U.S. News names HU’s online degrees top Christian program in Indiana

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2014-01-08
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — U.S. News and World Report named Huntington University one of the top colleges in the country for online bachelor’s degree programs.

In results released today, Huntington was the top Christian college in Indiana and was third among all Indiana schools. In its 2014 list of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Huntington ranked 87th of 210 schools nationally. Only five Indiana colleges and universities made the national ranking.

“We are honored to again be listed among the top online programs in the country,” said Julie Goetz, associate director of Professional Programs. “Our faculty and staff are committed to providing education in a format that meets the needs of our students, provides challenging and meaningful learning experiences and includes a Christian worldview in every course.”

The rankings were based on the following categories: student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation and student services and technology.

Huntington offers four online bachelor’s degree programs for adults in the areas of business administration, not-for-profit leadership, human resource management and marketing. An associate degree in organizational management is also offered in an online format.

Huntington provides a wide range of courses through the convenience of distance learning. In addition to the full online bachelor’s degree programs, online undergraduate courses are offered to traditional undergraduate students during the summer months. Online hybrid graduate programs also are offered in youth ministry leadership and education. For more information about Huntington’s online offerings, visit www.huntington.edu/online. The university recently was ranked 16th in the state for the most affordable online colleges in Indiana by Affordable Colleges Online.

For more information on the U.S. News Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings and methodology, visit www.usnews.com/online.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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