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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Concordia among Best Online Programs

Bachelor’s Programs Rank No. 37

Concordia University, St. Paul’s online bachelor’s programs ranked 37th on U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 college rankings for best online programs. 

To compile the rankings, U.S. News & World Report distributed a statistical questionnaire to nearly 2,000 regionally accredited higher education institutions. Respondents were asked to identify whether they would be offering online bachelor’s degree programs in the 2012-2013 academic year.  Aggregate statistical data was then collected from respondents offering online degree programs, and responses were scored based on the above factors.

U.S. News & World Report determines rankings based on numerous factors, including:

  • Best practices
  • Graduation rates
  • Learning outcome assessments
  • Class size
  • Retention rates
  • Time to degree deadline
  • Ph.D. faculty
  • Tenured faculty
  • Student indebtedness
  • Academic support services
  • Career support services

Concordia, St. Paul’s online graduate business programs and online graduate education programs were also included in U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings. Concordia, St. Paul offers a variety of fully online bachelor degree programs, including:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business
  • Bachelor of Arts in Child Development
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Family Life Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Food Industry Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Health Care
  • Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Information and Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Innovation Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management and Leadership
  • Bachelor of Science in Pulmonary Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science Leadership

For more information on Concordia University, St. Paul’s online degree program, visit


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