Online programs named some of the best in the nation

March 22, 2017

Lees-McRae College was recognized, and landed on a list of top North Carolina colleges, as one of the best institutions offering online learning in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools.

Each year, CAOS releases its ranking of best online schools in the U.S.

“We wanted to highlight schools like Lees-McRae College, who are providing exceptional education programs online,” said CEO and Founder of the Community for Accredited Online Schools Doug Jones in a recent press release. “These colleges offer an outstanding educational experience, upholding rigorous accreditation standards and show an overall commitment to maximizing student success.”
To qualify, schools must hold public or private not-for-profit status in addition to institutional accreditation, according to the release. Top schools are determined by a scoring system that uses value-based methodology, analyzing several qualitative and quantitative data points.
Founded in 2011, the organization develops resources and provides school data for both campus and online learning students.

“Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources,” according to the CAOS website. “We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources to help students achieve educational success.”

Learn more about the ranking and where Lees-McRae landed on the list here

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