Rogers State University Named in U.S. News and World Report 2024 Best Online Programs

Rogers State University Named in U.S. News and World Report 2024 Best Online Programs

U.S. News and World Report has named Rogers State University among national universities with the best online programs in higher education.

Rankings were released Wednesday, Feb. 7, as part of U.S. News and World Report’s “2024 Best Online Programs” rankings for colleges and universities.

RSU was included among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, ranking 197th overall out of the entire nation, up 26 spots from the previous year’s ranking at 223rd. RSU is the fifth ranked school in this category from the state of Oklahoma.

Additionally, Rogers State University was ranked 114th in Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs, up 27 spots from last year’s ranking of 141. This placed RSU as tied for the 4th highest ranking in Oklahoma in this category.

RSU also ranked in the 260-345 ranking (this section doesn’t assign individual ranks) in Best Online MBA Programs, equivalent to its placement last year, when the classification was 261-344. RSU tied for the fifth-place ranking for Oklahoma schools in this category.

“We are grateful for this recognition by U.S. News and World Report, demonstrating the quality of our online programs at Rogers State University,” said RSU President Dr. Larry Rice. “The quality academics, the personal attention, and the care we show to our students sets an RSU education apart. I am excited to see us rise in these rankings and I am excited for the future of online learning at RSU.”

A pioneer in online education, RSU offers one master’s degree, seven bachelor’s degrees, and seven associate degrees entirely online. Since the inception of its online distance education program in 1992, RSU has earned distinction as the first university in Oklahoma – and one of the first in the nation – to offer college degrees entirely via the internet.

Find the full list of U.S. News and World Report’s rankings for “2024 Best Online Programs” at

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