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Concordia-Chicago ranked among Best Online Degree Programs by U.S. News & World Report


Concordia University Chicago has been nationally recognized as a leader in online education, ranking in the U.S. News & World Report lists for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online MBA Programs and Best Online Graduate Education Programs. The magazine’s rankings were released today.

“This distinction reinforces what we already know to be true about the strength of our online programs, as we cater to the needs of our students both on and off campus,” said Dr. John Zillman, senior vice president for academics at Concordia University Chicago. “Our numerous degree options offer a competitive advantage and prepare students to be engaged and successful leaders, whether they are traditional undergraduates or adult students coming back to college.”

U.S. News & World Report evaluated online bachelor’s degree programs on factors including graduation rates, student debt upon graduation, and academic and career support services offered to students. Online MBA programs were evaluated based on admissions selectivity and reputation for excellence among peer institutions, among other factors. Online graduate education programs were evaluated on factors such as accreditation, accessibility of instructors and student engagement.

Concordia University Chicago’s 2019 online program rankings may be viewed at: To explore CUC’s accelerated online bachelor’s program, online MBA and online graduate education programs, visit