From their website: Degree "The MBA is awarded by Smartly Institute, a degree granting institute of higher education, licensed by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) of Washington, DC. Smartly Institute is in the years-long process of pursuing formal accreditation. Yes, it’s really free We’re selective, but if you’re in, it’s free. How? Our mission is to change the education landscape, connecting learning to careers. If you opt in and get hired through our career network, companies pay us. This helps us keep our education free!" https://smart.ly/the-free-mba/curriculum Applications end July 15th.