Judson College
(AL)
$74,553.00
All Students
Mercy College
(NY)
$74,856.00
All Students
Golden Gate University
(CA)
$81,960.00
All Students
Mount Aloysius College
(PA)
$89,820.00
All Students
The College of Westchester
(NY)
$93,500.00
All Students

14 Program is no longer accepting new students.
Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2017 review of regionally accredited online bachelor’s in business administration programs. 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.

Editorial Note: Online schools do NOT pay to be included in any GetEducated online degree ranking. These rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a bachelor’s degree that is available at least 80 percent through online learning and that is open to enrollment by the public. If your online college is regionally accredited and not currently reviewed by GetEducated, please contact us for inclusion.

These rankings of the cheapest online schools for business administration may NOT be re-posted online or reprinted in any format without a license from GetEducated ®. Consumer finance bloggers and writers can contact our editors for a free custom article on the best online bachelor’s in business administration options for use on your website. Our mission: Help consumers GetEducated ® about the best online colleges for cost and credibility.

GetEducated.com is a consumer group that publishes online college rankings and online university ratings along the dimensions that matter most to online students themselves: affordability and credibility. Our mission:

Educate – Advocate – Protect!

GetEducated.com
PO Box 458
Monterey, VA 24465

About GetEducated.com

Copyright ©2019 GetEducated.com; Approved Colleges, LLC All Rights Reserved