Cost of an MBA


Answers to your questions and advice about the cost of an MBA and how to differentiate from the real cost of attendance and the advertised costs. Learn more about the ROI of an MBA program and if the value outweighs the costs.

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  • Should You Get An MBA from a Lower-Ranked School?

    Considering an MBA, but not sure if the top-ranked schools are in your plans? Get advice from Noodle expert Nedda Gilbert about how to decide if lower-tier programs are worth the expense to advance your career.

  • How To Know If an MBA Is Right For You

    Many believe an MBA degree teaches critical skills and could lead to increased hiring potential, networking opportunities, and a future salary boost. This may be true, but you need to look closely at your own situation.

  • Federal vs Private: The Lowdown On MBA Loans

    You’ve done the hard work and applied for as many grants and scholarships as you can, but now you need to bridge that final gap between the money you have and the money you need. There are two options for students looking for a loan for their MBA program, Federal loans and private loans.

  • MBA Scholarships: What Are My Options?

    There are plenty of grants and scholarships available to students, both from universities and outside sources. While they probably won’t cover the entire cost of the program, they will help you reduce the amount of debt you will have upon graduation.