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FSU’s Online MBA Ranked by as Best Buy for Students Seeking High-Quality Low-Cost Online Degree

FSU’s Online MBA Ranked by as Best Buy for Students Seeking High-Quality Low-Cost Online Degree

Frostburg State University’s online Master of Business Administration has been ranked the 15th Best Buy among distance MBAs in the nation by, the consumer guide to online colleges. This affordability ranking is based on a comprehensive review of more than 180 competing MBAs that are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

This is the third time that has designated FSU’s MBA a “Best Buy.”

“The Frostburg State University Master of Business Administration received great marks in our 2016 ranking report. This program represents the future of online learning, providing students with an affordable, AACSB-accredited option from a forward-thinking nonprofit university,” said Tony Huffman, president of “Frostburg State’s MBA ranked 15th as a best buy in a group of over 100 institutions. The Frostburg model of building efficiency by leveraging the newest technologies in an age of ever-increasing education costs shows that quality education at a reasonable price can be accomplished.”

The average cost of a distance learning MBA, according to’s national survey, which included 111 AACSB-accredited business schools offering 185 distance MBA degrees, is $37,022. estimates the cost of FSU’s online MBA concentration at $14,328 for Maryland residents and $18,252 for those from other states.

The faculty and staff of the FSU College of Business are committed to providing their students with outstanding education in a dynamic and student-centered environment with an emphasis on applied as well as global experiential learning. Their commitment to a high-quality education is evident in the accreditation of their business programs by AACSB International, one of the most prestigious accrediting bodies for business programs in higher education. Fewer than 10 percent of colleges around the world have earned this level of distinction. The College of Business has established a sound Strategic Plan via active participation of faculty, student advisory council and external advisory board whose intellectual contributions help the College to move forward. The faculty of the MBA program make every effort continuously to enhance the quality of the program content and delivery. The MBA has been a Best Buy three times.

To view the list of “Best Buys” in online MBAs, visit

For more information about FSU’s MBA program, call the Office of Graduate Services at 301-687-7053, email or visit

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Situated in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one of the 12 institutions of the University System of Maryland. FSU is a comprehensive, residential regional university and serves as an educational and cultural center for Western Maryland. For more information, visit or Follow FSU on Twitter @frostburgstate.


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