2020 Best Online Colleges & Degrees

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These 2019-2020 best online colleges are the first rankings of their kind to use alumni salary data and manually researched tuition rates to provide a list of the schools offering the best value to students. We researched 1,943 schools and have published over 250 program rankings, all using subject- and level-specific data. These schools offer fully online degrees for as low as $7,000 per year, and their alumni have a median mid-career salary of $80,000-$121,000.

Read more about our ranked schools below, view our methodology, or learn more about Guide to Online Schools.

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