McKendree’s Online Degree Program is One of Illinois’ Most Affordable

AC Online Lists 48 Colleges and Universities

Lebanon, Ill. — (AC Online), has identified McKendree University’s online degree program as one of the most affordable in Illinois. AC Online focused specifically on distance learning options from fully accredited public and private non-profit colleges and universities. The list is organized from lowest tuition to highest to ease value-based comparisons. McKendree is 23rd of the 48 institutions recognized.

McKendree Online offers bachelor’s degree programs in psychology, business administration and nursing, and master’s degree programs in education, business administration, and nursing.

“For-profit schools no longer dominate the distance-learning landscape,” said Dan Schuessler, founder of AC Online, a resource for college affordability and financial aid information. “Many of today’s top universities have added full online degree programs to their catalogs, making it much easier for non-traditional students to receive a quality education. The colleges on our list offer students quality, flexibility and affordability.”

AC Online analyzed fully accredited, four-year public and private not-for-profit institutions using data from the National Center for Education Statistics; the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System; the Carnegie Classification, a framework widely used in the study of higher education; and, a salary data collection organization.

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