UAF’s Online Bachelor’s Degrees Rank Among Top 100
The University of Alaska Fairbanks’ online bachelor’s degree programs have been ranked among the top 100 by US News & World Report.
Scores for the 2020 rankings were based on four categories: Engagement, Services and Technology, Faculty Credentials and Training, and Expert Opinion.
UAF also earned spots on three lists for graduate-level online programs.
All included, US News & World Report ranked UAF on the following lists for 2020:
- Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
- Best Online MBA Programs
- Best Online Criminal Justice/Criminology Programs (Graduate)
- Best Online Education Programs (Graduate)
“UAF understands the unique educational needs of students in rural Alaska, in the military, in the workforce, and so on,” said Owen Guthrie, UAF eCampus director. “We are evolving every day to create more opportunities for online students and are in good company on this list of the top 100.”
UAF has the largest selection of online degrees and is the longest-running distance education program in the state of Alaska.
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