To find the best colleges of 2016-17 for earning an online associate degree, our researchers and higher education experts collected and analyzed data from every accredited postsecondary institution in the United States. To see which colleges offered the most notable balances of academic rigor, program availability, student support and affordability for online learning.
The specific criteria and scoring metrics for the ranking are as follows: *PBV: is a proprietary metric that compares the cost of a program to the cost of other programs with the same (or a similar) qualitative score.
From its home base in Marion, Alabama, Judson College has been providing degrees long before the Civil War.
Programs available in this area include a hybrid bachelor’s in mechanical engineering, master’s degrees in aerospace engineering and mechanical engineering, and a doctoral program in aerospace engineering and mechanics.
According to the distance learning department, one of the most common questions asked by prospective online students is whether or not they’ll have access to the same levels of academic support as traditional learners.
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Online bachelor’s degrees serve as the staple of distance learning.
Many of the online classes are delivered via Moodlerooms, an innovative learning platform that allows students to manage their courses and engage with their professors and fellow students.
Rather than offering a traditional semester-based schedule, students are given six months to complete each course.
Military students who qualify can receive discounted tuition, specialized scholarships, career resources and help adjusting back to civilian life via the office of veterans affairs.
Founded by the Adrian Dominican Sisters nearly 100 years ago, Siena Heights University (SHU) in Adrian, Michigan continues living out its Roman Catholic heritage by graduating competent, purposeful and ethical students—according to the university’s motto.
As of the 2018–2019 school year, online students can select from 14 bachelor’s, 42 master’s, and 8 doctoral degrees. The school offers several online bachelor’s degrees in disciplines such as education, commerce and business administration, and nursing, as well as a number of degrees in more unique or specialized fields, such as hospitality management, food and nutrition, and consumer sciences.
As one of the first public schools in the nation to offer an engineering degree, UA’s engineering offerings reflect the institution’s ongoing dedication to educating future engineers.
But all this comes at the expense of simplicity: Various online delivery methods, multiple majors, and accelerated programs can make choosing the right online bachelor’s degree program confusing or intimidating. We’ll provide a comprehensive overview of the online bachelor’s degree and help students find the best program for their needs. This could dictate how easy it is to participate and work fully from home.