FHSU recognized for affordability, quality

05/05/15 sry
Fort Hays State University has once again been recognized by various online rating groups for its quality education and affordability.

GreatValueColleges.net created a list of all major accredited schools in the country for online bachelor degree programs in early childhood education and sorted it by the average cost. FHSU finished fifth with a net price of $11,207 on the "Top 30 Affordable Online Early Childhood Education Degree Programs" list. Find the list under "rankings by major" at www.greatvaluecolleges.net.

SuperScholar.org released a list of the "50 Best Online Bachelor's in Computer Science and IT Programs" and FHSU's College of Education and Technology found its way to No. 11. While ranking the schools, Smart Scholar took into consideration market reputation, awards and recognition, flexibility, accessibility and affordability. Find the list at www.superscholar.org under "Rankings" and "2015 Smart Choice Awards."

ValueColleges.com ranked FHSU's Virtual College No. 7 on its "50 Best Value Online Colleges" list. Value Colleges' goal is to connect students with trustworthy programs that are both high quality and low cost. Find the list at www.valuecolleges.com under "Rankings."

OnlineMastersPrograms.org selected FHSU's online master's psychology program as one of the best in the United States. After assessing over 1,000 different programs, Online Masters Programs said that FHSU excelled in dedication to online or hybrid education, graduate course selection, and providing academic and career services. FHSU's ranking can be found at www.onlinemastersprograms.org/best-psychology-programs/.

U.S. News and World Report recognizes FHSU's graduate nursing program as one of the top 10 most affordable public schools for out-of-state students. According to the data submitted to U.S. News in an annual survey, the average of the top 10 affordable programs is $251 per credit hour, which is significantly lower than the $729 per credit hour average from the 80 schools that reported data. The list can be found under "Online Graduate Nursing Programs" at www.usnews.com/education/online-education/the-short-list-online-programs.

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