BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Online College Plan has ranked the Top 20 Best Online Schools in Alabama, making it easier for prospective students to compare several schools in one fell swoop:
Alabama is a picturesque state that has a rich history, and often gets glossed over as being boring. Just looking at what these twenty schools have to offer, not to mention the landmarks that surround them, would change the mind of any potential student and or resident. This article captures some of the more interesting points in Alabama while not straying from the main goal - showcasing the best twenty schools that offer online programs throughout the state.
Research editor Andy Fischer gathered the freshman retention and graduation rates from reliable sources such as the schools' own websites, US News, and NCES, to score them out of a possible 200 points. The highest scoring schools were then ranked, and then profiled in its own paragraph in this article.
The top school, Auburn University (of Auburn, Alabama) has been in operation since 1856, and the history of the school is expertly explored in this piece.
As per the methodology, this school scored a solid 163 of 200. Other schools' scores are clearly visible and explained throughout the article, making it simple to see what school is the best fit for each student.
The remaining schools appear in descending order below.
20. University of West Alabama (Livingston, Alabama)
19. Snead State Community College (Boaz, Alabama)
18. Jacksonville State University (Jacksonville, Alabama)
17. Amridge University (Montgomery, Alabama)
16. University of South Alabama (Mobile, Alabama)
15. Judson College (Marion, Alabama)
14. Troy University (Troy, Alabama)
13. University of North Alabama (Florence, Alabama)
12. Tuskegee University (Tuskegee, Alabama)
11. Oakwood University (Huntsville, Alabama)
10. University of Mobile (Prichard, Alabama)
9. University of Montevallo (Montevallo, Alabama)
8. Remington College--Mobile Campus (Mobile, Alabama)
7. University of Alabama--Huntsville Campus (Huntsville, Alabama)
6. Spring Hill College (Mobile, Alabama)
5. University of Alabama--Birmingham Campus (Birmingham, Alabama)
4. Birmingham--Southern College (Birmingham, Alabama)
3. University of Alabama--Tuscaloosa Campus (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
2. Samford University (Homewood, Alabama)
1. Auburn University (Auburn, Alabama)
SOURCE Online College Plan