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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Online Programs have received attention from a number of national higher education ranking organizations and websites.

As a whole, Online Programs has been recognized by Best Colleges as the Most Affordable in Louisiana, and rated among the Top 5 Accredited Online Colleges in Louisiana.

The University had another year of strong showings in the U.S. News and World Report's 2022 rankings of Best Online Programs. The University reached No. 74 for Best Online Bachelor’s Program – ascending for the fourth year in a row.

The B.S. in Business Administration, Management was included for the first time in the Best Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Business category, coming in at No. 61 in the nation. The University began offering the program online in 2019.

Additionally, the online Master of Science in Nursing is ranked No. 26; the online Master of Education is ranked No. 80 overall; and the MBA online reached No. 132 for the year overall and No. 79 for Best Online MBA for Veterans.

UL Lafayette ranks highest in the state for Best Online Bachelor’s, Best Online Master’s in Nursing, and Best Online Master’s in Education.

U.S. News and World Report: Best Online Programs

  2019 2020 2021 2022
Best Online Bachelor's Program 114 106 75 74
Best Online Bachelor's in Business Program       61
Best Online Master's in Education Program 166 89 72 80
Best Online Master's in Nursing Program 84 45 23 26
Best Online Master's in Nursing Education Programs     11  
Best Online MBA Program 153 149 135 132
Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans     75 79 recently released its 2022 rankings of the Best Online RN to BSN Programs in Louisiana and the University was named No. 3.

The University's B.I. Moody III College of Business was rated No. 29 in Fortune Education's Best Online MBA National Rankings for 2022.

The website Online MBA Coach has published four guides to 2022's most affordable online MBA programs, with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Online coming in at No. 36 overall of the 100 Most Affordable Online MBA Programs.

When comparing MBA programs by specialty, the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration's offerings appear at No. 6 of the 25 Most Affordable Entrepreneurship Online MBA Programs; at No. 14 of the 25 Most Affordable Finance MBA Programs; and at No. 23 of the 25 Most Affordable Online Healthcare MBA Programs.

The Princeton Review also named the University among the Best Online MBA Programs 2022.

Best Health Degrees recognized the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Wellness, in the top 15 best online bachelor's degree in exercise science and kinesiology. 

Best Medical Degrees also rates the Health Promotion & Wellness degree among the best online bachelor’s degree programs in kinesiology and exercise science. The program was also named among the most affordable by Best Value Schools. 

Not for the first time, the online Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction program also earned a place in the Top 50 programs in the country on a listing by Top Education Degrees.

The online Master of Science in Nursing has been ranked among the Best Online MSN Programs with special recognition as among the Best for Flexibility. The MSN has also been recognized among the Best Online Nursing Practitioner Master's Programs.

Standing out among the allied health professions, the Health Services Administration online program has been ranked Best Value by Affordable Colleges, and in the top Online Healthcare Administration Programs of 2021, by Best Value Schools.

UL Lafayette online programs consistency rank highly.

UL Lafayette Online Programs ranked among the most affordable in the state. UL Lafayette's online education graduate programs have been ranked among th ebest. Health Services Administration was ranked in the top 23 Online Healthcare Administration Programs of 2021, by Best Value Schools
The B.S. in Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Wellness ranked high by The Master of Science in Nurse Practitioner ranked high with the website