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Ohio Programs Earn Strong Rankings by U.S. News & World Report


ATHENS, Ohio (Jan. 26, 2021) – Two Ohio University online bachelor’s programs are ranked as the best in the state and in the top 20 nationally in the latest rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.

OHIO also placed several programs among the top 100 institutions in the nation in the latest rankings of online master’s programs. And two of those programs were considered the best in Ohio for veterans among public institutions.

“Ohio University is committed to helping our students receive the best education available, whether at one of our beautiful campuses or online,” OHIO President M. Duane Nellis said. “These latest rankings show that the options we offer are competitive on a national scale and ensure that students can get a transformational education as Bobcats.”

OHIO tied for 107th in Best Online Bachelor’s programs, fourth-best in the state. OHIO placed first in the state and 17th nationally in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Psychology, and first in the state and 19th nationally in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Business. The latter two rankings were compiled via a survey of experts conducted by U.S. News.

OHIO finished 42nd in Best Online Master’s Engineering Programs (third in Ohio) and 52nd in best Online Master’s in Nursing programs (fourth in Ohio).Two programs were ranked best in Ohio among public universities for veterans. The online master’s in education program ranked 33rd nationally for veterans (and the best in Ohio) and the online MBA ranked 57th for veterans (second in Ohio and best among public universities).

Other rankings included 76th in best Online Master’s Business Program (non-MBA), third in Ohio; 94th in Best Online MBA programs, third-best in Ohio and second among public universities, and a 15-position increase; and 132nd in best Online Master’s in Education.

The rankings further cement Ohio University’s reputation as the best online college in the state of Ohio. Ohio University offers a broad range of affordable online options and extensive partnerships with community colleges in several states, including more than 50 online undergraduate and graduate programs. OHIO serves more fully online students than any public four-year university in Ohio.