Top 10 Online Universities & Colleges by OEDb

Online Education Database (OEDb) has been providing top rankings of Online Universities for 3 years now. They started back in 2007 and are specifically focused on Online Universities. OEDb uses a very rigorous ranking system and collects large amounts of data from Online Colleges and Universities.

OEDb provides it’s annual rankings in the hope of creating credibility and transparency for online distance education. Their goal is to help recognize quality online organizations offering a quality education for its’ students. They want to help separate these quality institutions from what they call “diploma mills”

As always, we recommend that you do your due diligence and research the colleges that you have an interest in. Talk with former students, read their websites, visit the schools and speak with a representative from the school to learn as much as you possibly can about each school that you are interested in.

Online Education Database’s 2009 Rankings

1 Nova Southeastern University - 9.213
2 Regent University - 11.663
3 Champlain College - 13.290
4 Upper Iowa University - 13.479
5 LeTourneau University - 14.001
6 Liberty University - 14.195
7 Grand Canyon University - 15.502
8 Dickinson State University - 17.269
9 Western Governors University - 17.398
10 Salem International University - 17.483
11 Keiser University - 17.538
12 Fisher College - 18.723
13 National University - 19.136
14 Walden University - 19.390
15 Tiffin University - 21.573
16 Westwood College - 21.597
17 Post University - 21.701
18 ITT Technical Institute - 21.894
19 Colorado Technical University - 22.097
20 Everglades University - 22.458
(Source: Online Education Database - oedb.org)

Nova Southeastern University – Number 1 University

Let’s take a closer look at Nova Southeastern University. They can be found online at nova.edu and began back in 1964. They have now grown to have campuses worldwide and offer a large number of degrees and programs. They are now the sixth largest independent university with more than 26,000 students. Their programs include accounting, arts, business, sciences, communication, computer sciences and criminal justice