Top Online Colleges

The top online colleges and universities are those globally renowned educational institutions which offer accredited and exquisite online degree courses in a wide-range of diverse subjects and fields to students, professionals, and businessmen residing in the world over.
 
These online universities and colleges are now quite famous and popular for providing online education to both working and non-working students and professionals in almost all fields of profession, industry, and commerce. For studying students, working professionals, housewives, unemployed persons, and persons engaged in some kind of occupations, these online college programs are most elegant and beneficial.

At Present, there are over 150 top ranked online colleges and universities in the world over, which extend about 400 educational and professional degrees at diverse academic and professional levels. Bulk of these globally reputed online universities are established well in countries of USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, India, New Zealand, Singapore, Denmark, Spain, and other European and Asian countries. Some of the most reputed, popular, and top online universities in the world, are the following:
  • Iowa Central College
  • Walden University
  • Norwich University
  • Harvard University
  • Boston University
  • Capella University
  • Kaplan University
  • New England College
  • Concord Law School
  • Liberty University
  • Strayer University
  • Clemson University
  • North Central University
  • University of the Rockies
  • Abilene Christian University
  • Western Governors University
  • Jones International University
  • Western International University
  • California University of Pennsylvania
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
 

Top Online Colleges Programs in India

As in all other nations worldwide, the online degree courses are being popular rapidly in India also, by an ever-growing number of college students and working professionals engaged in various fields of commerce and profession. There are about 175 full-fledged online institutions in India under the categories of the online open universities, distant learning institutes, some governmental and private online institutions, and cheap online colleges.

Regulated and updated by the Distance Education Council (DEC) of the Government of India, these institutions offer about 300 online courses at undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels, in a rather extensive and all-encompassing range of subjects and fields (given below). The following are some of the most renowned and popular universities and institutes for acclaimed online college programs in India:
  • Internationally prominent Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi
  • Yashwantrao C. Maharashtra Open University, Nasik
  • University of Mumbai, Mumbai
  • Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok
  • IMT Distance and Open Learning Institute, Ghaziabad
  • Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune
  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
  • Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar (Tamil Nadu)
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
  • University of Delhi, New Delhi
  • Karnataka State Open University, Mysore
  • Alagappa University, Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu)
  • University of Madras, Chennai
  • NIIT, New Delhi; and several others
Many IITs and IIMs also provide few world-class online programs in engineering, technology, management, sciences, etc. These prestigious and leading online education institutions of India offer online courses in the following vast range of globally popular subject and fields:
  • Law
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Medical
  • Defense
  • Aviation
  • Pharmacy
  • Genetics
  • Sciences
  • Insurance
  • Animation
  • Accounting
  • Internet and Multimedia
  • Advertising
  • Biotechnology
  • Social Sciences
  • Medical Assisting
  • Fashion Technology
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Business Management
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Entertainment Media
  • Banking and Finance
  • Fine Arts and Design
  • Information Technology
  • Education and Teaching
  • Healthcare and Medicine
  • Languages and Literature
  • Culinary and Hospitality
  • Distribution and Marketing
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Horticulture and Floriculture
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Computer Hardware and Software
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Telecommunication and Broadcasting
  • Industrial Production and Manufacturing
  • Clerical, Secretarial, and Administration