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    Online Rankings Place Scranton Programs Among Best

    Multiple college information websites ranked several of the University’s campus and online programs among the best in the nation.
    March 3, 2020

    Multiple online information websites for prospective college students have ranked several of The University of Scranton’s programs to be among the nation’s best in 2020.

    Master’s Program Guide ranked the University’s online MBA program in accounting at No.4 in the nation. The ranking is based on affordability (25 percent); student satisfaction and support services (25 percent); online accessibility (25 percent); and accreditation and commendation from such respected sources as U.S. News (25 percent).

    University HQ (headquarters) ranked the University’s undergraduate accounting program at No. 12 in the nation. The ranking referenced Scranton’s new four-year BS/MAcc accelerated program. The ranking is based on retention rate, four- and six-year graduation rates, admissions selectivity, percentage of students receiving financial aid, tuition, loan default rates and salary of graduates, among other factors.

    Online College Plan ranked the University’s online master in healthcare administration degree at No. 12 in the nation. The ranking is based on assessment of the program’s reputation, cost, graduation rates and student-to-faculty ratio.

    Intellegent.com ranked the following nine online programs among the nation’s best: master’s in accounting at No. 13; master’s in human resources at No. 15; human resources degree at No. 16; MBA in international business at No. 24; master’s in health informatics at No. 26; master’s in curriculum and instruction at No. 34; MBA in healthcare management at No. 37; MBA in human resources at No. 37; master’s in finance at No. 39. The ranking is based on an assessment of student engagement, potential return on investment and leading third-party evaluations of the programs.

    GradReports ranked the University’s online master in healthcare administration degree at No. 19 in the nation; its online master in human resources degree at No. 21 in the nation; and its bachelor’s degree in public health at No. 13 in the nation. The ranking is based on media salaries and median debt, as well as statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

    College Rank placed the University’s online master in healthcare administration degree at No. 24 in the country. The ranking is based on metrics assessing the affordability, quality of education and support services provided.

    Earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 “Best Online Graduate Programs” ranked the University’s online master’s degree programs in business (excluding MBA) at No. 51 and its MBA program at No. 118 in the nation. U.S. News also ranked the University at No. 64 in the country for “Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans.”

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