Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges & Programs in Texas 2022

Hi readers! In this post, I’ve compiled a list of best distance learning colleges, universities, and institutes in Texas. Here, readers will find the following details – rankings, list of distance education colleges, their address, type of institute, fees/cost, degrees and awards, distance learning majors/degrees and more.

Distance Learning Texas

Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges in Texas for 2022

Rank

College

Fees/Cost

Type of Institute

Degrees & Awards

Address

1South Texas College$1,3374-year, primarily associate’s, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree3201 W Pecan, McAllen, Texas 78502-9701
2College of the Mainland$2,7852-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1200 Amburn Road, Texas City, Texas 77591-2499
3Texas A & M International University$3,3234-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship5201 University Blvd, Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
4The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley$4,6544-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999
5El Paso Community College$4,6732-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree9050 Viscount Blvd, El Paso, Texas 79925-6507
6Houston Community College$4,6862-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002
7Austin Community College District$4,7864-year, primarily associate’s, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752
8North Central Texas College$4,8262-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1525 W California Street, Gainesville, Texas 76240-4699
9Ranger College$5,0372-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1100 College Circle, Ranger, Texas 76470
10Palo Alto College$5,0432-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1400 W Villaret Blvd, San Antonio, Texas 78224-2499
11Brazosport College$5,3494-year, primarily associate’s, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree500 College Dr, Lake Jackson, Texas 77566
12Northwest Vista College$5,3522-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree3535 N. Ellison Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78251
13Collin County Community College District$5,4544-year, primarily associate’s, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069
14Central Texas College$5,5042-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, Texas 76549-4199
15Midland College$5,7734-year, primarily associate’s, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705
16San Antonio College$5,8532-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1819 N. Main Ave.,, San Antonio, Texas 78212-3941
17Del Mar College$5,9192-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897
18Amarillo College$6,0052-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109
19Tarrant County College District$6,2662-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524
20St Philip’s College$6,3402-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1801 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78203-2098
21Panola College$6,8202-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1109 W Panola Street, Carthage, Texas 75633-2397
22McLennan Community College$6,8352-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1400 College Dr, Waco, Texas 76708
23Frank Phillips College$6,9452-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1301 W. Roosevelt St., Borger, Texas 79008-5118
24Lamar Institute of Technology$7,0332-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree855 E Lavaca, Beaumont, Texas 77705
25Trinity Valley Community College$7,1362-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, Texas 75751
26University of Houston-Downtown$7,1594-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree1 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002-1014
27Cedar Valley College$7,3322-year, PublicOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree3030 North Dallas Ave, Lancaster, Texas 75134-3799
28Western Texas College$7,3732-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree6200 College Ave, Snyder, Texas 79549
29The University of Texas at Tyler$7,3894-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice3900 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 75799-6699
30Weatherford College$7,6012-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, Texas 76086-5699
31Kilgore College$7,7912-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662-3299
32Northeast Texas Community College$8,2172-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree2886 FM 1735, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455
33Clarendon College$8,3942-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1122 College Drive, Clarendon, Texas 79226
34Lone Star College System$8,4012-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4399
35The University of Texas at El Paso$8,4144-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691
36Jacksonville College-Main Campus$8,4932-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate105 B J Albritton Dr, Jacksonville, Texas 75766-4759
37Tyler Junior College$8,8374-year, primarily associate’s, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, Texas 75701
38Baptist University of the Americas$8,8564-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree7838 Barlite Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78224-1364
39San Jacinto Community College$8,8582-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77505
40University of Houston-Clear Lake$9,2154-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058-1002
41Grayson College$9,5184-year, primarily associate’s, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree6101 Grayson Drive, Denison, Texas 75020-8299
42Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary$9,6124-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – other2001 W. Seminary Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76115
43The University of Texas Permian Basin$9,7694-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree4901 E University, Odessa, Texas 79762-0001
44Midwestern State University$9,7994-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099
45Texas Woman’s University$9,8304-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76204
46University of Houston-Victoria$10,0634-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, Texas 77901
47Texas State Technical College$10,2472-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate3801 Campus Drive, Waco, Texas 76705
48Texas A&M University-Texarkana$10,4124-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship7101 University Avenue, Texarkana, Texas 75503
49The University of Texas at Dallas$10,4554-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021
50Alvin Community College$10,9172-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate3110 Mustang Rd, Alvin, Texas 77511-4898
51Navarro College$10,9942-year, PublicOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree3200 W 7th Avenue, Corsicana, Texas 75110
52Hallmark University$11,2134-year, primarily associate’s, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree10401 IH 10 W, San Antonio, Texas 78230-1736
53Sul Ross State University$11,8334-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeHWY 90 East, Alpine, Texas 79832
54Angelo State University$12,1694-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – professional practice2601 W. Avenue N, San Angelo, Texas 76909
55North American University$12,4684-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree11929 West Airport Blvd., Stafford, Texas 77477-0000
56Texas A & M University-Commerce$12,4774-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship2600 South Neal Street, Commerce, Texas 75428-3011
57Lamar University$12,7164-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice4400 MLK Blvd, Beaumont, Texas 77705
58Stephen F Austin State University$12,8664-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship2008 Alumni Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
59Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi$12,9164-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5503
60West Texas A & M University$12,9824-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001
61Sam Houston State University$13,0554-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340
62Texas A & M University-Kingsville$13,0694-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship955 University Blvd, Kingsville, Texas 78363
63The University of Texas at San Antonio$13,1684-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarshipOne UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-1644
64Texas State University$13,1784-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666
65University of Houston$13,2124-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018
66Blinn College$13,4002-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree902 College Ave, Brenham, Texas 77833-4098
67Prairie View A & M University$13,4604-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarshipFM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446
68M T Training Center$13,823< 2-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate1801 S. Great Southwest Parkway, Grand Prairie, Texas 75051
69University of North Texas$14,0204-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice1501 W.Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277
70Texas A&M University-San Antonio$14,0594-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeOne University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224
71Criswell College$14,1374-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree4010 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75246-1537
72Wiley College$14,1394-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree711 Wiley Ave, Marshall, Texas 75670
73Jarvis Christian College$14,1614-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degreePR 7631, Hwy 80 E, Hawkins, Texas 75765-1470
74The University of Texas at Arlington$14,4454-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, Texas 76013
75Texas Southern University$14,5404-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004
76Tarleton State University$14,6314-year, PublicAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship1333 W. Washington, Stephenville, Texas 76401-0000
77Center for Advanced Legal Studies$15,2422-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree800 W Sam Houston Parkway S, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77042-1912
78The University of Texas at Austin$15,5024-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, Texas 78705
79Vista College$15,8612-year, Private for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree6101 Montana Ave, El Paso, Texas 79925-2021
80Dallas Institute of Funeral Service$16,1342-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree3909 S Buckner Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75227-4314
81Messenger College$16,3124-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree2701 Brown Trail, Suite 408, Bedford, Texas 76021-4202
82College of Biblical Studies-Houston$16,3854-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree7000 Regency Square Blvd., Houston, Texas 77036-3211
83Texas Tech University$16,4634-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practiceBroadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005
84Southwest University at El Paso$17,1154-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree1414 Geronimo, El Paso, Texas 79925
85Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville$17,561< 2-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate935 N. Expressway, Brownsville, Texas 78520
86Arlington Baptist University$17,5784-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree3001 W Division, Arlington, Texas 76012-3425
87Our Lady of the Lake University$18,0124-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice411 SW 24th St., San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689
88Southern Careers Institute-Austin$18,4362-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1701 W Ben White Blvd, Ste 100, Austin, Texas 78744
89Texas A & M University-College Station$19,2374-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practiceJKW Administration Building, Suite 200, College Station, Texas 77843-1248
90St. Mary’s University$19,5284-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practiceOne Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228
91University of St Thomas$19,5444-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-4696
92Rice University$20,3354-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship6100 S Main St, Houston, Texas 77005-1827
93Houston Baptist University$20,4364-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298
94Hardin-Simmons University$20,6964-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001
95Grace School of Theology$21,0114-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree3705 College Park Dr Ste 140, Conroe, Texas 77384-4894
96Parker University$21,6764-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – professional practice2540 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229-5668
97Southwestern Adventist University$21,7174-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree100 W Hillcrest, Keene, Texas 76059
98McMurry University$21,7194-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeS 14th and Sayles Blvd, Abilene, Texas 79697
99Schreiner University$22,8604-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate2100 Memorial Blvd, Kerrville, Texas 78028-5697
100East Texas Baptist University$22,9564-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeOne Tiger Drive, Marshall, Texas 75670-1498
101Howard Payne University$23,0264-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree1000 Fisk St., Brownwood, Texas 76801-2794
102Arlington Career Institute$23,3612-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate901 Ave K, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050-2636
103Vista College-Online$23,5724-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree300 N. Coit Rd, Suite 300, Richardson, Texas 75080
104Lubbock Christian University$23,6724-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate5601 19th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79407-2099
105Concordia University Texas$24,0614-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin, Texas 78726
106Dallas Nursing Institute$24,1004-year, primarily associate’s, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree2101 Waterview Pkwy, Richardson, Texas 75080
107University of the Incarnate Word$24,4814-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice4301 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209
108LeTourneau University$24,6094-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree2100 S Mobberly Ave, Longview, Texas 75602
109The King’s University$24,6884-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree2121 E. Southlake Boulevard, Southlake, Texas 76092
110Southwestern Assemblies of God University$24,7604-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship1200 Sycamore, Waxahachie, Texas 75165
111Wayland Baptist University$24,8824-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship1900 W 7th St., Plainview, Texas 79072
112The College of Health Care Professions-South San Antonio$25,1932-year, Private for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1964 SW Military Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78221-1474
113Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen$25,404< 2-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate1122 Morgan Boulevard, Harlingen, Texas 78550
114Strayer University-Texas$25,9024-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree8501 N. Mopac Expressway, Austin, Texas 78759
115Southern Careers Institute-San Antonio$26,047< 2-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate6963 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, Texas 78238-4114
116Southern Careers Institute-San Antonio$26,078< 2-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate238 SW Military Drive, Suite 101, San Antonio, Texas 78221
117Southern Careers Institute-Corpus Christi$26,148< 2-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate2422 Airline Road, Corpus Christi, Texas 78414
118Texas Wesleyan University$26,4344-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship1201 Wesleyan St, Fort Worth, Texas 76105-1536
119West Coast University-Dallas$26,5254-year, Private for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate8435 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75247-3900
120Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service$26,5582-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree415 Barren Springs Dr, Houston, Texas 77090-5918
121Southern Careers Institute-Pharr$26,701< 2-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate1500 N. Jackson Rd, Pharr, Texas 78577
122University of Dallas$26,7614-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship1845 E Northgate Drive, Irving, Texas 75062-4736
123University of Mary Hardin-Baylor$27,2374-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – professional practice|Doctor’s degree – other900 College St, Belton, Texas 76513-2599
124Dallas Baptist University$27,2594-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship3000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211-9299
125The College of Health Care Professions-Northwest$27,8024-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree240 Northwest Mall, Houston, Texas 77092
126Abilene Christian University$27,8834-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – otherAbilene, Texas 79699
127Saint Edward’s University$28,2144-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704-6489
128Dallas Christian College$28,3234-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree2700 Christian Pkwy., Dallas, Texas 75234-7299
129DeVry University-Texas$30,2824-year, Private for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree4800 Regent Blvd., Ste. 200, Irving, Texas 75063
130Trinity University$30,5054-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeOne Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212-7200
131Texas Christian University$37,5094-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129
132Baylor University$38,3724-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practiceWaco, Texas 76798
133Southern Methodist University$40,4044-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221
134Amberton UniversityNA4-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree1700 Eastgate Dr, Garland, Texas 75041-5595
135American College of Acupuncture and Oriental MedNA4-year, Private for-profitPostbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – professional practice9100 Park West Drive, Houston, Texas 77063-4104
136Austin Graduate School of TheologyNA4-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree7640 Guadalupe St, Austin, Texas 78752
137Bakke Graduate UniversityNA4-year, Private not-for-profitMaster’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship8515 Greenville Ave S206, Dallas, Texas 75243-7039
138Baptist Health System School of Health ProfessionsNA4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree8400 Datapoint Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229
139Baptist Missionary Association Theological SeminaryNA4-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree1530 E Pine St, Jacksonville, Texas 75766-5407
140Dallas Theological SeminaryNA4-year, Private not-for-profitPostbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship3909 Swiss Ave, Dallas, Texas 75204
141Oblate School of TheologyNA4-year, Private not-for-profitMaster’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice285 Oblate Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78216-6693
142Texas A&M University-Central TexasNA4-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree1001 Leadership Place, Killeen, Texas 76549
143Texas Tech University Health Sciences CenterNA4-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice3601 4th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79430
144The University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonNA4-year, PublicTwo but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030
145The University of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioNA4-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900
146The University of Texas Medical Branch at GalvestonNA4-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice301 University Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77555-0129
147University of North Texas Health Science CenterNA4-year, PublicPostbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2699

 

For ranking colleges, we have used the ‘affordability’ factor. With each passing year, cost of higher-education is rising. Keeping this fact in mind, we have decided to rank institutes on the basis of cost/expenses and affordability.

 

Best Online/Distance Learning Programs & Majors

Here are some popular distance learning programs/majors –

  1. Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences

    • Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services
    • Agricultural and Food Products Processing
    • Agricultural Business and Management
    • Agricultural Mechanization
    • Agricultural Production Operations
    • Agricultural Public Services
    • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
    • Agriculture, General
    • Animal Sciences
    • Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services
    • Food Science and Technology
    • International Agriculture
    • Plant Sciences
    • Soil Sciences
  2. Architecture and Related Services

  3. Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies

    • Area Studies
    • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
  4. Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  5. Business, Marketing, Management, and Related Support Services

    • Accounting and Related Services
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations
    • Business Operations Support and Assistant Services
    • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
    • Business/Commerce, General
    • Business/Corporate Communications
    • Business/Managerial Economics
    • Construction Management
    • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
    • Finance and Financial Management Services
    • General Sales, Merchandising, and Related Marketing Operations
    • Hospitality Administration/Management
    • Human Resources Management and Services
    • Insurance
    • International Business
    • Management Information Systems and Services
    • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methocs
    • Marketing
    • Real Estate
    • Specialized Sales, Merchandising, and Marketing Operations
    • Taxation
    • Telecommunications Management
  6. Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services

    • Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians
    • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
    • Communications Technology/Technician
    • Graphic Communications
  7. Communication, Journalism, and Related programs

    • Communication and Media Studies
    • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
    • Journalism
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
    • Publishing
    • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
  8. Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

    • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
    • Computer and Information Sciences, General
    • Computer Programming
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Software and Media Applications
    • Computer Systems Analysis
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
    • Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management
    • Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications
    • Data Processing
    • Information Science/Studies
  9. Construction Trades

    • Construction Trades, General
    • Construction Trades, Other
  10. Education

    • Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Education, General
    • Education, Other
    • Educational Administration and Supervision
    • Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
    • Educational/Instructional Media Design
    • International and Comparative Education
    • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
    • Special Education and Teaching
    • Student Counseling and Personnel Services
    • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
    • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
    • Teaching Assistants/Aides
    • Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language
  11. Engineering

    • Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Engineering
    • Agricultural Engineering
    • Architectural Engineering
    • Biochemical Engineering
    • Biological/Biosystems Engineering
    • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
    • Cermic Sciences and Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Construction Engineering
    • Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering
    • Electromechanical Engineering
    • Engineering Chemistry
    • Engineering Mechanics
    • Engineering Physics
    • Engineering Science
    • Engineering, General
    • Engineering, Other
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
    • Forest Engineering
    • Geological Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Materials Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
    • Metallurgical Engineering
    • Mining and Mineral Engineering
    • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
    • Nuclear Engineering
    • Ocean Engineering
    • Operations Research
    • Paper Science and Engineering
    • Petroleum Engineering
    • Plastics Engineering
    • Surveying Engineering
    • Systems Engineering
    • Textile Sciences and Engineering
  12. Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields

    • Architecture Engineering Technicians
    • Civil Engineering Technicians
    • Computer Engineering Technicians
    • Construction Engineering Technologies
    • Drafting Engineering Technicians
    • Electrical Engineering Technicians
    • Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technicians
    • Engineering Technicians, Other
    • Engineering Technology, General
    • Engineering-Related Fields
    • Engineering-Related Technologies
    • Environmental Control Technicians
    • Industrial Production Technicians
    • Mechanical Engineering Related Technicians
    • Mining and Petroleum Technicians
    • Nanotechnology
    • Nuclear Engineering Technicians
    • Quality Control and Safety Technicians
  13. English Language and Literature/Letters

    • English Language and Literature, General
    • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
    • Literature
    • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies
  14. Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

    • Apparel and Textiles
    • Family and Consumer Electronics Related Studies
    • Family and Consumer Sciences Business Services
    • Family and Consumer Sciences, General
    • Family and Consumer Sciences, Other
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services
    • Housing and Human Environments
    • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services
    • Work and Family Studies
  15. Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

    • African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • American Sign Language
    • Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
    • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Persian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services
    • Middle Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Modern Greek Language and Literature
    • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
    • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Southeast Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Turkic, Uralic-Altaic, Caucasian, and Central Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  16. History

  17. Legal Professions and Studies

    • Law
    • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
    • Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
    • Legal Support Services
    • Non-Professional General Legal Studies (UG)
  18. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies, and Humanities

  19. Library Science

  20. Mathematics and Statistics

    • Applied Mathematics
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
    • Statistics
  21. Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians

  22. Military Technologies and Applied Sciences

  23. Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  24. Natural Resources and Conservation

    • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences Management
    • Forestry
    • Natural Resources and Conservation
    • Natural Resources and Conservation and Research
    • Natural Resources Management and Policy
    • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
  25. Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
    • Outdoor Education
    • Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management
    • Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies
    • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  26. Personal and Culinary Services

    • Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services
    • Culinary Arts and Related Services
    • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
    • Personal and Culinary Services, Other
  27. Philosophy and Religious Studies

    • Philosophy
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
    • Religion/Religious Studies
  28. Physical Sciences

    • Astronomy and Astrophysics
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
    • Chemistry
    • Geosciences
    • Materials Sciences
    • Physical Sciences
    • Physical Sciences, Other
    • Physics
  29. Precision Production

  30. Psychology

    • Psychology, General
    • Psychology, Other
  31. Public Administration and Social Service Professions

    • Community Organization and Advocacy
    • Human Services, General
    • Public Administration
    • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
    • Public Policy Analysis
    • Social Work
  32. Science Technologies/Technicians

  33. Social Sciences

    • Demography and Population Studies
    • Economics
    • Geography and Cartography
    • International Relations and National Security Studies
    • Political Science and Government
    • Rural Sociology
    • Social Sciences, General
    • Social Sciences, Other
    • Sociology
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
  34. Theology and Religious Vocations

    • Bible/Biblical Studies
    • Missionary Studies
    • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries
    • Religious Education
    • Religious Music
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies
    • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  35. Transportation and Materials Moving

    • Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
  36. Visual and Performing Arts

    • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management
    • Design and Applied Arts
    • Fine and Studio Arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts, General
    • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

 

Come, let us take a close look at the admission process and requirements –

 

Admission Requirements

While evaluating candidates who’ve applied for admission, colleges take the following factors into consideration –

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • ACT/SAT test scores
  • TOEFL
  • Other relevant tests

 

The factors mentioned above are divided into the following groups – Admission considerations that are ‘Required/Mandatory’, admission considerations that are ‘Recommended’ and admission requirements that are ‘Considered but not required’.

 

Admission requirements may vary from one college to another. Most of the colleges rely on secondary school GPA, secondary school record, ACT/SAT scores and TOEFL (as mandatory considerations). Community colleges usually have an open admission policy.

 

Online/Distance Education Degrees

Depending upon the level of the program, Degrees or Awards can be classified into the following types –

  • Certificates
  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced Degrees

 

Certificates

  • Less than one year certificate: The duration of the program is less than one year.
  • One but less than two years certificate: The duration of the course is 1 year (or more, but less than 2 years).

 

Associate’s Degree

Associate’s Degree program is two years long. After completing this program, you’ll obtain an Associate’s Degree from the college/university/accrediting body.

 

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree program is four years long. After completing this program, you’ll obtain an Associate’s Degree from the college/university/accrediting body.

 

Advanced Degrees

Here are some of the popular advanced degrees –

  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctor’s Degree
  • Post-master’s certificate
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