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2021 Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the Southwest Region

9 Colleges
$48,611 Avg Salary
$29,364 Avg Student Debt

Out of all the majors we analyze each year, general education was ranked #40 in the country. In fact 31,066 degrees and certificates were handed out in 2018-2019.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

The Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the Southwest Region ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 9 schools in the Southwest Region to see which online programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online General Education Colleges.

Our 2021 rankings named Tulsa Community College the most popular online school in the Southwest Region for general education students. Located in the city of Tulsa, Tulsa Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

While working on their degree, education majors at Tulsa Community College accumulate an average of around $12,000 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $125.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Arizona State University - Skysong is a great place for general education students pursuing an online degree. ASU - Skysong is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Scottsdale.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Southwestern Assemblies of God University. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the Southwest Region list. Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Waxahachie.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Trinity Valley Community College. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the Southwest Region list. Located in the town of Athens, TVCC is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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#5

Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

Out of the 9 schools in the Southwest Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Prescott College landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the small city of Prescott, Prescot College is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Frank Phillips College came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the Southwest Region ranking. FPC is a small public school located in the town of Borger.

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New Mexico State University - Grants did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for general education students. It came in at #7 on the list. NMSU Grants is a small public school located in the remote town of Grants.

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#8

Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM

Western New Mexico University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the Southwest Region ranking. Western New Mexico University is a small public school located in the town of Silver City.

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Family of Faith Christian University landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best general education programs. FFCU is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Shawnee.

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Explore the most popular online general education schools for a specific state in the Southwest region.

State Degrees Awarded
Texas 772
Arizona 650
Oklahoma 250
New Mexico 252

One of 14 majors within the area of study, general education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 9 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to KOKUYO.

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