Eastern Kentucky University, a non-profit, brick-and-mortar institution offering more than 40 online degree options, has secured the top spot in the 2015-2016 Best Online Colleges in Kentucky ranking from Affordable Colleges Online.

Richmond, KY (PRWEB) October 13, 2015

Eastern Kentucky University ranks first among Kentucky colleges offering online degrees, according to AffordableColleges.org (AC Online). Using a cost-to-quality metric to compare public and private not-for-profit institutions, reviewers placed EKU first on their list of 12 schools in the Commonwealth.

Criteria for the 2016 Best Online Schools rankings included tuition, academic programs, counseling services and job placement for graduates. “These schools are going above and beyond to drive innovative learning in the much-desired online environment,” said AC Online Founder and CEO Dan Schuessler.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized for providing a top-quality online learning experience. It is especially meaningful to be recognized for affordability and academic quality since our team works hard to give students a respected, accredited education at a reasonable price,” said EKU Executive Director of E-Campus Learning Tim Matthews.

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To learn more, visit go.EKU.edu/ACOnline2016.

Consistently recognized among the nation’s best online degree programs, EKU strives to make quality education accessible to everyone. EKU is an accredited, brick-and-mortar institution celebrating more than 100 years of student success. EKU Online offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degree options in a variety of fields, representing Arts and Sciences, Education, Justice and Safety and Health Sciences.

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