December 19, 2011

The Biggest Online-University in U.S.

Increasing popularity of online courses in recent years. This popularity is evident from the many online college students at universities from the United States? Anywhere in the State University of Uncle Sam that many students choose to study online world?

U.S. News and World Report summarized it based on data from the Ministry of Education to calculate the American university has the most students in the fall (September) 2009. Here's the summary as reported by U.S. News and World Report, Monday (12/19/2011).


1. University of Phoenix

Campus that offers educational programs ranging from diploma to doctoral has 380,232 students in fall 2009. The college was established in 1976 and was in Phoenix, Arizona.

2. Kaplan University

Campus which was established in 1937 offers a customized learning experience and flexible. With the number reached 70,011 online students, Kaplan offers over 200 courses ranging from diploma to master.

3. Strayer University

Campus that offers educational programs ranging from diplomas to master has a college student online registration for 54,325. The quality of the campus which was established in 1892, guaranteed good. Strayer University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education Middle States, which is one of six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an accrediting agency recognized American Ministries of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

4. Ashford University

Campus which was established in 1918 has 46,835 students. Ashford University offers 50 courses ranging from diploma to masters level.

5. Liberty University

This new private Christian college founded in 1971. Although she was relatively young, the campus is one of the largest online campus with students in the United States which amounted to 46,312. Liberty University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education Association of Colleges and Schools Southern with 60 courses of study.

6. Walden University

Campus is located in Minneapolis has 40,714 students. Since its founding in 1970, Walden University offers courses ranging from undergraduate college (undergraduate) stratum of up to three (doctoral). Walden has 50 courses of study with concentrations reaching 220.

7. University of Maryland-University College (UMUC)

University located in Maryland has 37,347 college students online. Campus which was established in 1947 is the largest land campus in Maryland with 120 academic programs, ranging from undergraduate, master's, doctoral up.

8. Grand Canyon University

Private college located in Phoenix, Arizona has 34,205 students. Since its establishment in 1949, this university offers 100 bachelor's and master's programs.

9. Capella University

Capella University is a private university young because of the new stand in 1993. Although recently established, interest in online courses on this campus do not disappear. Evidently, amounting to 31 998 students enrolled at this campus, beginning undergraduate to doctoral programs.

10. American Public University System (APUs)

Campus which was established in 1991 has a student up to 31,331 people. APUs offers 150 programs of education diploma, undergraduate, graduate and certification. The campus is formed by the American Military University and American Public University.