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Jumat, 21 April 2017

50 Best Online Colleges of 2018

50 Best Online Colleges of 2018

BestColleges.com, the leading provider of independent college rankings and higher education trend reports, today announced the release of their Best Online Colleges ranking for 2018. The updated ranking features schools who offer affordable, flexible, and quality online degree programs and also serves as a launching point for prospective students to find a school that fits their needs.

Of the over 2,100 nonprofit, accredited colleges and universities nationwide that offer online degree programs, 50 made it to the Best Online Colleges list this year, up from last year’s 25. “Over the past few years, we noticed a sharp rise in the number of universities developing their online learning programs into degree programs that provide exceptional academics and put student outcomes first. The expanded ranking ensures we are able to celebrate the work all of these schools are putting in,” said Stephanie Snider, General Manager, BestColleges.com.

50 Best Online Colleges of 2018


Rising two spots this year, the University of Florida came in as the top college in the nation. The University of Central Florida, Northeastern University, University of Alabama, and Liberty University round out the top five.

The BestColleges.com ranking uses a methodology grounded in statistical data compiled from the National Center for Education Statistics. It objectively assesses quality based on academic outcomes, affordability, and the breadth and depth of online learning opportunities. Eligible schools must be an accredited nonprofit institution and must offer at least ten online bachelor’s degree programs and three online master’s degree programs.
Over the past few years, we noticed a sharp rise in the number of universities developing their online learning programs into degree programs that provide exceptional academics and put student outcomes first.
In addition to the ranking of top online schools, BestColleges.com also equips prospective students with a guide for how to navigate their college choice, covering the importance of accreditation, career considerations, and the costs and types of online colleges available to them.

2018 Best Online Colleges (in alphabetical order):
  1. Appalachian State University
  2. Arizona State University
  3. Arkansas State University
  4. Bellevue University
  5. Brandman University
  6. California Baptist University
  7. Champlain College
  8. Cleary University
  9. Colorado State University
  10. Concordia University-Saint Paul
  11. Dallas Baptist University
  12. Drexel University
  13. East Carolina University
  14. Eastern New Mexico University
  15. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  16. Excelsior College
  17. Florida International University
  18. Indiana University-Bloomington
  19. Indiana Wesleyan University
  20. Kennesaw State University
  21. LeTourneau University
  22. Liberty University
  23. Midway University
  24. Minot State University
  25. Missouri State University-Springfield
  26. National University
  27. Northeastern University
  28. Northern Arizona University
  29. Northwestern State University of Louisiana
  30. Oregon State University
  31. Pennsylvania State University
  32. Regis University
  33. Rutgers University-New Brunswick
  34. Southwestern Assemblies of God University
  35. Texas Tech University
  36. The University of Alabama
  37. Thomas Edison University
  38. University of Alabama at Birmingham
  39. University of Arizona
  40. University of Central Florida
  41. University of Florida-Online
  42. University of Illinois at Springfield
  43. University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  44. University of Massachusetts-Lowell
  45. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  46. University of Nebraska at Omaha
  47. University of Southern Mississippi
  48. Washington State University
  49. Webster University
  50. Western Governors University
View the complete ranking at: http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/
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