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Regent University Ranked #1 Best Online Bachelor’s and #1 Best Online Graduate Education in Virginia in 2017 U.S. News & World Report

Regent University was ranked #1 among Best Online Bachelor’s & Best Online Graduate Education programs in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report, 2017.On Tuesday, January 10, U.S. News & World Report released its 2017 rankings for Best Online Programs.


The annual rankings list Regent University’s online academic programs among the best in the nation, placing its College of Arts & Sciences and School of Education as #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and #1 Best Online graduate Education Programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Additionally, Regent’s School of Business & Leadership placed #2 Best Online Graduate Business Programs (non-MBA), and #4 Best Online MBA Programs in Virginia.


“In an academic environment continuously trending toward online instruction, I am extremely pleased that our prestigious programs and esteemed faculty continue as leaders in our Commonwealth and the rest of the nation for high-caliber and challenging education,” said Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riaño, Regent’s executive vice president for academic affairs. “These impressive rankings are a culmination of Regent’s dedication to always pursue academic excellence. Our rankings among our peers in U.S. News & World Report are a reflection of that.”


Regent’s online bachelor’s program ranked among the top 11 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the Southeast, and in the top 36 in the United States.


These rankings derive from an annual questionnaire sent to regionally accredited public, private and for-profit institutions by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings are also based on a point system, with categories varying from program to program such as student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, admissions selectivity, and peer reputation.


Learn more about Regent University’s online academic programs.