Park University Ranked Second-Most Affordable Private College in the Country for Online Learning

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Affordable Online CollegesAffordableCollegesOnline.org, a resource of college affordability and financial aid information, has announced its list of the nation’s “Most Affordable Online Colleges.” Park University is ranked No. 2 among the nation’s private colleges/universities and No. 24 overall on the list which identifies colleges across the country with distance learning options, affordable tuition and fees, and alumni who earn top dollar immediately after graduation.

Detailed criteria for the list included having a maximum net price (tuition plus fees) of less than $15,000; full accreditation; four-year, degree-granting nonprofit institution; recent graduates with starting salaries of at least $31,000 upon graduation; and at least one course available online. The data compiled came from two U.S. Department of Education organizations — the National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System — as well as the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning and Payscale.com.

For more information about the rankings, visit www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/.