You can deduct tuition, regardless if the school is online or not - as long as the school is a qualified school. A qualified school is any college, university, or other post-secondary educational institution eligible to participate in a student aid program Administered by the U.S. Department of Education.
You can check online, using U.S. Federal Student Aid link to check if your university is a qualified educational institution for tax education purposes.
- Federal Taxes
- Deductions and Credits
- Expenses and Scholarships (Form 1098-T)