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UT institutions recognized nationally for online degree programs

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2021 listing of the best online college programs. This ranking focuses on degree programs that were designed to be administered online, not on classes offered online temporarily during the pandemic. The following online programs offered at University of Texas institutions were ranked in the top 20 nationally:

  • UT Arlington – Best Online Master’s in Education Programs for Veterans (#16) and Best Online Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction Programs (#19)
  • UT Dallas – Best Online General Management MBA Programs (#5); Best Online Master’s in Busines Programs, Best Online Finance MBA Programs and Best Online Business Analytics MBA Programs (each ranked at #6); Best Online MBA Programs (#7); and Best Online MBA Programs in Marketing (#10)
  • UT Medical Branch – Best Online Master's in Nursing Programs for Veterans (#6); Best Online Master’s in Nursing Program (#17); and Best Online Family Nurse Practitioner Master's Programs (#14)
  • UT Tyler - Best Online Master's in Nursing Programs for Veterans (#7)

Other online programs at UT Arlington, UT Dallas, UTMB and UT Tyler, as well as at UT El Paso, UT Permian Basin, UT Rio Grande Valley, and UT San Antonio also earned national rankings. 

About The University of Texas System

For more than 130 years, The University of Texas System has been committed to improving the lives of Texans and people all over the world through education, research and health care. With 14 institutions, an enrollment of nearly 240,000 students and an operating budget of $21.7 billion (FY 2021), the UT System is one of the largest public university systems in the United States. UT institutions produce more than 64,000 graduates annually and award more than one-third of the state’s undergraduate degrees and more than half of its medical degrees. Collectively, UT-owned and affiliated hospitals and clinics accounted for more than 9.2 million outpatient visits and 1.8 million hospital days last year. UT institutions also are among the most innovative in the world, collectively ranking No. 3 for most U.S. patents granted in 2019, and the UT System is No. 1 in Texas and No. 2 in the nation in federal research expenditures. The UT System also is one of the largest employers in Texas, with more than 21,000 faculty – including Nobel laureates and members of the National Academies – and more than 85,000 health care professionals, researchers and support staff.

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