American Online Universities

A variety of American Online Universities offer a diversity of online  university degrees and post-graduated degrees, diplomas and certificates to equip students for working in the milieu of the 21st Century.
The universities below are listed in no particular order.

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1. University of the People

This is the world’s first tuition-free not-for-profit university. This means that the only cost to the student is the minimal assessment fee charged per course, which helps us cover the cost of running these courses.

Founded in 2009 and accredited in 2014, The University of the People’s vision is to open the gates to higher education to all qualified students. It already has over 14 000 students from over 200 countries and territories and boasts that 92% of their graduates are employed, many at prestigious global companies such as Amazon, Apple, Dell, Deloitte, IBM, Microsoft, and JP Morgan, as well as institutions such as the UN and the World Bank.

Tuition-free Online University Degrees

Students only pay for assessment fees of USD $100. This means that a student can  potentially achieve an accredited Bachelor’s Degree for as little as $4000. This is a most viable solution as it places affordable university education at your fingertips.

To meet admission requirements, applicants must:

  • Be 16 years old or older
  • Be able to demonstrate high school completion
  • Show proof of English proficiency, if educated in another language

Currently the University of the People offers degrees in the following fields:

Business Administration
Computer Science
Health Science


2. American Business and Technology University

American Business & Technology University (ABTU) is a 100% online university, accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commision (DEAC), and has its university headquarters  in Missouri. The DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognised accrediting agency and it is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

ABTU services students from across the USA and the world by delivering online university degrees and other courses via the internet.

ABTU offers various degrees and courses in the following fields of study:

  • Business
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare

For information about special monthly tuition rates specifically for South African citizens, visit

They have negotiated a good deal to make getting online university degrees more affordable.

3. Walden University (USA)

Walden University was established in 1970. It offers a variety of degrees, diplomas and other courses. This university has been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1990. The HLC is one of six regional accrediting associations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

“Walden University envisions a distinctively different 21st-century learning community where knowledge is judged worthy to the degree that it can be applied by its graduates to the immediate solutions of critical societal challenges, thereby advancing the greater global good.”

Walden University also boasts specialized accreditations from a variety of other organisations namely,

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE),
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE),
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP),
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE),
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP),
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Accreditation Center (GAC) for Project Management Education Programs and
  • ABET(Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)

Online University Degrees at Walden Below is a list of the fields in which

Walden University offers undergraduate university degrees online:

Business and Management – BSc Accounting and BSc Business Administration
Communication and New Media – BSc in Communication and BSc in Business Communication
Information Technology – BSc in Information Technology and BSc in Computer Information Systems
Psychology and Counselling – Bsc in Psychology
Social Work and Human Services
Criminal Justice – BSc in Criminal Justice
Public Health and Health Sciences


More American Online Universities will be added soon – July 2018.

This website has just been launched and it is still a work in progress.