UA Little Rock ranks among state’s top online schools

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been recognized as one of the best online schools in the state by the Community for Accredited Online Schools at AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org.

UA Little Rock was listed at No. 2—just barely being edged-out of the No. 1 spot by The University of Arkansas–Fayetteville.

AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org is a comprehensive accreditation resource for people trying to select a college. Its goal is to help students “make informed decisions about which college to attend an avoid being saddled with student loans and worthless degrees from ‘diploma mills.’”

The resource takes a number of factors into consideration when ranking online institutions. To be considered for ranking the institution has to be accredited at the institutional level; classified as a private nonprofit or public school; have a minimum of one online bachelor’s or master’s degree program for a 4-year school; and have a minimum of one online associate degree or certificate for a 2-year school.

Schools are examined by the cost, the variety of programs offered, graduation rates, and the student-teacher ratio. UA Little Rock was noted for its accelerated programs and online resources, such as, Blackboard support, library resources and databases, and the online writing lab.

UA Little Rock currently has 22 accredited degree and certificate programs, as well as 14 minor programs, available 100% online.

UA Little Rock’s online programs have been recognized in the past for their excellence by TheBestSchools.org.

UALR ranked among state’s ‘Best Online Colleges’

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been ranked among “The Best Online Colleges in Arkansas” by TheBestSchools.org.

Ranked at #2, UALR is recognized by the site for its extensive degree selection, its study abroad programs, and its variety of online degrees, such as master’s degrees in criminal justice and education.

TheBestSchools.org staff made its decision for best online colleges in Arkansas “based on the quality of their programs, types of courses and degrees offered, faculty strengths, as well as school awards, rankings, and reputation, including a strong reputation for online degree programs,” according to the website.

The site has several lists that include the best colleges and degree programs, the best tuition-free colleges, and the best entry-level jobs. It also provides student resources, including school accreditation information and a college and university cost index.

Source: thebestschools.org