Midwestern State Universityís
Sports Management degree earned a national first place designation from an
online college rating site, and another site has placed MSUís online program in
its top 10.
ranked MSU first in a national list of Affordable Online Masterís Degrees in
Sports Management. To determine the rating, a formula analyzed financial
metrics such as tuition, students who receive financial aid, net price, and
loan default rate, in addition to student success metrics such as enrollment
rate, full-time retention rate, graduation rate, student-to-faculty ratio, and
the admission rate. The number of online programs offered and the percentage of
students taking at least one online course also were considered.
Student success data measures
how invested a school is in taking care of its students. ďThis data is crucial
in determining how much value students are getting for their money, and helps
to differentiate quality, affordable schools from schools that are simply cheap,Ē
the site states.
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MSU ninth for Best Online Colleges in Texas for 2017. Colleges included in the
listings cover all areas of study possible including criminal justice, nursing,
art and design, science, liberal arts, education and technology.
Graduation rate, cost, acceptance
rate, enrollment rate, student-to-faculty ratio, percentage of students
receiving financial aid, loan default rate, and salary after attending college
were determining factors. Weights were allocated to different metrics depending
on each factorís contribution to college quality and affordability.
Data from the National Center for
Education Statistics (NCES) and College Scorecard
was used in determining the ranking. Visit collegestart.org/best-online-colleges-in-texas/
for full listing.