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Colleges Offering Online Programs (Distance Learning)

How Many Colleges Offer Online Programs (Distance Learning)?

In United States, 3,536 colleges/universities offer Online Programs (Distance Learning). By school type, 1,630 public schools and 1,906 private schools offer Online Programs (Distance Learning). Next table summarizes the number of schools offering Online Programs (Distance Learning) in United States.
Colleges Offering Online Programs (Distance Learning)
TotalPublicPrivate (not-for-profit)Private (for-profit)
Total3,5361,6301,318588
4 years or high2,3487361,265347
2-4 years1,13487848208
less than 1 year5416533

What is Distance education

Education that uses one or more technologies to deliver instruction to students who are separated from the instructor and to support regular and substantive interaction between the students and the instructor synchronously or asynchronously.

Technologies used for instruction may include the following: Internet; one-way and two-way transmissions through open broadcasts, closed circuit, cable, microwave, broadband lines, fiber optics, satellite or wireless communication devices; audio conferencing; and video cassette, DVDs, and CD-ROMs, if the cassette, DVDs, and CD-ROMs are used in a course in conjunction with the technologies listed above.

Below list shows the Colleges Offering Online Programs (Distance Learning). You can see more schools and narrow down the results in search result page.

3,502 matched schools

Alabama A & M University
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Normal, AL Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate90%Graduation Rate24%Enrollment6,001Student/Faculty18 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$9,744 / $18,354
Graduate$11,262 / $21,294

University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Birmingham, AL Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate92%Graduation Rate53%Enrollment20,902Student/Faculty19 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$8,568 / $19,704
Graduate$8,100 / $18,540

Amridge University
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Montgomery, AL Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Graduation Rate18%Enrollment675Student/Faculty12 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$6,900
Graduate$13,000

University of Alabama in Huntsville
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Huntsville, AL Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate81%Graduation Rate49%Enrollment9,101Student/Faculty16 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$10,714 / $22,362
Graduate$11,214 / $24,186

Alabama State University
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Montgomery, AL Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate98%Graduation Rate28%Enrollment4,760Student/Faculty15 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$11,068 / $19,396
Graduate$12,628 / $22,516