Recently, Intelligent.com released a 2020 College Rankings Guide that ranked the best online degrees from colleges and universities across America. They researched which colleges are the best at teaching online and which colleges are doing the best in the top degrees. Nicholls Online health science and history programs made it into this list. The health sciences program was ranked number 40 and was the only Louisiana school to place in the health sciences ranking. The program was also listed as a Pre-Professional focus for a stand-out detail.
The history program ranked number 30 and was the top school from Louisiana on that list, followed by Northwestern State University at number 48. This program was listed as having the best focus on modern history.
The guide by Intelligent.com was based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities. Each program was then evaluated on the quality of curriculum, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment. Also considered in the rankings was student engagement and potential return on investment, among other evaluations.
Intelligent.com aims to help students connect to the best resources and provide the best advice in a way that is easy to analyze and digest. They do this by connecting students to schools that best meet their needs.
Nicholls health sciences degree works to prepare graduates for advanced educational and clinical practice options. This pre-professional concentration prepares students for graduate programs in occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and other professional programs in healthcare careers.
The history program at Nicholls provides students with a solid foundation on varieties of regions and cultures. Students will be able to write coherently and practice critical thinking about complex societies and issues. The program is student-oriented and flexible for a variety of students, both traditional and nontraditional.
Nicholls State University was also recently ranked by Great Value Colleges in the top 50 Colleges for Students with Disabilities.
Nicholls ranked in at number 44 and was the only Louisiana based school on the list. They were selected for their commitment to providing accessibility and services to allow each student from every background to achieve academic success regardless of their unique needs.
This ranking acknowledges Nicholls for its Bridge to Independence Program, which enables students with autism and other intellectual disabilities to acquire employable skills. It’s currently the only program in Louisiana of its kind and is certified by the Department of Education.
Nicholls also houses the Louisiana Center for Dyslexia and Related Learning Disorders, and Dyslexic Advantage gives the college 10 stars out of 10.
Great Value Colleges chooses its rankings by researching several lists that help students with disabilities pick their ideal college. After they’re done looking through these lists, they find which colleges have consistently performed well and then conduct their own research to ensure the colleges are truly disability-friendly.
Nicholls State University is a student-centered regional institution located in Thibodaux, Louisiana. They offer accredited degree programs and unique learning experiences with a goal to prepare their students for life beyond the classroom and to have a successful career. They are dedicated to the education of their diverse student body while also providing a rich cultural and educational environment.
“Nicholls supports the educational, cultural, and economic needs of its service region and cultivated productive, responsible, and engaged citizens.”
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