Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Global Campus Online Degrees Among Nation’s Best

WSU Global Campus Online Degrees Ranked 15th in the Nation

Washington State University Global Campus has ranked in the top five percent in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list of best online bachelor’s programs. WSU Global Campus placed 15th in a field of 311 colleges and universities offering online degrees. The publication also ranked WSU’s online MBA 27th in the nation and online graduate engineering program 28th in the nation.

The 2017 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs report evaluated data in four categories: student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology. WSU received an overall score of 87. Visit the U.S. News & World Report Best Online Bachelor’s Programs website to learn more about the college rankings and methodology.

“We are delighted to be recognized in the top five percent of undergraduate online programs,” said Dave Cillay, vice president of WSU Academic Outreach & Innovation. “This recognition is a public affirmation of the great work being accomplished at WSU. I am so proud of our faculty and staff who work so hard to extend access to our courses to students around the world.”

WSU’s Global Campus offers 10 undergraduate and 12 graduate degrees in many disciplines, as well as numerous minors and certificates. New degrees this year include a BS in Economic Sciences and an MS in Software Engineering. A highly-anticipated BS in Data Analytics is set to launch in the fall of 2017, and additional degree programs are currently in development.

As the name implies, Global Campus enrolls students from throughout the U.S. and around the world. Online students engage with the WSU community through unique extracurricular opportunities including an online student government, face-to-face gatherings, and the Global Connections program, which hosts enriching online educational and cultural events.