News Release

Laurie E. Bick-Jensen
Director, Public Relations
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New Castle, DE 19720
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Wilmington University Ranks High on 2014 U.S. News & World Report “Best Online Degree Programs” List

Wilmington University recently received high marks from U.S. New & World Report, as it claimed the third place ranking in the “Best Online Bachelor’s Program” in the Mid-Atlantic region (excluding New York and Virginia). This ranking also places the university at number 48 in the nation. 

U.S. News & World Report  assessed nearly 1,000 online degree programs on such key factors a graduation rates, faculty credentials and availability of remote support services. 

 “Wilmington University excels in online course development, faculty engagement, technological competence and student service,” said Dr. Eileen Donnelly, Assistant Vice President of Technology and Dean of the College of Online and Experiential Learning. “We are delighted to be recognized as a regional and national leader in providing online programs.” 

Wilmington University offers over 70 online programs, concentrations, and certificates to students throughout the nation. 

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About Wilmington University

Wilmington University is a private, nonprofit university committed to providing flexible, career-oriented traditional and online undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs and offering small class sizes, individualized attention and affordable tuition. For more information, contact Wilmington University at 302-356-INFO (4636), via email at or visit our web site at

Published: Friday, January 10, 2014 - New Castle, DE