TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bisk Education, the leader in online education, proudly acknowledged today those university partners that received Best College 2013 honors from U.S. News & World Report. Several of the universities, which offer degree and certificate programs 100% online via Bisk's state-of-the-art technology, maintained top rankings for 2013, while others increased their positions over last year's survey results. The rankings include:
Ranked #1 Best Regional University in the North for the 20th consecutive year.
Michigan State University
Ranked #1 for Best Undergraduate Business Program for Supply Chain Management for the second year in a row.
University of Notre Dame, Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech), University of Florida, University of South Florida, University of San Francisco and University of St. Thomas – Minnesota
All improved rankings over last year in the Best National Universities category.
Improved its ranking over last year in the Best Regional Universities in the Midwest.
Widely recognized as the most trusted source for college and university rankings, U.S. News uses survey data and trends in higher education to ensure that the rankings offer prospective students the best analysis available when choosing a university.
"Bisk Education commends our university partners for continually achieving such high marks from U.S. News & World Report. We are proud that these universities have selected Bisk to deliver online learning services," said Nathan Bisk, Chairman and CEO of Bisk Education. "We remain committed to upholding the highest academic standards of our university partners and transforming the lives of their students."
Bisk creates highly scalable online learning solutions for universities that seek to advance their academic mission by offering programs to students around the world, 24/7. All Bisk partners are traditional, regionally accredited universities. Its University Alliance division facilitates the promotion and online delivery of degree and certificate programs from these universities, providing a high-quality education to adult students who wish to advance their knowledge and careers. Bisk's technology, which includes a proprietary Learning Management System with instructor-led video lectures and interactive classroom activities, ensures that every student receives a unique learning experience.
To learn about the Best Colleges 2013 rankings from U.S. News & World Report, visit http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges.
To learn more about Bisk Education, its strategic partnerships with top-ranked universities, and Bisk's approach to scalable online learning, visit www.Bisk.com.
About Bisk Education, Inc.
Founded in 1971 by Nathan Bisk, Bisk Education is the world's leading provider of professional education online. The University Alliance (UA), a division of Bisk, facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, our university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country.
Sandy Levine, VP of Marketing Services
Bisk Education/University Alliance Online
9417 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619
813-621-6200, ext. 328
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