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Colleges Offering Online Programs (Distance Learning)

How Many Colleges Offer Online Programs (Distance Learning)?

In United States, 3,430 colleges/universities offer Online Programs (Distance Learning). By school type, 1,631 public schools and 1,799 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)
Total3,4301,6311,274525
4 years or high2,2957541,224317
2-4 years1,08485946179
less than 1 year5118429

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.
3,541 matched schools

Alabama A & M University
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Normal, AL Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate90%Graduation Rate27%Enrollment6,106Student/Faculty20 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$10,024 / $18,634
Graduate$11,542 / $21,574

University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Birmingham, AL Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate92%Graduation Rate58%Enrollment21,923Student/Faculty19 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$8,568 / $20,400
Graduate$8,100 / $19,188

Amridge University
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Montgomery, AL Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Graduation Rate40%Enrollment755Student/Faculty12 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$6,950
Graduate$13,000

University of Alabama in Huntsville
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Huntsville, AL Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate81%Graduation Rate52%Enrollment9,736Student/Faculty17 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$11,122 / $23,518
Graduate$11,458 / $25,256

Alabama State University
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Montgomery, AL Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate98%Graduation Rate30%Enrollment4,413Student/Faculty15 to 1
Tuition & Fees (In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$11,068 / $19,396
Graduate$10,156 / $17,572