ATLANTA/MACON – Mercer is featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs Rankings, released today, for the University’s range of fully online bachelor’s degree offerings and master’s degree programs in business, engineering and education.

Mercer is tied for No. 56 in the Best Online MBA Programs category, tied for No. 79 among Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs, tied for No. 80 among Best Online Master’s in Education Programs and tied for No. 101 among Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

U.S. News ranked these programs using varying combinations of five categories: engagement, expert opinion, faculty credentials and training, services and technologies, and student excellence.

Additionally, the University is tied for No. 38 among Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans. This ranking also takes into account financial support for veterans and active-duty service members through the Yellow Ribbon Program or GI Bill, as well as enrollment of a critical mass of students with military backgrounds.

The full rankings, data and methodologies can be found online at www.usnews.com/online.

For more information on Mercer’s 100% online programs, visit www.mercer.edu/online-programs/.

Kyle is senior director of media relations at Mercer. In addition to being the primary media contact for most academic and administrative units of the university, he serves as editor of the Mercerian alumni magazine and News@Mercer e-newsletters, and he coordinates hometown and university news releases.