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A black sign with gold lettering surrounded by a brick ledge and blooming flowers reads "Oregon State University," which is ranked #1 for best online liberal arts colleges

Oregon State University ranked #1 for Best Online Liberal Arts Colleges

Oregon State is the best university in the nation when it comes to delivering a high-quality liberal arts education online, according to a newly published ranking. College Choice put Oregon State atop its list of the 25 Best Online Liberal Arts Colleges. OSU offers more than 20 liberal arts degree and certificate programs online.

Oregon State Everywhere: ‘I longed for a new chapter in my vocation’

“After searching for Buddhist and Hindu scholars across colleges in Oregon, I came across Oregon State University Ecampus and a class on Gandhi and non-violence, a topic not only captivating, but relevant to our times. Since that first class, I have framed my life around completing my undergraduate degree in liberal studies,” says Ecampus student Diana Hulet.

Janine Romero and her husband, Lee, walk through a dry grassy area holding hands.

‘Choose your own adventure’ in online liberal studies degree program

Janine Romero didn’t settle until she found the perfect degree online: a military-friendly university that offered a rigorous and well-rounded education to fulfill her interest in both the humanities and the sciences.

Shiloah Two stands with his family on graduation day, wearing his cap and gown after earning his Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from Hawaii via Oregon State University Ecampus.

Shiloah Teo, liberal studies | Oregon State Ecampus

With a baby girl on the way in his native Hawaii, Shiloah Teo put his campus-based studies at Oregon State on hold and returned home to take care of his family. Thankfully, Oregon State Ecampus allowed him to finish his liberal studies degree requirements online. His first trip back to Corvallis was to receive his OSU diploma — with his daughter and family by his side.