50 Best Value Rankings: Best Online Colleges 2016

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Best Value Colleges announces the 50 Best Online Colleges for 2016.

As technology improves and professors integrate online techniques and resources, online learning has become an integral part of the higher education process.

Best Value Colleges (BVC) has announced the 50 Best Online Colleges, 2016.

“Academic institutions continue to expand their distance education offerings as a way to enhance degree programs,” said Paul Church BVC editor. “As technology improves and professors integrate online techniques and resources, online learning has become an integral part of the higher education process.”

Schools were ranked using the following categories: net price, retention rate, graduation rate, distance education enrollment, credit for life experience, and technology resources.

For a detailed explanation of methodology, ranking and scoring, as well as descriptions of the colleges and net prices, visit http://www.bestvalueschools.com/rankings/online-colleges-2016/

50. Central Penn College - Summerdale, PA
49. Wilmington University - New Castle, DE
48. Colorado Technical University-Online - Colorado Springs, CO
47. Messenger College - Joplin, MO
46. Peru State College - Peru, NE
45. American InterContinental University-Online - Schaumburg, IL
44. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide - Daytona Beach, FL
43. Virginia Baptist College - Fredericksburg, VA
42. Ohio University - Athens, OH
41. National American University - Rapid City, SD
40. Ohio Christian University - Circleville, OH
39. Bellevue University - Bellevue, NE
38. Crown College - St. Bonifacius, MN
37. Nazarene Bible College - Colorado Springs, CO
36. Concordia University-Saint Paul - Saint Paul, MN
35. Chadron State College - Chadron, NE
34. DeVry University - Downers Grove, IL
33. Great Basin College - Elko, NV
32. Davenport University - Grand Rapids, MI
31. Mayville State University - Mayville, ND
30. Central Christian College of Kansas - McPherson, KS
29. Warner University - Lake Wales, FL
28. Regis University - Denver, CO
27. Mary Baldwin College - Staunton, VA
26. Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale, FL
25. Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois - Addison, IL
24. Saint Leo University - St. Leo, FL
23. Southern New Hampshire University - Hooksett, NH
22. Hope International University - Fullerton, CA
21. Minot State University - Minot, ND
20. LeTourneau University - Longview, TX
19. University of Maine at Machias - Machias, ME
18. University of Minnesota-Crookston - Crookston, MN
17. Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
16. Heritage Christian University - Florence, AL
15. Troy University - Troy, AL
14. University of Maine at Fort Kent - Fort Kent, ME
13. Rasmussen College-North Dakota - Fargo, ND
12. Indiana Wesleyan University - Marion, IN
11. Ohio University-Eastern Campus - St. Clairsville, OH
10. New England College - Henniker, NH
9. Grace Bible College - Wyoming, MI
8. Regent University - Virginia Beach, VA
7. Western International University - Tempe, AZ
6. Columbia Southern University - Orange Beach, AL
5. Peirce College - Philadelphia, PA
4. University of Illinois at Springfield - Springfield, IL
3. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College - West Terre Haute, IN
2. Bryant & Stratton College-Online - Syracuse, NY
1. American Public University - Charles Town, WV

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