, a nationally recognized provider of college planning resources, has named Indiana University of Pennsylvania to its “10 Most Affordable Accredited Online Colleges” ranking for 2020.

IUP is the only university in Pennsylvania in the top 10 of the rankings and is in the company of Ball State University, University of Wisconsin, Old Dominion University, and University of Michigan.

Editors designed the listing to help prospective students who want an affordable, flexible learning environment.

“The Most Affordable Online Colleges ranking allows students to compare accredited schools and find those that best fit their education interests, career goals, and budget,” editors said.

Data for the ranking is from the US Department of Higher Education and the integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).

Recently, IUP was ranked eighth in Pennsylvania by Best Value Schools in its 2019 Best Value Online Schools in Pennsylvania and was ranked in the top 20 Best Online Colleges and Universities for 2019–20 in the nation by, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings.

IUP continues to be recognized by many national and international external reviewers, including the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, the Princeton Review, Washington Monthly, Money Magazine, and Affordable Colleges Online.