At a Glance

Western Governors University has the largest number of online students (121,437) and Southern New Hampshire University has the second largest number of online students (96,912) based on academic year 2019-2020 college enrollment data.
Below table ranks and compares the Largest Online Colleges having the largest student population. You can view the largest colleges which the percentage of online students is below 50% at largest college rankings.

Largest Online Colleges Comparison Table

RankCollege NameTotal PopulationOnline EnrollmentUndergraduate EnrollmentGraduate EnrollmentTuition & FeesAcceptance RateStudent to Faculty RatioSAT Score
1Western Governors University
Salt Lake City, UT
121,437121,43788,92132,516$6,670-41 to 1-
2Southern New Hampshire University
Manchester, NH
104,06896,91282,69321,375$9,65088.00%24 to 1-
3University of Phoenix-Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
95,77794,47274,06121,716$9,552-55 to 1-
4Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, AZ
90,25370,29554,13936,114$17,18177.00%20 to 1-
5Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA
79,15264,00645,93533,217$15,46051.00%18 to 11,150
6Walden University
Minneapolis, MN
50,36050,3608,02442,336$10,534-18 to 1-
7University of Maryland Global Campus
Adelphi, MD
60,60348,43247,25313,350$12,336-19 to 1-
8American Public University System
Charles Town, WV
46,08846,08837,7468,342$7,360-21 to 1-
9Capella University
Minneapolis, MN
37,17137,1719,81527,356$14,148-22 to 1-
10Arizona State University-Skysong
Scottsdale, AZ
38,54037,00029,7808,760$10,92864.00%23 to 1-
11University of Arizona Global Campus
San Diego, CA
34,71034,70528,7016,009$14,278-14 to 1-
12Purdue University Global-Davenport
Davenport, IA
30,51230,51223,1867,326$14,343-20 to 1-
13Excelsior College
Albany, NY
30,00830,00827,2072,801--18 to 1-
14Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
26,18425,03822,4923,692$12,573-28 to 1-
15Chamberlain University-Illinois
Addison, IL
27,62925,03315,09012,539$20,381100.00%20 to 1-
16Columbia Southern University
Orange Beach, AL
21,10421,10415,2455,859$5,775-62 to 1-
17Brigham Young University-Idaho
Rexburg, ID
42,34121,05342,341-$4,30096.00%22 to 11,095
18The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX
47,89918,42534,47213,427$28,52483.00%24 to 11,145
19DeVry University-Illinois
Chicago, IL
17,36415,83713,0684,296$15,20096.00%20 to 1-
20Full Sail University
Winter Park, FL
20,17014,55418,5771,593$25,820-26 to 1-
21Pennsylvania State University-World Campus
University Park, PA
14,45814,4588,3466,112$13,98854.00%17 to 11,125
22Colorado State University-Global Campus
Aurora, CO
12,47612,4768,0544,422$8,40099.00%27 to 11,045
23Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide
Daytona Beach, FL
14,16812,20110,4663,702$10,29662.00%18 to 1-
24Florida International University
Miami, FL
57,94211,78548,8189,124$18,96358.00%26 to 11,195
25Fort Hays State University
Hays, KS
15,52311,01212,7802,743$15,87091.00%18 to 1-
26Thomas Edison State University
Trenton, NJ
10,93410,83610,217717$9,342-15 to 1-
27Northcentral University
La Jolla, CA
10,53510,5357010,465$12,474-1 to 1-
28Strayer University-Global Region
Washington, DC
10,49810,3896,6993,799$13,515-11 to 1-
29University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
68,47510,26958,8219,654$22,46744.00%30 to 11,255
30Independence University
Salt Lake City, UT
10,09510,0959,779316$16,600-30 to 1-
31St Petersburg College
Clearwater, FL
29,18310,06829,183-$9,286-24 to 1-
32Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA
32,7239,85216,04916,674$33,96421.00%18 to 11,405
33American College of Financial Services
King of Prussia, PA
9,5949,5309,121473--223 to 1-
34Post University
Waterbury, CT
9,8458,8029,049796$15,45897.00%20 to 1-
35American InterContinental University
Chandler, AZ
8,7778,7777,940837$11,646-38 to 1-
36Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
26,1528,7226,06420,088$54,16011.00%7 to 11,510
37Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global
Marion, IN
10,6148,6376,3164,298$9,671-13 to 1-
38Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL
19,5108,54417,8921,618$21,008-12 to 1-
39Grantham University
Lenexa, KS
8,0598,0596,7071,352$8,280-20 to 1-
40Valencia College
Orlando, FL
46,5217,98746,521-$9,383-24 to 1-
41Ohio University-Main Campus
Athens, OH
28,4807,97522,3096,171$22,40682.00%17 to 11,155
42Wilmington University
New Castle, DE
14,7867,7509,0425,744$11,480-12 to 1-
43Bellevue University
Bellevue, NE
9,6217,6906,4543,167$7,851-27 to 1-
44Regent University
Virginia Beach, VA
9,8897,6824,3535,536$18,72086.00%47 to 11,105
45National University
La Jolla, CA
16,9307,6277,7359,195$13,32089.00%19 to 1960
46Saint Leo University
Saint Leo, FL
11,8087,2188,6623,146$24,64072.00%14 to 11,055
47Lamar University
Beaumont, TX
14,7837,1098,9045,879$18,40784.00%18 to 11,050
48Columbia College
Columbia, MO
12,0807,02311,416664$11,762-25 to 1-
49South University-Savannah Online
Savannah, GA
6,9046,9043,5683,336$14,580-16 to 1-
50Trident University International
Cypress, CA
6,8616,8614,4092,452$9,24049.00%16 to 1-
51East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
28,7186,81223,0715,647$23,51679.00%18 to 11,115
52Park University
Parkville, MO
11,4156,7809,5691,846$8,651-15 to 1-
53University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
47,3106,70719,90727,403$60,27511.00%9 to 11,445
54Strayer University-Georgia
Atlanta, GA
7,5306,6436,4311,099$13,515-40 to 1-
55College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
34,1696,62134,169-$11,355-23 to 1-
56Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
30,9866,56525,6995,287$31,45782.00%17 to 11,200
57Troy University
Troy, AL
16,9816,54813,4523,529$16,70888.00%16 to 11,010
58Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
20,4356,4974,90415,531$33,43080.00%17 to 11,175
59University of the Cumberlands
Williamsburg, KY
13,4726,4733,26210,210$9,87580.00%15 to 11,035
60Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ
31,0666,30427,0723,994$17,38685.00%19 to 1-
61University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati, OH
37,8866,28026,76211,124$26,73577.00%16 to 11,235
62Brandman University
Irvine, CA
8,7666,1994,2764,490$12,48089.00%17 to 1-
63Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA
24,1766,01119,3724,804$30,96089.00%17 to 11,080
64Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division
Chandler, AZ
5,7915,7914,5341,257$13,704-16 to 1-
65University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
21,9235,60313,8368,087$20,40074.00%19 to 11,228
66Foothill College
Los Altos Hills, CA
14,7325,54714,732-$10,248-26 to 1-
67American College of Education
Indianapolis, IN
5,5035,503435,460$6,240-9 to 1-
68University of South Florida-Main Campus
Tampa, FL
43,8465,46832,24011,606$17,32448.00%22 to 11,250
69George Washington University
Washington, DC
28,1725,37412,54615,626$56,04941.00%13 to 11,375
70Aspen University
Denver, CO
5,4245,3433,3892,035$5,105-20 to 1-
71Strayer University-North Carolina
Morrisville, NC
5,7035,3144,6051,098$13,515-54 to 1-
72Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL
40,7845,16240,784-$8,952-30 to 1-
73SUNY Empire State College
Saratoga Springs, NY
10,4245,1359,3071,117$17,540-15 to 1-
74Maryville University of Saint Louis
Saint Louis, MO
9,1395,1023,6785,461$27,16683.00%14 to 11,145
75Ball State University
Muncie, IN
21,8845,03716,1605,724$27,13277.00%16 to 11,160
76University of the People
Pasadena, CA
4,9874,9874,384603--14 to 1-
77West Los Angeles College
Culver City, CA
11,7434,91211,743-$8,570-26 to 1-
78Utah State University
Logan, UT
27,9324,90524,8803,052$22,80591.00%20 to 11,180
79Rasmussen College-Florida
Ocala, FL
8,7604,8468,74812$13,085-13 to 1-
80University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
49,7024,76733,91515,787$36,72059.00%20 to 11,340
81University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
52,2184,76635,49116,727$28,65937.00%18 to 11,390
82Austin Community College District
Austin, TX
40,7994,76040,799-$13,020-21 to 1-
83Louisiana State University-Shreveport
Shreveport, LA
7,0364,6682,5114,525$20,31484.00%29 to 11,090
84Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Natchitoches, LA
11,0814,6679,9941,087$19,46082.00%19 to 11,110
85Northeastern University Lifelong Learning Network
Boston, MA
11,9004,4913,9947,906$13,386-12 to 1-
86Bryant & Stratton College-Online
Orchard Park, NY
4,4424,4364,442-$15,077-29 to 1-
87The University of West Florida
Pensacola, FL
12,8474,4329,7333,114$18,65831.00%21 to 11,170
88University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
44,0974,24234,1539,944$34,66785.00%15 to 11,235
89Texas A & M University-Commerce
Commerce, TX
12,4114,2398,2704,141$22,09043.00%21 to 11,050
90Seminole State College of Florida
Sanford, FL
18,1044,23818,104-$11,456-27 to 1-
91Arkansas State University-Main Campus
Jonesboro, AR
13,7094,2209,3504,359$12,88380.00%18 to 11,117
92San Diego Mesa College
San Diego, CA
22,2844,11522,284-$8,104-26 to 1-
93University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Lowell, MA
18,2424,10314,0044,238$33,62473.00%17 to 11,235
94Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
21,6224,10216,3875,235$23,33170.00%20 to 11,095
95Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
31,5664,0879,95021,616$53,9685.00%7 to 11,515
96Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA
10,6164,0707,0513,565$24,664-14 to 1-
97Colorado Christian University
Lakewood, CO
7,6254,0426,677948$25,130-15 to 1-
98Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX
15,5184,02510,3885,130$18,07193.00%16 to 11,040
99Strayer University-Virginia
Arlington, VA
5,5203,9994,1241,396$13,515-37 to 1-
100Kent State University at Kent
Kent, OH
28,1223,95322,5575,565$19,68686.00%20 to 11,135