ERAU Worldwide Ranked #2 In US News & World Report’s List Of Best Online Programs

By on January 20, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – U.S. News & World Report ranked Embry Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus, headquartered in Daytona Beach, 2nd in its 2018 list of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

Embry-Riddle Worldwide tied with Temple University in Philadelphia for second place. Ohio State University was ranked #1, and Arizona State University and Utah State University filled out the rest of the Top 5. The list ranked 346 universities in the U.S. Embry-Riddle Worldwide has been the only private, not-for-profit university ranked in the Top 5 for the past five consecutive years.

U.S. News & World Report studied student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, student services, and technology for 1,500 different online bachelor’s degree programs. The full list of ranked programs can be found here.

“Our never-ending commitment to provide innovative and forward-thinking online degree programs and delivery platforms is at the heart of what we do every day, and it’s an honor to be recognized for those efforts,” said Dr. John R. Watret, Embry-Riddle Worldwide’s Chancellor. “To be ranked at the top of a list of nearly 350 schools with incredible reputations not only motivates us to sustain that excellence but take it to next level.”

Embry-Riddle Worldwide services over 23,000 students both online and at 125 campuses around the U.S. and the world. Bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees are offered through the program. According to ERAU, the program was named one of the best online colleges by the Center for Online Education. Embry-Riddle Worldwide was also recognized by Victory Media as being one of the top military-friendly schools.

“What sets Embry-Riddle Worldwide apart is that we are one of the pioneers of online education and for more than 25 years have been honing and expanding our efforts to excel in the areas this ranking acknowledges,” said Embry-Riddle Worldwide’s Vice Chancellor for Online Education, Dr. Jason M. Ruckert. “We find new ways to engage our students, incorporate the latest in technology and student services, provide real-world and valuable education and experience via faculty who actually work in the careers our students want to pursue, and in the end, our graduates carry on that well-earned reputation for being the best.”

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2018.


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