Penn State University: U.S. News ranks Penn State World Campus online graduate and bachelor’s programs

Penn State World Campus has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report in its “Best Online Programs” for 2022.

The annual rankings, which were released today (Jan. 25), placed Penn State World Campus in the lists of graduate degree programs that include engineering, business, education, and information technology; bachelor’s degree programs; and the best programs for veterans.

Best online programs
Here are the full rankings of the graduate and bachelor’s degree program categories:

No. 3 (tie), graduate engineering programs
No. 8 (tie), graduate education programs
No. 12 (tie), graduate business (non-MBA) programs
No. 13, graduate computer/IT programs
No. 15, MBA
No. 16 (tie), bachelor’s degree programs

U.S. News considered more than 380 colleges and universities in its bachelor’s programs rankings by reviewing surveys submitted by the institutions. The organization rated the institutions on categories of engagement, services and technology, faculty credentials and training, and expert opinion.

The surveys for graduate degree programs measured those four categories, as well as student excellence.

Best online degree programs for veterans
U.S. News also ranked Penn State World Campus in its Best Online Programs for Veterans lists.

Those rankings are based on the same factors as its Best Online Programs rankings, in addition to an institution’s ability to help make college more affordable and accessible through the GI Bill, scholarships and financial aid programs designed for military students.

Here are the rankings for Best Online Programs for Veterans:

No. 3 (tie), graduate engineering
No. 3, graduate education
No. 5, graduate business (non-MBA)
No. 8, graduate computer/IT
No. 10 (tie), MBA
No. 11 (tie), bachelor’s programs

Rankings of specific disciplines
The Best Online Programs 2022 edition includes rankings of specific disciplines within the program categories. The specialties rankings were based on ratings provided by peer institutions.

Highlights for Penn State World Campus include the No. 2 ranking for graduate industrial engineering, bachelor’s in business, and bachelor’s in psychology. Here are the full specialty rankings:

No. 2, bachelor’s in business
No. 2, bachelor’s in psychology
No. 2 (tie), graduate industrial engineering
No. 3, graduate educational/instructional media design
No. 3, graduate engineering management
No. 4 (tie), graduate mechanical engineering
No. 5 (tie), graduate curriculum and instruction
No. 7, graduate electrical engineering
No. 7 (tie), graduate finance
No. 7 (tie), graduate general management
No. 7 (tie), graduate special education
No. 10 (tie), graduate education administration and supervision
No. 10 (tie), graduate marketing
No. 15 (tie), graduate business analytics

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