Costs and Affordability at MBU Online

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#12, Best Bang for the Buck, Southeast Colleges by Washington Monthly, 2020 College Guide and Rankings

With a student-faculty ratio of 10:1 and personalized attention paid to each student, our #MBUfamily community brings out the best in you. We’ll help you take advantage of every opportunity to receive an affordable education in the field you desire. Transfer up to 90 credit hours toward your degree and get your degree quicker, easier, and less expensive than competitors through MBU Online.

2019-20 Costs

Your total cost will depend primarily on two factors: the number and type of learning experiences you need to complete the degree, and how much financial aid for which you are eligible.


Tuition per credit hour: $460
Internships per credit hour: $227.50
Registration fee, one-time charge: $50
Prior Learning Portfolio evaluation fee, per portfolio: $460
Technology fee per semester: $60
Graduation fee: $100

Education Graduate Programs

Tuition per credit hour: $495
Technology fee per semester: $60
Graduation fee: $100

Business and Health Sciences Graduate Programs

Tuition per credit hour: $650
Technology fee per semester: $60
Graduation fee: $100

Post-Professional OTD

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $895
Graduation fee: $100

Scholarships and Grants

YES! MBU Online students qualify for scholarships and financial aid. 

MBU offers scholarships for:

  • Active and retired military, including spouses and dependents

  • First responders

  • Virginia Chamber of Commerce members

  • Employees of Virginia schools, colleges and universities

  • MBU alumni

  • Loyalty Fund (merit based)

  • …and more! Plus, transfer up to 84 credit hours through prior college coursework, or relevant life or work experience.

You may also qualify for federal grants and loans. The earlier you apply, the easier it will be to find solutions that work best for you. Request information for more.