2020 Best Online Colleges in Oklahoma

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The following colleges are the best online schools in Oklahoma. Ranked #1, Southwestern Christian University holds the highest median alumni salary at $139,300 and offers an online Bachelor of Professional Leadership for $12,900 each year. Ranked #8, Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City's tuition is one of the most affordable at $3,832 per year. Students can pursue a Bachelor of Technology in Public Safety Management or one of many different online associate degrees.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Oklahoma, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Median Salary
#1 #1 $12,900 $139,300
#2 #2 $10,873 $89,400
#3 #3 $12,018 $86,600
#4 #4 $3,192 $82,600
#5 #5 $5,735 $79,200
#6 #6 $7,998 $75,000
#7 #7 $6,446 $72,900
#8 #8 $3,832 $72,100
#9 #9 $11,970 $71,600
#10 #10 $5,740 $68,600
#11 #11 $5,835 $68,600
#12 #12 $8,835 $68,400
#13 #13 $23,450 $69,700
#14 #14 $13,760 $66,600
#15 #15 $24,570 $65,400
#16 #16 $6,110 $61,900
#17 #17 $7,789 $58,300
#18 #18 $10,927 $58,300
#19 #19 $4,560 $57,200
#20 #20 $30,000 $42,500
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2020 Online Colleges in Oklahoma Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $12,900
  • Median Salary: $139,300
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Bethany
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Southwestern Christian University (SCU) offers undergraduate programs in flexible formats to meet the needs of working professionals. Programs are available in both flex and online formats, with students choosing between evening and online courses. Bachelor's degrees are offered in business, Christian leadership, management, and social services. Courses are delivered through the SCU student web portal, which also gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules and grades. Additional student support resources include career services, counseling services, and disability services. Students also have access to its Spiritual Life program, which allows each student to formulate a plan to meet their spiritual needs. The goal of this program is to offer opportunities for students to engage in discipleship, prayer, worship, and other spiritual disciplines that enhance their spiritual development.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $10,873
  • Median Salary: $89,400
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Norman
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The University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (UO-Norman Campus) offers online certificate and degree programs across several academic areas, including administrative leadership, criminal justice, corrections management, lifespan care administration, information studies, natural gas technology, and education. Courses are delivered through the Canvas online learning platform. The university’s ONE web portal gives distance learners access to administrative materials, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. Online students also have access to the IT help desk, advising, tutoring, the university libraries, the bookstore, career services, health services, and scholarships.
 

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,018
  • Median Salary: $86,600
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Stillwater
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Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (OSU) offers numerous online programs across all levels, from certificates to doctoral degrees. Programs are offered in fields including agriculture, arts and sciences, education, health, aviation and space, engineering, business, and human sciences. Courses are delivered through the Canvas online learning platform. The university’s myOKSTATE web portal gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. They also receive access to the campus fitness center, an IT help desk, the library, and the LASSO Center, which provides free academic assistance through tutoring, academic success coaches, workshops, and more. Online students are encouraged to apply for internship and employment opportunities.

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  • Annual Tuition: $3,192
  • Median Salary: $82,600
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Oklahoma City
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The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (UOHSC) offers online undergraduate degrees in nursing, and medical imaging and radiation sciences. Graduate degrees are offered online in the field of nursing. Courses are delivered through the university’s web portal, which also gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. Student support resources include access to the writing center, counseling services, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, the IT service desk, online file sharing through the university’s Sync & Share service, veteran student services, the University Health Club, and multicultural and international student services.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $5,735
  • Median Salary: $79,200
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Okmulgee
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The Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT) offers online undergraduate degree programs in information technologies, enterprise development, and pre-professional studies. Courses are delivered through the Canvas online learning platform. Student support resources include access to student clubs, the Covelle Hall wellness center, campus walking trails, health and counseling services, and the OSUIT Library and its online catalog. At OSUIT, a majority of degree programs require completion of a paid internship as part of the curriculum. Nearly 100 percent of OSUIT graduates report job placement within six months of graduation.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $7,998
  • Median Salary: $75,000
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Lawton
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Cameron University (CU) offers online degrees across four academic areas: business administration, organizational leadership, interdisciplinary studies, and strategic communication. Online courses are delivered through the Blackboard online learning platform. The university also offers hybrid and Interactive Television (ITV) classes, which are broadcast live by CU faculty to other colleges, universities, and remote sites throughout Oklahoma. Classes are sometimes hosted using Zoom, which is a platform where students can easily join meetings and collaborate with faculty and peers. Distance learners have access to 10 free hours of tutoring each semester through Tutor.com.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $6,446
  • Median Salary: $72,900
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Langston
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Langston University offers an online bachelor's degree in business administration in management with several concentrations including entrepreneurship, human resource management, international business, marketing, and supply chain management through its School of Business. Courses are delivered through the Desire2Learn online learning platform, which is available through the university’s web portal, MyLangston. The web portal also gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. Student support resources include access to Microsoft Office 365, a student email account, and faculty and advisor services.

  • Annual Tuition: $3,832
  • Median Salary: $72,100
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Oklahoma City
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Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) offers online undergraduate and graduate degree programs in fields such as business, health, management, and public safety. Courses are delivered through the Canvas online learning platform. The university’s myOKSTATE web portal gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. Additional student support resources include access to academic advisement, the campus bookstore, the library, career services, financial aid, testing and assessments, technology support, and tutoring services through OSU-OKC's Student Success & Opportunity Center.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $11,970
  • Median Salary: $71,600
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Tulsa
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Oral Roberts University (ORU) offers more than 30 online certificate and degree programs across several academic areas, including biblical literature, business administration, communication, and healthcare administration. Courses are delivered through the Desire2Learn online learning platform, which is available through the university’s web portal. The web portal gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. Online learners also receive access to a student email account, an Eagle student ID card, the library, the campus bookstore, career services, counseling services, IT services, a music therapy clinic, a writing center, and the ORU worship center. A free online study assessment is available to prospective distance learners.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $5,740
  • Median Salary: $68,600
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Edmond
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The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) offers online bachelor's degrees in business administration, general studies, nursing, and organizational leadership. The bachelor's in business administration offers concentrations in human resource management, general business, and marketing. The university plans on adding more online undergraduate and graduate programs to its catalog in 2020. Courses are delivered through the university’s UCO eLearning online learning platform. The university’s UCONNECT web portal gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. New students must take part in the New Broncho orientation session to learn about UCO. 
 

  • Annual Tuition: $5,835
  • Median Salary: $68,600
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Ada
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East Central University (ECU) offers several online degrees in fields including education, water resource policy and management, criminal justice, kinesiology, interdisciplinary studies, library media, and nursing. Courses are delivered through the Blackboard online learning platform. The university’s MyECU web portal gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. Student support resources include access to counseling services, health services, the Office of Testing and Accessibility Services, the Tommy Hewett, M.D. Wellness Center, information and technology assistance, ECU’s Linscheid Library, the Academic Success Center, an addiction and recovery center, a career center, Native American Academic Services, and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $8,835
  • Median Salary: $68,400
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Online
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Southeastern Oklahoma State University offers multiple online degrees across several academic areas, including business, communication, criminal justice, education, Native American leadership, hospitality management, sports administration, and occupational safety and health. Courses are delivered through the Blackboard online learning platform. The university’s web portal, CampusConnect, gives distance learners access to grades, transcripts, and other institutional information. Student resources include access to a student email address, online tutoring services through the university’s Tutor.com site, Chalk & Wire student assessments, online workshops via Lynda.com, and technical support through the Center for Instructional Development and Technology (CIDT). Distance learners also have access to computer labs, Learning Center Services, the Career Management Center, academic affairs, and scholarships.
 

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  • Annual Tuition: $23,450
  • Median Salary: $69,700
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Edmond
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Oklahoma Christian University (OCU) offers online certificate, undergraduate, and graduate programs in a variety of fields, including business, engineering, nursing, and Christianity. Courses are delivered through the Blackboard online learning platform. Student support resources include access to student organizations, financial services, the university’s Beam Library, the Day Six Calling and Career Center, mental and physical health counseling, student health insurance plans, chapel services, and spiritual development events. OCU's Student Success Center partners with academic programs to promote personal and academic responsibility as students transition through their university experience.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $13,760
  • Median Salary: $66,600
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Bartlesville
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Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) offers online undergraduate and graduate degree programs across academic areas such as business administration, education, nursing, ministry and leadership, organizational management, psychology, and strategic leadership. Courses are delivered through the Blackboard Learn online learning platform. The OKWU web portal gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. OKWU also offers online students access to their library, bookstore, online books available through the university’s iTunes U page, financial aid, testing services, disability services, academic and health services, and chapel services.
 

Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (10)

Online Master's Degrees (11)

  • Annual Tuition: $24,570
  • Median Salary: $65,400
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Bethany
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Southern Nazarene University (SNU) offers online certificate, undergraduate, and graduate degree programs in several academic areas, including business administration, organizational leadership, exercise science, management, and sport management and administration. Courses are delivered through the Canvas online learning platform. The university’s web portal gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. Online courses vary from five to six weeks and have a maximum of 20 students per class. While assignments are due each week, students can learn at their own pace and do not have to log on during scheduled times. 
 

  • Annual Tuition: $6,110
  • Median Salary: $61,900
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Tahlequah
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Northeastern State University (NSU) offers online degrees and certificates across several academic areas, including general studies, business administration, criminal justice, health organizations administration, hospitality and tourism management, nursing, and organizational leadership. Courses are delivered through the Blackboard online learning platform. Through the university’s goNSU web portal, distance learners can enroll in courses, check account balances, make payments, apply for financial aid, view grades, request transcripts, and more. Online students have access to a student GreenMail email account, IT support, and a WebVPN service that provides off-campus access to NSU’s network.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $7,789
  • Median Salary: $58,300
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Goodwell
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Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) offers an online RN to BSN (nursing) program. The program is specifically designed for students who are practicing nurses or who already work in the field. The school also offers a variety of online courses in an asynchronous format. Courses are delivered through the university’s myOPSU web portal, which also gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. Student support resources include an Aggie Campus ID card and access to financial aid and scholarships, the Academic Resource Center, the McKee Library, the Noble Activity Center, and the OPSU electronic campus.

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,927
  • Median Salary: $58,300
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Alva
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Northwestern Oklahoma State University (NWOSU) offers online undergraduate degree programs in business, technical management, and nursing. Courses are delivered through the Blackboard online learning platform, which is available through the university’s RangerNet web portal. The portal also gives distance learners access to grades, transcripts, and other institutional information. Online courses follow a semester schedule, with most courses taking 16 weeks. Financial aid and scholarships are available to online students. Students in courses requiring exams are responsible for proctoring fees.
 

  • Annual Tuition: $4,560
  • Median Salary: $57,200
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Claremore
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Rogers State University (RSU) offers online undergraduate and graduate degree programs in fields such as business administration, technology, liberal studies, nursing, organizational leadership, and computer science. Courses are delivered through the Blackboard online learning platform. The university’s MyRSU web portal gives distance learners access to administrative information, including course schedules, grades, and transcripts. Like on-campus students, distance learners have access to career services, counseling services, financial services, a student ID card, disability services, a student shuttle service, and more.
 

Online Associate Degrees (10)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (16)

Online Master's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $30,000
  • Median Salary: $42,500
  • Accreditation: HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Muskogee
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Bacone College offers online undergraduate programs in fields such as child development, business administration, early childhood development and education, and Christian ministry. Courses are delivered through the Moodle online learning platform. Distance learners can retrieve grades, transcripts, and other institutional information through the college website. Student support resources include access to the campus bookstore and Warrior Store, financial aid, TRiO Programs, the Merritt D. Betts Library, and the IT help desk. The online library gives students private access to databases only permitted to those studying or teaching at Bacone College. 
 

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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Oklahoma (44)

Oklahoma is home to 44 accredited colleges offering online degree programs. Students at all degree levels will find options on this list in popular subjects such as business, information technology, and education. Those interested in earning an online MBA will find 12 options at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, a public, non-profit institution located in Durant. Carl Albert State College is an affordable option for associate degree seekers, with online programs in business administration, social sciences, and computer technology, among others. National American University Online, located in Tulsa, is the best school for military benefits in the state.

At a Glance:

  • Twenty-three of the 44 online schools in Oklahoma offer tuitions under $15,000 per year.
  • Higher education in Oklahoma was ranked 5th in the country for affordability by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
  • Graduates of colleges and universities in Oklahoma tend to find employment in the state; over 87 percent of residents who graduate with a bachelor's degree are employed in the state within a year of graduating.

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