Rankings Roundup: Kennesaw State ranked nationally for degree programs

KENNESAW, Ga. | Dec 21, 2020

Kennesaw State University has been ranked recently as having some of the best academic programs in the nation. During the Fall 2020 semester, several online organizations and publications recognized Kennesaw State’s programs for affordability, program flexibility, student satisfaction and curriculum quality.

Kennesaw State is ranked:

• No. 5 nationally for the Best Master’s in Negotiation and Conflict Management Degrees by CollegeChoice.

Kennesaw State ranked among the top 10 universities in the nation and was the only school ranked in Georgia because of the flexibility, resources and effectiveness of its Conflict Management master’s degree program.

• No. 10 among the Best Online Bachelor’s in Political Science Programs for 2021 by Bachelor’s Degree Center.

Kennesaw State ranked among the top 15 universities nationally for political science degrees for 2021, and the University was the only Georgia institution named to the list. The organization considered KSU’s tuition rate, student satisfaction and graduate salary for its annual rankings list.

• No. 12 among the Best Online Master’s in Nursing Administration by EduMed.

Kennesaw State ranked as one of the top 33 institutions in the nation and the top university in Georgia for its online master’s degree in nursing administration, which is a part of the Wellstar School of Nursing that is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

• No. 22 among the Best College Food in America by Niche.

Kennesaw State ranked as one of the top institutions nationwide with an “A+” grade for its dining hall by Niche, which factored in student reviews, meal plan costs and accessibility to healthy, quality food across a range of different cuisines and dietary preferences.

• No. 23 among the Best Online Bachelor’s in Information Technology (IT) Degree Programs and No. 18 nationally for Best Online Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Degree Programs by Learn.org.
Kennesaw State ranked among the leading schools in the nation and was the top university in Georgia for its online bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, which is accredited by ABET. The Learn.org rankings for online degrees in Information Technology and Cybersecurity factored in KSU’s affordability, program length and flexibility.

• No. 29 among the Top 50 Online MBA Programs by The Princeton Review.

Kennesaw State was ranked as the top institution in Georgia for its online MBA program by The Princeton Review, which factored in student career outcomes, technological infrastructure, academic rigor and program affordability, among other things.

• Grade A in the 2020-2021 “What Will They Learn?” report

Kennesaw State was one of 24 institutions nationwide, and only three institutions in Georgia, to achieve an “A” rating from the annual report, which factors in how many of the seven core subjects the university requires, including composition, literature, foreign language, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and natural science.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 45,000 students. Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia with 11 academic colleges. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.