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Photo: Andrew Davis Tucker
Photo: Andrew Davis Tucker

Three Georgia schools make prominent best online colleges rankings

Three Georgia schools cracked the top 25 in various categories of U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the nation’s best online colleges.

The University of Georgia tied for fifth in online education courses, tied for 17th among non-MBA business programs and was tied for 25th in online bachelor’s programs.

Georgia College & State University was tied for 15th among non-MBA business programs. Kennesaw State University tied for the 21st best online MBA program.

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U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings are among the most closely-watched education listings. The publication uses several characteristics to score each college or university.

Here are the top schools in each category:

  • Bachelor’s degree: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Worldwide
  • Business, non-MBA: Indiana University -- Bloomington
  • Criminal Justice: University of Nebraska--Omaha
  • Education: Clemson University and the University of Florida
  • Engineering: Columbia University
  • Information Technology: University of Southern California
  • MBA: Indiana University and the University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill
  • Nursing: Johns Hopkins University

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