College Choice, an online resource for college searches and rankings, recently published their ranking of the top 35 online bachelor's degrees in accounting for 2017.

Pennsylvania State University, Colorado State University, and Florida Institute of Technology finished first through third, respectively.

"The World Campus is part of the world-renowned Pennsylvania State University system, whose flagship campus is one of the top-ranked universities in the world," College Choice wrote on their top pick. "The online accounting program at Penn State ensures that students acquire both the relevant work-related skills to become an accounting generalist...while providing electives that support specific career goals."

College Choice considered academic quality, the institute's reputation, program accreditation, and tuition costs in compiling their rankings.

"Completing a degree online is becoming increasingly common, and it isn't difficult to find high-quality, accredited degree programs in accounting," stated Christian Amondson, managing editor of College Choice. "But wading through program information can be mind-numbing and overwhelming. So we at College Choice have done the leg-work for you and come up with a list of the top 35 online bachelor's in accounting programs."

College Choice's top ten online bachelor's degrees for 2017 are as follows:

  1. Penn State University
  2. Colorado State University - Global Campus
  3. Florida Tech Online (Florida Institute of Technology)
  4. Regis University
  5. California Baptist University
  6. Washington State University - Global Campus
  7. Old Dominion University
  8. Saint Leo University
  9. Liberty University
  10. University of Massachusetts
Penn State University's campus.
Penn State University's campus. College Choice

For the full ranking, head to College Choice's site here.

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