Averett Ranked Among Best Online Colleges in Virginia

Posted on July 9th, 2015 by Travis Dix

Affordable Colleges Online, an authoritative resource dedicated to online learning and college affordability, has ranked Averett University among the Best Online Colleges in Virginia for 2015.

Colleges and universities were selected based on the superiority of their academic programs, affordability, flexibility and accreditation. The rankings for the Best Online Colleges in Virginia can be found here.

“At Averett University, online education is one of our passions,” said Averett President Dr. Tiffany Franks. “Our professors and administrators work exceptionally hard to create online courses that are more affordable, more adaptable and more accessible for today’s students. We are proud and grateful that our creative, student-centered, academically excellent approach to online learning has earned Averett recognition as among the best online colleges in Virginia.”

At Averett, all online courses are developed by subject matter experts. Along with a user-friendly learning management system, Averett students benefit from the most up-to-date and relevant information organized in an easy-to-use fashion.

In addition, Averett’s online courses all have a tutorial component called Smarthinking. This free service provides added depth to the already expert subject matter and Averett’s student-friendly online platform.

“As online classes become more prevalent, it is important to acknowledge the colleges and universities that go above and beyond,” said Dan Schuessler, founder and CEO of Affordable Colleges Online. “Our goal is to highlight these schools and their commitment to higher education.”

Students have many paths from which to choose and making an informed decision can seem like a monumental task. Affordable Colleges Online hopes to guide students by acknowledging the schools that offer the most support in terms of career counseling, job placement, and variety of programming.

This is the second time Averett University has been recognized by Affordable Colleges Online for excellence in online learning. Earlier this year, the organization ranked Averett 12th in the U.S. among the Best Online Christian Colleges for 2015. The full rankings for the Best Online Christian Colleges for 2015 can be found here.

More About Affordable Colleges Online: Affordable Colleges Online began in 2011 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. The organization’s 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. Affordable Colleges Online has been featured by nearly 600 top universities in the United States, Canada, and the UK, and by dozens of state and local government organizations.