In the U.S. News & World Report rankings released today, Concordia University Chicago has been nationally recognized for its online degree programs, making the lists for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online MBA Programs, Best Online Master’s Education Programs, Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, and Best Online Bachelor’s Business Programs.

“With the increased popularity of remote work in the last few years, our online degree programs are more pertinent to the needs of our students than ever,” says Dr. Jamie Kowalczyk, interim provost at CUC. “These recognitions also serve to validate the strength and rigor of this method of study, which continues an exponential growth in demand. Online and in-person students alike graduate from Concordia-Chicago with a competitive advantage, well prepared to lead in their chosen fields.”

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

Concordia University Chicago’s 2023 online program rankings are available online now. To explore CUC’s accelerated online bachelor’s programs, online MBA and online graduate education programs, visit