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Colleges with the Largest Online Students

Grand Canyon University has the most online students of 80,999 for academic year 2018-2019 in United States. The number only includes students enrolled exclusively in online programs and does not include students taking some online courses. Liberty University is ranked second with 71,112 online students and Walden University follows them with 80,999 online students. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have most online students by enrolled status. You may want to check colleges having the smallest online student population.
Colleges with the Largest Online Students
NameTotal # of StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online ProgramsEnrolld in Some Online CoursesNot in Online Courses
1Grand Canyon UniversityPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsPhoenix, AZ90,25370,29510,7049,254
2Liberty UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLynchburg, VA79,15264,0067,1068,040
3Walden University *Private (for-profit), 4 or more yearsMinneapolis, MN50,36050,36000
4University of Maryland Global Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsAdelphi, MD
60,60348,4325,9966,175
5Ashford University *Private (for-profit), 4 or more yearsSan Diego, CA34,71034,70550
6Excelsior College *
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAlbany, NY
30,00830,00800
7Colorado Technical University-Colorado SpringsPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsColorado Springs, CO26,18425,038886260
8The University of Texas at Arlington
Public, 4 or more yearsArlington, TX
47,89918,4256,43923,035
9Florida International University
Public, 4 or more yearsMiami, FL
57,94211,78525,97820,179
10Fort Hays State University
Public, 4 or more yearsHays, KS
15,52311,0121,8642,647
11Thomas Edison State University *
Public, 4 or more yearsTrenton, NJ
10,93410,836980
12University of Central Florida
Public, 4 or more yearsOrlando, FL
68,47510,26929,00129,205
13Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsAtlanta, GA
32,7239,85248922,382
14Post UniversityPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaterbury, CT9,8458,802271772
15Johns Hopkins University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBaltimore, MD
26,1528,7222,52114,909
16Ohio University-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsAthens, OH
28,4807,9755,03015,475
17Wilmington University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Castle, DE
14,7867,7503,1233,913
18Bellevue University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBellevue, NE
9,6217,6905231,408
19Regent UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsVirginia Beach, VA9,8897,6821,283924
20National University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLa Jolla, CA
16,9307,6272,6856,618
* Online completely college that all programs are offered online exclusively.