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Online Bachelor’s Ranked Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News

For the fifth straight year, Lindenwood University’s online bachelor’s degree programs have been ranked among the best in the nation for 2018 by the prestigious U.S. News and World Report.

The rankings, released to the public on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, placed Lindenwood’s online bachelor’s degree programs 115th among 357 schools evaluated. The evaluated schools amount to 20 percent of the schools surveyed and constitute an increase from last year’s total of 311 schools, according to U.S News and World Report.

The rankings were based on a variety of measures, including student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology. Lindenwood’s online bachelor’s degree programs include Bachelor of Arts degrees in business administration, criminal justice, digital art, fashion business and entrepreneurship, game design, interdisciplinary studies, marketing, and social media and digital content strategy.

Also listed were Lindenwood’s online MBA, ranked 137th of 282; online graduate business programs (non-MBA), ranked 99th of 165; and graduate education programs, ranked 157th of 309.

“Based on final scores, Lindenwood’s online bachelor’s degree programs are among the top 50 percent of schools ranked in the survey,” said Dr. Joseph Alsobrook, director of online programs and dean of the School of Arts, Media, and Communications, which recently launched several new online programs. “This distinction reflects Lindenwood's deep commitment to academic quality and integrity.”

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