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At Maranatha, we can help you get the education you want without ever having to step into a classroom. Our programs at MBU are biblical, flexible, and engaging—they are built to work around your busy life and work schedule. Open the doors to future opportunities for your life today with MBU online undergraduate programs.

Our online degrees have been designed to accept transfer credits. Contact an advisor for a free transcript evaluation of what you’ve already earned and explore how we can help you apply those credits to a degree. 

Take the first step today by filling out our free application. If you have any questions along the way, we are happy to help you through the process. Make it Maranatha today—and imagine the possibilities. We have many online education options available.

See our militarygraduatehigh schoolgeneral guest, and Bridge to Campus pages for more information about each.


If you’re a current student looking for help with how to register or find your textbook, explore our tutorials page!

Degree Programs


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

Description 2020-2021 Prices
Application Fee Free
Assessment Fee* $100
Tuition (per credit) $450
Comprehensive Fee (per course, non-refundable) $35
Add/Drop Fee $15 after course start
Graduation Fee* $125
*One-time fee for degree-seeking students
  • Grants & Loans. Our regional accreditation affords you the opportunity to take advantage of grant and loan programs. Grants–federal and state–are given based on financial need and do not need to be paid back. Loans are monies 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 aged 55+ receive a 50% tuition discount!

Students are responsible for ordering and paying for their own textbooks/materials; however, the cost varies based on vendor, new/old, whether you keep them or re-sell them, etc.

Payment and refund policies are as follows:

  • 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 start date: 100%
    • Week 1: 75%
    • Week 2: 50%
    • Week 3: 25%
    • Week 4+: 0%
  • Exceptions to the refund policy are made for distance classes as required by statute for students completing coursework in certain states.
Maryland Refund Schedule
  • 8-week Course (A or B Sessions)
    • Days 1-6: 90% refund
    • Days 7-11: 80% refund
    • Days 12-16: 60% refund
    • Days 17-22: 40% refund
    • Days 23-33: 20% refund
    • Day 34+: 0% refund
  • 12-week Course (C Session)
    • Days 1-9: 90% refund
    • Days 10-17: 80% refund
    • Days 18-25: 60% refund
    • Days 26-33: 40% refund
    • Days 34-49: 20% refund
    • Day 50+: 0% refund
  • 16-week Course (D Session)
    • Days 1-11: 90% refund
      Days 12-22: 80% refund
      Days 23-33: 60% refund
      Days 34-44: 40% refund
      Days 45-66: 20% refund
      Day 67+: 0% refund
Oregon Refund Schedule
  • 8-week Course (A or B Sessions)
    • Week 1: 75%
    • Week 2: 50%
    • Week 3: 25%
    • Week 4: 5%
  • 12-week Course (C Session)
    • Days 1-11: 75%
    • Days 12-21: 50%
    • Days 22-32: 25%
    • Days 33-41: 5%
  • 16-week Course (D Session)
    • Weeks 1-2: 75%
    • Weeks 3-4: 50%
    • Weeks 5-6: 25%
    • Weeks 7-8: 5%

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