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The 53 Best Affordable Online Business Management Associate’s Degree

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Looking for an affordable online business management associate’s degree? Our rankings reveal all of the associate programs in business offered at two-year institutions that cost less than the national average so that you, the consumer, can make the most informed decision.

GetEducated compared 126 business administration and management associate degrees from 104 online technical and community colleges to create this ‘Best Buy’ list. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—53 accredited online schools offering business administration bachelor’s degree programs for under $11,000.

Average Cost (In-state): $10,800
Least Expensive: Coastline Community College ~$2,760.00
Most Expensive: Pittsburgh Technical College ~$39,970.00

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 accredited online schools. The online business administration and management degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2018 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average

Most Affordable Online Business Management Associate’s Degrees from 2-Year Schools

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
Coastline Community College
(CA)
$2,760.00
$16,260.00
In-State
Out-of-State
2
Cerro Coso Community College
(CA)
$2,764.00
$15,484.00
In-State
Out-of-State
3
Palomar College
(CA)
$2,896.00
$17,236.00
In-State
Out-of-State
4
Clovis Community College
(NM)
$4,968.00
$8,502.00
In-State
Out-of-State
5
Yavapai College
(AZ)
$5,146.00
$22,692.00
In-State
Out-of-State
6
Pima Community College
(AZ)
$5,280.00
$13,170.00
In-State
Out-of-State
7
Mesa Community College
(AZ)
$5,392.00
$13,390.00
In-State
Out-of-State
8
Mohave Community College
(AZ)
$5,544.00
$18,301.50
$8,095.50
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
9
Northwest Mississippi Community College
(MS)
$6,000.00
$10,800.00
In-State
Out-of-State
10
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
(MN)
$6,066.90
All Students
11
Metropolitan Community College Area
(NE)
$6,534.00
$9,553.50
In-State
Out-of-State
12
Dallas County Community College District
(TX)
$6,660.00
$21,900.00
In-State
Out-of-State
13
Northeast Community College
(NE)
$6,810.00
$9,090.00
In-State
Out-of-State
14
Washtenaw Community College
(MI)
$7,200.00
$7,380.00
In-State
Out-of-State
15
North Arkansas College
(AR)
$7,254.00
$11,780.00
In-State
Out-of-State
16
Del Mar College
(TX)
$7,364.00
$9,140.00
In-State
Out-of-State
17
Tulsa Community College
(OK)
$7,558.20
$20,158.20
In-State
Out-of-State
18
Sheridan College
(WY)
$7,800.00
$19,080.00
In-State
Out-of-State
19
Baltimore City Community College
(MD)
$7,828.00
$18,028.00
In-State
Out-of-State
20
Hutchinson Community College
(KS)
$7,872.00
$9,856.00
In-State
Out-of-State
20
Cochise County Community College District
(AZ)
$7,872.00
All Students
22
Amarillo College
(TX)
$7,920.00
$11,760.00
In-State
Out-of-State
23
Sheridan College
(WY)
$7,930.00
$19,398.00
In-State
Out-of-State
24
Allen County Community College
(KS)
$8,000.00
All Students
25
Cowley County Community College
(KS)
$8,230.00
$11,191.00
In-State
Out-of-State
26
West Virginia Northern Community College
(WV)
$8,330.00
$22,634.00
In-State
Out-of-State
27
Shoreline Community College
(WA)
$8,485.20
$9,330.00
In-State
Out-of-State
28
Lone Star College System
(TX)
$8,500.00
$9,400.00
In-State
Out-of-State
29
Lord Fairfax Community College
(VA)
$8,646.75
$19,419.35
In-State
Out-of-State
30
Bevill State Community College
(AL)
$8,880.00
$16,020.00
In-State
Out-of-State
31
Snead State Community College
(AL)
$9,000.00
$16,140.00
In-State
Out-of-State
32
New River Community College
(VA)
$9,168.00
$21,024.00
In-State
Out-of-State
33
Southwest Virginia Community College
(VA)
$9,333.00
$21,386.60
In-State
Out-of-State
34
John Tyler Community College
(VA)
$9,366.25
$21,419.85
In-State
Out-of-State
35
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
(AR)
$9,405.00
All Students
36
Rappahannock Community College
(VA)
$9,414.00
$21,270.00
$10,674.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
37
Genesee Community College
(NY)
$9,550.00
$10,750.00
In-State
Out-of-State
38
Illinois Central College
(IL)
$9,600.00
All Students
38
Barton County Community College
(KS)
$9,600.00
All Students
40
Carl Albert State College
(OK)
$9,681.18
$17,800.08
In-State
Out-of-State
41
Ivy Tech Community College
(IN)
$9,711.00
$11,140.20
$8,109.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
42
Rowan College at Burlington County
(NJ)
$9,790.50
$13,755.50
In-State
Out-of-State
43
Eastern Oklahoma State College
(OK)
$9,906.00
$17,742.40
In-State
Out-of-State
44
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
(VA)
$9,933.85
$21,987.45
In-State
Out-of-State
45
Atlantic Cape Community College
(NJ)
$10,107.80
All Students
46
Corning Community College
Associate in Science in Business Administration
(NY)
$10,122.00
$19,158.00
In-State
Out-of-State
47
Rose State College
(OK)
$10,156.80
$23,760.00
In-State
Out-of-State
48
Adirondack Community College
(NY)
$10,239.00
$19,023.00
In-State
Out-of-State
49
Three Rivers College
(MO)
$10,240.00
$12,672.00
In-State
Out-of-State
50
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
(AR)
$10,268.50
$10,423.50
In-State
Out-of-State
51
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
(OH)
$10,458.54
$19,525.58
In-State
Out-of-State
52
Sinclair Community College
(OH)
$10,489.14
$19,064.70
In-State
Out-of-State
53
Fulton-Montgomery Community College
(NY)
$10,520.00
$19,420.00
In-State
Out-of-State
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
Niagara County Community College
(NY)
$10,875.00
$23,547.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Southern Arkansas University Tech
(AR)
$10,880.00
$13,856.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Jefferson Community College
(NY)
$10,882.00
$16,402.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Monroe Community College
(NY)
$10,901.00
$19,461.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Hudson Valley Community College
(NY)
$10,920.00
All Students
Jamestown Community College
(NY)
$10,965.00
$20,465.00
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
Cayuga County Community College
(NY)
$10,987.00
$20,075.00
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
Herkimer County Community College
(NY)
$11,172.00
$16,832.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Northwest Iowa Community College
(IA)
$11,191.00
All Students
Bunker Hill Community College
(MA)
$11,264.00
$24,448.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Inver Hills Community College
(MN)
$11,265.00
All Students
Northern Virginia Community College
(VA)
$11,361.50
$23,777.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Finger Lakes Community College
(NY)
$11,499.00
$20,543.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Des Moines Area Community College
(IA)
$11,584.00
All Students
North Hennepin Community College
(MN)
$11,631.00
All Students
Kirtland Community College
(MI)
$11,781.00
$17,073.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Hagerstown Community College
(MD)
$12,060.00
$15,600.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Macomb Community College
(MI)
$12,082.00
$15,244.00
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
Massasoit Community College
(MA)
$12,090.00
$24,862.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Dakota County Technical College
(MN)
$12,094.80
All Students
Lake Superior College
(MN)
$12,215.40
All Students
Macomb Community College
(MI)
$12,273.00
$15,486.00
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
(MN)
$12,276.00
$13,153.20
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
Massasoit Community College
(MA)
$12,285.00
$25,263.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Murray State College
(OK)
$12,340.00
All Students
Massasoit Community College
(MA)
$12,480.00
$25,664.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Macomb Community College
(MI)
$12,524.00
$15,788.00
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
Alexandria Technical & Community College
(MN)
$12,561.00
All Students
St. Cloud Technical and Community College
(MN)
$12,574.20
All Students
Bristol Community College
(MA)
$12,664.00
$25,848.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Erie Community College
(NY)
$12,696.00
$21,828.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
(MN)
$12,738.00
All Students
Riverland Community College
(MN)
$12,760.20
All Students
Northland Community and Technical College
(MN)
$12,957.00
All Students
Clinton Community College
(NY)
$13,111.00
$23,023.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Quinsigamond Community College
(MA)
$13,160.00
$25,520.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Quinsigamond Community College
(MA)
$13,357.00
$25,923.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Mount Wachusett Community College
(MA)
$13,824.00
$26,534.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Manchester Community College
(NH)
$13,946.00
All Students
Massachusetts Bay Community College
(MA)
$13,992.00
$27,588.00
In-State
Out-of-State
NHTI-Concord’s Community College
(NH)
$14,297.00
$30,645.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Northern Essex Community College
(MA)
$14,312.00
$29,736.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Massachusetts Bay Community College
(MA)
$14,416.00
$28,424.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Harford Community College
(MD)
$14,431.20
$19,755.60
In-State
Out-of-State
Lehigh Carbon Community College
(PA)
$14,520.00
$21,060.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Prince George’s Community College
(MD)
$15,100.00
$21,220.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Community College of Aurora
(CO)
$15,330.00
$23,373.00
$19,950.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
Front Range Community College
(CO)
$15,383.20
$23,426.20
In-State
Out-of-State
Community College of Allegheny County
(PA)
$15,836.60
$22,436.60
$8,924.60
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
Community College of Allegheny County
(PA)
$15,889.60
$22,489.60
$8,977.60
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
Pikes Peak Community College
(CO)
$15,959.20
$24,002.20
In-State
Out-of-State
Harrisburg Area Community College
(PA)
$15,965.00
$19,065.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Ocean County College
(NJ)
$17,380.00
All Students
Northampton County Area Community College
(PA)
$18,480.00
$27,240.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Luzerne County Community College
(PA)
$19,480.00
$27,760.00
In-State
Out-of-State
San Joaquin Valley College
(CA)
$20,095.00
All Students
Bucks County Community College
(PA)
$20,677.00
$30,132.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Montgomery County Community College
(PA)
$20,700.00
$29,940.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Pittsburgh Technical College
(PA)
$39,970.00
All Students

Accreditation Note: To qualify for a ranking, a program must be regionally accredited. Additional programmatic accreditation is noted in the rank table.

17 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2017 review of online business management associate’s degree programs. The average in-state cost for this rank is rounded up to the nearest $100. 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 associate’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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