TUSKEGEE, Ala. (May 9, 2016) — Best Colleges.com has ranked Tuskegee University’s newly launched online programs the best in the state. The institution is No. 1 among 18 schools on the 2016 Best Online Colleges in Alabama list.
According to its website, Best Colleges.com seeks to “empower students by providing the information needed to make informed higher education decisions. Through proprietary research, we build user-friendly guides and rankings that lead students of all ages on their personal path to a college degree.”
“Awards such as this are testaments to the hard work of a select group of Tuskegee University faculty. These individuals are eminently qualified in their respective fields and invest much time and energy in applying the latest information technologies to enhance instruction,” said Jacqueline McArthur, director Office of Distance Education and Online Learning.
Online education and expanded 21st Century academic programming and instruction are among the five strategic priorities in the vision for the university. Tuskegee launched its first fully online accredited degree programs in fall 2015.
"We are very pleased to receive this No. 1 ranking in Alabama for online degree programs and courses now available through online delivery. This early recognition is a testament to our existing strong quality of academic programs that will now be available throughout the world. In addition, the continued growth of our online offerings is a critical component of our new Strategic Plan 2015-2020 to ensure that Tuskegee's innovative tradition of learning matches an equally impressive trajectory of innovation in the 21st Century," said Dr. Brian L. Johnson, Tuskegee University president.
According to the site, the methodology for its rankings is based on the latest information from the IPEDS and College Navigator databases. To find out more about the Best Colleges.com ranking, click here.
For information about applying to Tuskegee’s online education programs, click here.
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