Back to Blog Rankings – The Top-Ranking Programs Offered at University of Cincinnati Online Blog Share Share on FacebookFollow us on LinkedInShare on PinterestShare via Email The University of Cincinnati Online Takes Top Ranks in 2022 Whether you’re a high school student or a working adult considering returning to college, there has never been a better time to go back to school and further your education. In fact, there has never been a better time to attend the University of Cincinnati Online, as year after year we rate among the top online schools in U.S. News Best Online Colleges annual rankings for our overall academic excellence and commitment to education — and 2022 is no exception. This year, we’ve ranked in a wide variety of programs, from computer information technology to criminal justice and from our graduate nursing programs to our engineering programs. Our rankings are due, in part, to the University of Cincinnati Online’s flexibility — allowing students to better balance their education with their job, family, and community responsibilities, making UC Online one of the best online degree programs for working adults. Our Top Programs #9 Best Online Master’s in Computer Information Technology Programs Our master’s in IT was ranked for our strong traditional academic foundations, graduation rates, and instructor credentials. We were also chosen for excelling at educating distance learners while offering career and financial support. #5 Best Online Master’s in Computer Information Technology Programs for Veterans Our computer information technology degree program was recognized for being one of the most affordable online colleges for veterans. #9 Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs Our master’s in criminal justice program was ranked for our strong academic foundations, student-instructor access, instructor credentials, and graduation rates. #8 Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs for Veterans Our master’s in criminal justice program was recognized for being one of the most affordable online colleges for veterans. #11 Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs Our master’s in nursing program was ranked for our strong academic foundations due to student-instructor access, instructor credentials, graduation rates, and robust career and financial support. #4 Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs for Veterans Our master’s in nursing program was recognized for being one of the most affordable online colleges for veterans. “I’ve been extremely pleased with my experience so far in the MS IT program here at the University of Cincinnati. The professors have been responsive and available when I’ve needed help and have designed their courses in ways that encourage online interaction among students. I’m excited to continue my studies and get my degree!” — Andrew H., MSIT Student “I am grateful for the MSN FNP program at UC for giving me the opportunity to pursue my goals and ambitions. It has led me down roads and opened doors that otherwise, I never would have had access to. It was one of the best decisions in my life.” — Brandi H., Family Nurse Practitioner Graduate Why Choose UC Online? This University of Cincinnati Online programs: Are taught by nationally renowned faculty Are fully online Require no campus visits Have part-time flexibility Offer programs in the summer, fall, and spring semesters Often take less than two years to complete Offer personalized support from application through graduation Get Started Today U.S. News places UC Online’s programs among the best in the nation. See why and experience the UC difference. Contact an advisor today.