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 71% (88 reviews)
#2 Purdue University Global $11,581 - $16,246 36% (121 reviews)
#3 Liberty University $11,700 59% (247 reviews)
#4 Columbia Southern University $6,600 81% (164 reviews)
#5 Ashford University $10,632 - $13,400 67% (646 reviews)
#6 Western Governors University $6,070 72% (622 reviews)
#7 Southern New Hampshire University Online $11,520 61% (324 reviews)
#8 Waldorf University $8,700 100% (13 reviews)
#9 Grantham University $6,540 48% (71 reviews)
#10 Colorado State University Global Campus $9,000 55% (60 reviews)
#11 Abraham Lincoln University $7,500 100% (2 reviews)
#12 The George Washington University $53,518 75% (4 reviews)
#13 Johns Hopkins University $52,170 Add Review
#14 Walden University Not Provided 49% (496 reviews)
#15 ECPI University Online $15,051 57% (7 reviews)
#16 South College $18,000 Add Review
#17 Penn Foster Career School Not Provided 45% (141 reviews)
#18 California Baptist University $32,256 80% (5 reviews)
#19 Texas Woman's University $17,446 100% (2 reviews)
#20 Penn Foster College Not Provided 64% (178 reviews)
#21 Regent University Online $17,288 50% (14 reviews)
#22 Trident University International $9,240 76% (72 reviews)
#23 Indiana Wesleyan University Online - Adult Education $25,980 29% (7 reviews)
#24 Penn Foster - Healthcare Not Provided 52% (21 reviews)
#25 Rasmussen College Online $10,935 49% (75 reviews)
#26 New England College $36,954 38% (8 reviews)
#27 American University $46,615 100% (2 reviews)
#28 University of Alabama at Birmingham $19,032 100% (1 review)
#29 University of North Dakota $20,047 67% (3 reviews)
#30 Florida Tech $16,128 67% (76 reviews)
#31 Bryan University Online $15,400 - $15,447 67% (12 reviews)
#32 Saint Leo University Online $22,220 68% (83 reviews)
#33 Abilene Christian University $33,330 100% (6 reviews)
#34 Nova Southeastern University $29,930 71% (7 reviews)
#35 Northcentral University $17,526 49% (214 reviews)
#36 Brenau University $28,510 Add Review
#37 New York University $50,464 100% (2 reviews)
#38 Full Sail University $23,694 43% (90 reviews)
#39 Colorado Christian University $30,370 60% (10 reviews)
#40 Eastern Kentucky University $18,250 33% (3 reviews)
#41 University of Denver $48,669 Add Review
#42 Central Christian College of Kansas $17,240 Add Review
#43 Independence University $16,968 53% (102 reviews)
#44 Chicago School of Professional Psychology Online $13,530 0% (3 reviews)
#45 Iowa Central Community College $7,665 82% (11 reviews)
#46 Johnson & Wales University-Online $13,365 Add Review
#47 Davenport University $17,558 100% (5 reviews)
#48 Purdue University - Main Campus $28,794 75% (4 reviews)
#49 Ultimate Medical Academy $15,500 - $15,550 67% (222 reviews)
#50 Columbia International University $22,390 100% (1 review)
#51 Utica College $20,676 20% (15 reviews)
#52 Boise State University $22,642 100% (1 review)
#53 Maryville University $28,470 7% (14 reviews)
#54 Post University Online Not Provided 36% (89 reviews)
#55 Northeastern University $49,497 100% (10 reviews)
#56 George Mason University $34,370 Add Review
#57 Rider University $41,310 Add Review
#58 Saint Joseph's University $43,880 Add Review
#59 Benedictine University $33,900 33% (3 reviews)
#60 Florida State University $18,786 100% (3 reviews)
#61 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota $33,560 0% (1 review)
#62 Norwich University $38,662 79% (19 reviews)
#63 University of Colorado Denver $25,259 100% (2 reviews)
#64 Georgetown University $52,300 100% (1 review)
#65 Ohio University-Main Campus $21,360 67% (3 reviews)
#66 Saybrook University Hybrid Online $27,439 Add Review
#67 Michigan State University $39,406 100% (3 reviews)
#68 University of Kentucky $28,046 100% (4 reviews)
#69 Villanova University Online Graduate Programs $18,473 Add Review
#70 Northern Illinois University $23,816 Add Review
#71 University of the Southwest $16,200 40% (5 reviews)
#72 University of Delaware $33,150 0% (1 review)
#73 Lewis University $31,250 0% (1 review)
#74 Concordia University - Portland $30,270 55% (49 reviews)
#75 Anna Maria College $37,130 100% (3 reviews)
#76 Our Lady of the Lake University $28,192 Add Review
#77 Baylor University $43,790 Add Review
#78 Miller-Motte College Online $10,800 - $11,740 Add Review
#79 Eastern Michigan University $29,200 100% (3 reviews)
#80 St. John's University $40,520 Add Review
#81 Antioch University Online $19,776 33% (3 reviews)
#82 Regis College $39,820 Add Review
#83 Winthrop University $29,136 Add Review
#84 Southeastern Oklahoma State University $15,390 Add Review
#85 Saint Xavier University $33,380 Add Review
#86 University of Southern Indiana $18,626 Add Review
#87 Seton Hall University $40,588 Add Review
#88 University of Saint Mary $27,720 Add Review
#89 West Coast University $26,435 - $34,635 0% (1 review)
#90 The University of Scranton $43,310 50% (2 reviews)
#91 Spring Arbor University Online $27,750 Add Review
#92 Sacred Heart University $39,820 0% (1 review)
#93 Barry University $29,850 Add Review
#94 Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi $18,925 50% (2 reviews)
#95 Walsh University $29,150 100% (1 review)
#96 Queens University of Charlotte $33,532 Add Review
#97 Northwest Missouri State University $12,908 Add Review
#98 Widener University $44,166 Add Review
#99 University of South Carolina-Aiken $20,702 Add Review
#100 Saint Thomas University $29,730 Add Review
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