Your Guide to the Online MBA

Are you considering an online MBA degree? Make informed decisions using our comprehensive collection of resources that guide you through the entire MBA planning process. From comparing schools to submitting your application, find the right MBA program to fit your needs.

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Top Online MBA Programs

OnlineMBA.com's ranking of the top business programs in the country makes it easy to select the right school. To qualify for this ranking, schools must hold accreditation as a nonprofit college or university, offer an online MBA, and submit an annual report to the National Center for Education Statistics. OnlineMBA.com organizes its ranking based primarily on academic quality, though affordability and the number of online programs and students are factored in as well.

Rank School Business School Toggle School Image Logo Location Accreditation GMAT Requirement Tuition Description
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University of Florida

Business School Warrington College of Business University of Florida campus image Location Gainesville, FL Accreditation AACSB GMAT Requirement Yes Tuition $ $ $ $ $

The MBA at the University of Florida is offered in online and hybrid formats. Online courses are delivered asynchronously, so students can integrate the workload into their schedules easily. The five-week class structure allows students to complete the in 16 to 24 months, with a special accelerated track for students who have graduated recently with their bachelor's in business.


2

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Business School Kenan-Flagler Business School University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus image Location Chapel Hill, NC Accreditation AACSB GMAT Requirement Yes Tuition $ $ $ $ $

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers an MBA with flexible coursework. Students choose from five tracks -- marketing, data analytics and decision making, finance, strategy and consulting, and entrepreneurship -- to align their education with their professional goals. The program requires in-person immersion experiences at the UNC Chapel Hill campus.


3

Johns Hopkins University

Business School Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Johns Hopkins University campus image Location Baltimore, MD Accreditation AACSB GMAT Requirement Yes Tuition $ $ $ $ $

Johns Hopkins University's MBA allows students to specialize in organizational leadership, financial business, or healthcare management. The program offers online and hybrid courses, some of which require synchronous virtual learning sessions or on-campus residencies in Baltimore or Washington, D.C. Students can complete the degree in two and a half years.


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Carnegie Mellon University

Business School Tepper Business School Carnegie Mellon University campus image Location Pittsburgh, PA Accreditation AACSB GMAT Requirement Yes Tuition $ $ $ $ $

The online MBA at Carnegie Mellon University teaches students about leadership development and strategic analysis through a hybrid format. Students attend virtual night classes twice weekly with business school faculty and complete other course requirements asynchronously. Diverse electives allow students to pursue multiple concentrations during their time in the program.


5

George Washington University

Business School George Washington University School of Business George Washington University campus image Location Washington, DC Accreditation AACSB GMAT Requirement Yes Tuition $ $ $ $ $

The three-year online MBA at George Washington University offers concentrations in management, finance, information systems and technology management, government contracts, project management, and consulting. Students participate in one weekly virtual classroom and can attend four-day campus residencies in Washington, D.C. with organizations like the World Bank and the Federal Reserve. GWU also offers a healthcare-specific MBA.


Why Consider an Online MBA?

Online MBA programs offer a flexible format to students who need to work while they attend school. The online degree format gives students the ability to earn a respected degree, regardless of location. Online MBAs cater to students with professional responsibilities and personal obligations, as well as those who live in rural areas.

An online MBA offers many advantages to distance learners, including affordability, flexibility, and accessibility. Not only do online MBAs typically cost less than traditional degrees, they also offer many of the same resources and amenities as on-campus programs.

The Online MBA Guide

This comprehensive resource serves as guide to the MBA. Our ten-part series familiarizes you with our MBA program options while guiding you through the selection and application process. Discover financing options, dive into the MBA curriculum, and prepare yourself for life after graduation.

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Online MBA by State

Applying to an in-state online MBA close to home allows students to use campus facilities and meet with advisers in person. Our MBA state pages include information about local online programs and the state's economic and employment outlook for MBA graduates.

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  2. Alabama
  3. Alaska
  4. Arizona
  5. Arkansas
  6. California
  7. Colorado
  8. Connecticut
  9. Delaware
  10. Florida
  11. Georgia
  12. Hawaii
  13. Idaho
  14. Illinois
  15. Indiana
  16. Iowa
  17. Kansas
  18. Kentucky
  19. Louisiana
  20. Maine
  21. Maryland
  22. Massachusetts
  23. Michigan
  24. Minnesota
  25. Mississippi
  26. Missouri
  27. Montana
  28. Nebraska
  29. Nevada
  30. New Hampshire
  31. New Jersey
  32. New Mexico
  33. New York
  34. North Carolina
  35. North Dakota
  36. Ohio
  37. Oklahoma
  38. Oregon
  39. Pennsylvania
  40. Rhode Island
  41. South Carolina
  42. South Dakota
  43. Tennessee
  44. Texas
  45. Utah
  46. Vermont
  47. Virginia
  48. Washington
  49. Washington, D.C.
  50. West Virginia
  51. Wisconsin
  52. Wyoming

Online MBA Schools

Our college and university database provides the most up-to-date information for each accredited school that offers an online MBA in the U.S. Each school profile provides a breakdown of the online MBA programs offered, as well as standardized testing requirements, estimated tuition, and concentrations offered.

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