Connect with Us

Powered by PR Newswire

  1. PR Learning Center
  2. Reach the Media
  3. Request Information
  • Print
  • Email
  • Share 
  • Blog it 
  • Blog Search 


With simple tips and actionable advice, you'll be able to quickly and easily enhance the visibility of your product, service and brand.

"We recently used PR Newswire's services to announce our newly hired Director of Development. Our release was picked up by over 100 online publications. Their services and website are user-friendly, and we were truly impressed by the results. It was definitely worth the investment!"


Amanda Zimmerman
Youth Frontiers, Inc.

Read All Testimonials

Best 100 Online Colleges Ranked by

Share with Twitter Share with LinkedIn

BOSTON, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, college students exist in all age groups. Fortunately, with the improvements in technology and communication, online courses keep getting better and better. Students who need to balance their jobs, family life, and school find the flexibility that online colleges provide is ideal. Whether taking class at five o'clock in the morning before anyone else wakes up, using lunch hour as a school hour, or taking courses in the evening or even in the wee hours when everyone else has gone to bed, students who are ready to earn their degree are able to find the time and customize their school schedules to suit their particular needs.

David Washington, research editor at, investigated to find out which online schools were the best to attend with criteria including technology used for course delivery, flexibility of classes, average cost of attendance, and academic offerings. The product of his research is the ranking, "The Top 100 Best Online Colleges" (

The top 10 schools in the ranking are as follows:

10. Lewis University - Romeoville, Illinois
9. University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Online - Birmingham, Alabama
8. Florida State University, Office of Distance Learning - Tallahassee, Florida
7. Fort Hays State University, Virtual College - Hays, Kansas
6. University of North Dakota - Grand Forks, North Dakota
5. Arizona State University, ASU Online - Tempe, Arizona
4. Indiana University, IU Online - Bloomington, Indiana
3. Northeastern University - Boston, Massachusetts
2. Oregon State University, OSU Ecampus - Corvallis, Oregon
1. University of Minnesota Crookston - Crookston, Minnesota

Media Contact:
David Washington, Research Editor 

View original content: