U.S. News & World Report today ranked City University of Seattle’s online bachelor’s degree programs among the top 30 in the United States in its list of “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs .” Over 800 accredited institutions were evaluated and for the third year in a row CityU was the only private Washington State based institution to make it into the top tier on this list.
This ranking is based on student engagement; faculty credentials and training; peer reputation; and student services and technology. As the third largest producer of M.B.A. graduates and teachers in Washington State and one of 20 universities recognized by the Lumina Foundation for being a leader in performance-based education, CityU has established its place as an innovator in higher education. This ranking and established reputation underscore CityU’s commitment to innovation and access in education and demonstrate its pledge to engaging students where they live, and providing them with new and unique pathways to changing their lives for good through education.
According to the press release, which readers can see here on CityU’s press page, Richard Carter stated, “I am pleased that CityU is one of only two Washington State based universities to rank in the top 100 on U.S. News & World Reports’ list of ‘Best Online Bachelor’s Programs’ and am equally thrilled that it was the highest ranked private Washington State based institutions on their ‘Best Online Graduate Business Programs’ list; ‘Best Online Graduate MBA Programs’ list; and ‘Best Online Graduate Education Programs’ list. As a nonprofit University, CityU is driven by its mission. Everything we do is focused around the student and how we can prepare them for the 21st century workforce. This further confirms that CityU is a premier institution based in the Pacific Northwest.”
CityU’s online M.B.A. and online graduate programs in business and education were ranked among the top in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate School lists. To view these lists, as well as the methodologies behind them, visit U.S. News & World Reports’ website.
It is City’s honor to serve students with its nationally ranked programs, and is delighted to be recognized in several categories this year. We hope our staff, faculty and students celebrate this success. Congratulations CityU Community!
This news was covered in The Seattle Times and other regional and national news outlets.