SAU MBA ranked among best programs

The MBA program at Southern Arkansas University was recently recognized by the Affordable Colleges Foundation’s “Best Online MBA Programs for 2014-15.”

SAU’s MBA was ranked 19 of the 68 schools making the list, and was the only program in Arkansas honored.

“We in the SAU College of Business are proud to be recognized for this ranking. We believe it is a verification of the high quality and significant value provided by the MBA program at SAU,” said Dr. Lisa Toms, dean of the College of Business. “Along with the affordability and quality, we have preserved our culture of faculty/student engagement. Even our online program provides a world class education in a personal environment.”

The total cost to obtain an MBA from SAU is $9,310 for in-state tuition and fees, and $13,150 for out-of-state tuition and fees. The program can be completed completely online, in the classroom, or a combination of the two.

There are three tracts in the SAU MBA program – Supply Chain Management, Agri-Business and a general MBA. The program can be completed in two years, and qualified students may apply for a graduate assistantship.

The MBA program is the largest graduate program at SAU with 76 students enrolled Fall 2014. The popularity of this program helped the SAU School of Graduate Studies reach a milestone enrollment with a total of 508 students.

Call (866) 921-5179 or visit for more information about the SAU MBA.

Affordable Colleges Foundation analyzed more than 500 colleges for their rankings. According to, the 68 they highlighted “have developed online MBAs that truly stand out; they have full accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), low student-teacher ratios, and faculty with demonstrated excellence in business and management.”

Visit to find out more about the Affordable Colleges Foundation’s rankings.

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