News • January 24, 2018

CBU Online earns high ranking for top online education programs


Riverside, Calf. (Jan. 24, 2018) — The Division of Online and Professional Studies (OPS) at California Baptist University has earned the No. 23 national ranking on the 2018 Best Online Bachelor’s list released by U.S. News & World Report (USN&WR). CBU Online, which placed in the top 40 for the sixth consecutive year, is the only California college ranked in the top 25 nationwide.

“The latest rankings support our mission and goal to build and deliver quality, relevant and affordable programs online,” said Dr. David Poole, vice president for the division of OPS at CBU. “In addition to being the only California school in the top 25 nationwide for best online bachelor’s programs, we are also one of only four private institutions in that group.”

In the USN&WR rankings, CBU Online also scored high in the faculty credentials and training ranking indicator category, earning a No. 1 spot for the MBA, online graduate education and online graduate business programs. Additionally, CBU Online ranked No. 6 for bachelor’s program in the same category.

“We continue to be pleased with our consistently high rankings by U.S. News & World Report in the area of faculty credentials and training,” Poole said. “We strive to allow individuals interested in pursuing their education the opportunity to achieve this goal, and the high ranking across our online programs confirm students have received outstanding instruction and are prepared to advance in their workplace.”

CBU Online serves approximately 4,000 students, offering 24 undergraduate majors and concentrations, 14 graduate majors and specializations and two doctoral programs in business administration and public administration.

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