COE Ranks in Top Tier of Best Online Graduate Programs for Veterans
COE’s online graduate programs ranked number 63 in U.S. News & World Report‘s just released “Best Online Programs for Veterans.”
The rankings covered online bachelor’s degree programs and master’s degree programs in business, education, engineering, computer information technology and nursing. To qualify for the “Best Online Programs for Veterans” rankings, the 737 online degree programs featured first had to be among the top 75 percent of schools ranked in the “2015 Best Online Programs.” For those rankings, U.S. News “evaluated regionally accredited degree-granting programs on a number of factors, which, depending on the discipline, could have included their affordability, faculty credentials, student services and reputation,” according to a news release.
Programs had to be certified for the GI Bill and participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, two initiatives sponsored by the federal government to help veterans reduce the cost of school. Public schools that don’t participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program still qualified if they offer in-state tuition to student veterans from out of state.
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