Since 2004, OnlineU has been helping students accomplish their educational goals by finding the online degree with the best value. By providing manually researched tuitions and salary data from alumni in our college rankings, as well as collecting over 13,000 reviews from online students, we hope to empower more Americans to go to college while lowering the overall cost of earning a degree. Our rankings have been recognized by over 475 colleges.
You don’t need to break the bank to find the right degree. Our best online colleges offer tuitions as low as $7,000 per year and have high salaries reported by their alumni. We have manually researched tuitions at every college to provide accurate, up-to-date information for over 250 programs.
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Whether you’re seeking military friendly colleges, schools with open admissions, non-profit colleges, or other specialized online degree programs, we’ve got you covered. We understand that each person’s needs are unique and have done our best to create specialized lists to help.
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Interested in online education but not sure where to start? We have guides on financial aid, accreditation, and where to even begin as a new online student. We also have an online magazine, The Transcript, where we publish expert editorials and up-to-date news.
This guide will provide you with everything you need to know to prepare for the online learning experience.
This guide to financial aid will give you an overview of different types of aid available, direct you to helpful scholarship and loan sites, and answer your most important financial aid related questions.
This guide will explain what accreditation is, why it matters, and how you can be sure that your school has this important stamp of approval.
Local colleges provide a lot of great benefits for online students including discounted tuition, relationships with local employers, and an accessible campus where students can talk to school representatives in person if needed.
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