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Online MBA Tuition and Financial Aid

Enhance your career potential. Become an authentic and agile leader through the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s (UTK) affordable Online MBA. Explore UTK tuition, financial aid information and scholarship resources to make an informed plan for your continuing education.

Online MBA Tuition

Online MBA
$1,200 Per Credit Hour
45 Total Credits
$54,000* Approximate Cost of Attendance

*Based on 2022-2023 tuition rates. Cost of attendance does not include additional university fees. Tuition subject to change each year as approved by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Board of Trustees.

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The program fee includes:

  • All university tuition and fees
  • Case studies and periodicals for required reading
  • Technical support for all software

The program fee does not include:

  • Books, professional subscriptions, and supplies (which may be required for some courses)
  • Laptop computer
  • Lodging and travel for the Online MBA orientation

Financial Assistance Options

Employer Sponsorship

Earning your MBA online at a part-time pace opens the door to pursuing your degree while working full-time. Many applicants’ employers provide full or partial financial assistance, as your enrollment in the Online MBA program can relate directly to your work and improve employee performance and retention. Please connect with your employer for specific details as they relate to your company.

* For State of Tennessee employees and UT System employees, please note that the entire cost of the program may not be covered by the employee education benefit.

Military Service Programs

Details and eligibility guidelines for the Post-9/11 benefits, including the Yellow Ribbon Program, can be found through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Applicants can also contact UT’s Veterans Success Center by email or by calling 865-974-5420.

Federal Financial Aid

The majority of Online MBA students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to help cover the cost of tuition. Visit the One Stop Student Services page to learn more about the FAFSA, review key dates, and start the application.


Our Online MBA does not currently offer any program-specific scholarships or assistantships, but we will accept any external scholarships that students may have.

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