Reno, Nev., February 8, 2016– AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org (ASO), a leading resource for online learning and college accreditation information, has ranked Southern California as the #20 4 year college for their 2015-2016 Best Online Colleges in California.
According to a recent study by the National Center for Education Statistics, over 400,000 students in California are enrolled in at least one distance education course.
Ranked schools meet a number of criteria and metrics, including:
– Must offer a Bachelor’s degree or higher
– Must be a public or private, not-for-profit institution
– Must offer at least one fully-online bachelor’s degree program
“We wanted to recognize schools, like Southern California SoCal Seminary, that have made it a point to ensure the pinnacle of academic quality through accreditation” said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of Accredited Schools Online. “These schools are not only offering exceptional programs, but they have expanded their program excellence to the much-desired online environment.”
Accredited Schools Online has distinguished its ranking scale by the use of Peer-Based Value, or PBV. The PBV score compares the cost of each program to the cost of similar programs with the same qualitative score.