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List of Top 50 Online Programs with Active Religious Affiliations in the U.S. for 2016

Higher education information and online student resource leader, has recognized 50 outstanding schools as the Best Online Christian Colleges in the nation. Amridge University, Judson College, Siena Heights University, Chaminade University and Belhaven University round out the top five on the list representing the religiously affiliated colleges and universities offering the best quality, most affordable online learning.

"Choosing a college with a Christian-based curriculum is an important determining factor for many students,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of "These schools provide a commendable balance of academic excellence and affordability. By offering online education options they are also demonstrating a commitment to creating new ways for students to succeed.”

Schools must meet several base requirements to qualify for the list. The Best Online Christian Colleges are all four year institutions with active religious affiliations, who carry institutional accreditation and hold not-for-profit status. Each school must also offer in-state tuition under $25,000. To learn more about each school’s placement on the list and understand the methodology used to rank online programs, please visit the following page:

The full list of schools on 2016’s Best Online Christian Colleges ranking includes:

Amridge University
Barclay College
Belhaven University
Bethel University
Bluefield College
Campbellsville University
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Clarks Summit University
Clarkson College
Columbia College
Concordia University-Saint Paul
Crown College
Dallas Christian College
Graceland University - Lamoni
Heritage Christian University
Indiana Wesleyan University
Judson College
Liberty University
Lincoln Christian University
Messenger College
Mid-America Christian University
Midway College
Mississippi College
Montreat College
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Newman University
Oakland City University
Ohio Christian University
Oral Roberts University
Ottawa University - Kansas City
Ottawa University - Phoenix
Presentation College
Saint Leo University
Shorter University
Siena Heights University
Southwestern Adventist University
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Southwestern College
Spring Arbor University
Summit Christian College
Trevecca Nazarene University
University of Great Falls
University of Saint Mary
University of the Cumberlands
Virginia Baptist College
Virginia University of Lynchburg
Viterbo University
Wayland Baptist University
William Woods University
Williamson Christian College

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