In 2008 The Online Education Database released its second annual Online College Rankings (oedb.org/rankings), recognizing the top 41 undergraduate online degree programs in the country. The rankings are based on schools' scores in eight categories.

Upper Iowa University Tops 2008 Online College Rankings with LeTourneau University at second place and Liberty University at third place. Grand Canyon University dropped down from first place (in 2007) to sixth this year.

Top 20 online undergraduate university / college ranking:

Overall Rank, College
1 Upper Iowa University
2 LeTourneau University
3 Liberty University
4 Nova Southeastern University
5 California University of Pennsylvania
6 Grand Canyon University
7 Regent University
8 Champlain College
9 Westwood College
10 Tiffin University
11 Dickinson State University
12 Walden University
13 National University
14 Fisher College
15 Colorado Technical University
16 ITT Technical Institute
17 Kaplan University
18 Post University
19 Franklin University
20 Peirce College Online

Source: Online Education Database

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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