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January 16, 2018

U.S. News Ranks Two Roberts Online Programs Among the Best in the Nation

Roberts Wesleyan College received recognition in the 2018 edition of the Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs rankings. The Roberts online graduate program for nursing came in at #66 (out of 159 schools), which is an improvement over its 2017 ranking of #76. “The experienced faculty at the college and their commitment to students are what makes Roberts stand out,” said Cheryl Crotser, dean and director of graduate programs. “Our faculty use methods to engage students on an intellectual and personal level. Online education has evolved rapidly over the years, and our faculty are committed to excellence in nursing education,” said Crotser.

U.S. News ranked schools using five categories with weighted formulas including:

  • Student engagement (30 percent)
  • Faculty credentials and training (20 percent)
  • Peer reputation (20 percent)
  • Admissions selectivity (15 percent)
  • Student services and technology (15 percent)

For a complete listing of Best Online Nursing Programs, go to https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/nursing/rankings

Roberts Wesleyan College also received recognition in the 2018 edition of the Best Online Education Programs rankings. The ranking was based on the following five categories:

  • Student engagement (35 percent)
  • Faculty credentials and training (15 percent)
  • Student services and technology (20 percent)
  • Peer Reputation (15 percent)
  • Admissions selectivity (15 percent)

For a complete listing of Best Online Graduate Education Programs, go to https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/education/rankings

Roberts Wesleyan College offers a total of 11 online programs that are designed for adults and working professionals. Both, the online graduate nursing and education, classes are recorded and archived so that students can access lecture material at their convenience. In online graduate nursing, one hundred percent of students are already employed when they first enroll.


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