What Are Some Highly Rated Online Schools?


Some of the highest-rated online schools include Northern Arizona University, Granite State College, University of Central Florida, Arizona State University and Oregon State University, according to rankings from BestCollegeReviews.org. These schools boast more affordability, flexibility, and academic rigor and support than many of their peers.

Northern Arizona University is the top-rated online school, according the site's list. There are 45 bachelor’s degrees that students can receive without physically stepping foot on campus, in diverse fields such as hotel and restaurant management, liberal arts and computer information technology. At an estimated cost of $2,500 per semester, Northern Arizona University is also one of the most affordable options for those looking to obtain a degree online.

Arizona State University offers a similar number of bachelor's degrees and even includes a large number of specializations and non-bachelor’s level programs as well. The degree offerings at Arizona State University include art, business, communications, culture, education, engineering, health and language. With six start dates per year, Arizona State University allows students to begin their online studies at a convenient time.

Oregon State University is also a popular option for those seeking an online education. The school is a nationally ranked research university but still maintains a very affordable tuition for online courses. Oregon State University's online program is unique because it allows undecided students to explore different majors while still completing core requirements through its University Exploratory Studies Program.