Best Online Christian Colleges

Learn more about the top Online Christian colleges of 2021 by exploring these reputable schools.

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Many prospective students strive to pursue their higher education within a faith-based community that can provide the spiritual support they desire. Choosing which college to attend is much easier when you have a comprehensive way of comparing the best Christian colleges.

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2021 Ranking Methodology

Many of these top Christian colleges boast affordable tuition rates and reputable academic programs, with both traditional and online degrees available for those who prefer distanced learning. We’ve ranked these top Christian colleges based on several factors, including but not limited to return on tuition investment, quality of academics, affordability, and editorial review to help students determine which of these top online Christian colleges is the best fit for their academic goals.

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Grace and Truth
Colorado Christian University is dedicated to helping you pursue your passion through a world-class education that supports your values. CCU offers over 100 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree program options 100% online. Earn your degree when and where is convenient for you!

Christian Leadership to Change the World
From its inception, Regent University’s focus has been on transforming the world. Regent is accomplishing this vision by consistently delivering excellent graduate and undergraduate programs easily accessible online in order to prepare Christian leaders for lives of significant service.

2021 Rankings

100 Best Online Christian Colleges of 2021

Colleges Data Sources: Department of Education (IPEDs) and US Bureau of Labor Statistics – https://www.bls.gov/

Rank School Online Programs Online Students Teacher Student Ratio
Regent University
Colorado Christian University
Southwestern Assemblies of God University 43 1,520 15:01
Shorter University 41 545 14:01
Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global 35 13,000 13:01
Ottawa University – Phoenix 33 809 8:01
Ottawa University – Kansas City 33 493 7:01
Oral Roberts University 33 15:1
Point University 30 17:01
Columbia College – Missouri 29 25:01
Linfield College – Adult Degree Program 29 7:01
Southwestern College – Kansas 27 10:01
Central Methodist University – College of Graduate & Extended Studies 27 380 17:01
Herzing University 26 13:01
California Baptist University 24 5,000 14:01
Dakota Wesleyan University 23 12:01
Concordia University – St. Paul 23 18:01
LeTourneau University 22 1,852 11:01
Drury University-College of Continuing Professional Studies 21 12:01
Dallas Baptist University 19 1301 13:01
Judson University 18 385 8:01
Crown College 18 952 18:01
Ottawa University 18 193 12:01
University of the Cumberlands 17 13,000 15:01
Mid-America Christian University 17 1,249 7:01
Faulkner University 17 1,665 12:01
Midway University 17 21:01
The Baptist College of Florida 17 317 8:01
Ohio Christian University 16 11:01
Judson College 16 41 5:01
Northwest University-College of Adult and Professional Studies 16 .- 17:01
Hobe Sound Bible College 16 12:01
Ottawa University – Milwaukee 16 4:01
King University – Tennessee 15 1,298 12:01
Wayland Baptist University 15 8:01
Toccoa Falls College 15 14:01
Ottawa University-Surprise 15 77 11:01
Gardner-Webb University 14 755 11:01
Manna University 14 157 7:01
McKendree University 13 559 14:01
Bethel University – Tennessee 13 3,439 17:01
Averett University – Non-Traditional Programs 13 570 5:01
Johnson University 12 10:01
Maranatha Baptist University 12 49 11:01
Lakeland University 12 852 13:01
Central Baptist College 12 11:01
Calvary Bible College & Theological Seminary 12 12:01
Grace Christian University 11 1,016 18:01
Bluefield College 11 494 14:01
Nazarene Bible College 11 708 6:01
Williamson Christian College 3 47 7:01
California Institute of Arts & Technology 10 15:01
Hope International University 9 601 13:01
Alaska Pacific University 9 144 7:01
Ecclesia College 9 10:01
Houston Baptist University 9 12:01
Ultimate Medical Academy 9 55 16:01
Martin Luther College 8 214 12:01
Montreat College 8 56% 11:01
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health 8 174 13:01
San Diego Christian College 8 312 8:01
Barclay College 8 80 10:01
Beulah Heights University 8 6:01
Shasta Bible College & Graduate School 8 17 5:01
Elizabethtown College School of Continuing & Professional Studies 8 7:01
Moody Bible Institute 7 1,281 20:01
St. Andrews University – North Carolina 7 14:01
Talladega College 7 1,212 22:01
Valor Christian College 7 108 17:01
God’s Bible School & College 7 9:01
Dallas Christian College 7 102 10:01
Warner Pacific College – Adult Degree Program 7 76 34:01
Universidad Teologica del Caribe 7 108 9:01
Clarkson College 6 741 18:01
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 6 1,060 18:01
South Florida Bible College & Theological Seminary 6 14:01
Messenger College 6 15 4:01
Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary 6 68 5:01
Southern Careers Institute 6 22:01
AdventHealth University 5 809 7:01
Arizona Christian University 5 776 14:01
Iowa Wesleyan University 5 10:01
Mid-Atlantic Christian University 5 45 10:01
Central Christian College of the Bible 5 45 12:01
Trinity Baptist College 5 68 14:01
Virginia University of Lynchburg 5 27 15:01
Visible Music College 5 6:01
Oak Hills Christian College 5 71 9:01
Huntsville Bible College 5 40 13:01
Bethel College – Virginia 5 31 3:01
Davis College – New York 4 16:01
Kansas Christian College 4 54 11:01
Kentucky Mountain Bible College 4 12:01
Faith Evangelical College & Seminary 4 15:01
Epic Bible College 4 83 9:01
Grace School of Theology 4 391 14:01
Northpoint Bible College 3 27 20:01
Clear Creek Baptist Bible College 3 10:01
The Master’s University 3 10:01
Palm Beach Atlantic University 11 12:1