100 Best Online Colleges Ranked by OnlineCollegePlan.com

Sometimes there is simply not enough hours in a day for someone with a full-time job to find time to attend a brick-and-mortar school regularly. Online college courses have made it easier for the average person to maintain employment and still be able to earn a degree or certificate.

Anne Velusa, Research Editor at OnlineCollegePlan, developed this ranking keeping in mind overall quality of the institution, affordability, average annual salary of graduates, and student opinion to find the schools which embody the best mixture of these points.

Top 100 Best Online Colleges of 2018 can be found at:

Below is a sneak peek of the top 30 out of 100 in the ranking:

30. Texas A&M University – College Station, TX

29. University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN

28. University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC

27. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo – San Luis Obispo, CA

26. University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL

25. University of Washington – Seattle, WA

24. Babson CollegeBabson Park, MA

23. University of FloridaGainesville, FL

22. Duke UniversityDurham, NC

21. University of California, Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CA

20. University of California, IrvineIrvine, CA

19. College of William and MaryWilliamsburg, VA

18. University of Maryland – College Park, MD

17. Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT

16. University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA

15. Brigham Young UniversityProvo, UT

14. University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

13. Harvey Mudd CollegeClaremont, CA

12. Dartmouth CollegeHanover, NH

11. Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA

10. Colorado School of MinesGolden, CO

9. University of California, San DiegoLa Jolla, CA

8. University of California, Los Angeles –         Los Angeles, CA

7. Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA

6. California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA

5. Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ

4. Stanford UniversityStanford, CA

3. University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA

2. University of California-BerkeleyBerkeley, CA

1. Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA