Daytona Beach, Fla. — Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide has been named one of the nation’s top online educators, according to a U.S. News & World Report listing released today.
Embry-Riddle Worldwide undergraduate degree programs placed No. 5 out of nearly 300 institutions ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Embry-Riddle shares the fifth spot with the University of Florida.
Additionally, the university’s online graduate business programs were named 70th among more than 200 institutions ranked.
“We are so pleased to be recognized as a leader in online education by U.S. News & World Report,” said Embry-Riddle Worldwide Chancellor John R. Watret, Ph.D. “What we are most proud of is that while we’ve experienced tremendous growth, we continue to remain true to our mission of delivering high-quality education.”
To publish its list, U.S. News & World Report ranked online bachelor’s degree programs and graduate business programs in the following categories: student engagement, admissions selectivity (graduate business programs), faculty credentials and training, peer reputation and student services and technology. For the complete listing of the 2014 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs, visit www.usnews.com/online.
About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 40 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit www.worldwide.erau.edu, follow us on Twitter (@ERAUworldwide) and www.facebook.com/EmbryRiddleWorldwide, and find expert videos at http://www.YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.
About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis, which includes the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on health, personal finance, education, travel, cars and public service/opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News & World Report’s signature franchise includes its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its annual "Best" series of consumer Web guides and publications that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, mutual funds, health plans and more.