(Press release from SUNY Delhi)

DELHI, NY (02/04/2017) (readMedia)-- SUNY Delhi has gained wide acclaim for its online programs recently, including being named a leader in online education for the fourth consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report.

The U.S. ranking puts SUNY Delhi among the nation's elite institutions for online baccalaureate education. The exclusive rankings can be found at www.usnews.com/online.

"SUNY Delhi takes great pride in providing career advancement opportunities that meet the needs of working adults and our online programs are an important part of that effort," said SUNY Delhi President Michael R. Laliberte. "Our outstanding faculty and comprehensive support programs have helped set the standard for best practices in online education."

SUNY Delhi is ranked among the top 10 percent of online programs in the nation for the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Bachelor's Programs" based on student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology. Delhi has consistently ranked among the Top Tier since introducing its online programs.

SUNY Delhi's online offerings include New York State's first online baccalaureate program in Hospitality Management, an online Master of Science in Nursing Education, and an online baccalaureate degree program in Criminal Justice, the first degree of its type in the State University of New York system. The college also offers summer school courses on the web that serve more than 1,000 students annually.

SUNY Delhi's online bachelor degree in Hospitality Management recently ranked among the top 10 programs in the country in the "2017 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Hospitality Degrees" ranking by SR Education Group. The full list is available at http://www.onlineu.org/most-affordable-colleges/hospitality-management-degrees. The program was also ranked among the nation's most affordable by Value Colleges.

SUNY Delhi's online master's degree in Nursing Education landed in the top 20 in a ranking of "Most Affordable Online Master's in Nursing Degrees for 2017" by CollegeChoice. The full ranking is here: http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/most-affordable-online-masters-in-nursing-degrees/.

SUNY Delhi's RN to BSN program is rated among the Top 20 Online RSN to BSN programs in the country by Great College Deals for its quality and affordability. The program was commended for flexible scheduling, small class sizes, low student-to-faculty ratio, and competitive tuition. SUNY Delhi has also been lauded for offering continuing education for nursing students and the opportunity to earn a master's degree. Each of the colleges on the list has tuition and fees under $15,000 annually, and points were given to schools with a lower selectivity rate (the percent of undergraduates admitted), a lower student-to-faculty ratio, and a direct access to graduate programs. The full list is available at http://www.greatcollegedeals.net/rankings/best-online-rn-to-bsn-programs-top-deals.