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Berkeley College Named to Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs List for 4th Straight Year by U.S. News & World Report
For the fourth straight year, Berkeley College has been named one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs by U.S. News & World Report, placing at No. 119 in online education. The rankings were released at the beginning of 2017, and Berkeley is proud to once again be chosen for this honor.
In addition, the College also made the 2016 U.S. News & World Report list for Best Online Programs for Veterans, the third consecutive year for this distinction. Berkeley has a long history of providing quality education and support for veterans seeking a new career. More information can be found at the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at Berkeley College.
U.S. News & World Report ranks colleges based on important factors for determining online program success, including student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, and peer reputation. These factors are of the utmost importance in guiding Berkeley’s continuous efforts to improve services and opportunities for students.
“By evaluating best practices in distance learning, U.S. News & World Report informs prospective students and employers about the innovative opportunities offered by online degree programs,” said Berkeley College President Michael J. Smith. “Berkeley College is proud to be recognized for its efforts in educating students in the digital environment.”
More than 3,200 Berkeley students are enrolled in at least one online course. Approximately 2,500 students have graduated with online degrees since Berkeley first began issuing degrees in 2003. In 2016, Berkeley College made an important step in promoting its successful distance learning program by opening the new Berkeley College Online® offices in Paramus, NJ. This specialized office is focused on providing the best in administrative and support services for all of Berkeley’s online students.
Never resting on past accomplishments or accolades, Berkeley College will continue to focus on providing the best in career-focused education to empower students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers.
Visit the U.S. News & World Report rankings and the methodology used online at their website for more information.
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