Several tabbed among highest-ranked in state and region

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
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The University of New Hampshire had multiple online programs recognized in the U.S. News & World Report rankings of best online programs announced Feb. 7, including several placed among the top in New Hampshire and New England.

UNH’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) received four rankings, including No. 57 among Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, No. 39 for Best Online Bachelor’s for Veterans, No. 35 for Best Graduate Business Programs for Veterans and No. 105 for Best Online Graduate Business Program.

The ranking for online bachelor’s program was best in New Hampshire.

"We are proud that UNH College of Professional Studies has again been recognized among the best online bachelor programs in the nation,” says Mike Decelle, dean of the UNH College of Professional Studies. “UNH has a well-deserved reputation as a leading, adult-serving, access-focused public institution."

UNH's Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics also boasted a top-ranked program in New Hampshire, as the online MBA program was tops in the Granite State and tied for fourth-highest ranked in New England, earning the No. 42 position in the country for Best Online MBA Programs from U.S. News. The program has risen 36 positions since first being ranked in 2017.

Paul College also ranked No. 39 for Best Online MBA for Veterans. The university participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, which is available for students who are eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill at the 100% benefit level. There are military veterans and active service members enrolled in the UNH Online MBA program.

“This ranking, based on qualitative and quantitative measures, demonstrates the strength and excellence of our MBA program among a very competitive field,” said Lucy Gilson, UNH Paul College dean. “Our online program gives working professionals from New Hampshire and beyond an opportunity to earn an advanced degree to advance their careers and aligns with UNH’s strategic priority to support the state’s economy with highly skilled professionals.”

Additionally, UNH was ranked No. 121 for Best Online Master's in Education Programs.

Jeremy Gasowski | UNH Marketing | | 603-862-4465