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10 The Largest Online Colleges

Western Governors University has the most online students with 121,437 students and Southern New Hampshire University has the second highest online population with 96,912 students. The average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $14,518 and graduate tuition & fees is $11,633 for academic year 2019-2020. The average acceptance rate is 70.00% and the average SAT score is 1,150. You may want clickg/touch the column in order to sort by the column name. Next table compares the tuition and other academic characteristics between 12 the largest online Colleges.

#1. Western Governors University 121,437 Online Students

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#1. Western Governors University 121,437 Online Students

Salt Lake City, UT | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Student Population
121,437
Graduation Rate
21%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
41 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$6,670
Graduate
$7,790
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$48,100

#2. Southern New Hampshire University 96,912 Online Students out of total 104,068 students

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#2. Southern New Hampshire University 96,912 Online Students out of total 104,068 students

Manchester, NH | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
88%
Student Population
104,068
Graduation Rate
44%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
24 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$31,136
Graduate
$18,810
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$50,200

#3. University of Phoenix-Arizona 94,472 Online Students out of total 95,777 students

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#3. University of Phoenix-Arizona 94,472 Online Students out of total 95,777 students

Tempe, AZ | Private (for-profit), 4 or more years
Student Population
95,777
Graduation Rate
15%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
55 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$9,552
Graduate
$16,752
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$54,900

#4. Grand Canyon University 70,295 Online Students out of total 90,253 students

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#4. Grand Canyon University 70,295 Online Students out of total 90,253 students

Phoenix, AZ | Private (for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
77%
Student Population
90,253
Graduation Rate
41%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$17,176
Graduate
$11,074
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$58,500

#5. Liberty University 64,006 Online Students out of total 79,152 students

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#5. Liberty University 64,006 Online Students out of total 79,152 students

Lynchburg, VA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
51%
Student Population
79,152
Graduation Rate
47%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$16,118
Graduate
$8,400
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$41,400

#6. Walden University 50,360 Online Students

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#6. Walden University 50,360 Online Students

Minneapolis, MN | Private (for-profit), 4 or more years
Student Population
50,360
Graduation Rate
33%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$10,766
Graduate
$12,539
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$62,500

#7. University of Maryland Global Campus 48,432 Online Students out of total 60,603 students

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#7. University of Maryland Global Campus 48,432 Online Students out of total 60,603 students

Adelphi, MD | Public, 4 or more years
Student Population
60,603
Graduation Rate
15%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$7,560 (in-state), / $12,336 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$8,910 (in-state), / $12,132 (out-of-state)
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$55,900

#8. American Public University System 46,088 Online Students

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#8. American Public University System 46,088 Online Students

Charles Town, WV | Private (for-profit), 4 or more years
Student Population
46,088
Graduation Rate
40%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$7,324
Graduate
$7,005
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$67,000

#9. Capella University 37,171 Online Students

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#9. Capella University 37,171 Online Students

Minneapolis, MN | Private (for-profit), 4 or more years
Student Population
37,171
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
22 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$14,540
Graduate
$15,233
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$72,600

#10. Arizona State University-Skysong 37,000 Online Students out of total 38,540 students

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#10. Arizona State University-Skysong 37,000 Online Students out of total 38,540 students

Scottsdale, AZ | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
64%
Student Population
38,540
Graduation Rate
4%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
23 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$9,123 (in-state), / $19,560 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$6,592 (in-state), / $6,592 (out-of-state)
Salary after 10 Years of Graduation
$55,500

Comparison between the largest online Colleges

Western Governors University has the most online students with 121,437 students and Southern New Hampshire University has the second highest online population with 96,912 students. The average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $14,518 and graduate tuition & fees is $11,633 for academic year 2019-2020. The average acceptance rate is 70.00% and the average SAT score is 1,150. You may want clickg/touch the column in order to sort by the column name. Next table compares the tuition and other academic characteristics between 12 the largest online Colleges.
Table. the largest online Colleges Comparison
School NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & Fees Acceptance RateStudent PopulationSAT ScoresGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
1Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT
Private, 4 years
$6,670$7,790-121,437-21% 41 to 1
2Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH
Private, 4 years
$31,136$18,81088%104,068-44% 24 to 1
3University of Phoenix-Arizona Tempe, AZ
Private, 4 years
$9,552$16,752-95,777-15% 55 to 1
4Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
$17,176$11,07477%90,253-41% 20 to 1
5Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
Private, 4 years
$16,118$8,40051%79,1521,15047% 18 to 1
6Walden University Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
$10,766$12,539-50,360-33% 18 to 1
7University of Maryland Global Campus Adelphi, MD
Public, 4 years
$7,560$12,336$8,910$12,132-60,603-15% 19 to 1
8American Public University System Charles Town, WV
Private, 4 years
$7,324$7,005-46,088-40% 21 to 1
9Capella University Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
$14,540$15,233-37,171-- 22 to 1
10Arizona State University-Skysong Scottsdale, AZ
Public, 4 years
$9,123$19,560$6,592$6,59264%38,540-4% 23 to 1
Average$8,342$14,518$7,751$11,633 70.00%72,3451,15028.89% 26.1 to 1

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