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U.S. News & World Report Ranks CSU Among the Top Regional Universities in the South

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus State University is among the top 50 best public regional universities in the South, according to U.S. News & World Report, which recently announced the 2017 Best Colleges rankings to help students worldwide compare the academic quality of more than 1,800 U.S.-based schools.

best-colleges-badgeIn the Regional Universities South category, Columbus State ranked  No. 46 among Top Public Schools. In other categories, CSU ranked No. 62 in Best Online MBA programs, and  No. 105 among all universities throughout the South.  

“This latest ranking is another validation of the incredible work taking place on our campus by our elite faculty and support staff,” said CSU President Chris Markwood. “This honor and other recent rankings provide proof that our unique combination of academic quality, innovation and value are paying dividends for our students.”

Add this latest honor to previously announced CSU rankings for the 2015-2016 academic year:

Columbus State University

— Ranked No. 2 best value online school in Georgia by Best Value Schools
— Ranked No. 4
best online college in Georgia by Affordable Colleges Online
— Ranked No. 11 best online college in Georgia by the Center for Online Education
— Ranked No. 20 safest college in Georgia by BackgroundChecks.org
— Ranked No. 25 top online college in Georgia by OnlineColleges.com
— Ranked No. 37 best online liberal arts college for bachelor’s degrees by College Choice

D. Abbott Turner College of Business

Business
Master of Business Administration, Department of Management and Marketing
— Ranked No. 12 most affordable MBA program by Top Management Degrees
— Ranked No. 12 top global online MBA (Georgia WebMBA) by CEO Magazine
— Ranked No. 27 best online MBA program by Affordable Colleges Online
— Ranked No. 62 best online MBA program by U.S. News and World Report

CSU’s D. Abbott Turner College of Business was ranked No. 23 for most affordable online business degrees by OnlineU.

Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, TSYS School of Computer Science
— Ranked No. 13 best value bachelor’s in computer science program by AffordableColleges.com
— Ranked No. 21 best online bachelor’s program in information techonology by BestColleges.com
— Ranked No. 19 most affordable online IT degrees by OnlineU

Master of Science in Applied Computer Science, TSYS School of Computer Science
— Ranked No. 1 top online master’s in computer science by Go Grad
— Ranked No. 1 most affordable online master’s in computer science degree by College Choice
— Ranked No. 3 best online master’s degree in computer science by Computer Science Online
— Ranked No. 12 most affordable online master’s in computer science by GetEducated.com
— Ranked No. 25 best online master’s in computer science by College Choice

College of the Arts

Communication
Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Department of Communication
— Ranked No. 1 best online communications degree by Affordable Colleges Online

College of Education and Health Professions

Nursing
RN-BSN, School of Nursing
— Ranked No. 13 most affordable online nursing program by OnlineU
— Ranked No. 29 best online nursing degree by Affordable Colleges Online
— Ranked No. 40 best online RN to BSN degree by Affordable Colleges Online

Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner program), School of Nursing
— Ranked No. 3 most affordable online nurse practitioner degree by College Choice

Teacher Education
Master of Education in Special Education, Department of Teacher Education
— Ranked No. 9 most affordable Master’s in Special Education by Master’s in Special Education Program Guide

CSU’s College of Education and Health Professions was ranked No. 89 for best online graduate education programs by U.S. News and World Report.

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