Johnson C. Smith University Named to Best Online Colleges in North Carolina List
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper on December 12, 2022 |
Johnson C. Smith University was recently named to the Intelligent.com top Online Colleges in North Carolina list for 2023.
JCSU’s program placed No. 26 on the list of 29, surpassing North Carolina universities Queens University Charlotte, William Peace University and Lenoir-Rhyne University.
JCSU was the only private HBCU on the list. Other HBCUs on the list include North Carolina A&T, Fayetteville State University, North Carolina Central University and Winston-Salem State University.
“Making this list means we are reaching that population of students who may not otherwise be able to participate in a traditional college education,” said Dr. Melita **** Mitchell, associate vice president of Academic Affairs. “It means we are moving in the right direction.”
Intelligent.com, is a resource for program rankings and higher education planning, identifies top schools in the state based on tuition costs, admission, retention, graduation rates, faculty, online student resources, the number of credits required to graduate and the online coursework delivery format.
JCSU currently offers online programs in Business, sport Management, Criminology and Interdisciplinary Studies. Mitchell credits the full-time and adjunct faculty for their dedication to engaging online learners to make an education possible for non-traditional students.
She hopes to strengthen the online programs by increasing degree programs and certificate programs that align with the University’s strategic plan.
“We have a lot of opportunity for growth,” said Mitchell. “I look forward to doing an analysis on additional offerings.
The opportunities are endless.”
Anyone interested in online programs at JCSU should reach out to the admissions team or to Damon Miller, JCSU’s Student Success Manager. For more information, visit www.jcsu.edu/admissions.
About Johnson C. Smith University
Founded in 1867, Johnson C. Smith University is a private, close-knit, urban, historically Black university located in Charlotte, N.C. Our university’s Latin motto, “Sit Lux,” or “Let There Be Light,” encourages our students, faculty and staff to shine the lights of learning and service. With a growing national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology, JCSU offers 21 fields of study, including a master’s degree in social work, to more than 1,000 students from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds. The university’s excellent academic programs focus on servant leadership, civic engagement and global responsibility to produce students who share in the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation. For more information about JCSU, visit www.jcsu.edu or follow the university on social media sites Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Intelligent.com provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about higher education programs. The website offers curated guides that include the best degree programs as well as information about financial aid, internships, and even study strategies. With comprehensive, user-friendly guides and hundreds of program rankings, Intelligent.com is a trusted source among students and prospective students. To learn more, please visit https://www.intelligent.com/.
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