Online Educational Database Rankings

liberty-distance-learning-good-one.gifLiberty University’s Distance Learning Program has been ranked among the nation’s elite.LU ranked third in the second annual Online College Ranking by the Online Education Database released today.

“We should all be proud of what Liberty’s Executive Vice President, Dr. Ron Godwin, and Executive Director of Distance Learning and Graduate Studies, Ron Kennedy, have accomplished in their leadership of Liberty’s Distance Learning Program. I have recently become better acquainted with many of the faculty and staff in distance learning and have been impressed with their professionalism and competence. The enrollment has more then doubled to 26,000 students in less than 2 year without sacrificing quality or academic excellence. Given the performance of our faculty and staff, I am not surprised to learn of how highly Liberty University was ranked nationally today among distance learning programs. Congratulations to the entire faculty and staff of the Liberty University Distance Learning Program!” Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. Read more

High School Diplomas and Dual Enrollment

libertyuniversityonlineacademy_pic1.jpgMore and more teenagers are beginning to earn their high school diplomas through the internet. In addition, more high school students are also earning college credit during their high school days with dual enrollment programs.  Distance learning is often a great option for students who need to stay home for health reasons, desire to work at their own pace, or find themselves unable to concentrate on their work in the traditional setting. Finding an online high school can be a challenge; many schools make big claims but few live up to their promises. Parents generally have two options for their children: private online schools or public online schools.

Liberty University, is the worlds largest private evangelical university, it’s well respected distance learning program offers high school students the chance to earn their diploma completely from home. Most classes are conducted through the Switched on SchoolHouse CD-ROM and will soon be moved to an internet based forum such as blackboard.  This will increase flexibility for students studying in multiple locations or during travel times. Read more