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Concord, NH – February 7, 2024 – The University of New Hampshire College of Professional Studies online bachelor’s degree programs have achieved top-rankings in New Hampshire, according to an assessment released today by U.S. News & World Report.

The UNH College of Professional Studies has been ranked #57 among the 2024 “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs,” #39 for “Best Online Bachelor’s for Veterans,” and #35 for “Best Graduate Business Programs for Veterans” by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News evaluated schools in the online bachelor’s and master’s categories based on a variety of factors, such as student engagement, faculty credentials, and services and technologies.

Statement from Mike Decelle, Dean of the UNH College of Professional Studies:

"We are proud that UNH College of Professional Studies has again been recognized among the best online bachelor programs in the nation. UNH has a well-deserved reputation as a leading, adult-serving, access-focused public institution."

In its 12th year, the U.S. News Best Online Programs is designed for individuals looking to complete or further their education. This year's edition evaluates more than 1,600 online bachelor's and master's degree programs using metrics specific to online learning. The rankings only include degree-granting programs offered primarily online by regionally accredited institutions.

“Choosing the right online degree program can unlock a world of opportunities,” says LaMont Jones, managing editor for education at U.S. News. “The rankings and related resources U.S. News offers will help equip students with data to make choices that align with their unique needs, paving the way for educational and professional fulfillment.”

Prospective students can see how UNH College of Professional Studies Online compares to other institutions and how the rankings are calculated on USNews.com.

Sabrina Adams earned her bachelor’s (2019) and master’s (2021) degrees online while serving in the Air Force.

“The college has our backs and is flexible in meeting our needs. The teachers are amazing. Every class was applicable. Our class discussions motivated me. Every time I picked up the book or I was in the class, I thought, this is fascinating, I’m going to need this!”

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About the UNH College of Professional Studies Online

As one of the University of New Hampshire’s eleven colleges, the College of Professional Studies Online serves adult students with affordable, 100% online programs in high-demand fields that are relevant to today’s workforce.

About U.S. News & World Report

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