Best Online Schools in Alabama for 2017

San Francisco (PR WEB) February 20, 2017 - The best colleges with online programs in the state of Alabama have been ranked by The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information. Among the 19 four-year schools that made the list, Auburn University, University of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Samford University and Judson College came in as the top five schools. Nine of the state’s two-year schools also ranked, with Wallace State Community College Hanceville, Gadsden State Community College, Bevill State Community College, Wallace Community College Selma and Lurleen B. Wallace Community College taking the top five spots.

“Interest in online schools in Alabama is quickly growing,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “The schools on our list offer high-quality online options for students who not only want greater flexibility, but also the reliability of attending an accredited higher education institution.”

Schools on the Best Online Schools list must meet specific base requirements to be included: each must be institutionally accredited, public or private not-for-profit. Each college was also scored based on additional criteria such as the availability of post-graduation job resources, student/teacher ratio, graduation rate and financial aid opportunities.

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

Alabama’s Best Online Four Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Alabama A & M University
  • Alabama State University
  • Amridge University
  • Athens State University
  • Auburn University
  • Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Faulkner University
  • Jacksonville State University
  • Judson College
  • Samford University
  • Spring Hill College
  • The University of Alabama
  • Troy University
  • United States Sports Academy
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • University of North Alabama
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of West Alabama
Alabama's Best Online Two Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Bevill State Community College
  • Calhoun State Community College
  • Gadsden State Community College
  • Jefferson State Community College
  • Lurleen B Wallace Community College
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College
  • Snead State Community College
  • Wallace Community College - Selma
  • Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

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