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MSU recognized for online learning excellence

Affordable Colleges Online badgesMorehead State University has been ranked among the “Best Online Colleges” in Kentucky and has been named a Top 50 school in “Best Online Accounting Degree” by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.

AffordableCollegesOnline.org, a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information, has released its ranking for the “Best Online Colleges” for Kentucky.

MSU was ranked 10th in Kentucky.

"We wanted to honor the colleges and universities setting the bar for online learning," said Dan Schuessler, CEO and founder. "These schools are going above and beyond the industry standard to help make online education programs an excellent option and more affordable.”

Only public, not-for-profit institutions were eligible for the ranking. The primary data points used to identify the best online colleges of 2018 include the following:

  • Regional accreditation
  • In-state tuition and fees
  • Percent of full-time undergraduate students receiving institutional financial aid
  • Number of online programs offered
  • Student-to-teacher ratio 
An in-depth look at Morehead State University’s top rankings and their detailed methodology can be viewed at
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/accounting-programs/#4-year-best-college-ranking.

The full list of rankings can be found at http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/kentucky/#4-year-best-college-ranking.

AffordableCollegesOnline.org began in 2012 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education A 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.
It features 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. It has been featured by nearly 1,00 postsecondary institutions and nearly 100 government organizations.


Learn more about MSU’s online programs at www.moreheadstate.edu/online.

  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
    1-800-585-6781
  • Admissions
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
    1-800-585-6781
  • Financial Aid
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
    606-783-2011
  • Accounting & Financial Services (Student Billing)
    207 Howell-McDowell, Morehead, KY 40351
    606-783-2019
  • Registrar
    201 Ginger Hall, Morehead, KY 40351
    606-783-2008
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