Lenexa, Kan., March 13, 2020 — UA Grantham, an online university, announced today that three of its online bachelor of engineering programs have earned UA Grantham a top 25 best value online program by Value Colleges. This is the third time UA Grantham programs have been recognized by Value Colleges since 2018.
The announcement included three of Grantham’s online computer engineering bachelor’s programs leading to its top 25 ranking: Computer Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Management Technology.
Value Colleges' rankings of the best value online engineering programs are determined by analyzing data on quality, job market reputation and return on investment from IPEDS, College Scorecard and U.S. News & World Report. The final top 25 schools represent the best balance between cost, reputation and salary potential. Having three computer engineering courses named as part of the top 25 honor means Grantham students can choose the degree program that’s right for them and still receive a great value in quality education.
“We are excited to be recognized among other leaders in online degree education,” said Dr. Anthony R. Petroy, interim president, provost and chief academic officer of UA Grantham. “Our online education model strives to provide our engineering students with affordable and convenient education that they can complete on their time. Being recognized as a best value affirms that our students are receiving an education that prepares them for the workforce without breaking the bank.”
About UA Grantham: Founded in 1951 by WWII veteran Donald Grantham, UA Grantham provides online higher education for all adult learners, including our nation’s military for whom the university was established. Designated in 2019 as a Purple Heart University, UA Grantham boasts a diverse student body, approximately half being military-affiliated. For anyone balancing education with a demanding lifestyle, UA Grantham is the solution with its flexible online learning environment, monthly course starts, 50+ degree and certificate programs, and one of the lowest tuitions in the country1.
Accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, Grantham continues to receive programmatic accreditations as it evolves its education offerings to meet marketplace demands.
About Value Colleges: Value Colleges offers meticulously researched, straightforward and practical answers to commonly asked questions about value and affordability when making college decisions. Further, Value Colleges creates feature articles clearing up misconceptions and confusion about college costs and benefits, as well as numerical rankings of institutions and degree programs to help college-bound readers choose financially responsible paths.
Brandon Swenson, communications manager, is on University of Arkansas Grantham’s editorial board. A veteran and college graduate himself, he understands the benefits and intricacies of government education programs, such as veteran education benefits. Brandon earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City toward the end of his nearly two-decade tour in the United States Marine Corps.