Southern Arkansas University MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • 100% Online
  • Southern Arkansas University is the most affordable online MBA program in Arkansas according to rankings by College Consensus.


  • The online MBA program offers emphasis in general business, social entrepreneurship, agriculture business and supply chain management.
  • The Rankin College of Business offers its MBA program online, in person or through a combination of the two.


  • Undergraduate (in state) – $ 214/hr
  • Undergraduate (out-of state) – $382/hr

Out of state tuition waivers

  • This waiver is available to the son or daughter of an Alumnus of Southern Arkansas University, Southern State College, or SAU-Tech from any state.
  • Waiver of Non-Resident Portion of Tuition (Contiguous State)
  • Waiver of Non-Resident Portion of Tuition (Bowie County Waiver)


  • Academic scholarships are awarded based on grade-point average, class rank, and ACT or SAT score.
  • Performance scholarships are available in art, band, choir, and theatre.
  • Other scholarships are available in athletics and rodeo.

Financial Aid

  • The Office of Financial Aid provides financial assistance to qualified students in pursuit of their educational objectives.

Admission Requirements

  • Fill out an application for admission
  • Have official transcripts from each educational institution previously attended sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • Official transcripts are those received by mail directly from the issuing institution.
  • If you plan on living on campus, fill out the housing application and return it to the Office of Student Life with a $50.00 deposit

US News and World Report Ranking

  • #257 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
  • #226-#298 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs
  • #245-#321 in Best Online MBA Programs