Best Online Bachelor’s in Business: Students Before Profits Award 2014-2015

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Our Students Before Profits Award was created to promote nonprofit colleges and universities offering online degree programs that put students before profits and education before the bottom line.

For our 2014/2015 Online Bachelor’s in Business award winners, we selected online programs from accredited, nonprofit colleges and universities with objectively lower than average tuition cost and have ranked the programs according to their affordability.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, when business majors graduate and enter the working world they are offered above-average salaries, substantial benefits, and an opportunity to be successful in a career with a significant upward trajectory.

Affordability, accreditation and nonprofit status are our primary criteria when it comes to ranking these programs, but many of these programs are consistently ranked among the top by other national publications and we believe they deserve to be considered among the best online bachelor’s in business administration programs available.

Note that tuition rates listed below are based on costs for out-of-state, full-time students. In-state rates are often less expensive, and part-time cost per credit hour is often more expensive.

#1. Eastern Oregon University

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Eastern Oregon University is located in La Grande, Oregon, and is part of the Eastern Oregon University system. Founded in 1929 as Eastern Oregon Normal School, EOU is located in the center of the Blue Mountain Range between Portland, Oregon, and Boise, Idaho. 

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

Eastern Oregon University’s online B.S.B.A. offers its students four specialized tracks from which to choose when planning their degree: Leadership, Organization, and Management; Marketing; Accounting; and the Accounting C.P.A. track. When choosing to take courses online, there is no differentiation between residents and non-residents; all distance-learning students have the financial benefits of residency.

Accreditation

Eastern Oregon University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 31%
Tuition: $18,705

#2. Stephen F. Austin State University

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Stephen F. Austin State University was founded in 1923 as a teachers college. Located in Nacogdoches, Texas, SFA is one of four independent public universities in Texas, meaning it is not affiliated with any of Texas’ six university systems. In the 2011 U.S. News & World Report edition of Best Colleges – regarding institutions located in the West – SFA ranked #71.

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration in General Business Overview

Fully accredited by the AACSB, Stephen F. Austin State University’s B.B.A. program in General Business enables students who have completed two years of higher education at another institution – preferably in business studies – to finish their degree. The curriculum offers a broad-based understanding of the business disciplines with a variety of coursework in business law, information management, finance, insurance, and human resource management. Students who have not completed any credit hours toward an associate’s in business prior to entering SFA’s business program may still be eligible to attend. The tuition figure listed below is reflective of the cost of four years, or eight semesters, at the university, though many students -those who have their associate’s in business – will attend for only half of that time.

Accreditation

Stephen F. Austin State University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 43%
Tuition: $19,816

#3. Fort Hays State University

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Fort Hays State University is a public institution located in Hays, Kansas. The university consists of approximately 11,000 students, over half of which are online. Founded in 1902 and originally located on the grounds of a retired military outpost, Fort Hays State University moved to its current location in 1904. Big Creek, a stream that spans the main 200 acre campus, adds to the beauty of the school and also serves as an occasional outdoor laboratory for students studying the biological sciences.

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration and Bachelor’s of Science in Business Education

Fort Hay’s State University’s online B.B.A. is a highly diverse degree program; concentrations are offered in International Business and Economics, Management, Human Resources, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. Students of Fort Hays State University’s B.B.A. program will study to understand the global business economy, communicate effectively, forecast future economic and business incidents, conduct research and analyze findings, and drive a company’s workforce through effective motivation. The online B.S. in Business Education offers three separate paths of study: Business Teacher Licensure, for students who wish to teach business courses in middle school and high school; Corporate Communication, a self-designed flexible program preparing students to use a variety of software programs in the business industry; and Training and Development, preparing students to construct and implement employee training programs and to effectively use e-learning applications and processes. The programs require 124-135 semester hours for graduation, depending on chosen concentrations.

Accreditation

Fort Hays State University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 48%
Tuition: $23,126 – $25,178

#4. Western Governor’s University

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Founded in 1997, Western Governors University is a private online university with the  intention to “expand access to higher education through online, competency-based degree programs.” Students communicate frequently with faculty through phone and internet sessions, and their coursework and testing activities are monitored online. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Western Governors University has been recognized by the United States Distance Learning Association.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management Overview

Western Governor’s University’s B.S. in Business Management was designed for individuals who wish to work in supervising and management. Many areas of study are mandatory for students to help broaden their business knowledge: Leadership Management, General Education, Business Law and Ethics, Information Systems Management, Accounting, Economics, Quantitative Analysis for Business, Marketing and Communication, Project Management, Business Management, and Finance. Students choose upper division electives to further tailor the curriculum to suit their professional goals before graduation.

Accreditation

Western Governors University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 24%
Tuition: $25,630

#5. University of Wyoming

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The University of Wyoming sits between the Laramie and Snowy Range Mountains and is located on Wyoming’s high Laramie Plains, The school is a land-grant university and was founded in 1887, four years before Wyoming was admitted as the 44th state. The university offers 41 degree and certificate programs in addition to its traditional on-campus programs.

Online Bachelor of Business Administration Overview

Students of UW’s online B.B.A. program will take the required business core curriculum as well as upper level coursework in finance, accounting, marketing, business law, management, and computer applications. Alumni have pursued careers – sometimes after further graduate study – in small-business ownership, project management, business consulting, technology management, law, and more. The B.B.A. program is AACSB accredited.

Accreditation

The University of Wyoming is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 54%
Tuition: $28,148

#6. Amberton University

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Amberton University is located in Garland, Texas, a city situated almost entirely in Dallas county in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The school was founded as part of Abilene Christian University in the early 1970s, and complies with an Evangelical Christian philosophy of education and lifestyle. Amberton quickly evolved into a school focused almost entirely on the working adult, and in 1982 separated into an independent institution serving the community at large. While the school adheres to Christian ideals, no specific religious creed must be affirmed to study there or to graduate. However, it must be noted that only students 21 years and older will be considered for acceptance. 

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Overview

Amberton’s online B.B.A. includes general business coursework as well as advanced, specialized courses in three separate areas. Students may choose to concentrate in General Business, the most versatile of the three programs; Management, a degree program aiming to prepare students to take on managerial roles in corporations by emphasizing employee motivation and workplace relations; and Project Management, a program focusing on improving business performance and building overall competency in business projects. 120 semester credit hours are required for graduation from each program.

Accreditation

Amberton University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate:
Tuition: $29,040

#7. Columbia College

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Columbia College of Missouri is a private, nonsectarian liberal arts school located in Columbia, Missouri. Founded as Christian Female College in 1851, it was the first female college west of the Mississippi River to be chartered by a state legislature. The school changed its name to Columbia College of Missouri in 1970 after becoming fully co-educational. In 2009, Columbia College was recognized for its high standard of academic excellence and positive student feedback by being named a “Best Midwestern College” by the Princeton Review.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

At Columbia College, students earning an online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration will study entrepreneurship, accounting, finance, public relations, human research management, and advertising, along with completing the basic business core curriculum. The coursework for the program reflects the standards of the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs. The faculty works personally with each student,  enabling them to gain professional placement in their desired fields or to study at the graduate level.

Accreditation

Columbia College of Missouri is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 41%
Tuition: $31,200

#8. Saint Joseph’s College

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Originally founded as an institution of higher education for women, Saint Joseph’s College of Standish, Maine became co-educational in 1970. In 1976, Saint Joseph’s began developing a distance-learning program for adults; the nontraditional programs are currently offered in all fifty states and in nine countries. Admissions and start dates are rolling, and students are encouraged to go at their own pace while completing the degree.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

Saint Joseph’s online B.S.B.A. is available with five accompanying specializations: Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Management, Senior Living Leadership, and Banking. The curriculum was created by successful business people proficient in both academia and the workplace. 128 credit hours are required for graduation, after which students will be prepared to lead effectively in a variety of institutions.

Accreditation

Saint Joseph’s College is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 55%
Tuition: $36,765

#9. Ball State University

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The Ball Brothers, five American philanthropists and industrialists best known for their home canning jars, founded Ball University in 1918. The school is a public coeducational research university with a campus spanning over 1,000 acres in the small city of Muncie, Indiana. By investing in hybrid vehicles for university shuttle services, maintaining high levels of water efficiency, and using recycled materials for new school construction, Ball State has adopted the practice of environmental sustainability as the primary component of the university’s vision and unique identity.

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Overview

Ball State’s Bachelor’s of Business Administration is a degree completion program, meaning that it was designed for those juggling professional life and home life, and who desire to pursue higher education in a convenient, affordable way. Up to 90 relevant transfer hours can be accepted into the program, but students may begin the program without any previous coursework. Graduates will leave with thorough business knowledge over a variety of disciplines in the field (including finance, marketing, accounting, and management), effective communication skills, and an ethical awareness of conducting business in a professional environment. The Miller College of Business at Ball State is one of only 15% of business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Accreditation

Ball State University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate:
Tuition: $36,940

#10. Granite State College

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Founded in 1972, Granite State College is one of four institutions of the University of New Hampshire with a primary aim of expanding higher public education to adults throughout the state. In 2014, Granite State College was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as having the least expensive tuition of four-year schools in New England.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management Overview

Granite State College offers an online B.S. in Business Management with a thorough curriculum that covers the fundamentals of working in business in a real-world environment. Students will learn to manage people and companies at large, understand business law and ethics, and interpret statistical and financial data. Alumni have gone on to work in positions such as Financial Managers, Personal Financial Advisors, Financial Analysts, and Accountants, and to study business at the graduate level.

Accreditation

Granite State College is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 50%
Tuition: $37,800

#11. Southern New Hampshire University

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Founded in 1933 as the New Hampshire School of Accounting and Secretarial Service, Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit university located between Manchester and Hookset, New Hampshire. The state granted the college its charter in 1963, and the first baccalaureate degrees were awarded in 1966. Its online campus boasts over 200 regionally accredited undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, and also has specialized accreditation for some of its degrees and programs.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Studies, Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration, and Bachelor’s of Science in International Business Overview

Southern New Hampshire University’s online B.S. in Business Studies is a comprehensive business degree that offers concentrations in 13 specializations: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Finance, Computer Information Technology, Game Design and Development, Human Resource Management, Industrial Organizational Psychology, International Management, Marketing, Operations and Project Management, Organizational Leadership, Small Business Management, and Sport Management. SNHU’s online B.S. in Business Administration expands students’ leadership and marketing skills and is offered in conjunction with three separate concentrations: Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership, and Small Business Management. Graduates of SNHU’s B.S. in International Business will have a comprehensive understanding of the different political, financial, and cultural systems that power international business in the U.S. and elsewhere. All SNHU Business degrees require 120 credit hours for graduation, and 90 of those hours – if relevant – may be transferred into the program from another accredited institution.

Accreditation

Southern New Hampshire University is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 54%
Tuition: $38,500

#12. Troy University

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Located in Troy, Alabama, Troy University was founded in 1887 with the purpose of training new teachers. The school was given its current name in 1967 upon achieving university status, and is also known as Alabama’s International University due to its overwhelming success in attracting students from around the world.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration: Global Business Overview

Troy University’s B.S.B.A. in Global Business adheres to the general business core curriculum, which includes coursework that focuses on principles of accounting, business law, management, marketing, statistics, finance, and business communication. 18 hours of specialized global business courses are required in addition the the university core and the separate business core, and students may choose from eight areas of concentration – Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, or Risk Management/Insurance.

Accreditation

Troy University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 38%
Tuition: $39,120

#13. Florida International University

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Florida International University is located in Greater Miami, Florida. Classified as a research university with high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation, FIU is the youngest university to be granted a Phi Beta Kappa chapter by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the country’s oldest academic honor society. FIU is the 2nd-largest university in Florida and the largest university in South Florida. The most competitive public Floridian university – with the lowest admissions rate – FIU is able to boast the highest number of high school valedictorian students in attendance in the country. 

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Overview

Florida International University’s B.B.A. is offered with five concentrations: Finance, Human Resources Management, International Business, Management, and Marketing. Online students are paired with personal success coaches to encourage optimal interaction, increase motivation, and ensure that a student’s needs, talents, and aspirations are taken into account throughout the duration of the program. The R. Kirk Landon Undergraduate School of Business is accredited by the AACSB.

Accreditation

Florida International University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 49%
Tuition: $39,960

#14. Dakota State University

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Located in Madison, South Dakota and originally founded in 1881 as the first teacher institution in the Dakota Territory, Dakota State University is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents. The university is technology-centric, and requires all full-time undergraduate students to use tablet computers and take an introductory computer usage and programming course as part of the mandatory core curriculum. 25 of their on-campus degree programs are ask available via distance education.

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Overview

Four distinct online B.B.A degrees are offered through Dakota State University. These include a B.B.A. in Management, a B.B.A. in Accounting, a B.B.A. in Marketing, and a B.B.A. in Business Technology. All of the Business Administration majors are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and will prepare students for successful careers in multiple fields of business and for further graduate study.

Accreditation

Dakota State University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 49%
Tuition: $40,364

#15. Baker College

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Established in 1911 in Flint Township, Michigan, Baker College is Michigan’s largest private, not-for-profit university with 13 locations statewide and an online campus. The college is a four-year vocational school that aims to impart job-specific training to its students while emphasizing broad academic development.

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Overview

Baker College offers an online Bachelor’s of Business Administration with six concentration areas: Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. Students may choose to forego the concentrations and specialize in Business Administration itself, through an accelerated program designed for working professionals. Core coursework may be substituted with experiential credit, transfer credit, or portfolio.

Accreditation

Baker College is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 21.6%
Tuition: $40,500

#16. Charter Oak State College

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Charter Oak State College is a public, liberal arts college founded in 1973 by the Connecticut Legislature. Located in New Britain, Connecticut, the school offers associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, and many degrees can be completed entirely online.

Online Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration Overview

Charter Oak State College’s B.A. in Business Administration is one of their many degrees intended for non-traditional students, and relevant transfer hours from accredited institutions will be approved as long as they are no more than ten years old. Graduates will have worked to gain an understanding of the global business world, applicable government policies, resource allocation, and the necessary use of information technology. Coursework in problem-solving, leadership, motivational skills, and communication, (with attention to gender and cultural awareness), further round out the curriculum.

Accreditation

Charter Oak State College is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 60%
Tuition: $41,520

#17. Colorado State University-Global

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Colorado State University’s global campus, known as CSU-Global, is a non-profit, online, public university. Founded in 2007 as part of the Colorado State University system, CSU – Global is a separate and distinct institution headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Designed specifically for adult students who are unable to travel to a traditional campus, CSU only offers degree completion programs – thereby allowing their students to combine previous college credit and life experience with current course offerings.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management Overview

CSU – Global’s online B.S. in Business Management is a 120-credit hour degree, and requires coursework in leadership principles, managerial accounting and economics, business analysis, and human resource development. This degree allows students to make use of CSU – Global’s “alternative credit options” program to finish faster and at less financial cost, either through Competency Based Exams or through Prior Learning Assessments.

Accreditation

Colorado State University – Global Campus is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 64%
Tuition: $42,000

#18. Liberty University

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Located in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University was founded as Lynchburg Baptist College in 1971 by the Reverend Jerry Falwell. It has long been considered a Christian academic community, the institution’s stated intention being the development of both the intellectual and spiritual nature. When including the number of online matriculated students (90,000 as of May 2013), Liberty University is the nation’s largest private nonprofit university and the world’s largest Evangelical Christian university.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

Liberty University’s B.S. in Business Administration is offered completely online with a variety of concentrations: Communications, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Financial Planning, Green and Sustainable Management, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Marketing, Project Management, and Public Administration. Graduates will have obtained an understanding of both the domestic and international marketplace and will have human resource and leadership skills enabling them to work professionally in a modern business climate.

Accreditation

Liberty University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 46.7%
Tuition: $43,200

#19. Thomas Edison State College

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Namesake of inventor Thomas Alva Edison, Thomas Edison State College was established in 1972 and is one of New Jersey’s 11 public universities and colleges. The school has been located in downtown Trenton, New Jersey since 1979.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

Thomas Edison State College offers a B.S. in Business Administration with a wide variety of concentration areas intended to sync with students’ interests and career aspirations. Prospective students who wish to delve deeply into one of the many specializations, rather than study business in a more general way, will be pleased by the breadth of the major’s specific offerings. Areas of study include: Accounting, Accounting/CPA, Computer Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Financial Institutional Management, General Management, Hospital Healthcare Administration, Hospitality Management, Human Resources/Organizational Management, International Business, Learner-Designed Area of Study, Marketing, Operations Management, Public Administration, and Real Estate.

Accreditation

Thomas Edison State College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 15%
Tuition: $43,200

#20. Belhaven University

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Founded in 1894 as a school for women, Belhaven University is now a private Christian liberal arts university located in Jackson, Mississipi.  Belhaven’s core curriculum is taught from a Christian worldview and, in addition to its traditional majors, offers programs in Christian ministry.

Online Bachelor of Business Administration Overview

Preparing students for entry-level management positions or academic study at the graduate level, Belhaven’s B.B.A. is delivered fully online and taught from a Christian vantage point. Students will strengthen their faith while meditating on personal values as regards the business world. Courses are offered in quantitative reasoning, computer applications, accounting, marketing, operations management, ethics, and more.

Accreditation

Belhaven University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 48%
Tuition: $43,400

#21. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is part of the expansive University of Wisconsin system. UW-Platteville currently serves over 7,000 students on campus and another 3,000 online. Founded in 1866, the school was originally a merger between Wisconsin State College and the Wisconsin Institute of Technology. Their distance education program began in 1978 through the development of print-based courses intended to serve residents of rural Wisconsin.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

UW-Platteville’s online B.S.B.A. adheres to the same business core required by on-campus students. Coursework in leadership, management, global business, human resource management, marketing, business policy, and strategic development lay the groundwork for a solid, thorough general business education. After completing the university business core, students may choose one of many emphasis areas: Human Resource Management, International Business, Leadership and Human Performance, and Marketing. Students may take up to to seven years to graduate from the program.

Accreditation

The University of Wisconson-Platteville is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 54%
Tuition: $44,400

#22. University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Located in Amherst, Massachusetts, The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a public research and land-grant university. The flagship of the University of Massachusetts system, UMass Amherst enrolls almost 30,000 students. The university was founded in 1863 as an agricultural, mechanical, and military arts college, and has recently been distinguished by MSN.com, U.S. News and World Report, and BusinessWeek.

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting, Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance, Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Management, Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing, and Bachelor’s of Business in Operations & Information Management Overview

All of the University of Massachusetts Amherst B.B.A.’s are AACSB-accredited and are delivered with the same curriculum as the on-campus programs. Accounting majors take courses in auditing, business contracts, financial reporting, CPA law, and business information systems. Graduates go on to work for globally renowned public accounting firms, government agencies, and in the private sector. Finance majors takes courses in bank management, corporate finance, and financial modeling; after graduation students pursue careers in financial planners and with brokerage firms and major banks. The B.B.A. in Management is appropriate for individuals who dream of having a career in entrepreneurship or of taking on leadership roles within the business field. Coursework is required in global business, professional ethics, sustainable enterprise, social entrepreneurship, and international marketing. Marketing majors take courses in marketing research, product strategy, sale and distribution strategy, and topics in social media. Majors in Operations & Information Management focus on business processes and information systems, project management, supply chain management, business intelligence, and more. 120 credit hours are required for graduation from all of UMass Amherst’s B.B.A. programs.

Accreditation

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is regionally accredited by the New England Associations of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 73%
Tuition: $46,200

#23. Limestone College

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Limestone College was founded in 1845 by Dr. Thomas Curtis and his son, Dr. William Curtis, both esteemed British scholars. Located in Gaffney, South Carolina, it is the third-oldest college in the state. Limestone College began providing online courses in 1997 and now offers 5 majors at the Associate’s Degree level and 19 majors at the Bachelor’s Degree level.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

The online B.S. in Business Administration at Limestone College is offered with many concentrations, including Accounting, E-Business, Finance, General Business, Management, Marketing, Computer Science Programming, and Computer Science Software Applications. All degree programs and accompanying concentrations require 123 total credit hours of coursework for graduation.

Accreditation

Limestone College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 39%
Tuition: $47,970

#24. Buena Vista University

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Buena Vista University is a private not-for-profit university located in Storm Lake, Iowa. The school’s 60-acre campus sits on the shores of Storm Lake – a 3,200 acre natural lake. BVU focuses on travel and internships – hands-on learning opportunities – along with traditional coursework. Buena Vista University received accreditation in 1952, and began granting graduate degrees in 1995.

Online B.S. in Business Administration, B.S. in Business Economics, and B.S. in Business Education with Teaching Licensure (5-12) Overview

Buena Vista University’s B.S.B.A. is taught by faculty who have had personal success in the business field. Coursework includes accounting, microeconomics, statistics, business law, management, and more.  The B.S. in Business Economics focuses on microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, international economics, econometrics, and applied regression analysis. BVU’s B.S. in Business Education requires completion of the education core, general business core, and completion of other components necessary for secondary education licensure, including Intellectual Explorations and Foundations and Methods of Reading.

Accreditation

Buena Vista University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 59%
Tuition: $48,360

#25. Upper Iowa University

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Upper Iowa University (UIU) is a private, not-for-profit university located in Fayette. The school enrolls 900 on-campus students, but has approximately 5,000 additional distance learning students. UIU’s distance education program includes an online campus, 15 centers in the U.S., and centers in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

Graduates of Upper Iowa University’s B.S. in Business Administration will have gained a comprehensive, basic business background appropriate for any business career or further graduate study. Alumni have found employment in a wide variety of companies and specializations, including but not limited to: marketing, finance, international business, and management. UIU offers two kinds of distance programs with different tuition rates: a traditional interactive online degree program with weekly deadlines, and a self-paced program.

Accreditation

Upper Iowa University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 40%
Tuition: (Traditional Online) $48,600 (Self-Paced) $39,000

#26. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

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Founded as a normal school in 1868, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater gained its current name and simultaneous entry in the University of Wisconsin system in 1971. The school’s enrollment was over 12,000 as of 2013.

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s online B.B.A. is just as rigorous as its on-campus counterpart, but is offered with convenience and flexibility not available with traditional programs. Housed in the College of Business and Economics, the degree is accredited by the AACSB International.

Accreditation

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 56%
Tuition: $48,625

#27. Bellevue University

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Established in 1966 and based in Bellevue, Nebraska, Bellevue University is one of the largest private higher learning institutions in the state. The school enrolls over 10,000 students and has always aimed to provide accessible education to working adults.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

Bellevue University’s online B.S. in Business Administration is an interactive program that lays the foundation for students to participate in the dynamic modern business world. A variety of courses are offered in accounting, management, finance, ethics, economics, business law, and statistics, among others.

Accreditation

Bellevue University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate:37%
Tuition: $48,895

#28. Indiana Wesleyan University

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Located in Marion, Indiana, Indiana Wesleyan University is a Christian evangelical liberal arts university. Named “One of the Top Universities in the Midwest” by U.S. News and World Report, IWU is the largest private university in Indiana. In 1989, the school inaugurated its College of Adult and Professional Studies programs; enrollment in the (distance-learning) college increased by over 900% in twenty years. 

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

A business degree with a biblical perspective, Indiana Wesleyan University’s online B.S.B.A. offers two optional minors or specializations that accompany the degree – Management or Human Resource Management. All students will take courses in international business, decision-making, applied technology, communication, statistics, and economics, among others. 124 credit hours are required for graduation from the program.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 71%
Tuition: $51,708

#29. Pennsylvania State University

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Established in 1855, Pennsylvania State University is a state-related research university with 24 statewide campuses. In 2010, the university’s enrollment, including online learners, totaled 94,300 students. Pennsylvania State University World Campus is often referred to as “Penn State Online” and is the virtual campus of Pennsylvania State University. The World Campus was founded in 1998, but Pennsylvania State University has been offering distance education courses since 1892, when it developed one of the nation’s pioneer correspondence study programs for statewide farmers.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Overview

Pennsylvania State’s B.S. in Business is taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, and students will take the same courses designed to develop skills in marketing, data inferences, finance, problem solving, and written and oral communication. Students may choose to specialize their degree with one of four 18-credit options: Accounting, Financial Services, Management and Marketing, or an individualized, self-designed concentration developed with the guidance and approval of a program advisor.

Accreditation

Pennsylvania State University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 86%
Tuition: $52,048

#30. Southwestern College

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Founded in 1885, Southwestern College is a private Methodist institution located in Winfield, Kansas. Ranked #83 of Best Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S News & World Report, the school offers online programs through its professional studies programs in addition to its on-campus programs. 

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Overview

Southwestern Colleges online B.B.A. program emphasizes the importance of mastery of leadership skills in addition to understanding the business disciplines. Graduates will leave with the ability to apply their knowledge in the fields of marketing, financial management, administration, and business leadership, and will have built a foundation for future graduate studies.

Accreditation

Southwestern College is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colles and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 53%
Tuition: $52,958

#31. LeTourneau University

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A private, inter-denominational Christian university, LeTourneau University is located in Longview, Texas. The school was initially founded in 1946 with the primary aim of educating veterans returning from World War II, but has since developed into a nationally recognized institution.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and B.S. in Business Management Overview

LeTourneau University offers an online B.S. in Business Administration with three concentrations: Finance, Human Resource Management, and Non-Profit Management. This program is designed for individuals who will need to have the necessary skills successful managers need to operate in a modern business climate, in both the public and private sector. Coursework regarding business strategy, leadership principles, international business, marketing, and financial and managerial accounting make up the business core. LeTourneau University’s B.S. in Business Management focuses on leadership, communication, project design and supervision, and management of human and fiscal resources.

Accreditation
LeTourneau University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 48%
Tuition: $55,440

#32. Western Kentucky University

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Located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Western Kentucky University was founded in 1906 and currently enrolls over 20,000 on-campus students. WKU – also known as “Western” – is home to America’s most extensive post-graduate folklore program, focusing on American historic preservation and anthropology. Recently, Western Kentucky University has been mentioned favorably by Forbes and “America’s Best Colleges.”

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management: Business Administration Overview 

Taught completely online and by the WKU’s on-campus faculty, this B.S. in Business Management has a track in Business Administration and is fully accredited by the AACSB. Offering courses in decision modeling, finance, management of information systems, organizational behavior, and and managerial economics, among others, WKU’s B.S. in Business Management requires 120 credit hours for graduation.

Accreditation

Western Kentucky University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 50%
Tuition: $55,560

#33. Franklin University

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Franklin University is located in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Other branch campuses are located in Beavercreek, Dublin, Delaware, Westerville, and Indianapolis, Indiana. Additionally, Franklin University offers degree programs with two international universities – the Wroclaw School of Banking in Wroclaw, Poland and St. Clement of Ohrid University in Bitola, Macedonia. The university was founded in 1902 under sponsorship of the YMCA in Columbus and acquired its current name in 1933. 

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor’s of Science in Business Economics, and Bachelor’s of Science in Business Forensics Overview

Franklin University’s B.S.B.A. is a fully online degree offering coursework in business strategies, management and operations, marketing, accounting, finance and economics, business ethics, and corporate responsibility. Graduates may go on to study business at the graduate level and/or to pursue careers as account managers, business analysts, small business owners, training specialists, and customer service managers. The B.S. in Business Economics emphasizes coursework in global and emerging markets, sustainable economic development, and managerial economics. Business economists are looked to in times of economic uncertainty because of their ability to provide forecasts and navigate the forces impacting businesses, and therefore increase the efficiency of planning and supply chain management.   Graduates of Franklin University’s B.S. in Business Forensics will obtain the knowledge needed to sit for the CFE (Certified Fraud Examiners) Exam. Individuals who wish to pursue a career in business forensics will be capable of detecting cash skimming, financial statement manipulation, billing schemes, and larceny to help prevent and discontinue fraudulent corporate activity.

Accreditation

Franklin University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 36%
Tuition: $55,680

#34. Excelsior College

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Excelsior College was founded in 1971 as the Regents External Degree Program and is headquartered in Albany, New York. In 2001, the school changed its name to Excelsior College.“Excelsior” is Latin for “ever upward” and is New York State’s motto.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business and Bachelor’s of Professional Studies in Business Management Overview

Excelsior College’s online B.S. in Business is offered with nine concentrations: Accounting, Finance, General Business, Global Business, Management of Human Resources, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, and Risk Management and Insurance. Graduates of the program will be capable of communicating effectively in professional environments, demonstrating comprehension of the legal and social aspects of business culture, and using practical knowledge of general business principles in accounting, marketing, and finance. The B.P.S. in Business Management cultivates necessary workplace skills in students, including critical thinking and analysis, computer technology, global awareness, business communications, and personnel management. All degree programs require 120 semester hours for graduation. Excelsior College attempts to remove many barriers to adult success in higher education by allowing full course credit by exam and credit for some forms of professional training and military service.

Accreditation

Excelsior College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 24%
Tuition: $55,800

#35. Saint Leo University

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Saint Leo University is a Roman Catholic liberal arts university located in Saint Leo, Florida. Founded in 1889 by a group of Benedictine monks, it is the oldest Catholic college in Florida. The university only enrolls about 3,000 students at its main campus, but enrolls approximately 16,000 worldwide, most of which are military-related. The university operates dozens of military base education centers, 17 continuing education centers in 7 states, as well as their global online campus.

Online Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration Overview

The B.A. in Business Administration at Saint Leo University is offered with five specialized tracks – Accounting, Logistics, Management, Marketing, and Project Management. Those who choose the accounting concentration will be prepared to further their education to become a certified public accountant (CPA) or a certified management accountant (CMA). The logistics specialization focuses on the particulars of supply chain management, the management specialization is appropriate for those who plan to manage any type of organization, and those who choose the marketing track will be competent in sales, advertising, and consumer relations. The project management concentration emphasizes leadership, efficiency, and fiscal awareness. This degree program and all of its specializations are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Accreditation

Saint Leo University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 46%
Tuition: $56,400

#36. Rogers State University

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Rogers State University is located in Claremore, Oklahoma with branches in Pryor Creek and Bartlesville. The school began offering bachelor’s degrees in 2000, and currently has over 4,300 students enrolled both on-campus and in its nationally-recognized distance-learning programs.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and Bachelor’s of Science in Business Information Technology Overview

The B.S.B.A. at Rogers State University offers a concentration in Management and is intended to meet the needs of students preparing to lead successfully in the global business economy. Courses are offered in entrepreneurial finance, accounting, marketing, public relations, sales, and more. Roger State University’s online B.S. in Business Information Technology is available with two distinct specializations – Software Development and Multimedia, and Computer Network Administration. Both degree programs require a total of 124 credit hours for graduation.

Accreditation

Rogers State University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 20%
Tuition: $57,784

#37. Sierra Nevada College

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Sierra Nevada College was founded in 1969 and is located in Incline Village, Nevada. A private, liberal arts university, the school offers unique programs in skiing and snowboarding, and hosts Summer Visiting Artists Workshops which regularly welcome acclaimed artists.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration: Global Business Management Overview

Sierra Nevada College’s online B.S.B.A. in Global Business Management is a 20-credit hour program is designed for individuals wishing to work successfully in the dynamic 21st century business world, both in the United States and abroad. The curriculum includes a solid business foundation and specialized courses that will increase students’ awareness of the effects of globalization. Due to classes in micro and macro economics, global finance, accounting, marketing, and global operations management, graduates will be capable of conducting business in multinational and multicultural environments.

Accreditation

Sierra Nevada College is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 49%
Tuition: $58,320

#38. Regis University

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Formerly known as Regis College, Regis University is a private Jesuit university located in Denver, Colorado. Founded in Las Vegas in 1877 by a group of exiled Italian Jesuits, the school adopted the name Regis in 1921 in honor of John Francis Regis, a 17th-century Jesuit who worked with the poor in Southern France. Regis has a long history of charity and community service and has hosted Bill Clinton, Pope John Paul II, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams, and His Holiness, the Dalai Lama of Tibet. 

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business and Bachelor’s of Science in Business Technology Management

Regis University’s B.S. in Busines with a specialization in Management is a 128 credit-hour business degree. The program informs students of current fiscal trends and theories while instructing on ethical business practices and skills; after graduation students will be able to thrive in today’s competitive marketplace. Alumni have gone on to work in fields such as marketing, human resource management, and project management. Regis University’s B.S. in Business Technology Management is a hybrid degree integrating business, information technologies, and management and administration courses to provide students with the capability to work as IT training and development managers, business technology managers, business analysts, and business information managers.

Accreditation

Regis University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 58%
Tuition: $58,880

#39. University of Maryland University College

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University of Maryland University College is a development of the University of Maryland’s evening program for adults that began in the 1920’s. UMUC is an open university and one of the largest distance learning institutions in the world. The school serves over 90,000 students worldwide in a combination of on-campus courses and online courses and has campuses located all over the world. UMUC offers face-to-face courses to deployed military at bases in Afghanistan and Djibouti, Africa.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

UMUC’s online B.S. in Business Administration is a 120-credit hour degree program with coursework focusing on accounting, public policy, business law, customer service, business supply chain management, social responsibility, entrepreneurship, and more. The B.S. places a strong emphasis on planning and communicating a vision of achievement, then implementing the strategy with effective decision making. Graduates will be prepared to work successfully in varying leadership positions in the business field, for both for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Accreditation

The University of Maryland University College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 10%
Tuition: $59,880

#40. Champlain College

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Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a private undergraduate college located in Burlington, Vermont. Along with its on-campus programs, the school offers non-traditional distance-learning degrees. Champlain College has been distinguished by the U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review and was recently named the number one “Up-and-Comer” regional college in the North.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management Overview

Champlain College offers a completely online B.S. in Business Management. The courses for this degree program are delivered in 7-week sessions and include Strategic Marketing, Financial Accounting, Business Law, Project Management, Critical and Creative Thinking, and Business Innovation. 120 credit hours are required for program completion, and students will be prepared to immediately enter the business world in an entry-level position or to further their academic studies with a graduate degree.

Accreditation

Champlain College is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 60%
Tuition: $61,580

#41. University of Houston-Victoria

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The University of Houston-Victoria is part of the University of Houston system. Located in Victoria, Texas and founded in 1973, the school originally offered only upper-division courses and graduate courses and admitted only juniors, seniors, and graduate students. The university began admitting freshman and sophomores in 2010. According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, UHV is the fourth-most affordable public university in Texas. 

Bachelor of Business Administration Overview

The University of Houston-Victoria offers a B.B.Awith four major options: Healthcare Administration, Management, Marketing, and General Business. All major options require 120 credit hours for graduation; these credits are divided among the university core, lower division business core, upper division business core, electives, and finally, the academic concentration.

Accreditation

The University of Houston-Victoria is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 46%
Tuition: $64,200

#42. Oklahoma State University

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Oklahoma State University – also known as Oklahoma State University-Stillwater – was founded in 1890 as an agricultural institution. The school is a land-grant, sun-grant, coeducational public research university. Listed by the Princeton Review as one of 120 “Best Western Colleges” for 2011, OSU has been consistently ranked as affordable and high-quality by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger, and Forbes. 

Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

The online B.S.B.A. at Oklahoma State University is offered by the Spears School of Business with two options for specialization – General Business and Management.  The Spears School of Business is accredited by the AACSB International, and has been offering business degrees via distance learning since 1992. The B.S.B.A. requires 120 credit hours for graduation.

Accreditation

Oklahoma State University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 62%
Tuition: $68,040

#43. Mercy College

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Mercy College is a private, nonsectarian liberal arts college located in New York State. Founded in 1950, Mercy College’s main campus is located in Dobbs Ferry, New York and spans 55 acres alongside the Hudson River; there are three additional campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Yorktown Heights. The college began including distance education in the late 1980’s, and now offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degrees that can be completely entirely online.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

Mercy College offers an online B.S. in Business Administration with five distinct tracks: Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Sports Management. All tracks require completion of the common business core, ensuring that students have mastery of the essential fundamentals of business and technology before going into their respective concentrations.

Accreditation

Mercy College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 35%
Tuition: $68,664

#44. City University of Seattle

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City University of Seattle, commonly known as City University, was founded in 1973 to provide higher education for working adults. Based in Seattle, Washington, City University also has 27 campuses around the world.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

The City University of Seattle’s B.S. in Business Administration was ranked in the top 50 online undergraduate programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, and can be completed in only three years. Prospective students may choose from a wide variety of different emphases that align with specific career aspirations and interests: Communications, General Management, Human Resource Management, Individualized Study, Information Systems Management, International Finance, International Management, Marketing, Project Management, and Supply Chain Management. Alumni have gone on to work in education, government, industry, commerce, non-profit organizations, and healthcare, or have continued on into a graduate program.

Accreditation

The City University of Seattle is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 29%
Tuition: $69,120

#45. Northern Arizona University

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Northern Arizona University is headquartered in Flagstaff, Arizona, and was founded as the Northern Arizona Normal School in 1899. The school began offering bachelor’s degrees in education in 1925, and during WWII, briefly became a Navy V-12 program training site. NAU has 36 satellite campuses in the state of Arizona, and its main campus in Flagstaff is surrounded by the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in the United States. Additionally, rumors of hauntings and other supernatural activity in two of the campus’ main dormitories have given the school extra-curricular pop-media attention. 

Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Overview

NAU’s B.B.A. prepares students to work in a start-up of their own, in government or non-profit organizations, with major firms and local employers. Five emphases are available through the program: Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Global Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, and Marketing. 120 credit hours are required for degree completion, and after graduation students will not only be able to pursue work in a variety of business disciplines but will also be able to study business at the graduate level.

Accreditation

Northern Arizona University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 52%
Tuition: $69,120

#46. Drexel University

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Drexel University was founded in 1891 as the Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry and has three campuses in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and one in Sacramento, California. In 1970 the school obtained university status. Drexel University has offered online courses since 1996 and is recognized as one of the nation’s pioneers in distance learning.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business offers an online B.S. in Business Administration. The B.S.B.A. is a degree completion program only available on a part-time basis, and is accredited by the the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The curriculum takes a global perspective, teaching students to think independently and communicate effectively while promoting an interdisciplinary understanding of business as well as non-business disciplines. Students must take 32 credits of business electives from different subject areas, making certain that individuals gain exposure to a variety of business disciplines.

Accreditation

Drexel University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 66%
Tuition*:$80,800

*This number only reflects the $440 per credit discounted tuition rate for Fall 2014. Regular tuition is $732 per quarter credit.

#47. East Carolina University

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The third-largest university in North Carolina, East Carolina University is a public, coeducational, doctoral/research university headquartered in Greenville. Founded in 1907 as a teachers school, East Carolina is currently situated on 1,600 acres and enrolls almost 30,000 students. The university was listed by Forbes as a “Best Buy” and ranked well among “national universities” by U.S. News and World Report.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Education, Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration, and Bachelor’s of Science in Business Education: Information Technologies Overview

East Carolina University offers an online B.S.B.E. in general business education, and another B.S.B.E. in Information Technologies. The latter includes coursework in electronic information processing, basic programming, administrative management, business communications, systems design, virtual environments in business, and more. The online B.S.B.A. is offered with four accompanying specialized tracks: Finance (General Business), Management, Management Information Systems, and Operations and Supply Chain Management. Both B.S.B.E.’s are recognized by the National Association for Business Teacher Education (NABTE), and the B.S.B.A. is accredited by the AACSB.

Accreditation

East Carolina University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 58%
Tuition: $83,538

#48. Dallas Baptist University

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Founded in 1898, Dallas Baptist University is a private, not-for-profit Christian liberal arts university. DBU created the College of Professional Studies in the late 1970’s to assist nontraditional adult learners obtain or complete a bachelor’s degree.

Online Bachelor’s of Business Studies Overview

Dallas Baptist University’s B.B.S. is offered by the College of Professional Studies, a department created over 35 years ago for adults needing a flexible, convenient way in which to earn a degree. There are seven concentrations, or majors, within this degree program: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Hotel and Hospitality Management, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. All majors require 120 minimum credit hours for graduation – 30 of which are specific to the major itself.

Accreditation

Dallas Baptist University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 54%
Tuition: $93,000

#49. Southern Oregon University

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Southern Oregon University was founded in 1872 as Ashland Academy and underwent a myriad of name changes before adopting its current moniker in 1997. The school was ranked #31 in Top Public Schools by U.S. News  and #71 in Best Regional Universities. Located in Ashland, Oregon, Southern Oregon University was recognized by Outside magazine for having exceptional recreational opportunities.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration

Southern Oregon University’s B.S.B.A. is offered as a degree completion program, which means that prior to admission students must meet the university’s general education requirements. Students may then choose from three concentrations: Management, Public Accounting, or Management Accounting. Prospective students must keep in mind that SOU’s university requirements are subject to change, so referring to the school’s catalog while preparing for admissions is important.

Accreditation

Southern Oregon University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 37%
Tuition*: $17,601

*This amount accounts for only two years of enrollment.

#50. Indiana University East

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Indiana University East is located in Richmond, Indiana. Founded in the mid-1960’s, the school grew out of an extension of Earlham College that was operated by both Earlham and Indiana University. IU East currently offers 12 fully online baccalaureate degree completion programs.

Online Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration Overview

Indiana University East’s Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration is offered completely online with the aim of laying the groundwork for students to successfully participate in the global marketplace. Intended for students who have completed 60 or more transferable credits with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0, no more than 64 transferable credits will be accepted from a community college or two-year school. Every student will work in conjunction with a department advisor to tailor an individual plan of study based on their interests and career aspirations. An optional Finance minor – as a specialization – is available alongside the Business Administration degree, but it should be noted that this concentration will often take more time to complete than the general program.

Accreditation

Indiana University East is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 20%
Tuition*: $19,320

*This amount accounts for only two years of enrollment.