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Princeton Review

For the 13th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 

U.S. News and World Report

Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2015, 2016, 2017
Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2015, 2016, 2017
Best Online Programs, Grad Nursing 2015, 2017
Best Online Programs, Grad MBA 2016, 2017
Best Online Programs, Grad Criminal Justice 2016, 2017
Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2015, 2017
Online Bachelor’s Programs with the highest 6-year completion rate 

Schools.com

#1 Best 4-Year College in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Business Journal

#2 Top Online Degree Programs in Pennsylvania

GradSchoolHub.com

#8 Best Value Online Master’s in Social Science Conflict Resolution

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2017 - 2018 Best Colleges

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#10 Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania 

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#5 Most Affordable Online Computer and IT Degree Programs

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#4 Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Sports Management
#5 Affordable Online Legal Studies Degrees
#22 Affordable Online Master’s in Secondary Education Degrees

SR Education Group

#4 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Mathematics Degrees 2018
#16 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Master's in Nursing Degrees 2018

CollegeValuesOnline.com

#3 Top Accelerated Online Master of Science In Nursing Degrees 2017

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#10 Best Value Online RN-BS, 2016-2017

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#4 Top Online Cyber Security Degree, 2017
#6 Top Online Math Degrees in Value and Academics, 2017
#7 Top Online Criminology Degree, 2017
#11 Top Online Homeland Security Degree, 2017
#12 Top Online Law Degree, 2017
#12 Top Online College for Bachelor's Degree, 2017
#15 Top Online College for Exercise Science Degree, 2017
#21 Top Online College for Secondary Education Degree, 2017

Most Affordable Online Law Degrees, 2014
#3 Online College Rankings, 2013

#1 Online College Rankings, 2012
#1 Online College Rankings, 2011
#2 Online College Rankings, 2010

BestDegreePrograms.org

#14 Best Online Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN) 2017

Eduventures 2016

#16 for Student Success Outcomes (out of 206 public master’s universities), 2016

BestMastersDegrees.com

#20 for Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Degrees, 2017
#21 for Top Ranked and Most Affordable Online Master’s in Sport Management Programs, 2017

CollegeChoice.net

#13 Most Affordable Online BSN Degrees, 2017
#24 Best Master's in Teaching Degrees, 2017

ValueColleges.com

Top 50 Best Value Online Bachelor’s of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 2017
Top 50 Best Value Online MSN Programs, 2015

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GI Jobs' Military-Friendly School, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Top-Criminal-Justice-Schools.net

#24 Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Degree Programs

GraduatePrograms.com

#26 Top Colleges for an Online Master's in Education, 2017

BestDegreePrograms.org

#18 Best Online Bachelors of Criminal Justice Degree Programs, 2016

TopCounselingSchools.org

#2 Top Value Counseling Master’s Degree in Pennsylvania

AffordableCollegesOnline.org

Best in State Online College 2014-2015, 2015-2016

JobSearchIntelligencer.com

Top 100 in Economic Value ETC Ranking Index 

Military Advanced Education

Top Military-Friendly University, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015

Military Times EDGE

Best for Vets, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Victory Media

STEM Jobs Approved College, 2015, 2016

OnlineMastersPrograms.org

Best Online Master’s Programs, Criminal Justice, 2015
Best Online Master’s Programs, Psychology – Sports Psychology, 2015

SuperScholar.org

Smart Choice SuperScholar 50 Best Online Master’s Programs, Early Childhood Education, 2015

American Society of Registered Nurses Diamond Award

Best Graduate College 2015

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Best Colleges Shaping The Next Generation Pennsylvania, 2013

OnlineU.org

#14 Most Affordable

#2 Affordable Law/Legal Degrees
#2 Most Affordable Nursing Degrees
#2 Most Affordable Cyber Security Degrees
#5 Best Value Criminology College
#11 Best Value Law/Legal College
#12 Best Value Homeland Security Collegs
#16 Most Affordable Teaching Degrees
#18 Most Affordable Math Degrees

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