Why earn your MBA at WSU Vancouver?

Business professionals having a conversation

Consider the many advantages:

High value, low cost

  • AACSB accredited
  • Far lower cost than similar programs in the region
  • Focus on managing organizations for long-term performance and value
  • Convenient location with ample parking and easy access from both I-205 and I-5

MBA program cost comparison

MBA programsAACSB accredited



In stateOut of stateWashington
Border resident(2)
WSU VancouverYes$16,432$36,179$18,784$18,784
Portland State UniversityYes$35,000$39,500$35,000$35,000
University of PortlandYes


Willamette UniversityYes

(includes all costs)

U of Washington Executive MBAYes

(includes all costs)

Oregon Executive MBAYes

(includes all costs)


(1)Students taking 8 credits or less per term are considered part-time
Border includes Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties in Oregon.


  • Features small, interactive evening courses
  • Brings together engaged business faculty and experienced community professionals
  • Offers opportunities to gain valuable work experience while helping local businesses meet their challenges


  • Provides tools to understand the perspectives of all stakeholders—such as partners, investors, shareholders, suppliers, employees and customers—and incorporate them into business decisions and analysis
  • Emphasizes the integration of stakeholder and social responsibility
  • Was one of the first to incorporate social and environmental sustainability as part of core business strategy and practice

Career opportunities

  • Banker
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Human resource manager
  • Information technology manager
  • Manufacturing manager
  • Marketing analyst
  • Sales executive