Nation's Best Online Colleges for 2017

Top 50 Two-Year Colleges Highlighted for Diversity of Program Offerings, Career Services

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) April 28, 2017 – LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of the best online community colleges in the U.S. for 2017. 50 schools were recognized, with Laramie County Community College, Western Wyoming Community College, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Dakota College at Bottineau and Tulsa Community College making the top five. A complete list of schools is included below.

“These online community colleges are providing an education that prepares their students to successfully navigate the job market,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Our data shows these schools not only offer high-quality academic programs, but their students also report strong post-college career success.”

To be included on the “Best Online Community Colleges” list, LearnHowToBecome.org requires schools to be regionally accredited and not-for-profit. Each college is also measured on such metrics as the variety of degree programs offered, employment resources, student/teacher ratios, academic counseling, financial aid opportunities and graduation rates.

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

The Best Online Community Colleges in the U.S. for 2017 include:
  • Allen County Community College
  • Amarillo College
  • Barton County Community College
  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • Central Texas College
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Cochise College
  • Columbus State Community College
  • Cowley County Community College
  • Dakota College at Bottineau
  • Diablo Valley College
  • East Mississippi Community College
  • Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Campus
  • Frank Phillips College
  • Grayson College
  • Holmes Community College
  • Hutchinson Community College
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • Lake Region State College
  • Laramie County Community College
  • Lone Star College
  • Mesa Community College
  • Metropolitan Community College
  • Middlesex Community College
  • Mount Wachusett Community College
  • Navarro College
  • New Mexico Junior College
  • North Dakota State College of Science
  • Northeast Community College
  • Northwest Iowa Community College
  • Odessa College
  • Ozarka College
  • Panola College
  • Prince George's Community College
  • Quinsigamond Community College
  • Rio Salado College
  • Rose State College
  • Sheridan College
  • Shoreline 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 Wyoming Community College
  • Williston State College
  • Yavapai College

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