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10 Jul 2017

Higher Education, Education,, an independent organization focusing on college planning resources and rankings, recently released their annual rankings of the top online colleges and college programs in the nation for 2017.  Non-profit schools & school programs are ranked using information derived from the National Center for Education Statistics.  Rankings are calculated using 3 weighted categories: academic quality, affordability & online programming; over 2,100 colleges offering degree programs online are considered.

Fort Hays State University of Hays, Kansas has been featured on an unprecedented 15 rankings this year, the 6th most featured college in the country!  This accomplishment speaks to the breadth & quality of degree programs offered online through the FHSU Virtual College, which range from associate level through doctoral.  “The FHSU Virtual College offers over 50 degrees online and serves over 6,000 students from over 20 countries. Their commitment to providing affordable, accessible, quality education truly makes them a leader in distance learning,” said Stephanie Snider, General Manager of Each program and its national ranking are listed below; would like to congratulate Fort Hays State University on their accomplishments & innovation in higher education.

#1      Best Online Colleges in Kansas

#2      Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education

#7      Bachelor’s in Sociology

#9      Bachelor’s in Elementary Education

#9      Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management

#10    Bachelor’s in Computer Science

#12    Bachelor’s in Marketing

#12    Bachelor’s in Education

#15    Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice

#16    Master’s in School Counseling

#16    MBA in Marketing

#18    Bachelor’s in Business Administration

#18    Master’s in Counseling

#19    Top Online Colleges in the Country

#22    Master’s in Psychology