HATTIESBURG, MISS— The University of Southern Mississippi has been named “Best Online College in the State” by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.
Southern Miss took the top spot based on academic quality, student services and graduate success. Through the “Online at Southern Miss” program, students can find Bachelor’s, masters and Ph.D. programs in anything from elementary education to library information science.
“We’re honored to be recognized by Affordable Colleges Online in this ranking as we enjoy steady growth in the number of students choosing our online programs,” said Sheri Lyons, director of the USM Learning Enhancement Center. “Online learning is ideal for those with busy work schedules, family obligations, the place-bound, or those who live far from our campuses. It’s another way to get a quality degree from an accredited institution and improve their career prospects.”
According to AC Online, seven million people seek to complete their education online every year.