Michigan's Best Online Schools for 2017

San Francisco (PR WEB) April 4, 2017 - The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has determined the best online colleges programs in Michigan for 2017. Of the 36 four-year schools that made the “Best” list, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Eastern Michigan University, Michigan State University, Wayne State University and Western Michigan University came in as the top schools. Of the 12 two-year colleges that also made the list, Lansing Community College, Washtenaw Community College, Delta College, Kirtland Community College and Henry Ford Community College were the top five.

“Students in Michigan have more options than ever for pursuing a certificate or degree online,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. “The schools on our list are particularly distinctive because they offer the best combination of quality education, academic resources and online program variety.”

To earn a place on the Community for Accredited Online Schools list, colleges and universities must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit schools. Each college is also analyzed based on such data as the availability of academic resources, student/teacher ratios, graduation rates 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:


Michigan’s Best Online Four-Year Schools for 2017 include the following:
  • Andrews University
  • Baker College
  • Central Michigan University
  • Cleary University
  • Concordia University-Ann Arbor
  • Cornerstone University
  • Davenport University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Grace Bible College
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Kettering University
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Madonna University
  • Marygrove College
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Northwood University-Michigan
  • Oakland University
  • Olivet College
  • Siena Heights University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • University of Michigan-Flint
  • Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Michigan University
Michigan’s Best Online Two-Year Schools for 2017 include the following:
  • Bay College
  • Bay Mills Community College
  • Delta College
  • Glen Oaks Community College
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Henry Ford Community College
  • Kirtland Community College
  • Lansing Community College
  • Mid Michigan Community College
  • Schoolcraft College
  • St Clair County Community College
  • Washtenaw Community College

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.

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