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Offered Online


You can finish. We can help.

Open the doors to your future opportunities with MBU’s online degree programs. At Maranatha, you can get the education you want without ever having to step into a classroom. Our online programs are biblical, flexible, and engaging—and they’re built to fit around your life and work schedule.

Take the first step today by filling out a free application. If you have any questions along the way, we are happy to help you through the process.

We accept transfer credits.

Our online degrees have been designed with transfer students in mind. Contact an advisor for a free transcript evaluation. We can check out the credits you’ve already earned and help you apply those credits to a degree from MBU.

Learn more about our online courses and explore your degree completion options.


Maranatha is regionally accredited.

Maranatha Baptist University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to offer all of its courses and programs in an online format.

Accredited public, private, and Christian colleges and universities accept credits and degrees earned at Maranatha. Maranatha is listed in the Higher Education Directory printed for the United States Department of Education.

Maranatha Baptist University has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).

Let’s review the finances.

Grants and Loans. Our regional accreditation gives you the opportunity to take advantage of grant and loan programs. Grants—both federal and state—are given based on financial need and do not need to be paid back. Loans are funds distributed by federal, state, and private lenders. These monies must be paid back as determined by the lender. See Loan Repayment Programs or for more information.

Apply for Aid. Students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using MBU’s school code of 016394 to become eligible for financial aid.

Senior Discount. Students age 55+ receive a 50% tuition discount!

Students are responsible for ordering and paying for their own textbooks and course materials.

Payment & Refund Policies

Description 2023-2024 Pricing
Application Fee FREE
Assessment Fee* $100
Tuition (per credit) $430
Comprehensive Fee (per course, non-refundable) $15 per credit hour
Add/Drop Fee $25 after course start
Graduation Fee* $125
*One-time fee for degree-seeking students    
**CADM courses also require a $40 Adobe Software fee  
Tuition and fees are due in full at least 7 days prior to the beginning of each course.

The comprehensive fee is non-refundable.

Students who withdraw from a course will have tuition refunded based on the following schedule.

  • Drop prior to course start date: 100% refunded
  • Drop during week 1: 75% refunded
  • Drop during week 2: 50% refunded
  • Drop during week 3: 25% refunded
  • Drop during week 4 or later: 0% refunded

Exceptions to the refund policy are made for distance classes as required by statute of the state in which a student is residing while completing coursework.