Appalachian State University made U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and 2018 Best Online Graduate Education Programs lists.

For bachelor’s programs, Appalachian ranked 165th out of 346 schools. For graduate education programs, Appalachian ranked 36th out of 309 schools.

Institutions were assessed on student engagement, student services and technology, admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and training, and peer reputation.

Appalachian offers six online bachelor’s programs: career and technical education, child development, communication studies, advertising, management and nursing.

Appalachian offers online master’s degrees in curriculum specialist, educational media, elementary education, higher education, middle grades education, library science, and school administration; the education specialist degrees in educational administration and higher education; and several graduate certificates in education.