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A leader in higher education information, resources, and rankings has recognized Columbus Technical College for offering one of the best online learning environments in the county.

"In our seventh annual survey of online learning programs across the nation, we wanted to honor the colleges and universities that are providing innovative ways for students to complete a degree," said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org. "These schools are going above and beyond the industry standard to help make online education programs more accessible and affordable."

Affordable College-Business award Affordable College-Early Childhood Ed award  Affordable College-law-paralegal award

Only accredited, public, not-for-profit institutions with at least one online program were eligible for placement in these rankings. The primary data points used to identify the best online colleges and programs for 2018 include the following:
•             Acceptance rates
•             Cost of tuition
•             Degrees awarded
•             Graduation rates

An in-depth look at Columbus Technical College’s top rankings among other two-year colleges and the detailed methodology can be seen here:

#10 Best Online Early Childhood Education Programs  – https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/education-and-teaching-programs/early-childhood-education/#2-year-best-college-ranking

#18 Best Online Legal Studies Programs – https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/best-online-bachelors-in-legal-studies-programs/#2-year-best-college-ranking

#38 Best Online Business Programs  – https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/business-management-programs/#2-year-best-college-ranking


AffordableCollegesOnline.org (http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/) began in 2012 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Its free community resource materials and tools span topics such as financial aid and college savings, opportunities for veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. They feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success.