EKU Online Named Top 30 Among Best Online Colleges and Universities

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Eastern Kentucky University’s online programs rank among the top 30 in the United States, as reported by EDsmart. Scoring 90.8 out of a possible 100 points, EKU was ranked #17 for affordable degrees and quality courses in the compilation of Best Online Colleges and Universities.

"As more and more universities offer online programs, it is important to recognize the colleges and universities that go above and beyond," explained Tyson Stevens, managing editor of EDsmart.

Unlike most college ranking organizations, EDsmart compares schools by estimating a graduate’s return on investment. Reviewers considered the cost of the degree, as well as the salaries reported by alumni. They also examined retention rates and graduation rates, giving credit to institutions that motivate students to finish.

EKU has student-focused online degree programs and demonstrates a commitment to quality education by offering:

Affordable Tuition – The cost of EKU Online programs has remained the same for the last 3 years.

Flexibility – Most courses are offered at an accelerated pace of 8-weeks, allowing students to focus on a single course each term and remain eligible for financial aid.

Support – Unlike other programs, EKU provides students with an advisor who is dedicated to helping them stay on track. Students have numerous opportunities to engage with their instructors and peers, which creates a more meaningful educational experience. Free online tutoring and career services are offered to all students.

Consistently recognized as having some of the nation's best online degree programs, EKU strives to make quality education accessible to everyone. EKU is an accredited, brick-and-mortar institution that has offered online degree programs since 2006. Today, more than 40 options are available in a variety of fields. 

Choose the school ranked among the nation’s best for online degrees by U.S. News & World Report.  Apply now.

Published on July 26, 2019