Siena Heights University's online programs rank high in U.S. News and World Report – The Daily Telegram

ADRIAN — For the ninth consecutive year, Siena Heights University’s undergraduate online learning program has been ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
For the sixth consecutive year, Siena Heights was the top-rated online learning program in Michigan among all institutions, according to a news release from the university.
Siena Heights tied for 35th among all public and private institutions and was the third highest ranked Catholic institution and the eighth highest ranked private college or university in the nation. In addition, Siena Heights had the following U.S. News and World Report rankings:
“Our Online Learning Program continues the standard of excellence that we expect at Siena Heights,” SHU President Sister Peg Albert said in the release. “To be ranked nationally for nine consecutive years, as well as the top-rated in Michigan for six straight years, is quite an accomplishment, especially during these challenging times. Our faculty and staff should be congratulated.”
U.S. News and World Report’s methodology included student engagement, faculty credentials and training, expert opinion and student services and technology to determine the rankings. The publication released its 2022 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings Jan. 25.
“Now more than ever, students are in need of a quality online educational experience,” Cheri Betz, SHU global dean of graduate and professional studies said in the release. “The U.S. News and World Report ranking provides current and potential students with an assurance that as an online student at Siena, they will be in a learning environment designed to set them up for success.”
Siena Heights has offered online bachelor’s degree completion programs in selected majors since 2004. Here is how Siena Heights’ undergraduate online learning program has been ranked nationally over the years by U.S. News and World Report:
“(SHU’s) consistent achievement of the U.S. News and World Report rankings speaks to the years of designated resources our institution has invested in online education,” Betz said. “Our positive reputation for training and developing online faculty has grown through the years so much so that Siena now offers online faculty trainings to other institutions.”
To view the complete U.S. News and World Report rankings, visit


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