10 Best Executive MBA Programs Under $100K

Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business has the lowest cost EMBA on our ranking. (Courtesy photo)

Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business has the lowest cost EMBA on our ranking. (Courtesy photo)

7. Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business

Tuition: $50,018
P&Q Rank: 35

With the lowest price tag on our list, BYU Marriott’s executive MBA offers a top-tier program for bargain conscious professionals.

The program lasts two full years. A residency week kicks off each academic year featuring case analysis, an obstacle course at Camp Williams, and Summit Push – a two-day physical excursion through Midway, Utah, while learning about change leadership. Students also participate in the two-week Foreign Business Excursion as part of their global management courses.

The school also hosts annual Career Boost networking events for alumni, current EMBA students, and business leaders.

8. Georgia State’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Tuition: $76,500 Georgia residents, $79,500 non-residents
P&Q Rank: 35

Robinson claims among the best values in the executive MBA market, touting its comparatively low cost at an average 37% salary increase three years after graduation, according to a 2020 survey by the Financial Times.

The five-semester personalized EMBA includes one-on-one executive coaching, and students will earn certifications in Six Sigma Green Belt, change leadership, data analytics and fintech. It also features a two-week international business residency in which students work on a consulting project in the host country.

9. St. Joseph’s Haub School of Business

Tuition: $60,228 – $69,300
P&Q Rank: 37

Haub’s executive MBA offers an accelerated 12-month program or a more flexible 16-month program. In-person classes meet one weekend (Friday and Saturday) per month with online sessions throughout the week. An international residency is included for the longer session.

Students can also earn a certificate in the area of their choosing while taking advantage of working sessions with top CEOs, CFOs and COOs in the Philadelphia area.

10. University of Utah David Eccles School of Business

Tuition: $87,500
P&Q Rank: 37

The Eccles’ EMBA is globally focused in every facet of its curriculum. During its 10- to 12-day International Field Study, students visit companies, government agencies and senior-level executives in the host country.

The 21-month program features on-campus classes every other week on Friday and Saturday, and three off-site “intensive weeks.”

The Financial Times ranked in No. 21 EMBA programs in the United States. The school reports that during the program, 46% of students received promotions while the average salary increase was 25%.


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