Averaging the scores of for-profit college rankings from U.S. News, uniRank, and Prepler across the U.S., Yahoo News and Insider Monkey created their own list. Factoring into the rankings are faculty resources, student enrollment and retainment, school reputation, and spending per student on instruction, to name but a few.
Beyond simply wanting the flexibility to earn college credits from home, students feel that online programs meet their personal needs better than traditional face-to-face instruction, especially at the height of the pandemic.
Based on criteria such as hands-on program training, privacy and ethics, and government and national security, Carnegie Mellon University, DePaul University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University rank among the top three.
Although U.S. News recently released its rankings for the Best Global Universities, this list from Research.com is unique in that its main focus is to measure the impact and contributions of researchers from higher ed institutions worldwide.
In less than a week, six elite U.S. law schools have opted out of U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the best law schools due to its "profoundly flawed" methodology, according to Harvard Law School Dean Heather K. Gerken.