MBA Cost Comparison

Our MBA cost comparison table below compares the MBA expenses, such as the tuition and the other expenses an MBA student can expect at top MBA programs.

All amounts are converted to USD. Information was collected in 2020.

Chicago

Wharton

MIT

Berkeley

Columbia

Duke INSEAD LBS ESADE IMD
1 year
tuition
 $72000 $78948  $74200 $61506 $74400  $68200  $82500 $91300 $77000  $59300
Total
tuition
$144000  $157896  $148400 $123012  $148800 $136400  $82500  $182600 $77000 $59300
Housing &
Utilities
 $22185 $22350  $15750 $24160  $21375 $18190  $12852 $17846 $918 $37440
Medical
Insurance
$4500 $8112 $6508  $4746  $4332 $7347
Food & other
personal expenses
$8400 $4268 $5300 $2586 $6066 $4564  $6048 $6000 $810
Computer &
Books
$1984 $1450 $4550  $598 $900  $648 $864 $2000  $2000 $2000
School fees $2500 $2512 $13400  $3905 $3400  $26000
Transportation $1944 $1040  $2750 $3002 $1710 $756 $3413
Student life fee  $1209  $2052
Estimates Total
Expenses
$223751 $232336 $216078 $219996 $221956 $208118 $105072 $211859 $80728 $124740

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Please note that we have tried our best to capture the cost of each degree for 2015, with some minor updates in 2018.
For more information about MBA expenses and MBA tuition comparison and ROI comparison for the top business schools, see our MBA Cost Calculator page and our MBA ROI Calculator page.