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Complete Guide to an Online Bachelor's Degree

Our comprehensive list of accredited online bachelor’s degrees covers over 400 schools and 5,000 programs. For every program listed, you can see the number of online bachelor’s degrees available, what accreditation you should consider, how many people graduate with each major annually, and what the average annual salary is for a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in that subject. The full list of degrees includes over 70 subjects, ranging from physics to early childhood education to video game design.

You can use our highlighted list of non-profit schools to learn more about quality schools offering a wide range of online bachelor’s degrees. For example, Southern New Hampshire University provides 88 online bachelor's degrees, in subjects ranging from psychology to game design and development. Northeastern University Online's 16 bachelor's programs include topics such as health management and leadership.

Popular Online Bachelor's Degrees

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | V | W
A Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Accounting Schools 100 Degree Programs 159 Graduates 31,236 Annual Salary $79,292 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
Architecture Schools 4 Degree Programs 5 Graduates 5,721 Annual Salary $68,252 Accreditation NAAB
Art & Design Schools 28 Degree Programs 114 Graduates 5,416 Annual Salary $48,532 Accreditation NASAD
B Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Biology Schools 10 Degree Programs 14 Graduates 54,785 Annual Salary $54,283 Accreditation Institutional
Business Schools 47 Degree Programs 448 Graduates 125,171 Annual Salary $70,702 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
C Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Child Psychology Schools 9 Degree Programs 10 Graduates 258 Annual Salary $47,906 Accreditation APA
Civil Engineering Schools 4 Degree Programs 5 Graduates 10,365 Annual Salary $84,228 Accreditation ABET
Communications Studies Schools 76 Degree Programs 136 Graduates 34,633 Annual Salary $59,944 Accreditation ACEJMC
Computer Science Schools 61 Degree Programs 100 Graduates 6,520 Annual Salary $82,607 Accreditation ABET
Conflict Resolution Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Graduates 275 Annual Salary $46,419 Accreditation Institutional
Construction Management Schools 5 Degree Programs 6 Graduates 2,051 Annual Salary $69,727 Accreditation ACCE, ATMAE
Counseling Schools 11 Degree Programs 14 Graduates 264 Annual Salary $46,382 Accreditation ACPE
Criminal Justice Schools 158 Degree Programs 339 Graduates 43,632 Annual Salary $54,745 Accreditation Institutional
D Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Dental Assistant Schools 15 Degree Programs 16 Graduates 1,504 Annual Salary $49,620 Accreditation CODA
E Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Early Childhood Education Schools 7 Degree Programs 12 Graduates 10,370 Annual Salary $35,182 Accreditation CAEP, NAEYC
Economics Schools 17 Degree Programs 22 Graduates 18,925 Annual Salary $83,657 Accreditation AACSB
Education Schools 11 Degree Programs 57 Graduates 4,762 Annual Salary $48,470 Accreditation CAEP, CEA, MSA-CESS, NCATE
Educational Leadership Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Graduates 1,619 Annual Salary $46,516 Accreditation NCATE
Electrical Engineering Schools 16 Degree Programs 25 Graduates 11,991 Annual Salary $90,179 Accreditation ABET
Engineering Schools 53 Degree Programs 115 Graduates 14,510 Annual Salary $85,566 Accreditation ABET
English Schools 33 Degree Programs 59 Graduates 21,735 Annual Salary $54,120 Accreditation Institutional
Environmental Studies Schools 31 Degree Programs 46 Graduates 10,442 Annual Salary $56,437 Accreditation Institutional
F Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Finance Schools 20 Degree Programs 41 Graduates 24,001 Annual Salary $86,741 Accreditation AACSB
Fire Science Schools 21 Degree Programs 36 Graduates 1,699 Annual Salary $54,759 Accreditation FESHE
Forensic Psychology Schools 7 Degree Programs 7 Graduates 43 Annual Salary $38,667 Accreditation APA
Forensic Science Schools 11 Degree Programs 12 Graduates 619 Annual Salary $54,759 Accreditation AAFS
G Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Graphic Design Schools 12 Degree Programs 20 Graduates 3,642 Annual Salary $50,678 Accreditation NASAD
H Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Healthcare Schools 23 Degree Programs 55 Graduates 17,684 Annual Salary $54,849 Accreditation LCME
Healthcare Administration Schools 33 Degree Programs 62 Graduates 13,162 Annual Salary $54,034 Accreditation CAHME
Healthcare Information Systems Schools 10 Degree Programs 11 Graduates 105 Annual Salary $49,620 Accreditation CAHIM, CAHME
Healthcare Management Schools 30 Degree Programs 51 Graduates 12,639 Annual Salary $54,034 Accreditation CAHME
History Schools 7 Degree Programs 18 Graduates 18,874 Annual Salary $59,938 Accreditation Institutional
Hospitality Management Schools 18 Degree Programs 22 Graduates 9,729 Annual Salary $64,558 Accreditation ACPHA
Human Resources Schools 79 Degree Programs 105 Graduates 8,551 Annual Salary $60,812 Accreditation AACSB
Human Services Schools 25 Degree Programs 88 Graduates 14,474 Annual Salary $41,653 Accreditation CACREP
HVAC Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Graduates 65 Annual Salary $71,346 Accreditation Institutional
I Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Information Technology Schools 29 Degree Programs 126 Graduates 20,534 Annual Salary $69,187 Accreditation ABET
Interior Design Schools 2 Degree Programs 4 Graduates 1,697 Annual Salary $44,745 Accreditation NASAD
J Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Journalism Schools 9 Degree Programs 9 Graduates 9,880 Annual Salary $59,927 Accreditation ACEJMC
L Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Landscape Design Schools 1 Degree Programs 3 Graduates 769 Annual Salary $69,591 Accreditation LAAB
Law Schools 20 Degree Programs 22 Graduates 33 Annual Salary $51,723 Accreditation Institutional
Liberal Studies Schools 195 Degree Programs 515 Graduates 51,319 Annual Salary $53,049 Accreditation Institutional
M Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Management Schools 161 Degree Programs 518 Graduates 6,840 Annual Salary $68,538 Accreditation AACSB
Marketing Schools 24 Degree Programs 42 Graduates 26,261 Annual Salary $67,860 Accreditation AACSB
Mathematics Schools 18 Degree Programs 33 Graduates 11,173 Annual Salary $76,198 Accreditation Institutional
Mechanical Engineering Schools 8 Degree Programs 12 Graduates 17,426 Annual Salary $87,279 Accreditation ABET
Medical Assistant Schools 4 Degree Programs 5 Graduates 443 Annual Salary $49,620 Accreditation ABHES
Music Schools 4 Degree Programs 5 Graduates 6,470 Annual Salary $43,777 Accreditation NASM
N Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Network Administration Schools 22 Degree Programs 26 Graduates 476 Annual Salary $63,636 Accreditation ABET
Nursing Schools 19 Degree Programs 21 Graduates 99,486 Annual Salary $59,872 Accreditation ACEN, CCNE, NLNAC
Nutrition Schools 2 Degree Programs 3 Graduates 10,532 Annual Salary $44,700 Accreditation ACEND
O Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools 0 Degree Programs 0 Graduates 462 Annual Salary $55,165 Accreditation AOTA
Organizational Leadership Schools 70 Degree Programs 115 Graduates 1,133 Annual Salary $68,936 Accreditation AACSB
P Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Paralegal Schools 16 Degree Programs 17 Graduates 582 Annual Salary $51,723 Accreditation Institutional
Personal Training Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Graduates 3,386 Annual Salary $45,476 Accreditation Institutional
Philosophy Schools 11 Degree Programs 12 Graduates 4,228 Annual Salary $53,408 Accreditation Institutional
Photography Schools 3 Degree Programs 6 Graduates 1,002 Annual Salary $49,921 Accreditation Institutional
Physical Therapy Schools 3 Degree Programs 3 Graduates 123 Annual Salary $55,165 Accreditation APTA
Physics Schools 3 Degree Programs 3 Graduates 2,959 Annual Salary $80,199 Accreditation CAMPEP
Political Science Schools 23 Degree Programs 40 Graduates 29,733 Annual Salary $71,629 Accreditation Institutional
Project Management Schools 22 Degree Programs 33 Graduates 476 Annual Salary $68,936 Accreditation AACSB
Psychology Schools 106 Degree Programs 199 Graduates 66,806 Annual Salary $47,919 Accreditation APA
Public Health Schools 30 Degree Programs 42 Graduates 5,290 Annual Salary $46,382 Accreditation CEPH
R Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Religious Studies Schools 6 Degree Programs 15 Graduates 2,922 Annual Salary $45,636 Accreditation ACPE
Respiratory Therapy Schools 12 Degree Programs 15 Graduates 784 Annual Salary $56,445 Accreditation CoARC
S Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Social Work Schools 17 Degree Programs 20 Graduates 8,672 Annual Salary $40,161 Accreditation CACREP, CSWE
Sports Management Schools 7 Degree Programs 15 Graduates 5,029 Annual Salary $45,476 Accreditation Institutional
Substance Abuse Counseling Schools 10 Degree Programs 13 Graduates 432 Annual Salary $46,382 Accreditation CACREP
T Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Teaching Schools 35 Degree Programs 69 Graduates 16,387 Annual Salary $43,322 Accreditation TEAC
V Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Veterinary Technician Schools 4 Degree Programs 4 Graduates 4,159 Annual Salary $50,678 Accreditation AVMA COE
Video Game Design Schools 10 Degree Programs 18 Graduates 545 Annual Salary $39,022 Accreditation Institutional
Vocational Schools 16 Degree Programs 27 Graduates 23 Annual Salary $70,484 Accreditation Institutional
W Online Schools Programs Graduates Annual Salary Accreditation
Web Design Schools 10 Degree Programs 14 Graduates 392 Annual Salary $62,992 Accreditation Institutional

The number of graduates includes students from both online and campus programs from the most recent year, as reported by the National Center for Educational Statistics.

Non-Profit Schools Offering the Most Online Bachelor's Degrees

All schools on this list are non-profit and regionally accredited, and offer a variety of online bachelor’s degrees. Programs cover subjects such as accounting, English, graphic design, and psychology, among many others. Here is a full list of the criteria for inclusion on this list:

  • Non-profit status
  • At least 10 online bachelor's degrees
  • Regional accreditation
  • Student support services such as tech support, career advising, and academic counseling

Schools were ranked by the number of online bachelor's degree programs that they provide.

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  • Annual Tuition: $18,810 - $26,334
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NEAS CIHE

Students at Southern New Hampshire University can choose from 88 online bachelor’s degree programs, with options in many popular fields. SNHU offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations like nonprofit management, small business management, and organizational leadership. An online Bachelor of Art in Psychology is also available, and students in this program can choose to specialize in areas like addictions, applied psychology, child and adolescent development, and mental health. SNHU also offers online bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice and information technology. SNHU’s undergraduate courses last nine weeks, and students can take courses in six terms throughout the year. Degrees are also offered at the associate, master’s, and certificate levels. Online students can contact SNHU’s 24-hour support line for help with technical issues, and the university’s library provides online research assistance.

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Online Bachelor's Degrees (92)

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  • Annual Tuition: $20,768
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: SACS COC

Liberty University offers more than 50 online bachelor’s degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with cognates in areas like green and sustainable management, entrepreneurship, and healthcare management. Students in Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program can choose to specialize in application and database development, data networking and security, gaming design, and web development. Liberty also offers flexibility in its online psychology and criminal justice programs, which are each offered with several choices for concentrations. Liberty University offers more than 250 online programs at all levels, from associate degrees to doctoral degrees. Liberty’s online courses vary in length, with some lasting 8 weeks and others lasting 14 to 17 weeks. The university has an online writing center, online tutoring, and technical training offered through Atomic Learning.

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Online Bachelor's Degrees (59)

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  • Annual Tuition: $17,830
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: SACS COC

Southwestern Assemblies of God University offers bachelor’s degrees in Bible and church ministries, business, education, music, and communication arts. Students can choose from 29 online bachelor’s degree programs, in fields like psychology, counseling, criminal justice, and business. Business students can study human resource management, marketing, or occupational leadership. SAGU encourages prospective students to “test drive” an online course to become familiar with the university’s learning management system. Once they’ve enrolled, new SAGU students can earn up to 30 experiential learning credits for the knowledge they’ve gained through life experiences. SAGU Counseling Services provides free counseling for online students through phone, email, or video chat. Online students can also access 24/7 technical support.

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,435 - $18,464
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: MSCHE

Open SUNY provides centralized access to the online degree programs available at the 64 State University of New York campuses. 53 online bachelor’s degrees are available through Open SUNY, and 15 of these programs are powered by Open SUNY+, a support system that includes a personal concierge, 24/7 helpdesk and tutoring services, and experiential learning opportunities. Open SUNY+ programs are offered in high-need fields like nursing, business, and criminal justice. Popular degree choices that come with Open SUNY+ support include bachelor’s degrees in human resources management, law enforcement leadership, electrical engineering, finance, healthcare management, and management. SUNY campuses also offer online bachelor’s degrees in business, criminal justice, information systems, and technology management. NY residents who enroll in Open SUNY programs pay less than $7,000 per year in tuition, and nonresidents pay roughly $15,000 per year.

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Online Bachelor's Degrees (53)

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,209 - $23,654
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NCACSTHLC

Arizona State University, which is based in Tempe, Arizona, has one the largest undergraduate student populations in the US. ASU offers 46 bachelor’s degree programs, and new students can choose any one of six start dates throughout the year. ASU’s seven-week online courses are designed and taught by the same faculty that teaches on campus. Students can choose from online bachelor’s degrees in engineering fields like electrical engineering, engineering management, and software engineering. Business degrees are available in communication, food industry management, global leadership, global logistics management, retail management, and sustainability. ASU also offers bachelor’s degrees in psychology, criminal justice, and nutrition communication. Online students can contact enrollment counselors, academic advisors, and “success coaches” to help them navigate their college experience. They can also participate in the ASU community through social media and online clubs.

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  • Annual Tuition: $22,350
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: SACS COC

Dallas Baptist University offers over 30 online bachelor’s degree programs. DBU has traditional fall, spring, and summer terms, and its online courses are asynchronous. Online courses are organized into weekly “sessions,” and at the beginning of each session, students are granted access to new course material and assignments. Online students can complete a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Psychology or Criminal Justice or a Bachelor of Business Administration with majors in management, management information systems, and marketing. DBU’s online business programs can also be taken in an accelerated bachelor’s/master’s format that leads to an MBA. DBU has a 24-hour helpdesk for assistance with online programs. Online students who need writing help can work with one of the DBU Writing Center’s consultants through email or phone.

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Online Bachelor's Degrees (43)

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  • Annual Tuition: $5,870 - $6,140
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NWCCU

Western Governors University is a fully-online, competency-based institution that offers 20 online bachelor’s degrees. Instead of credits, students earn “competency units” by writing essays and research papers, completing projects, and taking exams. Students can earn as many competency units as they wish each term as long as they meet the minimum requirement. WGU’s Online College of Business offers six undergraduate degrees, including degrees in accounting, marketing management, and information technology management. WGU also offers several information technology programs, including bachelor’s degrees in network administration, software development, health informatics, and information security. Each online student is assigned a personal mentor, who helps students design and follow a degree plan. WGU also maintains online program and learning communities to provide networking and learning opportunities. Undergraduate tuition for WGU’s business and IT programs is less than $3,000 per six-month term, and tuition has not increased since 2008.

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  • Annual Tuition: $41,686
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NEAS CIHE

Northeastern University has 16 online bachelor’s degree programs in fields like English, environmental studies, human services, and technical communication. Students can pursue online bachelor’s degrees in finance and accounting management, management, operations technology, health management, and organizational communication. An online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is also available. Northeastern’s online bachelor’s degrees are full four-year programs that can be completed from start to finish at the university. The College of Professional Studies, which offers several of the university’s online degree programs, partners with Smarthinking Inc. to provide students with online tutoring in subjects like math, business, writing, and the sciences. Northeastern’s Writing Center also offers online consulting for students who would like help with their writing, and the International Tutoring Center offers online services to Northeastern’s international students.

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  • Annual Tuition: $19,370
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: SACS COC

With 16 online bachelor's degree programs and four online minors, Saint Leo University is a good option for students seeking to earn an undergraduate degree via distance learning. Students may pursue majors in areas such as accounting, sociology, and computer information systems, among others, and further optimize their degree with a minor in accounting, criminal justice, human resource management, or management. Saint Leo University has a generous transfer credit policy and recognizes credits from regionally-accredited schools. Students also have the option of earning up to 40 transfer credits through standardized exams instead of taking a class. Servicemembers and veterans are eligible for additional discounts through credits for training and Military Tuition Assistance.

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  • Annual Tuition: $28,541
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: SACS COC

With 11 online bachelor's degrees, University of Florida Online is an excellent choice for students looking to complete their undergraduate degree online. Students may pursue a bachelor's degree in areas such as computer science, health education, and business administration, among many others. UF Online offers several services to its distance education students, including academic advising and job placement help. The diploma for a degree completed online from the University of Florida is indistinguishable from one given for completion of a campus program.

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