Kennesaw State recognized as “Best Value Online College” by ranked KSU’s distance learning programs among top U.S. colleges and universities…

Georgia (Nov 14, 2014) ranked KSU’s distance learning programs among top U.S. colleges and universities

KENNESAW, Ga.  (Nov. 14, 2014) — Kennesaw State University was ranked 13th among U.S. colleges and universities as a “Best Value Online College” by, a web-based resource about online higher education affordability.

The ranking recognized Kennesaw State for its affordable and quality online degree programs. The University currently offers 42 online degree, endorsement, certificate and academic minor programs as part of its Distance Learning Center, in disciplines such as business, education and nursing.

More than 7,000 KSU students take online courses each semester, with many students earning their bachelor’s and master’s degrees without ever coming to campus. In 2014, the University launched its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in education technology, serving more than 10,000 students. A second MOOC in information security will launch in 2015.

The Best Value Online College ranking was completed after extensive research by on the cost of attending online colleges and analysis of the outcome-based statistics to find the best value. shares information about the affordability and quality of higher education and making access to online college information transparent.  

According to, Kennesaw State offers strong support for its student body, including academic and career counseling, technical support, academic tutoring and an online writing center. In addition, OnlineU cited that all educators in Kennesaw State’s distance learning programs have been online teaching certified through the University.

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Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering 100 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and nursing and a Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of nearly 26,000 from 130 countries.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit