Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Online Programs Ranked in Top 50 in National Survey

Leslie Cranford

June 12, 2019

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Best Colleges site places Texas Tech in Top 20 for online programs.

Texas Tech University's online programs have once again been ranked among the best in the country in the recently released 2019 Best Online Colleges and Universities survey published by bestcolleges.com.

Overall, Texas Tech was ranked No. 14 for Best Online Colleges and No. 20 in America's Best Military-Friendly Online Colleges.

"Texas Tech is dedicated to providing top-quality online education programs to our students no matter where they live," said Melanie Hart, vice provost for eLearning & Academic Partnerships. "These rankings reinforce that we are doing the right things. Worldwide eLearning has worked for many years to assist the departments offering Texas Tech's online programs, ensuring the high-quality educational opportunities for students who are unable to attend class in Lubbock."

The online site reviews hundreds of colleges every year to help people find the best online program to fit their needs. Each ranked school is a fully accredited, nonprofit institution that offers at least 10 online bachelor's degrees and three online master's degrees. Its methodology uses qualitative measures and data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics and proprietary school surveys.

The bestcolleges.com survey also included rankings of individual programs, listing Texas Tech's offerings as follows:
• No. 3 Best Online Bachelor's in General Studies
• No. 5 Best Online Bachelor's in Political Science
• No. 6 Best Online Master's in Human and Family Development
• No. 7 Best Online Doctorate in Special Education
• No. 9 Best Online Bachelor's in Communication
• No. 11 Best Online Master's in Special Education
• No. 13 Best Online Master's in Software Engineering
• No. 14 Best Online Master's in Higher Education
• No. 14 Best Online Master's in Nutrition
• No. 14 Best Online Master's in Civil Engineering
• No. 18 Best Online Bachelor's in Liberal Arts
• No. 22 Best Online Master's in Communication