Discover Business Releases the 2017 Best Value Online Accounting Degrees

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Top Ranked Business Degree Programs Include: Penn State University, Temple, Washington State, and Colorado State.

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Prospective students today are looking for a high-quality online program, while at the same time they are also more mindful of the program cost." today released its Best Value Online Accounting Degree rankings, designed to help prospective students better evaluate important program factors like quality, cost, and salary outcomes. The 2017 edition compares accredited four year accounting degrees on these factors.

“Prospective students today are looking for a high-quality online program, while at the same time they are also more mindful of the program cost,” said Kristen Morris, editor at "After collecting and analyzing data on 132 online programs, this list of 37 of the best provides a fresh look at bachelor’s degree options that provide excellent value for students."

States with the most programs on this year’s list includes Pennsylvania with four top programs, followed by Alabama, California, Minnesota, and Virginia, respectively.

37 Best Value Online Accounting Degree Rankings 2017

1. Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
2. Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)
3. Washington State University (Pullman, WA)
4. Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
5. University of Alabama (Birmingham, AL)
6. Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, IL)
7. Auburn University (Auburn, AL)
8. Saint Leo University (Saint Leo, FL)
9. Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA)
10. City University of Seattle (Seattle, WA)
11. Bellevue University (Bellevue, NE)
12. Clarion University (Clarion, PA)
13. University of Maryland University College (Adelphi, MD)
14. Southern New Hampshire University (Manchester, NH)
15. Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
16. Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA)
17. University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, TX)
18. Colorado Technical University (Colorado Springs, CO)
19. Franklin University (Columbus, OH)
20. Southern Oregon University (Ashland, OR)
21. American Public University (Charles Town, WV)
22. Gardner-Webb University (Boiling Springs, NC)
23. National University (San Diego, CA)
24. Northwood University (Midland, MI)
25. Chadron State College (Chadron, NE)
26. Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA)
27. Athens State University (Athens, AL)
28. Bemidji State University (Bemidji, MN)
29. California Baptist University (Riverside, CA)
30. Northwest Christian University (Eugene, OR)
31. Keystone College (La Plume, PA)
32. Brenau University (Gainesville, GA)
33. Ashford University (San Diego, CA)
34. Culver-Stockton College (Canton, MO)
35. Walden University (Minneapolis, MN)
36. Post University (Waterbury, CT)
37. Capella University (Minneapolis, MN)

*See the full ranking details here:

Media Contact: Kristen Morris kristen(at)discoverbusiness(dot)us

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