On Wednesday, education research publisher SR Education Group announced its 2018 rankings of 446 online colleges.
Penn State World Campus ranked 11th out of 81 online colleges in Pennsylvania based on "tuition and academic strength," according to SR Education Group representative Kelsey D'Ewart.
For 35 states with at least five accredited institutions offering at least one online bachelor's degree, SR Education Group created a separate list for schools based in the state.
As indicated on SR Education Group's Guide to Online Schools website, World Campus has an annual tuition of $14,594 and an academic strength of 64 percent.
According to a SR Education Group press release, staff members manually reviewed graduation rates, tuition, degrees available and other metrics gathered from college websites, its representatives or the National Center for Education Statistics.