U.S. News & World Report Ranks Online Undergraduate and Graduate Programs at UMass Amherst

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AMHERST, Mass. – Online bachelor’s degree programs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst rank 23rd nationally, according to a survey released by U.S. News & World Report, which also listed the university 18th for online baccalaureate programs for veterans.

The list of the 358 schools with the best online bachelor’s programs for 2020 is based on weighted factors in student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology and peer reputation. The weighting varied among programs.

In the area of graduate education, the College of Nursing ranked 23rd for its online master’s program, up 12 spots from the 2019 ranking of 35th. The Online MBA program at the Isenberg School of Management ranked 28th in the general survey and 22nd for veterans. The curriculum and instruction program in the online master’s in education was ranked 20th.