Welcome to Online Schools Center!

online-studentVirtual learning was once a thing of the past but as more and more colleges and universities are adding online options to their curriculum, the speed in which students are signing up for distance learning is increasing each year. With the addition of an also increasing amount of students looking for a schooling choice that fits their busy lives, schools are now understanding the importance of having a distance learning option.

Are you a busy work professional looking to increase your educational portfolio? Are you a stay at home mom that wants to get back into school after years of putting it off? Is transportation an issue for you in pursuing your dreams? The answer is…..online. We, here at Online Schools Center, want to guide you into the world of virtual learning with a simple, easy to use tool that will aid in your pursuits of a higher education.

Maybe, you have always wanted to attend that one university…. but it was halfway across the United States, well, now you can and in most cases, pay the same tuition as its in-state residents…all because of online schooling. Will you receive a less than top-notch education? NO….you will, in most cases (and, of course, it depends on the school) receive the same high quality, award winning staff’s attention that you would as if you were attending their on-campus courses.

In this day and age, there is no reason to not get that bachelors degree or even attain your masters degree to better your future!

Thank you for visiting and good luck on your college search!

Chief editor, Linda Weems
Email: linda.weems210@gmail.com



There are, indeed, a plethora of fantastic online schools available to choose from and we’ve made it our mission to bring THE BEST to you via our top choices for Online Programs in many different degree areas. However, some colleges and universities CLEARLY outshine the others… and, we would like to spotlight one outstanding online school each month with our “Mark of Excellence” achievement.


This month, we invite you to learn all about GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY as they receive our “Mark of Excellence” recognition presented by OnlineSchoolsCenter.com!


GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY is one of the LEADING online universities in the world… click this GET MORE INFO link to receive specialized online program information straight from Grand Canyon University.

Grand Canyon University came from humble beginnings. Originally known as Grand Canyon College, it was founded by the Southern Baptist Church in 1949. In those early days, the school was located in Prescott, Arizona. Just two short years after opening its doors, the university moved to west Phoenix, where it is now located. Throughout the years, it became a well-known Christian university in the state of Arizona, and has continued to grow. (read more…)


The 30 Most Innovative Online Colleges


We put a lot of time and effort into ranking online schools based on how innovative they are. We hope you find this useful as you select the school you will be working with.

A Quick Introduction

If you are visiting Online Schools Center for the first time, you may feel overwhelmed. So below we’re going to walk you through the most important parts of our website.

Choosing An Online School

Probably the most important decision you’ll make is which school to enroll at. The good news is that the quality of online schools continues to improve so you are less likely to end up at a bad one. The bad news is that there are still some bad online schools out there. We’re here to help you cut through all the noise and find a good school that meets your needs.

Our online school rankings page includes a number of useful school rankings to help you pick the best of the best, whether by degree program or just overall. For example, if you’re looking for the most technologically savvy online school, we’ve got a ranking for that. Or if you want to know which schools have the best bachelors in graphic design programs, we’ve got a different ranking for that. Our ever expanding list of rankings articles forms the core of our site.

Top 20 Online Master’s of Healthcare Administration

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Our Newest Addition!
Online Degree Programs by State!

Online Schools Center now provides to you a comprehensive directory of online degree programs, alphabetized by private/public institutions, offered in all 50 states! We did all the research for you! Visit HERE, choose a state, and browse through all of the colleges and universities that offer online degrees along with a list of each degree they offer. Accreditation, religious affiliation, addresses/phone numbers and their websites are made available at your fingertips! At www.onlineschoolscenter.com, we are the leader in online college information on the web!

Trade Schools

Looking to work with your hands? Seeking a career in a skilled trade?  Many folks just aren’t cut out to go to a four year college or university and obtain a degree in that amount of time.  If not, there’s hope!  Attend a trade school!  OnlineSchoolsCenter.com is adding online and on-campus trade schools every month in many different fields for you to choose from.  For those that have a knack for cooking, take a look at America’s Top Online Culinary Schools or, if cooking isn’t your forte, check out this comprehensive list of the 30 High Paying Trade School Degrees.

Choosing A Career

We also have a career section to our site. Most people go to college to advance their career. The career you pick depends on a lot of different things. Some people are interested in the highest paying job. Others might be more interested in quality of life. Our resources will help you choose the career that best fits your priorities.

Online Courses

Beyond rankings, Online Schools Center is building other useful resources like Online Courses on various topics related to being an online student. Our first course is designed to help you study. Check back as we develop our online course offerings.


We call this the “Highlights” section because here we’ve chosen to highlight schools and their programs that have gone the extra mile or whom have special touches that makes them stand out! You can get some valuable information from our list of the most affordable online schools and even learn that there are, indeed, tuition-free schools for use to peruse.

Valuable Resources

Online Schools Center also provides you with informative tools and guides that can contribute to your success in pursuing your online degree. For example, The Diploma Dilemma gives an easy-to-read insight into the ups and downs of college life, whether it be online or traditional studies, and provides valuable information on how to stay focused and not become a statistic. In addition, we take all of the guess work out of financial aid with our Financial Aid and Online Education infographic. OR, you can simply click here to get a full list of all of our Valuable Resources to get you well on your way to success!

Frequently Asked Questions

Finally, be sure to check out our Frequently Asked Questions page to answers to the questions students most often ask us about their online school experience.