Almost 31% or 6.4 million of the over 20 million U.S. college students are now taking at least one online class. Over 3 million of those students are taking 100% of their college classes online. Interestingly enough online college enrollments grew 17% between 2012-2016 despite the overall college enrollment numbers dropping by 4.4%. Most of the 100% online college students live in California, Texas, Florida, Arizona, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, Virginia, and Philadelphia.
There are many online college options for you to explore – traditional colleges that offer online courses and degree programs, 100% online colleges, and colleges that offer a hybrid of both online and traditional on-campus classes. Explore your online college options and helpful information about online colleges below.