2017's Nation's Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs

San Francisco (PR WEB) March 14, 2017 - The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has compiled a list of the best colleges and universities with bachelor’s degree programs for 2017. Based on an in-depth analysis of a variety of metrics, the list features the top 50 schools in the U.S. offering online bachelor’s programs. National University, Siena Heights University, Southern New Hampshire University, Saint Mary of the Woods University and Davenport University took the top five spots.

“Today’s students have unprecedented flexibility in how they receive their education,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. “The schools on our list offer high-quality online bachelor’s programs that adapt to the lifestyles of busy students.”

To earn a spot on the “Best Bachelor’s Programs” list, these schools must be institutionally accredited, public or private not-for-profit entities. Each school is also considered based on student/teacher ratios, online program variety, student resources, graduation rates and financial aid availability.

For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit:


The schools with the Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs for 2017 include the following:
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies
  • Bay Path University
  • Belhaven University
  • Bellevue University
  • Brenau University
  • Buena Vista University
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Champlain College
  • Colorado Christian University
  • Columbia College
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin
  • Davenport University
  • Dickinson State University
  • Drexel University
  • East Carolina University
  • Fort Hays State University
  • Franklin University
  • Gardner-Webb University
  • Goodwin College
  • Granite State College
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Judson College
  • LeTourneau University
  • Liberty University
  • Mercy College
  • National University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Penn State World Campus
  • Prescott College
  • Regis University
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine
  • Saint Leo University
  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Siena Heights University
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Southwestern Assemblies of God University
  • Southwestern College
  • The University of Alabama
  • Tiffin University
  • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe
  • University of Maryland-University College
  • University of Memphis
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • Viterbo University
  • Wayland Baptist University
  • Western Kentucky University

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