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Tuition Comparison Guide

HOW DOES A DEGREE AT WEST STACK UP? TAKE A LOOK

At Western International University® (West), we've streamlined our programs and improved our online course delivery model, making it possible for you to earn your degree for approximately half the cost of many other institutions. For information about our accreditation, click here. Our Tuition Comparison Guide presents the costs of an online business degree at several universities.

 

 

 

COMPARISON CHART

 Tuition Price for Program
Undergrad
(BA/BS in Business Admin or equivalent)
Graduate
(MBA or equivalent)
Western International University$30,400$11,950
American Public University$30,250$12,675
Arizona State University$59,160$54,600
Ashford University$49,560$25,242
DeVry University$68,684$36,768
Grand Canyon University$55,800$25,300
Kaplan University$66,870$33,516
Western Governor's University$23,120

(assuming finished in 4 years)

$13,000

(assuming finished in 2 years)

 Tuition Price per Credit HourTuition Price for ProgramAdditional Fees (Non-Refundable)
UndergradGraduateUndergradGraduateUndergradGraduate
Western International University$250$350$30,400$11,950All inclusiveAll inclusive
American Public University$250$325$30,250$12,675

$50 technology fee per course

$100 graduation fee

$50 transfer credit evaluation fee

$50 technology fee per course

$100 graduation fee

$50 transfer credit evaluation fee

$100 books/materials per course**

Arizona State University$493$1,365$59,160$54,600*

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Ashford University$413$601$49,560$25,242

$50 technology fee per course

$100 books/material per course (average)

$150 graduation fee

$50 technology fee per course

$140 books/material per course (average)

$150 graduation fee

DeVry Universitycredit hours 1-6: $609

credit hours 7+: $365

$766$68,684$36,768

$40 application fee

$190 books/material per session (average)

$20 student services fee per session

$40 application fee

$175 books/material per session (average)

Grand Canyon University$465$550$55,800$25,300

$85 canyon connect*

$150 graduation fee

$400 one-time learning management fee

$95 canyon connect*

$150 graduation fee

$400 one-time learning management fee

Kaplan University$371*$441*$66,870$33,516

$45 application fee

$200 technology fee per term

 

$45 application fee

$200 technology fee per term

MBA course fees: $40, $104.50

Western Governor's University$2,890 per 6 mo. term

$3,250 per 6 mo. term

$23,120

(assuming finished in 4 years)

$13,000

(assuming finished in 2 years)

$145 resource fee

$65 application fee*

$145 resource fee

$65 application fee*

 * tuition per quarter hour* tuition per quarter hour  * textbooks/course materials not included* textbooks/course materials not included