UIC’s online bachelor’s programs among nation’s best

UIC’s online bachelor’s programs among nation’s best

For the 10th consecutive year, the University of Illinois Chicago’s online bachelor’s programs rank among the top in the nation, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report.

UIC was ranked No. 3 in the country in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings, released Jan. 25.

“UIC is committed to expanding access to education. Online programs help students overcome obstacles to pursing their academic and professional aspirations,” said Javier Reyes, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UIC. “This ranking demonstrates UIC’s dedication to educational access and firm commitment to quality online programs.”

UIC has three online bachelor’s programs, which together comprise the ranking:

UIC’s online bachelor’s programs among nation’s best

According to the U.S. News website, most students enrolled in these ranked programs have earned at least some college credit. Rather than first-time college students, they are more likely to be working professionals in their 20s to 40s looking to advance in or change their careers.

“Institutions of higher education must be sensitive to the unique needs of students already in the workforce,” said TJ Augustine, UIC vice chancellor for innovation. “UIC’s now decade-long track record of top rankings for online bachelor’s programs speaks to our commitment to provide the flexibility and outstanding quality demanded by working professionals.”

U.S. News ranked 384 schools offering bachelor’s degree programs online based on four general criteria, including engagement, student services and technologies, faculty credentials and training, and expert opinion.

To learn more about UIC’s online bachelor’s degree programs, visit UIC Extended Campus.

The full rankings and methodology are available online at the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Online Programs rankings website.