The program recognition substantiates the online university’s focus on excellence

Lenexa, Kan., April 24, 2018 — Grantham University, an online university serving students worldwide, has received high marks on eight recent higher education lists. Grantham programs across areas of business, healthcare, criminal justice, arts and sciences, and technology, were showcased through the rankings.

Multiple organizations announced the respective rankings, with determining factors that included affordability, overall value, academic excellence, accessibility, reputation and career-advancing focus.

“Grantham continually strives to ensure a rich, quality student experience that leads to positive, impactful outcomes upon graduation,” said Niccole Kopit, Grantham’s chief academic officer. “We are dedicated to making education affordable and attainable for each student, while providing relevant, life-changing education to further their professional and personal goals. I am delighted to see this focus earn such esteemed recognition nationwide.”

Also affirming the caliber of Grantham’s academic programs are its institutional and programmatic accreditations. The university has been accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), and boasts IACBE specialized accreditation for its business programs and accreditation from the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

“We are proud of both our DEAC and programmatic accreditations – and the confidence our students can have in the rigor and effectiveness of Grantham’s programs,” said Kopit. “This is a critical piece of our overall commitment to quality education.”

Following are Grantham’s recent program rankings, categorized by college or school:

College of Nursing and Allied Health

Mark Skousen School of Business

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Earlier this year, Grantham was also recognized for its diverse student population, affordability and being military friendly.


About Grantham University: Grantham University was founded in 1951 by Donald Grantham, a World War II veteran with a vision to make education achievable for military service members and veterans. Throughout the past 67 years, Grantham’s commitment to serving those who serve with affordable, accessible higher education has evolved into a culture of service that extends to all adult learners. The university’s ability to help students achieve their dreams through education is enabled by its unique approach and devotion to comprehensive student support, affordability options and its continual advancement in line with changing technologies.

Accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected distance learning university. The online university offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate certificate and degree programs.



Liz Istas
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Liz Istas has been Grantham’s communication manager for over seven years, and loves being part of the Grantham family of staff and students. Liz holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Kansas State University.