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Granite State College’s online bachelor’s degree programs have achieved the top ranking in New Hampshire, according to an assessment recently released by U.S. News & World Report.

Granite State College has been consistently recognized for its long-term investment in designing and scaling student services, technologies, curricula, and instructor training to support student success. The primary goal of the rankings is to aid prospective students in researching the strongest online programs.

This year, U.S. News & World Report evaluated a competitive national pool consisting of more than 1,800 colleges for academic quality. Granite State College was ranked #44 for “Best Online Bachelor’s for Veterans” and #74 for “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.” Rankings are based on several categories, including student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, and affordability.

Since the inception of U.S. News & World Report’s online college rankings more than a decade ago, Granite State College’s online programs have consistently ranked among the best.

This news comes as Granite State College finalizes its merger with the University of New Hampshire, which unifies the state’s flagship research university with New Hampshire’s leading provider of online higher education programs for adult learners.

Statement from Mike Decelle, Dean of Granite State College and UNH Manchester:

“We are proud that Granite State College has again been recognized among the best online programs in the nation. Granite State College has a well-deserved reputation as a leading, adult-serving, access-focused public institution, and the merger with UNH will expand the breadth and depth of our reach in serving students.”

Granite State College is proud of its 50-year history of serving adult students with high-quality affordable degree and certificate programs in high-demand fields relevant to today’s workforce. Learn more about the merger of Granite State College and University of New Hampshire.