RICHMOND -- The private Regent University in Virginia Beach ranks 10th for best online bachelor’s programs in a new survey by U.S. News & World Report.
The report released this week is U.S. News’ second annual edition on distance learning, but it is the first time numerical rank is included for programs in which all courses are offered online.
Pace University in New York ranked first for its online bachelor’s program.
Four of Virginia’s public universities made top rankings for online graduate education programs.
Virginia Tech was third and George Mason University 20th among graduate computer information technology programs. Tech also was ranked 13th for its graduate engineering program.
The University of Virginia’s graduate nursing program ranked 24th; Old Dominion University’s was 28th.
U.S. News said it is ranking online learning because the programs are becoming an integral part of education.