Georgia colleges among nation’s best online programs

The University of Georgia has some of the best online programs in the nation, according to a new survey.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UGA as having the sixth-best graduate online education program. UGA was tied with the State University of New York’s Albany campus.

Additionally, UGA’s business school was tied for 16th nationally for non Master’s of Business Administration online programs.

The rankings were based on factors such as student engagement with faculty, admissions selectivity and faculty credentials.

UGA has expanded its online courses in recent years through schools such as the College of Education.