U.S. News & World Report highlights 3 of KU’s online programs in 2019 ranking

photo by: Mike Yoder

The KU campus is pictured Friday, Feburary 6, 2015.

The University of Kansas has three programs ranked among the nation’s best in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” according to a news release from KU.

The university’s online Master of Business Administration program is ranked 20th among public universities, a significant jump from 48 last year. It shares that ranking with the University of Nebraska, the University of Delaware, Rochester Institute of Technology and Mississippi State University.

KU’s online education program is tied for 33rd among public universities, down from 27th last year.

KU’s online nursing program is tied for 29th among public universities, up from 32nd last year.

“Online offerings have become increasingly important throughout higher education, and we are glad to see KU programs recognized in this arena,” KU Chancellor Douglas Girod said. “While we celebrate these successes, we remain focused on our broader mission to educate leaders, build healthy communities and make discoveries that change the world.”

The full rankings are available at usnews.com/online.

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