Best Online Colleges in Texas for 2017

San Francisco (PR WEB) February 14, 2017 - The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has released its list of the Best Online Colleges in Texas for 2017. Highlighting both two- and four-year schools, more than 90 Texas colleges received accolades, with the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, University of North Texas, Texas Tech University and Baylor University coming in as the top four-year schools and St. Philip’s College, Odessa College, Del Mar College, Western Texas College and Texas State Technical College Waco ranking highest among two-year schools.

“About 1.5 million students enrolled in post-secondary education in Texas in fall 2016,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. “As Internet-based coursework becomes more accessible, students may find that online programs suit their needs better. Schools on our list have been ranked for overall quality, providing excellent options for anyone who wants more flexible education options.”

To determine the Best Online Schools in Texas, each college in the state was evaluated using over a dozen unique data points to find which schools best meet students’ needs, including graduation rates, career placement services and financial aid availability. AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org also requires each school highlighted on the lists to carry institutional accreditation and hold public or private not-for-profit status.

Find each school’s score and ranking or read more about the data and methodology used to determine the lists here:

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

The Best Online Schools in Texas for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Abilene Christian University
  • Angelo State University
  • Baylor University
  • Concordia University-Texas
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • Dallas Christian College
  • Grace School of Theology
  • Houston Baptist University
  • Howard Payne University
  • Lamar University
  • LeTourneau University
  • Lubbock Christian University
  • Messenger College
  • Midwestern State University
  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • Prairie View A & M University
  • Sam Houston State University
  • Schreiner University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Southwestern Adventist University
  • Southwestern Assemblies of God University
  • St Mary's University
  • Stephen F Austin State University
  • Sul Ross State University
  • Tarleton State University
  • Texas A & M International University
  • Texas A & M University-College Station
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville
  • Texas A & M University-Texarkana
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas Southern University
  • Texas State University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Texas Woman's University
  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • The University of Texas at El Paso
  • The University of Texas at Tyler
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Trinity University
  • University of Dallas
  • University of Houston
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake
Texas’s Best Online Two Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Alvin Community College
  • Amarillo College
  • Austin Community College District
  • Central Texas College
  • College of the Mainland
  • Collin College
  • Del Mar College
  • El Paso Community College
  • Frank Phillips College
  • Grayson College
  • Houston Community College
  • Kilgore College
  • Lamar Institute of Technology
  • Lamar State College-Port Arthur
  • Lone Star College
  • Navarro College
  • North Central Texas College
  • Northwest Vista College
  • Odessa College
  • Palo Alto College
  • Panola College
  • San Antonio College
  • South Plains College
  • St Philip's College
  • Tarrant County College District
  • Temple College
  • Texas State Technical College - West Texas
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco
  • Trinity Valley Community College
  • Tyler Junior College
  • Western Texas College
  • Alvin Community College
  • Amarillo College
  • Austin Community College District
  • Central Texas College
  • College of the Mainland
  • Collin College
  • Del Mar College
  • El Paso Community College
  • Frank Phillips College
  • Grayson College
  • Houston Community College
  • Kilgore College
  • Lamar Institute of Technology
  • Lamar State College-Port Arthur
  • Lone Star College
  • Navarro College
  • North Central Texas College
  • Northwest Vista College
  • Odessa College

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