2020 Best Online Colleges in California

By OnlineU Staff | Updated February 18, 2020
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These are the best online colleges in California. Golden Gate University is ranked #1 with an annual tuition of $20,460 and a reported alumni salary of $93,100. Ranked #2, California State University-Chico offers a tuition rate of $17,622 and has the second-highest alumni salary, at $92,700. California Baptist University offers 29 online bachelor's degrees, the most of any school on the list. Students at CBU can study business administration, psychology, cybersecurity, public health, education, and more.

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2020 Online Colleges in California Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.


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