UofL has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs rankings. This marks the fifth year in a row for the recognition.
UofL’s fully online programs were acknowledged among some of the top education programs for online students in 2021 across the following categories:
- Online bachelor’s
- Online bachelor’s psychology
- Online graduate criminal justice
- Online graduate education
- Online graduate engineering
UofL’s online bachelor’s ranking rose nearly 40 spots between the 2020 and 2021 reports. UofL also is ranked as a Best Online Program for Veterans across all the same categories.
“Online learning is an extremely important area of growth for the University of Louisville,” said Gale Rhodes, vice provost and executive director of the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning. “We continually strive to offer programs that deliver flexible education at the standard of quality UofL is known for while also meeting the needs of learners today, who often are juggling careers, families and other priorities while pursuing an education. This recognition by U.S. News & World Report is a testament to our commitment to bring market-driven online education opportunities to students.”
In pursuit of extending education opportunities to the Greater Louisville area and beyond, UofL launched 14 new online programs in 2020 including a managerial analytics certificate, a healthcare administration master’s, interdisciplinary early childhood education programs, engineering programs in areas like artificial intelligence in medicine and materials and energy sciences, as well as a business administration bachelor’s degree.
Online programs are targeted toward the non-traditional students, including adult learners, working professionals, military and degree completer students – as well as anyone looking to earn a college credential through flexible, high-quality online education.