Liberty Ranked Among Nations Top 25 Online Programs
March 13, 2012 | Heather Usewicz
Liberty University’s online program has been ranked as one of the nation’s top 25 Best Online Colleges by TheBestSchools.org – an online source assisting students in the college selection process to find the right school to fit their needs.
According to TheBestSchools.org, The 25 Best Online Colleges provides a ranking of the best overall online experiences offered by American colleges and universities today. Rankings are based upon multiple criteria, including academics, rankings and awards from other organizations, online teaching ability, reputation, affordability, student satisfaction, and student-to-teacher ratio.
“We’ve done extensive research on online colleges and universities to make the selection process easier,” TheBestSchools.org website said.
With enrollment exceeding 70,000 and a student to faculty ratio of 17:1, Liberty Online strives to meet the needs of students on all fronts. Liberty offers more than 115 fully-accredited programs of study, from the associate to doctoral level, and embraces the opportunity to assist individuals in advancing their education.
As part of the world’s largest, non-profit, Christian university, Liberty Online is known for its high student satisfaction and retention rates. Liberty Online continues to focus on student success through providing exceptional resources, including an online library, Online Writing Center, a partnership with Tutor.com, Liberty Online Ministries, and knowledgeable Academic Advisors.
“It is a joy to be a part of a successful university that is committed to Training Champions for Christ,” Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management Chris Johnson said. “The faculty, staff and administration of Liberty University are dedicated to serving the students of our online community with quality programs and resources to help them embrace their future careers or ministry.”
According to BestSchools.org, reasons for choosing Liberty's online program include access to course work 24/7, eight-week course completion, military benefits, online library and writing resources, financial aid, spiritual support, and much more. As an affordable, flexible approach to earning a degree, Liberty Online is applauded for offering some of the lowest tuition rates in the country, and as non-profit institution, Liberty continues to reinvest back into student success.
Liberty Online’s ranking by TheBestSchools.org is neither the beginning nor the end of the university’s renowned accomplishments. Recently ranked among The Best Online M.B.A. Programs of 2012 and the Top 25 Schools for Online Nursing Degrees, Liberty's excellence in online education continues to gain recognition in numerous capacities.