UNCW Named One of the Best Online Colleges in North Carolina

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

UNCW is ranked 3rd on a list of the 2018 Best Online Colleges in North Carolina, compiled by the website Guide to Online Schools. The website is a product of the SR Education Group, which has been issuing college rankings since 2009.

The colleges were ranked according to affordability and academic strength, both of which are priorities in UNCW’s Strategic Plan. The listing highlights 20 online programs offered by UNCW, including the Master of Science in Clinical Research, the Executive M.B.A. and the Doctor of Nursing Practice.

UNCW has consistently been recognized for academic quality and affordability by numerous rankings organizations. U.S. News & World Report ranked UNCW 6th among public universities and 14th in the South on its list of Best Regional Universities (South). The university was named a Best Southeastern School on The Princeton Review’s list of "2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region." The university was also included in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018, which highlights the nation’s “best and most interesting” colleges and universities – one of only four public institutions in North Carolina to be so recognized.

-- Tricia Vance