Lenexa, Kan., December 10, 2019 — UA Grantham, an online university, announced today that eight of its programs were ranked in the top 50 of online programs by Intelligent.com: computer programming degree programs (#16), human resources degree programs (#20), computer science degree programs (#31), criminal justice degree programs (#35), associate in business administration degree programs (#37), accounting degree programs (#45), medical coding degree programs (#47) and electrical engineering degree programs (#47).
“A college degree opens up a world of possibilities, yet there are still barriers to access for many,” said Dr. Anthony R. Petroy, interim president, provost and chief academic officer of UA Grantham. “Grantham’s 100% online degree programs are designed to remove some of those barriers by offering flexible programs at one of the lowest tuition rates in the nation. The convenience and affordability of Grantham makes higher education more accessible for adult learners. Recognition of our programs, such as these awards, demonstrates the excellence of Grantham’s model.”
More than 1,604 accredited colleges and universities across the nation were evaluated by Intelligent. Final rankings were determined based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation and post-graduate employment.
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, 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 country. Accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, Grantham’s education offerings evolve with marketplace demands, with a growing number of programmatic accreditations from nationally recognized accrediting bodies.
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.