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With college tuition rising, OnlineU wants to make it easy to find a degree that will help you get ahead without the burden of massive debt. We provide important, unbiased rankings based on what you care about most, whether it be affordability, value or prestige.

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Most Affordable Degrees

These colleges strive to keep tuition costs low. Check out the most affordable schools sorted by tuition across 24 popular subjects.
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Top Online Colleges

These are the best colleges and universities that offer online degrees and provide a first class education to students nationwide.
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Best Value Colleges

These schools are the best bang for your buck. Each school has strong indicators of quality and relatively low tuition prices.

2016 Most Affordable Online Degrees

Each year, we publish our Most Affordable Online College Rankings, which represent the most affordable online degrees in the country across 24 popular subjects. Every degree is from an accredited school and annual tuitions start below $4,000. Our overall list includes only non-profit institutions.
Rank College Annual Tuition Online Degrees
#1 #1 South Texas College Annual Tuition $3,450 Online Degrees 30
#2 #2 Great Basin College Annual Tuition $5,013 Online Degrees 26
#3 #3 Darton State College Annual Tuition $5,625 Online Degrees 43
#4 #4 Western Governors University Annual Tuition $5,780 Online Degrees 56
#5 #5 Fort Hays State University Annual Tuition $5,824 Online Degrees 107
#6 #6 Georgia Southern University Annual Tuition $5,970 Online Degrees 40
#7 #7 City Vision University Annual Tuition $6,000 Online Degrees 13
#8 #8 Delta State University Annual Tuition $6,012 Online Degrees 24
#9 #9 Arkansas State University-Main Campus Annual Tuition $6,480 Online Degrees 6
#10 #10 Broward College Annual Tuition $6,756 Online Degrees 33

Best Value Colleges

Our Best Value Colleges offer low tuition costs, as well as have strong indicators of success, like high recommendation rates from students, dedicated academic and career counseling, and more.
Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Western Governors University Annual Tuition $5,780
#2 #2 American Public University System Annual Tuition $7,500
#3 #3 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,600
#4 #4 Brigham Young University-Idaho Annual Tuition $3,750
#5 #5 Fort Hays State University Annual Tuition $5,782

Top Online Colleges

Our Top Colleges provide students with the most prestigious options in online education with low acceptance rates, high test scores, and other success metrics.
Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Stanford University Annual Tuition $20,100
#2 #2 Columbia University in the City of New York Annual Tuition $31,437
#3 #3 Duke University Annual Tuition $59,683
#4 #4 Northwestern University Annual Tuition $23,219
#5 #5 Johns Hopkins University Annual Tuition $47,903
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1,870 Accredited Colleges Offering Online Degrees

Our tuition numbers reflect data collected from the National Center for Education Statistics.

Recommendation rate refers to the percent of students who said they would recommend this school based on reviews submitted to our partner site, GradReports.com.
This indicates that a school has an annual tuition of $15,000 or less as reported to the National Center for Education Statistics or based on the school's website.