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
#131 Overall Score: 55 University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

13 60 37
#48 Overall Score: 74 DePaul University

Chicago, IL

79 56 37
#138 Overall Score: 54 University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, TX

70 49 36
#141 Overall Score: 53 East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

24 49 36
#127 Overall Score: 56 Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

78 53 36
#93 Overall Score: 64 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

63 47 36
#174 Overall Score: 46 University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

25 49 36
#179 Overall Score: 45 University of Michigan—​Flint

Flint, MI

18 33 35
#189 Overall Score: 43 Northern State University

Aberdeen, SD

29 60 35
#74 Overall Score: 68 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

66 53 34
#201 Overall Score: 41 Creighton University

Omaha, NE

51 17 34
#194 Overall Score: 42 Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL

23 39 33
#164 Overall Score: 48 Stephen F. Austin State University

Nacogdoches, TX

22 50 33
#205 Overall Score: 40 Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH

14 60 32
#205 Overall Score: 40 Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI

49 17 32
#174 Overall Score: 46 Roger Williams University

Bristol, RI

50 46 32
#179 Overall Score: 45 SUNY College of Technology—​Canton

Canton, NY

18 43 31
#189 Overall Score: 43 University of Houston—​Clear Lake

Houston, TX

12 43 31
#81 Overall Score: 66 North Carolina State University—​Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

64 53 31
#157 Overall Score: 50 North Carolina A&T State University

Greensboro, NC

67 23 30
#157 Overall Score: 50 Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

18 60 30
#141 Overall Score: 53 Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

72 53 29
#174 Overall Score: 46 Southeastern University

Lakeland, FL

60 23 29
#186 Overall Score: 44 William Peace University

Raleigh, NC

50 46 27
#169 Overall Score: 47 Gallaudet University

Washington, DC

40 40 26

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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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