How Minnesota colleges fared in the U.S. News ranking of online programs

A number of factors

This week U.S. News & World Report released its first rankings of online programs — both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The magazine ranked schools overall and in three areas: faculty credentials and training; student engagement and assessment; and student services and technology.

You can read more about the methodology here.

As usual, take it with a grain of salt, and please let me know if I’ve missed anything.

Bemidji State University

Bachelor’s programs

#148 Student Engagement and Assessment

#155 Student Services and Technology

Bethel University

Graduate programs

#37 Faculty Credentials and Training

#89 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#96 Student Services and Technology

College of St. Scholastica

Graduate programs

#108 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#51 Student Services and Technology

Concordia University – St. Paul

Bachelor’s programs

#153 Student Engagement and Assessment

#157 Student Services and Technology

Graduate programs – Business

#144 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#150 Student Services and Technology

Graduate programs – Education

#105 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#144 Student Services and Technology

Crown College

Bachelor’s programs

#158 Student Engagement and Assessment

#130 Student Services and Technology

Graduate programs – Business

#149 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#153 Student Services and Technology

Graduate programs – Education

#139 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#141 Student Services and Technology

Hamline University

Graduate programs – Education

#85 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#30 Student Services and Technology

Metropolitan State University

Graduate programs – Business

#152 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#125 Student Services and Technology

Minnesota State University – Mankato

Bachelor’s programs

#148 Student Engagement and Assessment

#20 Student Services and Technology

St. Catherine University

Graduate programs – Education

#67 Faculty Credentials and Training

#123 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#59 Student Services and Technology

University of Minnesota – Crookston

Bachelor’s programs

#32 Student Engagement and Assessment

#40 Student Services and Technology

Walden University

Graduate programs – Business

#45 Faculty Credentials and Training

#64 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#40 Student Services and Technology

Graduate programs – Education

#44 Faculty Credentials and Training

#103 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#43 Student Services and Technology

Graduate programs – Nursing

#25 Admissions Selectivity

#11 Faculty Credentials and Training

#9 Student Engagement and Accreditation

#32 Student Services and Technology