10 Best Online Colleges

View of Boston, Cambridge, and the Charles River

1. Boston University

The university has an excellent reputation as one of the biggest independent institutions that is still a nonprofit. You can earn a number of bachelor’s degrees through the school, as well as graduate degrees, certificates, and professional certificates. There are even two online doctoral programs available. Graduating with a degree from Boston University comes with extra credibility since it’s part of the Association of American Universities and has earned a number of high rankings in various respected lists.