Get the Career You Want with an Online Degree

Looking for the best value for your education? Our top online colleges have affordable tuitions and high salaries reported by alumni.

  • 2,006
    Accredited Schools
  • 37,018
    Online Degrees
  • 13,041
    Student Reviews

Our Mission

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.

Online Colleges with Great Value that You Can Afford

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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Hear From Real World Experts

Learn what it's really like to complete an online degree and start a career in the field you're interested in. From computer scientists to psychologists and social workers, we’ve interviewed professionals to share their experiences with you.

Jeffrey Richley
Jeffrey Richley
Chief Data Scientist
Liberty University
Kathleen Putnam
Kathleen Putnam
Nutritionist
Bastyr University
Peter deFur
Peter deFur
Professor of Environmental Studies
University of Calgary

Online Degrees that Serve Your Needs

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.

Read Reviews from Students Like You

Want to know what students and graduates really think about a college? We’ve collected over reviews of online programs. Learn which schools are worth it, which degrees actually lead to great careers, and what students wish they had known before choosing their college.

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Get Started with Resources for Online Students

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.

Getting Started

Getting Started

This guide will provide you with everything you need to know to prepare for the online learning experience.

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Financial Aid

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.

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Accreditation

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.

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The Transcript

Our online magazine provides expert editorials and up-to-date news about the online higher education space.

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The Transcript

Our online magazine provides expert editorials and up-to-date news about the online higher education space.

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Find a School Near You with Online Degrees

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.

Advisory Board

Meet our advisors! Our advisory board meets quarterly to review our content and to discuss how to best serve the needs of prospective students. They also contribute editorials and other expert content on OnlineU.

Clinton Parilla
Clinton Parilla
Education Advocate

Clinton works at Northwest Education Access as an Education Advocate supporting low-income students.
Hansell Torres
Hansell Torres
Education Advocate

Hansell is an Education Advocate with Northwest Education Access, an organization that provides guidance and resources.
Hugo Palacios
Hugo Palacios
Student

As a college student that grew up in a low-income community, Hugo has experienced the power of higher education first hand.

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