Elmhurst College is getting used to seeing its name at the top of national rankings. A recent survey by OnlineColleges.com ranked Elmhurst College among the top of colleges and universities in Illinois that offer online programs.

Elmhurst College received particularly high scores for its student graduation and retention rates, placing it in the top 15 statewide. Elmhurst ranked 23rd out of the 98 Illinois institutions surveyed.

Elmhurst offers graduate degrees, graduate certificate programs, undergraduate certificate programs, and degree completion programs.

According to U.S. News, the percentage of students enrolling in online programs continues to rise and is beginning to skew younger. Once the realm of for-profit schools, many accredited colleges and universities are beginning to offer online degrees for students seeking a less traditional approach.

U.S. News also reports that although online students are not bound to a geographic area, most students tend to enroll in local institutions with strong reputations.

OnlineCollege.com ranked more than 2, 500 accredited colleges and universities on factors including affordability, student services, and the availability of online programs. It is an independent resource that provides information about online colleges and degree programs and can help students find the right college and program.

We’re proud to have such a prestigious college right in the middle of our town. For more information on what makes Elmhurst a great place to live, call us at (630) 441-5570 or visit our website, www.gmregroup.com.