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Colleges Offering Online Programs (Distance Learning)

How Many Colleges Offer Online Programs (Distance Learning)?

In United States, 3,442 colleges/universities offer Online Programs (Distance Learning). By school type, 1,633 public schools and 1,809 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)
Total3,4421,6331,282527
4 years or high2,3057561,232317
2-4 years1,08585946180
less than 1 year5218430

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.
3,364 matched schools

Alabama A & M University

Alabama A & M University is a Public, four-years school located in Normal, AL. Total 5,977 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $18,634.
Acceptance Rate72%
SAT Score935
Graduation Rate29%
Enrollment5,977
Student/Faculty18 to 1
Tuition & Fees
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$10,024 / $18,634
Graduate$11,542 / $21,574

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham is a Public, four-years school located in Birmingham, AL. Total 22,563 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $20,400.
Acceptance Rate89%
SAT Score1,281
Graduation Rate61%
Enrollment22,563
Student/Faculty20 to 1
Tuition & Fees
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$8,568 / $20,400
Graduate$8,100 / $19,188

Amridge University

Amridge University is a Private (not-for-profit), four-years school located in Montgomery, AL. Total 775 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $9,950.
Graduation Rate25%
Enrollment775
Student/Faculty13 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$9,950
Graduate$13,000

University of Alabama in Huntsville

University of Alabama in Huntsville is a Public, four-years school located in Huntsville, AL. Total 9,999 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $23,884.
Acceptance Rate74%
SAT Score1,295
Graduation Rate57%
Enrollment9,999
Student/Faculty19 to 1
Tuition & Fees
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$11,488 / $23,884
Graduate$11,686 / $25,484

Alabama State University

Alabama State University is a Public, four-years school located in Montgomery, AL. Total 4,072 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $19,396.
Acceptance Rate98%
SAT Score945
Graduation Rate32%
Enrollment4,072
Student/Faculty15 to 1
Tuition & Fees
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$11,068 / $19,396
Graduate$10,156 / $17,572