CSUF is the # 1 online college in California
Cal State Fullerton tops the list of Best Online Colleges in California and Best Value Online College in the List of 1,506 Online California Colleges Online Degrees released this month.
Cal State Fullerton is # 1 on the list of best online colleges in California, topping a list of 20 public and private universities. Schools were judged on factors such as program quality, student support and achievement, and in particular for online support. CSUF’s student success programs and online support excel beyond other schools. “For this reason, some of the big California colleges that you might expect on another ‘best’ list are not here because they don’t offer any online programs or offer little online support,” according to the site.
The university also ranks first as the best online college in California and second on the list of the most affordable online colleges in California, after Cal State University, Fresno. CSU campuses dominate both lists, occupying the top seven spots.
Cal State Fullerton is # 2 on the following lists: Best Hispanic Online Colleges and Universities in California, and Best Asian American and Pacific Islander Institutions in California. CSUF is # 15 on the list of California’s Most Diverse Online Colleges.
About 5 percent of Cal State Fullerton’s 40,000 students are enrolled entirely online. Undergraduates can choose from three fully online bachelor’s degrees in business administration, humanities and social sciences, and sociology. The university’s extension and international programs also offer online certificate programs in data science, human resource management, digital marketing, education and teaching, and geographic information systems. The Titans also have the option to participate in CSU entirely online, allowing students to register for online courses from other CSU campuses.
The Best Online Colleges Lists rank over 1,500 online degrees from 71 colleges and universities, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Center for Education Statistics, the US Department of Education, and AcademicInfluence. com. The site focuses on online and hybrid educational opportunities in California, where data suggests that nearly 70 percent of online students enroll in schools within 45 miles of their homes. Learn more about the California Online Colleges rankings here.