Best Online Schools in Kansas for 2017

San Francisco (PR WEB) March 01, 2017 - The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has highlighted Kansas’ best colleges and universities with online programs for 2017. A total of 33 schools were recognized for providing top-quality online learning programs. Of the 18 four-year schools that were ranked, University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Baker University, Southwestern University and Wichita State University came in as the top five institutions. Kansas’ top 15 two-year schools were also included, with Dodge City Community College, Barton County Community College, Hutchinson Community College, Johnson County Community College and Kansas City Kansas Community College taking the lead.

“Students across the nation are increasingly interested in pursuing an online education, and Kansas is no exception,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “The schools on our list have proven to offer high quality education options online for students who want a more flexible, accessible certificate or degree program.”

To earn a spot on Kansas’ “Best Online Schools” list, these colleges and universities must be public or private not-for-profit entities that are institutionally accredited. Each college is also rated based data points that include graduation rates, student/teacher ratios, student services 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 Best Online Four-Year Schools in Kansas for 2017 include the following:
  • Baker University
  • Barclay College
  • Central Christian College of Kansas
  • Emporia State University
  • Fort Hays State University
  • Friends University
  • Kansas State University
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University
  • Newman University
  • Ottawa University
  • Pittsburg State University
  • Southwestern College
  • Sterling College
  • Tabor College
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Saint Mary
  • Washburn University
  • Wichita State University
Kansas’ Best Online Two-Year Schools for 2017 include the following:
  • Allen County Community College
  • Barton County Community College
  • Cloud County Community College
  • Coffeyville Community College
  • Colby Community College
  • Cowley County Community College
  • Dodge City Community College
  • Flint Hills Technical College
  • Hutchinson Community College
  • Johnson County Community College
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • Labette Community College
  • Pratt Community College
  • Seward County Community College and Area Technical School
  • Wichita Area Technical College

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