Most Affordable Online Colleges

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October 5, 2021

Top 100 Schools in the Nation Chosen After Evaluation of Overall Value, Program Quality

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) April 27, 2017 –, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has announced its list of the most affordable colleges and universities in the U.S. for 2017. 50 four-year schools were recognized, with Buena Vista University, Judson College, Florida Institute of Technology, Concordia University—Wisconsin and Southwestern College taking the top five spots. Of the 50 two-year schools that were also honored, East Mississippi Community College, Frank Philips College, Western Wyoming Community College, Laramie County Community College and Western Oklahoma State College were the top five. A list of all 100 schools is included below.

“For students who want the flexibility of an online education at an affordable price point, the colleges and universities on our list are the best in the U.S,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of “These schools provide the maximum value when it comes to cost, quality and career resources for students.”

To be included on the “Most Affordable” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also evaluated on additional data points such as the number and variety of degree programs offered, employment services, post-college earnings of alumni, academic resources, financial aid availability and more.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Most Affordable Online Colleges” list, visit /online-universities-and-colleges/most-affordable/

The Most Affordable Online Four-Year Colleges in the U.S. for 2017 include:
  • Amridge University
  • Baker University
  • Bay Path University
  • Belhaven University
  • Brenau University
  • Briar Cliff University
  • Buena Vista University
  • Canisius College
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Colorado Christian University
  • Concordia University-Nebraska
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin
  • Davenport University
  • DeSales University
  • Dickinson State University
  • Drexel University
  • Duquesne University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Franklin Pierce University
  • Gardner-Webb University
  • Graceland University-Lamoni
  • Gwynedd Mercy University
  • Hampton University
  • Harvard University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Judson College
  • LeTourneau University
  • Malone University
  • McKendree University
  • Murray State University
  • Newman University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • Norwich University
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
  • Prescott College
  • Quincy University
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine
  • Saint Joseph's University
  • Saint Leo University
  • Siena Heights University
  • Southwestern College
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • University of St Francis
  • University of the Cumberlands
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • Valley City State University
  • Viterbo University
  • Webster University
The Most Affordable Online Two-Year Colleges in the U.S. for 2017 include:
  • Allen County Community College
  • Arizona Western College
  • Barton County Community College
  • Casper College
  • Central Wyoming College
  • Cochise College
  • Colorado Northwestern Community College
  • Cowley County Community College
  • Crowder College
  • Dakota College at Bottineau
  • East Mississippi Community College
  • Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Campus
  • Eastern Wyoming College
  • Frank Phillips College
  • GateWay Community College
  • Grayson College
  • Holmes Community College
  • Hutchinson Community College
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • Laramie County Community College
  • Madisonville Community College
  • Maysville Community and Technical College
  • Mesa Community College
  • Metropolitan Community College
  • Mount Wachusett Community College
  • Navarro College
  • New Mexico Junior College
  • North Arkansas College
  • Northeast Community College
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College
  • Odessa College
  • Ozarka College
  • Panola College
  • Pitt Community College
  • Seward County Community College and Area Technical School
  • Sheridan College
  • Sinclair College
  • Southwestern Community College
  • Southwestern Oregon Community College
  • State Fair Community College
  • Trinity Valley Community College
  • Truckee Meadows Community College
  • Tulsa Community College
  • Tyler Junior College
  • Western Nebraska Community College
  • Western Oklahoma State College
  • Western Texas College
  • Western Wyoming Community College
  • Williston State College
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