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University of Denver Climbs in Online Program Rankings by U.S. News & World Report

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Jon Stone

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Jon Stone

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2022 Campus Winter

Multiple online programs at the University of Denver are among the nation’s top 100, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Today, the publication unveiled its 2023 Best Online Programs rankings.

Three online programs within University College are now ranked by U.S. News within the top 50. The bachelor of arts completion program is ranked No. 21, up 26 spots from last year. This program allows students to receive a fresh academic start by transferring up to three years of previous college credit toward a bachelor’s degree from DU. The online bachelor’s business program is ranked No. 32. Both programs have been improving in the rankings since 2020.

U.S. News ranks the master’s degree in information and communication technology at No. 48. Students in this program focus on bridging the gap between business requirements and technical solutions. Areas of concentration include cybersecurity management, information systems security and telecommunications technology.

“Our continued presence among the top online programs affirms our approach of benchmarking to established and emerging best practices for design, delivery, instruction, and students support. Importantly, these rankings coupled with our highly personalized approach and engagement with our students confirm our commitment to providing our students with an exceptional experience in all of our programs, ranked or not,” says Michael McGuire, dean at University College.

Offered through the Daniels College of Business, MBA@Denver ranks No. 65 in the country for Best Online MBA Programs, up four spots from 2022. The program also jumped six spots and now ranks No. 44 in the nation for Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans.

The MBA@Denver provides students the core MBA curriculum with various concentrations, allowing them to tailor the MBA to their professional goals. The program is designed to fit students’ personal and professional schedules by offering class start dates four times per year. The degree can be completed in as few as 21 months.

“Our program is designed to make professionals indispensable to their organizations,” says Carol Johnson, assistant dean of MBA Programs. “Our graduates leave the program prepared to enhance their current workplace or drive change in a new field. The U.S. News ranking shows the caliber of our online MBA@Denver, as well as how committed our students are to tackling real-world business challenges.”

U.S. News has been publishing school rankings for online degree programs since 2013. The publication evaluates both undergraduate and graduate programs on several general categories: engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer assessment, services and technologies, and student excellence. To view the complete rankings, please click here.