Pursuing an accredited online bachelor’s degree can help you take the next step in your career – without leaving your home. Through your program, you’ll attend online lectures, study from home, manage a busy schedule and interact virtually with professors and classmates.
An online college degree may appeal to those who want more flexibility in completing their education, or who want to take classes while working full time or parenting. Choosing where to enroll online will likely be challenging, but below you’ll find tools, advice and other resources to make your search easier.
Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
U.S. News evaluated several factors to rank the best online bachelor’s degree programs, including graduation rates, faculty credentials and support services available remotely.
|RANK||SCHOOL NAME||TUITION PER CREDIT (OUT OF STATE)||APPLICATION DEADLINE||FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE|
|#1||Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–Worldwide||$390||Rolling||Yes|
|#2||Arizona State University||$520||Rolling||Yes|
|#3 (tie)||Ohio State University–Columbus||$387||Rolling||Yes|
|#3 (tie)||Oregon State University||$297||Rolling||Yes|
|#5 (tie)||Pennsylvania State University–World Campus||$555||Rolling||Yes|
|#5 (tie)||University of Florida||$500||Rolling||Yes|
|#5 (tie)||University of Illinois–Chicago||$520||Rolling||Yes|
|#8 (tie)||Colorado State University–Global Campus||$350||Rolling||Yes|
|#8 (tie)||University at Buffalo–SUNY||$1,023||Jan. 1||Yes|
|#8 (tie)||University of North Carolina–Wilmington||$643||Rolling||Yes|
|#8 (tie)||University of Oklahoma||$672||Rolling||Yes|
|#12(tie)||Loyola University Chicago||$670||Rolling||Yes|
|#12(tie)||University of Alabama–Birmingham||$441||Rolling||Yes|
|#14||University of Central Florida||$300||Rolling||Yes|
|#15(tie)||CUNY School of Professional Studies||$295||July 30||Yes|
|#15(tie)||Utah State University||$438||Rolling||Yes|
|#15(tie)||Western Kentucky University||$530||Rolling||Yes|
Source: U.S News