Top Online Universities

This table is a ranking of the top 20 online universities based on repayment rate, retention rate, tuition, and student feedback. We've also marked which of these universities are for-profit schools.

We hope these rankings with help you in your search for the perfect college. If you have any questions, please feel free to send us a message. Best of luck choosing an online university!

Rank
School
For Profit
Repayment Rate
Retention Rate
Tuition
Score
# 1 California University of Pennsylvania Online No 54% 77% $11,010
56.29
# 2 Iowa Central College No 54% 59% $5,580
55.56
# 3 Abilene Christian University No 62% 75% $20,290
47.01
# 4 Norwich University No 74% 76% $27,370
44.28
# 5 Northcentral University Yes 57% 100% $7,750
43.29
# 6 Western Governors University No 51% 70% $5,870
42.79
# 7 Boston University - Bachelor Completion Program No 67% 90% $38,440
41.64
# 8 University of Maryland University College No 63% 42% $12,216
39.35
# 9 New England College No 62% 58% $27,450
36.84
# 10 Jones International University Yes 40% 100% $11,920
35.14
# 11 Liberty University Online No 45% 78% $17,202
33.09
# 12 Concord Law School Yes 63% $11,050
30.19
# 13 Capella University Yes 40% 20% $10,620
26.58
# 14 Strayer University Yes 40% 52% $13,065
25.80
# 15 Walden University Yes 41% 80% $12,140
25.07
# 16 Bryant and Stratton College Online Yes 23% 60% $14,891
24.86
# 17 Western International University Yes 36% 24% $9,792
24.54
# 18 Saint Leo University Online No 39% 68% $17,346
23.19
# 19 University of the Rockies Yes 52% $15,360
23.16
# 20 Colorado Technical University - Online Yes 40% 52% $10,715
20.77

All figures are from the National Center for Education Statistics and represent the 2008-2009 school year.

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