Best Online Schools in California for 2017

San Francisco (PR WEB) February 13, 2017 - The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information has ranked the best colleges for online learning in the state of California. 48 four-year schools were honored, with University of Southern California, Stanford University, University of California Los Angeles, University of California Berkeley and Fresno Pacific University coming in as the top five. The state’s top 40 two-year schools were also ranked, with Santa Rosa Junior College, Diablo Valley College, Long Beach City College, City College of San Francisco and American River College taking the top five spots.

“California schools are world-renowned for their quality, and their online programs are no exception,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. “The schools on our list have a proven track record of excellence, flexibility and an abundance of online courses for students who want to take a nontraditional route to earn their degree.”

Schools on the Best Online Schools list must meet specific base requirements, including being institutionally accredited, public or private not-for-profit entities. Each college is scored based on more than a dozen unique criteria that includes student-teacher ratio, graduation rate and financial aid availability.

For more details on where each school falls in the 2017 Best Online Schools in California rankings and the data and methodology used to determine these lists, visit:

https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/california/#best-college-ranking

California’s Best Online Four Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Alliant International University-San Diego
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Bethesda University
  • Biola University
  • Brandman University
  • California Baptist University
  • California College of the Arts
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
  • California Lutheran University
  • California State University-Chico
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills
  • California State University-East Bay
  • California State University-Fullerton
  • California State University-Monterey Bay
  • California State University-San Bernardino
  • Coleman University
  • Concordia University-Irvine
  • San Jose State University
  • Shasta Bible College and Graduate School
  • Southern California Seminary
  • Stanford University
  • The California Maritime Academy
  • University of California-Berkeley
  • University of California-Irvine
  • University of California-Los Angeles
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • Golden Gate University-San Francisco
  • Hope International University
  • Humboldt State University
  • Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses
  • John F. Kennedy University
  • Loma Linda University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Mount Saint Mary's University
  • National University
  • Notre Dame de Namur University
  • Pacific Oaks College
  • Palo Alto University
  • Pepperdine University
  • San Diego Christian College
  • San Diego State University
  • University of La Verne
  • University of San Diego
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Southern California
  • Vanguard University of Southern California
  • World Mission University
  • Alliant International University-San Diego
  • Azusa Pacific University
California’s Best Online Two Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Allan Hancock College
  • American River College
  • Barstow Community College
  • Cabrillo College
  • Citrus College
  • City College of San Francisco
  • Coastline Community College
  • College of the Desert
  • College of the Sequoias
  • College of the Siskiyous
  • Contra Costa College
  • Cosumnes River College
  • Cypress College
  • Diablo Valley College
  • Foothill College
  • Hartnell College
  • Imperial Valley College
  • Las Positas College
  • Lassen Community College
  • Long Beach City College
  • Los Angeles Harbor College
  • Mendocino College
  • Merced College
  • Modesto Junior College
  • Moorpark College
  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District
  • Ohlone College
  • Oxnard College
  • Palo Verde College
  • Pasadena City College
  • Rio Hondo College
  • San Diego Mesa College
  • San Diego Miramar College
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Solano Community College
  • Ventura College
  • West Hills College-Coalinga
  • West Hills College-Lemoore
  • West Los Angeles College
  • West Valley College
  • Allan Hancock College
  • American River College
  • Barstow Community College
  • Cabrillo College
  • Citrus College
  • City College of San Francisco
  • Coastline Community College
  • College of the Desert
  • College of the Sequoias
  • College of the Siskiyous

About Us: AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable, quality education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success.