EKU’s Online Graduate Education Degrees Ranked in the Top 50 by U.S. News and World Report

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2015 Best Online Education Program Rankings. EKU ranked 47th in the nation and is one of only two Kentucky schools to rank in the top 50 for Best Online Graduate Education Programs.

“We are delighted to once again be recognized for this honor,” said Dr. Verna Lowe, dean of EKU’s College of Education. “This prestigious recognition is a reflection of the efforts of our professors and staff to provide an outstanding educational experience and continue EKU’s century-old tradition of preparing exceptional educators.”

This is the fourth year that U.S. News has ranked online programs, choosing factors that weigh how these programs are being delivered and their effectiveness at awarding affordable degrees in a reasonable amount of time. More than 175 institutions granting master’s degrees in education were evaluated.

To see the full U.S. News rankings, visit www.usnews.com/online.

Consistently recognized among the nation’s best online degree programs, EKU strives to make quality education accessible to everyone. EKU is an accredited, brick-and-mortar institution celebrating more than 100 years of student success. EKU Online offers more than 25 undergraduate and graduate degree options in a variety of fields, representing Arts and Sciences, Education, Justice and Safety, and Health Sciences.

Published on January 07, 2015