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 73% (71 reviews)
#2 Purdue University Global $11,581 - $16,246 38% (68 reviews)
#3 Ashford University $10,632 - $13,400 68% (629 reviews)
#4 Columbia Southern University $6,600 80% (158 reviews)
#5 Liberty University $11,700 59% (234 reviews)
#6 Southern New Hampshire University Online $11,520 64% (280 reviews)
#7 Western Governors University $6,070 73% (585 reviews)
#8 Grand Canyon University $17,050 53% (396 reviews)
#9 Kaplan University $11,581 - $16,246 56% (345 reviews)
#10 Abraham Lincoln University $7,500 100% (2 reviews)
#11 Walden University Not Provided 50% (471 reviews)
#12 Colorado State University-Global Campus $9,000 57% (47 reviews)
#13 ECPI University Online $15,051 67% (6 reviews)
#14 Penn Foster Career School Not Provided 45% (129 reviews)
#15 Johns Hopkins University $52,170 Add Review
#16 Waldorf University $8,700 100% (13 reviews)
#17 Regent University Online $17,288 50% (12 reviews)
#18 Grantham University $6,540 51% (67 reviews)
#19 Penn Foster College Not Provided 66% (164 reviews)
#20 Penn Foster - Healthcare Not Provided 55% (20 reviews)
#21 Bryan University Online $15,400 - $15,447 80% (10 reviews)
#22 Saint Leo University Online $22,220 68% (82 reviews)
#23 South College $18,000 Add Review
#24 The George Washington University $53,518 75% (4 reviews)
#25 Trident University International $9,240 65% (49 reviews)
#26 Indiana Wesleyan University Online - Adult Education $25,980 29% (7 reviews)
#27 Stratford University $15,135 Add Review
#28 University of Alabama at Birmingham $19,032 100% (1 review)
#29 Colorado Christian University $30,370 56% (9 reviews)
#30 Maryville University $28,470 0% (8 reviews)
#31 Northcentral University $17,526 51% (204 reviews)
#32 Colorado Technical University - Online Not Provided 64% (274 reviews)
#33 Florida Tech $16,128 67% (76 reviews)
#34 Independence University $16,968 56% (91 reviews)
#35 Full Sail University $23,694 45% (83 reviews)
#36 California State University-Northridge $18,755 100% (1 review)
#37 Ohio Christian University $20,240 53% (17 reviews)
#38 American University $46,615 100% (2 reviews)
#39 Utica College $20,676 25% (12 reviews)
#40 Ultimate Medical Academy $15,500 - $15,550 69% (211 reviews)
#41 New England College $36,954 38% (8 reviews)
#42 Johnson & Wales University-Online $13,365 Add Review
#43 Brenau University $28,510 Add Review
#44 Post University Online Not Provided 33% (79 reviews)
#45 Nova Southeastern University $29,930 71% (7 reviews)
#46 Central Christian College of Kansas $17,240 Add Review
#47 Abilene Christian University $33,330 100% (6 reviews)
#48 Purdue University - Main Campus $28,794 75% (4 reviews)
#49 Saint Joseph's University $43,880 Add Review
#50 The University of Texas at Arlington $25,152 56% (9 reviews)
#51 George Mason University $34,370 Add Review
#52 Southeastern Oklahoma State University $15,390 Add Review
#53 Norwich University $38,662 79% (19 reviews)
#54 American InterContinental University Not Provided 66% (160 reviews)
#55 Saybrook University Hybrid Online $27,439 Add Review
#56 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota $33,560 0% (1 review)
#57 Benedictine University $33,900 33% (3 reviews)
#58 Lamar University $18,274 67% (9 reviews)
#59 Georgetown University $52,300 100% (1 review)
#60 Kansas Christian College $5,460 - $7,640 Add Review
#61 Columbia International University $22,390 100% (1 review)
#62 Spring Arbor University Online $27,750 Add Review
#63 Miller-Motte College Online $10,800 - $11,740 Add Review
#64 University of the Southwest $16,200 40% (5 reviews)
#65 Walsh University $29,150 100% (1 review)
#66 Northern Kentucky University $19,104 67% (3 reviews)
#67 New York University $50,464 100% (2 reviews)
#68 Sacred Heart University $39,820 0% (1 review)
#69 University of Louisiana-Lafayette $23,616 Add Review
#70 University of Alabama in Huntsville $21,480 Add Review
#71 Pinnacle Career Institute Online $15,765 - $20,465 37% (19 reviews)
#72 University of Denver $48,669 Add Review
#73 Antioch University Online $19,776 100% (1 review)
#74 Ohio University-Main Campus $21,360 67% (3 reviews)
#75 Austin Peay State University $23,153 50% (2 reviews)
#76 Our Lady of the Lake University $28,192 Add Review
#77 Michigan Technological University $32,318 100% (1 review)
#78 Concordia University - Portland $30,270 50% (38 reviews)
#79 Lewis University $31,250 Add Review
#80 University of Saint Mary $27,720 Add Review
#81 Villanova University Online Graduate Programs $18,473 Add Review
#82 Regis College $39,820 Add Review
#83 Seton Hall University $40,588 Add Review
#84 Winthrop University $29,136 Add Review
#85 Anna Maria College $37,130 100% (3 reviews)
#86 University of New Mexico $22,038 100% (1 review)
#87 St. John's University $40,520 Add Review
#88 University of South Carolina-Columbia $31,962 Add Review
#89 La Salle University $29,500 Add Review
#90 Baylor University $43,790 Add Review
#91 University of Southern Indiana $18,626 Add Review
#92 University of Virginia $47,273 Add Review
#93 University of Saint Francis $29,430 Add Review
#94 The University of Scranton $43,310 50% (2 reviews)
#95 Northwest Missouri State University $12,908 Add Review
#96 Colorado State University-Pueblo $25,547 100% (1 review)
#97 Fitchburg State University $16,235 Add Review
#98 University of Delaware $33,150 0% (1 review)
#99 Louisiana State University - Shreveport $20,320 100% (2 reviews)
#100 Southern Methodist University $52,498 Add Review
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