Best Online Christian Colleges in U.S.

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September 7, 2021

Top 50 Religious-Based Schools Selected Based on Quality of Programs, Student Success Stats

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) May 1, 2017 –, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has announced its list of the best online Christian colleges in the nation for 2017. The top 50 schools were acknowledged, with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Buena Vista University, Judson College, Amridge University and Chaminade University of Honolulu taking the top five spots. A full list of the winning schools is included below.

“As demand for quality online education grows, religious-based schools are offering more flexible online programs than ever before,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of “These schools go above and beyond with their online curriculum, offering the best combination of value and quality that translates into student success.”

To be included on the “Best Online Christian Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit and have an active Christian affiliation. Each college is also measured on such data points as the diversity of degree programs offered, academic and career counseling services, a variety of student resources and post-college alumni earnings.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Best Online Christian Colleges” list, visit /online-universities-and-colleges/christian/

The Best Online Christian Colleges in the U.S. for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Amridge University
  • Baker University
  • Belhaven University
  • Bethel University
  • Bethesda University
  • Briar Cliff University
  • Buena Vista University
  • Canisius College
  • Carlow University
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Clarks Summit University
  • Concordia University-Nebraska
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin
  • DeSales University
  • Duquesne University
  • Graceland University-Lamoni
  • Gwynedd Mercy University
  • Iowa Wesleyan College
  • Judson College
  • King University
  • LeTourneau University
  • Malone University
  • Marian University
  • McKendree University
  • Messenger College
  • Mississippi College
  • Newman University
  • Niagara University
  • North Greenville University
  • Ohio Christian University
  • Oral Roberts University
  • Ottawa University-Ottawa
  • Presentation College
  • Quincy University
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine
  • Saint Leo University
  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Siena Heights University
  • Southwestern Adventist University
  • Southwestern College
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne
  • University of Saint Mary
  • University of St. Francis
  • University of the Cumberlands
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • Viterbo University
  • Wayland Baptist University
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