2019 Best Online Colleges with Open Admissions

Updated June 8, 2020 | GTOS Staff

The 42 online colleges on this list offer an open admissions policy for undergraduate admissions. Open admissions, also known as open enrollment, is a noncompetitive admissions policy where all students who meet the college's specified requirements are admitted. Most open admissions colleges only require that a student has a high school diploma or GED, though some also ask for other application materials or require an applicant to have an SAT score or high school GPA above a noncompetitive benchmark. Online open admissions colleges can be a great choice for students looking for an accessible education on their own schedule.

In addition to the comprehensive list of online open admissions colleges, we also offer a ranked list of Best Online Open Admissions Colleges. You can read our full methodology or learn more about Guide to Online Schools.

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Best Online Colleges with Open Admissions

These are the best online collges with open admissions. We ranked the schools based on a combination of alumni salary, four-year graduation rate, and retention rate to find the colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. The schools on this list offer a large variety of bachelor's degrees, from a BA in English to a BS in Accounting. The # ranked school, , has an impressive alumni median salary of and a high retention rate of 79%.

You can read our full methodology here or learn more about Guide to Online Schools. We also publish rankings of the most affordable online colleges with open admissions.

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