Crown’s Online Programs – Top 10 National Ranking
Posted May 15th, 2011
Crown College’s 100% online programs, offered through the School of Online Studies & Graduate School, have been recognized among the nation’s best in a recent ranking of online programs offered by Christian colleges and universities across the U.S.The ranking, developed by TheBestColleges.org, considered only those institutions who met the following criteria:
- Accredited by recognized and respected accrediting agencies.
- Explicit about providing a biblically rooted, Christ-centered online education experience for their students
From there, they used these criteria to develop the rankings:
- Student satisfaction (as measured by graduation and retention rates)
- Peer and instructional quality (as measured by acceptance rate and student-teacher ratio)
- Affordability (as measured by tuition costs and availability of financial aid)
- Credibility (as measured by years of accreditation, reputation, awards and job placement record).
As indicated by TheBestColleges.org, in the recent ?Top 10 Online Christian Colleges & Universities of 2011? announcement, Crown College Online is characterized by ?exemplary student satisfaction indicators, a low student-to-faculty ratio and relatively competitive admissions, [which helps] Crown College to stand out from the crowd of online Christian colleges.?To find out more about Crown’s Online programs, click here.Offering more than 20 undergraduate and graduate degree, certification and licensure programs, Crown’s Online division helps prepare Christian adults to serve and influence the world by providing them with an online education experience that is Christ-centered, academically excellent and globally connected. Their online programs are taught by faculty around the world who hold exceptional academic credentials and real-world experience.Crown successfully launched its online MBA program, adding to the adult program offerings in Business, Education, Nursing, Ministry, Organizational Leadership, Psychology/Counseling, and more. In fact Crown’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) licensing program is the only one offered in Minnesota using a non-traditional format.Crown’s online degrees are delivered in an environment supportive of adult learners who pursue their educational goals while balancing multiple priorities. AGS online students are transformed by Christ to influence the world and equipped to become leaders in their fields.A recent student satisfaction survey indicated more than 80% of Crown’s online students believe that their coursework is adequately preparing them for their careers and that their Crown College education would help them connect the importance of what they believe to every decision in life. In addition, more than 85% of Crown online students indicated that they encountered knowledgeable advisors, challenging coursework, and engaged instructors.One current Crown online student recently stated, ?As a pastor who will be looking for more staff in the near future I can put even more stock into Crown graduates knowing that the program they are coming from is an excellent one.?To find out more about Crown’s Online programs, or to apply today, click here.