Online program gets high marks
BURLINGTON — Champlain College’s online degree program is among the top-ranked programs in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report.
U.S. News released its “2013 Best Online Education Report,” ranking online degree and distance learning programs, and for the first time ranked them numerically.
There will be no print component to the Best Online Education rankings. However, U.S. News plans to include highlights in both the “Best Graduate Schools 2014” and “Best Colleges 2014” printed guidebooks.
Champlain’s online bachelor’s degree program is ranked 54th out of 237 participating schools, putting it in the top one-quarter of all the regionally accredited for-profit, private and public institutions that grant bachelor’s degrees through online degree programs.
The full list is at www.usnews.com/online-education.
Online degree programs in business, IT and health care have been under way at Champlain College since the 1990s.
About 800 people are enrolled online at Champlain College.