EDsmart.org, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has released the 2019 edition of the Best Online Colleges in North Carolina.
Draper, UT -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/14/2019 -- EDsmart's ranking of the best online colleges in North Carolina is the most comprehensive and well-rounded to date. The ranking includes only fully accredited schools. Rankings are based primarily on affordability, while also considering factors such as graduation and retention rates according to NCES College Navigator reporting.
"As online college classes become more prevalent, it is important to recognize the colleges and universities that go above and beyond," said Tyson Stevens, managing editor of EDsmart. "Our goal is to highlight these schools and their commitment to higher education."
"The Best Online Colleges in North Carolina rankings allow students to compare accredited programs and find those that best fit their education interests and career goals," said EDsmart's spokesperson. "Beyond providing affordable education, a college is not successful if it does not graduate its students, which is why EDsmart rankings place high value on outcomes, including graduation and retention rates."
The EDsmart 2019 ranking for the Best Online Colleges in NC ranks Grace College of Divinity #1 as the best online college in North Carolina with North Carolina University and North Carolina Central University following.
The complete alphabetical rankings are as follows:
Grace College of Divinity
High Point University
Lees McRae College
North Carolina State University
North Carolina Central University
Piedmont International University
Pitt Community College
University of Mount Olive
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Wayne Community College
University response to EDsmart rankings has been very positive. Sharing the rankings on their websites and via social media has helped schools attract new students and excite existing students and alumni.
The rankings and data were produced for EDsmart, a leading higher education research organization. All evaluated data was gathered from IPEDs, U.S. Dept. of Higher Education, school websites, and other reputable sources.
The rankings have been published at https://www.edsmart.org/accredited-online-colleges/north-carolina/
EDsmart reviews publicly available data to produce independent ranking assessments of various educational programs, in addition to student guides and resources. The site is regularly updated by a committed team of writers and researchers, who produce college rankings and resources that will help prospective and current college students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.
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