Best Online Bachelor's Programs

These are the best online bachelor's degree programs, based on factors such as graduation rates, indebtedness of new graduates and academic and career support services offered to students. See the methodology »

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Rank School Faculty Credentials and Training Student Services and Technology Student Engagement
#25 Overall Score: 84 University of Wisconsin—​Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

85 52 55
#25 Overall Score: 84 University of Wisconsin—​Platteville

Platteville, WI

88 72 43
#28 Overall Score: 83 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

76 61 64
#29 Overall Score: 82 Ball State University

Muncie, IN

84 56 51
#29 Overall Score: 82 University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

55 53 97
#31 Overall Score: 81 University of Illinois—​Springfield

Springfield, IL

79 53 56
#32 Overall Score: 80 Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

69 53 88
#32 Overall Score: 80 Westfield State University

Westfield, MA

89 66 71
#34 Overall Score: 79 American Public University System

Charles Town, WV

64 65 62
#34 Overall Score: 79 University of Missouri—​St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO

28 81 71
#34 Overall Score: 79 Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

77 83 67
#37 Overall Score: 78 California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

84 56 59
#37 Overall Score: 78 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

62 34 67
#37 Overall Score: 78 McKendree University

Lebanon, IL

77 85 63
#37 Overall Score: 78 Norwich University

Northfield, VT

61 78 61
#41 Overall Score: 76 Brandman University

Irvine, CA

73 60 79
#41 Overall Score: 76 California State University—​Chico

Chico, CA

74 37 63
#41 Overall Score: 76 Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

72 63 54
#41 Overall Score: 76 University of South Carolina—​Aiken

Aiken, SC

55 40 91
#41 Overall Score: 76 Wright State University

Dayton, OH

77 84 59
#46 Overall Score: 75 City University of Seattle

Bellevue, WA

65 43 79
#46 Overall Score: 75 Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

73 60 73
#48 Overall Score: 74 Charter Oak State College

New Britain, CT

69 46 83
#48 Overall Score: 74 DePaul University

Chicago, IL

79 56 37
#48 Overall Score: 74 Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

53 57 62

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Updated 1/24/14: See the Morse Code blog for an update made to the 2014 Best Online Bachelor's Programs.

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