Lynchburg, VA (Vocus) April 21, 2010
In a recent review of online colleges to measure student satisfaction, Liberty University Online was ranked third best in the nation by BestCollegesOnline.net, based on data gathered by the Institute of Education Sciences — a division of the U.S. Department of Education. The results, which are calculated annually, were derived from graduation and retention rates of current students and the number of online degree programs offered.
The study highlighted the strength of Liberty University Online, which has a 71 percent retention rate and more than 40 degree programs and 90 specializations – a “rare find” in the online education community.
This ranking supports studies by The Journal, a technology education publication. and the Online Education Database, which has scored Liberty University Online among the top 10 online universities for two years in a row.
Liberty University is the world’s largest Christian university, with more than 60,000 students, including more than 50,000 who are taking classes through Liberty University Online.
About Liberty University Online
Established in 1971, Liberty University pioneered distance education in 1985 and is now the largest and fastest-growing Christian university in the world. Today, Liberty University Online hosts more than 50,000 distance learners and has the highest retention and graduation rates among top online universities. Liberty offers more than 40 accredited degree programs, from Associate to Doctoral, and 90 areas of specialization, all taught from a Christian perspective. For more information, visit http://www.luonline.com, or call (800) 424-9595.