Cheapest Business Degree Programs for Out-of-State Students

While there are plenty of out-of-state MBA programs that will cost you over $50,000, you could be studying in the tropical climate of Hawaii for just $15,000 a year. University of Hawaii's Manoa Shidler College of Business charges just $14,934 each year for tuition and fees. If you're a land lover, there's other less expensive options that are closer to home. While these schools may not be at the top business school list, for many it's just a matter of education and location. These are the top 5 for least expensive out-of-state tuition for business school.

1. Shidler College of Business at University of Hawaii-Manoa - $14, 934

With about 60 students enrolled full time, this business school resides in the tropical island of Honolulu and provides a variety of different graduate programs for the business-minded, including accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, human resources, international business, management information systems and marketing. The school is also located near downtown Honolulu. With several different MBA programs to choose from, it's a nice choice for students who would rather study in paradise.

2. Lamar University in Texas - $15,868

The College of Business at Lamar University is another cheap option for business students who want to go out-of-state. With degrees in finance, health care administration, accounting, marketing, management information systems and entrepreneurship, there's also a number of excellent MBA programs to choose from as well.

3. University of North Carolina –Wilmington - $17,300

This coastal town offers the Cameron School of Business which has a number of different business concentrations, including finance, general management, human resources management, marketing, supply chain management and logistics, and consulting. With just 95 students enrolled, it's a smaller business school with a little price tag.

4. University at Buffalo – SUNY - $19,627

For just under $20,000 a year, out-of-state students can find a decent business school with SUNY. The School of Management at SUNY offers programs in e-commerce, finance, human resource management, international business, management information systems, supply chain management, production and operations management and finance. This is a much bigger school of business with nearly 400 students enrolled part time and full time.

5. Clemson University, SC - $20,010

While the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson is not ranked, there's no denying that it has some interesting programs for students and it's cheaper for out-of-state students. You can study management information systems, health care administration, logistics, entrepreneurship, and combinations with behavioral science at the same time. That's a major plus if you're working with marketing and e-commerce. There are about 300 students enrolled full time and part time at Clemson's business school each year and 40.9 percent of graduates go on to employment.