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
#34 Overall Score: 79 Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

77 83 67
#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
#31 Overall Score: 81 University of Illinois—​Springfield

Springfield, IL

79 53 56
#29 Overall Score: 82 Ball State University

Muncie, IN

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

Bridgeport, CT

55 53 97
#28 Overall Score: 83 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

76 61 64
#25 Overall Score: 84 Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA

59 53 80
#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
#21 Overall Score: 85 Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

71 42 86
#21 Overall Score: 85 Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA

83 56 70
#21 Overall Score: 85 Washington State University

Pullman, WA

75 60 69
#21 Overall Score: 85 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

77 47 69
#20 Overall Score: 86 University of Nebraska—​Omaha

Omaha, NE

68 63 69
#18 Overall Score: 88 Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE

72 59 94
#18 Overall Score: 88 Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

72 58 75
#16 Overall Score: 89 Colorado State University—​Global Campus

Greenwood Village, CO

77 59 79
#16 Overall Score: 89 Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

69 75 80
#13 Overall Score: 90 St. John's University

Queens, NY

83 60 74
#13 Overall Score: 90 University of Denver

Denver, CO

69 66 81
#13 Overall Score: 90 University of La Verne

La Verne, CA

82 56 93
#9 Overall Score: 91 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

85 61 68
#9 Overall Score: 91 Indiana University-​Purdue University—​Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

78 50 79
#9 Overall Score: 91 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

52 49 100

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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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