The 100 Most Popular Accredited Online Schools & Colleges

Here is a list of the most popular accredited online schools on our site – the ones that have been researched by more students than the rest. These institutions have established strong brands that resonate with students, on top of meeting accreditation standards of academic rigor and quality. We’ve included tuition rates as well as recommend rates from former students in order to help you make a more informed decision.

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School Annual Tuition Recommend Rate
#1 Arizona State University $15,691 - $27,372 68% (81 reviews)
#2 Purdue University Global $11,581 - $16,246 34% (104 reviews)
#3 Columbia Southern University $6,600 80% (162 reviews)
#4 Ashford University $10,632 - $13,400 67% (639 reviews)
#5 Southern New Hampshire University Online $11,520 61% (303 reviews)
#6 Liberty University $11,700 60% (242 reviews)
#7 Western Governors University $6,070 72% (611 reviews)
#8 California Coast University $4,725 90% (62 reviews)
#9 Waldorf University $8,700 100% (13 reviews)
#10 Abraham Lincoln University $7,500 100% (2 reviews)
#11 Grand Canyon University $17,050 53% (411 reviews)
#12 Colorado State University-Global Campus $9,000 55% (56 reviews)
#13 Penn Foster Career School Not Provided 45% (135 reviews)
#14 Walden University Not Provided 49% (487 reviews)
#15 California Baptist University $32,256 80% (5 reviews)
#16 ECPI University Online $15,051 57% (7 reviews)
#17 Regent University Online $17,288 54% (13 reviews)
#18 Penn Foster College Not Provided 65% (171 reviews)
#19 Trident University International $9,240 75% (68 reviews)
#20 Johns Hopkins University $52,170 Add Review
#21 Grantham University $6,540 49% (70 reviews)
#22 The George Washington University $53,518 75% (4 reviews)
#23 Penn Foster - Healthcare Not Provided 52% (21 reviews)
#24 Colorado Christian University $30,370 60% (10 reviews)
#25 South College $18,000 Add Review
#26 Bryan University Online $15,400 - $15,447 73% (11 reviews)
#27 Rasmussen College Online $10,935 49% (75 reviews)
#28 Abilene Christian University $33,330 100% (6 reviews)
#29 Northcentral University $17,526 50% (210 reviews)
#30 New England College $36,954 38% (8 reviews)
#31 Indiana Wesleyan University Online - Adult Education $25,980 29% (7 reviews)
#32 Florida Tech $16,128 67% (76 reviews)
#33 American University $46,615 100% (2 reviews)
#34 Chicago School of Professional Psychology Online $13,530 0% (3 reviews)
#35 Independence University $16,968 56% (95 reviews)
#36 Full Sail University $23,694 44% (88 reviews)
#37 University of North Dakota $20,047 67% (3 reviews)
#38 University of Alabama at Birmingham $19,032 100% (1 review)
#39 Ultimate Medical Academy $15,500 - $15,550 67% (218 reviews)
#40 George Mason University $34,370 Add Review
#41 Brenau University $28,510 Add Review
#42 Saint Leo University Online $22,220 68% (83 reviews)
#43 Johnson & Wales University-Online $13,365 Add Review
#44 Utica College $20,676 20% (15 reviews)
#45 Davenport University $17,558 100% (5 reviews)
#46 Purdue University - Main Campus $28,794 75% (4 reviews)
#47 Eastern Kentucky University $18,250 33% (3 reviews)
#48 Post University Online Not Provided 34% (82 reviews)
#49 Central Christian College of Kansas $17,240 Add Review
#50 Ohio Christian University $20,240 50% (18 reviews)
#51 Nova Southeastern University $29,930 71% (7 reviews)
#52 Norwich University $38,662 79% (19 reviews)
#53 Saint Joseph's University $43,880 Add Review
#54 Benedictine University $33,900 33% (3 reviews)
#55 Arkansas State University $14,778 33% (3 reviews)
#56 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota $33,560 0% (1 review)
#57 Lamar University $18,274 67% (9 reviews)
#58 The University of Texas at Arlington $25,152 55% (11 reviews)
#59 Georgetown University $52,300 100% (1 review)
#60 Florida State University $18,786 100% (3 reviews)
#61 Columbia International University $22,390 100% (1 review)
#62 Anna Maria College $37,130 100% (3 reviews)
#63 Lynn University $37,510 100% (1 review)
#64 Saybrook University Hybrid Online $27,439 Add Review
#65 University of the Southwest $16,200 40% (5 reviews)
#66 University of Colorado Denver $25,259 100% (2 reviews)
#67 Spring Arbor University Online $27,750 Add Review
#68 Northern Illinois University $23,816 Add Review
#69 Ohio University-Main Campus $21,360 67% (3 reviews)
#70 Antioch University Online $19,776 33% (3 reviews)
#71 Michigan State University $39,406 100% (3 reviews)
#72 University of Denver $48,669 Add Review
#73 Northeastern University $49,497 100% (10 reviews)
#74 University of Delaware $33,150 0% (1 review)
#75 Lewis University $31,250 0% (1 review)
#76 Regis College $39,820 Add Review
#77 University of Kentucky $28,046 100% (4 reviews)
#78 Judson University $29,434 0% (1 review)
#79 Winthrop University $29,136 Add Review
#80 Our Lady of the Lake University $28,192 Add Review
#81 Northern Kentucky University $19,104 67% (3 reviews)
#82 University of Southern Indiana $18,626 Add Review
#83 Sacred Heart University $39,820 0% (1 review)
#84 Miller-Motte College Online $10,800 - $11,740 Add Review
#85 Seton Hall University $40,588 Add Review
#86 University of Saint Mary $27,720 Add Review
#87 The University of Scranton $43,310 50% (2 reviews)
#88 University of Virginia $47,273 Add Review
#89 Villanova University Online Graduate Programs $18,473 Add Review
#90 Queens University of Charlotte $33,532 Add Review
#91 Northwest Missouri State University $12,908 Add Review
#92 Baylor University $43,790 Add Review
#93 St. John's University $40,520 Add Review
#94 Fitchburg State University $16,235 Add Review
#95 La Salle University $29,500 Add Review
#96 Widener University $44,166 Add Review
#97 Syracuse University $46,755 100% (1 review)
#98 Walsh University $29,150 100% (1 review)
#99 Fordham University $50,986 0% (1 review)
#100 Saint Xavier University $33,380 Add Review
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