2019 Best Online Colleges for Bachelor's Degrees

Those interested in earning an online bachelor's degree will find many options on our best colleges list, which ranks schools based on tuition rates and alumni salaries provided by PayScale. We also offer a comprehensive list of accredited online bachelor’s degrees, which covers 463 schools and 5,184 programs. Prospective students will find information about their desired field and other popular areas of study, including the number of online schools, number of online programs, salary information, and more.

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Based on their high reported alumni salaries and low tuition rates, these 25 colleges and universities offer the best online bachelor's degrees. University of Massachusetts-Lowell, ranked #1, has the highest reported alumni salary at $99,800 and offers one of the lowest tuition rates on the list at $11,400. Students can choose from 17 different online bachelor's degrees at UMass, including a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. Read more about our ranked schools below, view our methodology, or learn more about SR Education Group.

Rank School Annual Tuition Median Salary
#1 #1 University of Massachusetts-Lowell Annual Tuition $11,400 Median Salary $99,800
#2 #2 Drexel University Annual Tuition $22,545 Median Salary $98,400
#3 #3 Oregon State University Annual Tuition $13,365 Median Salary $93,000
#4 #4 Washington State University Annual Tuition $11,329 Median Salary $91,500
#5 #5 George Mason University Annual Tuition $32,520 Median Salary $94,300
#6 #6 Texas Tech University Annual Tuition $21,330 Median Salary $92,000
#7 #7 University of Massachusetts - Amherst Annual Tuition $11,700 Median Salary $89,600
#8 #8 University of Iowa Annual Tuition $7,770 Median Salary $88,100
#9 #9 DePaul University Annual Tuition $18,900 Median Salary $89,300
#10 #10 California State University-East Bay Annual Tuition $18,864 Median Salary $88,800
#11 #11 Arizona State University Annual Tuition $10,104 Median Salary $87,600
#12 #12 University of Maryland University College Annual Tuition $14,970 Median Salary $88,200
#13 #13 University of Kansas Annual Tuition $11,592 Median Salary $87,700
#14 #14 University of Denver Annual Tuition $28,935 Median Salary $90,000
#15 #15 Thomas Jefferson University Annual Tuition $18,150 Median Salary $88,500
#16 #16 University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus Annual Tuition $26,029 Median Salary $89,400
#17 #17 Indiana University - Bloomington Annual Tuition $9,460 Median Salary $86,300
#18 #18 City University of Seattle Annual Tuition $16,245 Median Salary $87,000
#19 #19 University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Annual Tuition $12,030 Median Salary $86,100
#20 #20 University of Alabama Annual Tuition $10,920 Median Salary $85,400
#21 #21 Colorado State University-Fort Collins Annual Tuition $14,280 Median Salary $85,700
#22 #22 Thomas Edison State University Annual Tuition $9,967 Median Salary $85,100
#23 #23 Excelsior College Annual Tuition $15,300 Median Salary $85,600
#24 #24 Kansas State University Annual Tuition $14,742 Median Salary $85,400
#25 #25 University of New Mexico Annual Tuition $10,471 Median Salary $84,700
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Accounting Schools 130 Degree Programs 191 Annual Salary $81,929 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
Aerospace Engineering Schools 3 Degree Programs 3 Annual Salary $86,487 Accreditation ABET
Agriculture Schools 20 Degree Programs 31 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Anthropology Schools 18 Degree Programs 29 Annual Salary $47,346 Accreditation Institutional
Architecture Schools 3 Degree Programs 4 Annual Salary $42,294 Accreditation NAAB
Art & Design Schools 28 Degree Programs 91 Annual Salary $50,509 Accreditation NASAD
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Aviation Schools 18 Degree Programs 24 Annual Salary $84,853 Accreditation AABI
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Biology Schools 13 Degree Programs 21 Annual Salary $55,877 Accreditation Institutional
Business Schools 52 Degree Programs 530 Annual Salary $73,654 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
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Chemical Engineering Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary $94,406 Accreditation ABET
Child Development Schools 8 Degree Programs 11 Annual Salary $49,360 Accreditation APA
Christian Counseling Schools 10 Degree Programs 23 Annual Salary $42,063 Accreditation ACPE
Civil Engineering Schools 3 Degree Programs 3 Annual Salary $87,637 Accreditation ABET
Communications Schools 132 Degree Programs 292 Annual Salary $68,636 Accreditation ACEJMC
Computer Engineering Schools 13 Degree Programs 26 Annual Salary $86,277 Accreditation ABET
Computer Science Schools 85 Degree Programs 160 Annual Salary $85,150 Accreditation ABET
Conflict Resolution Schools 4 Degree Programs 4 Annual Salary $49,955 Accreditation Institutional
Construction Management Schools 6 Degree Programs 6 Annual Salary $72,884 Accreditation ACCE, ATMAE
Counseling Schools 57 Degree Programs 97 Annual Salary $50,609 Accreditation CACREP
Counseling Psychology Schools 16 Degree Programs 17 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Creative Writing Schools 15 Degree Programs 20 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Criminal Justice Schools 215 Degree Programs 451 Annual Salary $55,644 Accreditation Institutional
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Dental Assistant Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary $50,611 Accreditation CODA
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Early Childhood Education Schools 11 Degree Programs 19 Annual Salary $37,088 Accreditation CAEP, NAEYC
Economics Schools 34 Degree Programs 59 Annual Salary $86,433 Accreditation AACSB
Education Schools 18 Degree Programs 66 Annual Salary $49,529 Accreditation CAEP, CEA
Educational Leadership Schools 8 Degree Programs 10 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Electrical Engineering Schools 16 Degree Programs 27 Annual Salary $93,219 Accreditation ABET
Elementary Education Schools 38 Degree Programs 65 Annual Salary $38,177 Accreditation CAEP, TEAC
Emergency Management Schools 49 Degree Programs 89 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Engineering Schools 121 Degree Programs 319 Annual Salary $88,118 Accreditation ABET
Engineering Management Schools 7 Degree Programs 8 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
English Schools 55 Degree Programs 104 Annual Salary $56,040 Accreditation Institutional
Environmental Science Schools 40 Degree Programs 82 Annual Salary $66,107 Accreditation Institutional
ESL Schools 4 Degree Programs 4 Annual Salary $40,372 Accreditation CEA
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Fashion Schools 7 Degree Programs 19 Annual Salary $61,805 Accreditation Institutional
Finance Schools 83 Degree Programs 144 Annual Salary $93,308 Accreditation AACSB
Fire Science Schools 22 Degree Programs 36 Annual Salary $55,667 Accreditation Institutional
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Forensic Psychology Schools 14 Degree Programs 17 Annual Salary $39,797 Accreditation APA
Forensic Science Schools 17 Degree Programs 18 Annual Salary $55,667 Accreditation AAFS
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Geographic Information Systems Schools 9 Degree Programs 17 Annual Salary $61,628 Accreditation Institutional
Graphic Design Schools 17 Degree Programs 24 Annual Salary $52,877 Accreditation NASAD
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Healthcare Administration Schools 34 Degree Programs 75 Annual Salary $54,131 Accreditation CAHME
Healthcare Informatics Schools 17 Degree Programs 24 Annual Salary $50,611 Accreditation CAHIIM, CAHME
Healthcare Management Schools 36 Degree Programs 54 Annual Salary $54,034 Accreditation CAHME
History Schools 8 Degree Programs 20 Annual Salary $62,354 Accreditation Institutional
Holistic Medicine Schools 3 Degree Programs 4 Annual Salary $57,180 Accreditation CNME
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Hospitality Management Schools 32 Degree Programs 65 Annual Salary $65,352 Accreditation ACPHA
Human Resources Schools 111 Degree Programs 154 Annual Salary $62,050 Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP
Human Services Schools 24 Degree Programs 92 Annual Salary $42,962 Accreditation Institutional
HVAC Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary $73,171 Accreditation Institutional
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Interior Design Schools 2 Degree Programs 2 Annual Salary $46,425 Accreditation NASAD
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Landscape Design Schools 2 Degree Programs 2 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation LAAB
Law Schools 36 Degree Programs 45 Annual Salary $57,728 Accreditation ABA
Law Enforcement Schools 53 Degree Programs 70 Annual Salary $55,667 Accreditation Institutional
Liberal Studies Schools 258 Degree Programs 788 Annual Salary $55,508 Accreditation Institutional
Library Science Schools 6 Degree Programs 7 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation ALA
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Management Schools 328 Degree Programs 1,399 Annual Salary $71,212 Accreditation AACSB
Marketing Schools 40 Degree Programs 80 Annual Salary $70,957 Accreditation AACSB
Marriage & Family Therapy Schools 20 Degree Programs 22 Annual Salary $46,116 Accreditation COAMFTE
Mathematics Schools 27 Degree Programs 45 Annual Salary $78,598 Accreditation Institutional
MBA Schools 13 Degree Programs 38 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE
Mechanical Engineering Schools 6 Degree Programs 8 Annual Salary $90,036 Accreditation ABET
Medical Assistant Schools 6 Degree Programs 8 Annual Salary $50,611 Accreditation Institutional
Medical Office Administration Schools 2 Degree Programs 2 Annual Salary $55,588 Accreditation Institutional
Music Schools 12 Degree Programs 36 Annual Salary $45,571 Accreditation NASM
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Network Administration Schools 30 Degree Programs 36 Annual Salary $63,010 Accreditation ABET
Nurse Practitioner (NP) Schools 1 Degree Programs 2 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation ACEN, CCNE
Nursing Schools 37 Degree Programs 49 Annual Salary $60,973 Accreditation ACEN, CCNE
Nutrition Schools 3 Degree Programs 4 Annual Salary $45,190 Accreditation ACEND
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Organizational Leadership Schools 162 Degree Programs 350 Annual Salary $71,740 Accreditation AACSB
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Paralegal Schools 18 Degree Programs 20 Annual Salary $57,728 Accreditation Institutional
Personal Training Schools 3 Degree Programs 4 Annual Salary $45,476 Accreditation Institutional
Pharmacy Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary $94,711 Accreditation ACPE
Philosophy Schools 14 Degree Programs 16 Annual Salary $55,086 Accreditation Institutional
Photography Schools 7 Degree Programs 7 Annual Salary $52,215 Accreditation Institutional
Physical Education Schools 6 Degree Programs 13 Annual Salary $48,201 Accreditation Institutional
Physical Therapy Schools 2 Degree Programs 3 Annual Salary $55,922 Accreditation APTA
Physician Assistant Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary $60,158 Accreditation ARC-PA
Physics Schools 5 Degree Programs 8 Annual Salary $80,204 Accreditation CAMPEP
Political Science Schools 55 Degree Programs 106 Annual Salary $73,826 Accreditation Institutional
Project Management Schools 34 Degree Programs 48 Annual Salary $71,577 Accreditation AACSB, PMI-GAC
Psychology Schools 195 Degree Programs 410 Annual Salary $49,369 Accreditation APA
Public Administration Schools 83 Degree Programs 179 Annual Salary $46,913 Accreditation NASPAA
Public Health Schools 38 Degree Programs 63 Annual Salary $46,116 Accreditation CEPH
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Radiology Schools 20 Degree Programs 24 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation JRCERT
Real Estate Schools 5 Degree Programs 7 Annual Salary $72,834 Accreditation Institutional
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Respiratory Therapy Schools 24 Degree Programs 27 Annual Salary $57,428 Accreditation CoARC
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Secondary Education Schools 19 Degree Programs 48 Annual Salary $44,242 Accreditation CAEP, TEAC
Social Work Schools 41 Degree Programs 43 Annual Salary $41,108 Accreditation CSWE
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Software Engineering Schools 26 Degree Programs 30 Annual Salary $83,909 Accreditation ABET
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Spanish Schools 11 Degree Programs 13 Annual Salary $49,514 Accreditation Institutional
Special Education Schools 21 Degree Programs 30 Annual Salary $40,516 Accreditation CAA, CAEP
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Sports Management Schools 11 Degree Programs 23 Annual Salary $46,126 Accreditation Institutional
Statistics Schools 1 Degree Programs 1 Annual Salary Not Reported Accreditation Institutional
Substance Abuse Counseling Schools 25 Degree Programs 31 Annual Salary $46,116 Accreditation CACREP
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Systems Engineering Schools 2 Degree Programs 2 Annual Salary $67,254 Accreditation ABET
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Teaching Schools 46 Degree Programs 88 Annual Salary $44,654 Accreditation CAEP, TEAC
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Veterinary Technician Schools 2 Degree Programs 2 Annual Salary $50,611 Accreditation AVMA COE
Video Game Design Schools 13 Degree Programs 17 Annual Salary $39,022 Accreditation Institutional
Vocational Schools 9 Degree Programs 14 Annual Salary $78,816 Accreditation Institutional
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Web Design Schools 16 Degree Programs 18 Annual Salary $69,732 Accreditation Institutional
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2019 Best Online Colleges for Bachelor's Degrees - Ranking Details

  • Annual Tuition: $11,400
  • Median Salary: $99,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
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The University of Massachusetts-Lowell is one of five campuses in the 150-year old University of Massachusetts higher education system. The Lowell campus joined the UMass system in 1991 and offers over 50 online degrees and programs. Students can obtain their bachelor s degree in liberal arts, business, criminal justice, english, information technology, or psychology. Advisors are available for online meetings to help guide and assist students in their academic journey. Tuition for 2018 is $380 per credit ($385 for the Manning School of Business) and is the same in Massachusetts or any other US state.

  • Annual Tuition: $22,545
  • Median Salary: $98,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: MSCHE
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Drexel University provides a variety of online bachelor's degree programs for students ranging from business, education, and psychology, to behavioral health counseling, nursing, and cyber security. Depending on the program, Drexel s tuition for 2018-2019 starts around $500 per credit. The school offers a number of financial assistance programs including military and alumni discounts and employer partnership programs. Along with standard online program assistance such as 24/7 tech support and access to the award-winning W.W. Hagerty Library and learning resources, Drexel also provides online students with unique opportunities such as study abroad programs to gain a competitive advantage in today s globalized world.

  • Annual Tuition: $13,365
  • Median Salary: $93,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
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Oregon State University currently provides 22 online bachelor programs ranging from political science and German to anthropology and environmental science. Online courses are taught by the same faculty members as on-campus classrooms and academic support resources are available for students wherever they are learning. Starting at $297 per credit, and providing a number of grants for online students and those with military service, Oregon State University is an affordable online option for distance learning bachelor s students around the country.

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,329
  • Median Salary: $91,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
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Washington State University's Global Campus provides online bachelor s degrees in business, liberal arts and the humanities, criminal justice, and hospitality. Tuition costs for the 2018-2019 academic year are $507 per credit for part-time Washington state residents and $565 per credit for part-time out-of-state students, and full-time student tuition costs $5,067.50 and $5,664.50 per semester, respectively. The WSU Global Campus also provides online resources and contact information for students to access academic, technical, and financial assistance during their tenure.

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  • Annual Tuition: $32,520
  • Median Salary: $94,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
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The online program at George Mason University provides several options for bachelor's degrees, including applied sciences, information technology, business management, computer game design, nursing, psychology, and sports management. All degrees can be completed 100% online, with the same faculty as an on-site course, and without the need to travel to campus. Tuition and fees do vary between in-state and out-of-state, with in-state costs at $377.50 per credit hour and out-of-state tuition at $1,355.50 per credit hour. The university provides technical, academic, and library resources for all students, and financial aid is available for qualifying applicants.

  • Annual Tuition: $21,330
  • Median Salary: $92,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
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Texas Tech University offers 14 online bachelor s programs. The affordable tuition is the same regardless of residency; tuition and fees for a 3 credit course are about $1,130, varying by program. Degrees offered include B.A., B.S., B.A.A.S. (Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences) and B.G.S. (Bachelor of General Studies). TTU s well regarded online programs include some unique degrees, including Wind Energy, Applied Leadership, Architecture, Plant and Soil Science, and Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management. We ranked TTU as one of our military friendly universities and as one of the best online universities in Texas.

  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • Median Salary: $89,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
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The University of Massachusetts - Amherst is the flagship campus of the state's university system. UMass - Amherst offers more than 150 online programs, including 18 bachelor s degrees. Applicants at the bachelor's level must have already completed a minimum of 12 college credits. Students can also earn college credit for work or life experience. Among the various degrees offered are a B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management, and a B.A. in Sustainable Food and Farming. Tuition ranges from $390 to $525 per credit, depending on the program. Tuition is the same for residents and nonresidents making it an affordable option no matter where you live.

  • Annual Tuition: $7,770
  • Median Salary: $88,100
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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University of Iowa online program offers over 600 online courses in a variety of subjects. Each online course is taught by the same faculty who teach on campus. At the bachelor's level, online students can choose to major in fields such as business administration, political science, and liberal studies. The university's online B.A.S. and B.L.S programs are designed for students who want to explore multiple academic disciplines for their bachelor's degree curriculum. Tuition is a very affordable $324 per credit hour.

  • Annual Tuition: $18,900
  • Median Salary: $89,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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DePaul University, located in Chicago, is a Catholic university grounded in the teachings of St. Vincent de Paul. Founded in 1898, it is the largest Catholic university in the country. Online B.A. and B.S. degrees are offered in Communication and Media, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration and Psychology. Admission requires 30 semester hours of transferable credits, a 2.0 GPA, and in some cases that students be age 24 or over. The cost ranges from $630 to $860 per credit hour for part-time students.

  • Annual Tuition: $18,864
  • Median Salary: $88,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
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California State University-East Bay is one of 23 universities in the California State system. The university offers 16 online bachelor's degrees in fields such as ethnic studies, human development, and business administration. Online students have access to online tutoring and writing assistance through the Student Center for Academic Achievement. Students transferring to one of the school's online degree programs must have already earned 60 quarter hour credits and have maintained a 2.0 GPA. Tuition for up to six credits is $1,110, with an additional $264 per credit for non-California residents.

  • Annual Tuition: $10,104
  • Median Salary: $87,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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Arizona State University has numerous online undergraduate degrees, including a BA in Women and Gender Studies, a BS in Software Engineering, a BA in Mass Communication and Media Studies, and a BAS in Operations Management. Most programs are provided in 7.5-week semesters and require around 120 credits or 39 total classes in order to graduate. There is no out-of-state tuition and most undergraduate courses cost between $520-$728 per credit hour, making Arizona State University's online degrees affordable for many students.

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  • Annual Tuition: $14,970
  • Median Salary: $88,200
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: MSCHE
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The University of Maryland University College offers quite a few online degree programs, including Gerontology and Aging Service, Health Service Management, Software Development and Security, Investigative Forensics, and Nursing for Registered Nurses. They also offer online minors in Contract Management and Acquisition, Digital Media and Web Technology, Environmental Management, and Human Resource Management, among many others. The University of Maryland University College offers over 100 scholarships and there is a Completion Scholarship that allows community college graduates in Maryland to turn their associate degree into a bachelor's degree for $12,000 or less.

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,592
  • Median Salary: $87,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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The University of Kansas offers 7 online undergraduate programs in subjects like Communication Studies, Health Information Management/RHIT-to-RHIA, Psychology, Liberal Arts, and Respiratory Care/RT-to-Bachelor's. Their online R.N. to B.S.N. program requires 60 credits of science and liberal arts courses in order to be accepted into the program. In order to graduate from the Communication Studies program, students must complete 120 credit hours total. They also offer online undergraduate certificates in Professional Communication, Race and Ethnicity in the U.S., World Business Culture, and Leadership Studies.

  • Annual Tuition: $28,935
  • Median Salary: $90,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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The University of Denver has online bachelor's degree completion programs in Leadership and Organization Studies, Global Commerce and Transportation, Communication Arts, Information Technology, and Global Studies. These programs are unique in that they allow students who have previously begun their undergraduate degree to transfer credits to the University of Denver in order to complete their degree. Most courses are 10 weeks long and cost $643 per credit hour, making them accessible for working students who are seeking quality, low-cost degrees.

  • Annual Tuition: $18,150
  • Median Salary: $88,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: MSCHE
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Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offers many online Bachelor of Science degrees, including Behavioral and Health Service, Information Technology Management, Law Enforcement Leadership, Professional Communications and Emerging Media. They also have graduate programs in Applied Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Disaster Medicine and Management, Population Health Intelligence, and Healthcare Quality and Safety, among many other degrees. Undergraduate degrees cost $605 per credit hour and graduate degrees are slightly higher, costing between $750 and $1,170 per credit hour.

  • Annual Tuition: $26,029
  • Median Salary: $89,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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The University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus offers 5 undergraduate online degrees in Administrative Leadership, Liberal Studies, Lifespan Care Administration, Aviation, and Criminal Justice. These programs require 120 credits in order to graduate and are provided in 8-week semesters. Most students take 12 credits, or 4 courses, per semester. The online Administrative Leadership program has 6 concentration options: organizational leadership, conflict resolution, ethics, marketing, cultural diversity, and quality initiatives. University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus also offers online graduate degrees in majors such as Criminal Justice, Human Relations, Organizational Leadership, and Prevention Science.

  • Annual Tuition: $9,460
  • Median Salary: $86,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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Indiana University - Bloomington offers a variety of online degree programs. Their online bachelor's degrees include Business, Informatics, Labor Studies, Health and Health Sciences, and Mathematics. These degrees require 120 credit hours in order to graduate. They offer online master's degrees in Parks and Recreation, Philanthropy, Computing and Technology, Library Science, and Public Health. These graduate degrees require between 30 and 60 credits in order to graduate. The university also offers two associate degrees: one in Labor Studies and one in Health and Health Sciences.

  • Annual Tuition: $16,245
  • Median Salary: $87,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NWCCU
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City University of Seattle offers online associate degrees in General Studies and Business that both require 90 credit hours in order to graduate. Their online Bachelor of Arts degrees include Applied Psychology, Human Services, and Management. These degrees require 180 credit hours for students to graduate. City University of Seattle also offers a number of online Bachelor of Science degrees, including Project Management, Information Technology, Healthcare Administration, and Criminal Justice, among other degrees. These programs also require 180 credits in order to graduate.

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,030
  • Median Salary: $86,100
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
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University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth has a number of online undergraduate degree programs, including Healthcare Services Administration, Operations Management, Women's and Gender Studies, Public Administration, and Nursing RN-BS, among others. They also have five online graduate degrees in Nursing, Public Policy, Business Administration, Healthcare Management, and Computer Science. They also have graduate certificates in International Business, Educational Policy, International Business, Public Management, and Organizational Leadership, among other degrees.

  • Annual Tuition: $10,920
  • Median Salary: $85,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
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University of Alabama offers online undergraduate degrees in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Interdisciplinary Studies, Commerce and Business Administration, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Food and Nutrition, among other degrees. There are also quite a few online graduate degrees offered by the university, including Social Work, Instructional Technology, Rehabilitation Counseling, Library and Information Studies, Operations Management, and more. Most of the undergraduate degrees can be completed in 120 credit hours and each credit costs $364.

  • Annual Tuition: $14,280
  • Median Salary: $85,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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Colorado State University has an extensive online program, offering students the ability to further their education in either a fully online or hybrid format. CSU offers nine bachelor s degrees in fields including anthropology, economics, and psychology. Their master s and PhD programs are even more comprehensive, with degrees offered in many subjects including arts and music, education, and engineering. Numerous undergraduate, graduate and professional training certificates are also available to help with career advancement, and their digital badge program is ideal for students interested in gaining knowledge without enrolling in a formal program. Classes are taught by the same faculty members that teach on campus, so online students receive the same quality of education. CSU s tuition rates are the same, regardless of your state of residency.

  • Annual Tuition: $9,967
  • Median Salary: $85,100
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: MSCHE
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Most of the students at Thomas Edison State University are working adults who attend school part-time, while trying to maintain a work-life balance. Thomas Edison State University offers a variety of degree and certificate programs that can be completed fully online, including associate degrees, bachelor s degrees, undergraduate certificates, graduate certificates and noncredit programs. They have different tuition plans based upon the type of student (those with previous credits, nursing, military, international, etc.) and how many credits the student plans to take during the year. They offer an online spreadsheet to help students determine which plan is best for them, and also offer scholarships to help ease the financial burden for students. Thomas Edison State University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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  • Annual Tuition: $15,300
  • Median Salary: $85,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: MSCHE
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Excelsior College is a non-profit, regionally accredited institution offering online associate, bachelor s, master's, and combined bachelor s/master s degrees. Their mission is to provide education to adult learners, especially those previously underrepresented in higher education. They allow students to create personalized plans towards earning a degree, and offer the ability for credits to be earned through online courses, credit by exams, and even through previous training/experience. Excelsior offers more than 30 degrees across the fields of business, health sciences, liberal arts, nursing, public service, and technology. Most classes are worth three credits and run 8 or 15 weeks. They offer an online calculator to help students determine tuition costs, and also offer many programs and services to help ease the financial burden for their students.

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  • Annual Tuition: $14,742
  • Median Salary: $85,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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Kansas State University offers a variety of accredited, affordable online programs to help students advance their careers and reach their goals. Kansas State is a nationally recognized leader in innovative online education technology and has over 50 years of experience in delivering education to learners across the globe. They offer bachelor s, master s and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates and endorsements. They also offer unique services for distance education students including academic advising, a career center, special programs for military members, and virtual commencement. Tuition rates for online students are the same, regardless of where the students reside. Undergraduate tuition is $436.40 per credit hour, while most graduate programs are priced at $567.90 per credit hour.

  • Annual Tuition: $10,471
  • Median Salary: $84,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Accreditation: HLC
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The University of New Mexico delivers over 20 degree programs both fully and partially online, through the university s learning management system (UNM Learn). Online courses are offered in either a synchronous or asynchronous format and usually follow a traditional semester system. Online students have access to a variety of resources including interactive online tutoring, financial aid, academic support, technical support and career services. UNM online courses are offered at a standard per credit hour rate, regardless of the student s location and international students are also welcome. Tuition rates are $349.04 per credit hour for undergraduate programs, $372 per credit hour for graduate programs and $331.68 per credit hour for the College of Nursing RN to BSN program.

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