01/16/2013 08:01 am ET

The Best Online Bachelor's Programs: US News & World Report 2013 Ranking

Getting a higher education online continues to grow in populartiy. A recent Babson Survey Research Group report found 6.7 million students took an online course for credit in 2011, and millions more have signed up for free versions, through massive open online courses.

So which schools have the best online bachelor's degree programs? U.S. News & World Report has the answers.

U.S. News released their list of the top online bachelor's programs this week. They said the school rankings are based on "factors such as graduation rates, indebtedness of new graduates, and academic and career support services offered to students."

Check out the top 11 in the slideshow below:

The 11 Best Online Bachelor's Programs (US News & World Report 2013)