College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published its 2017 ranking for the Best Online Bachelor's in Hospitality Management.
This ranking comes at a time when an average of 27,000 jobs in hospitality have been created every month in the United States. Those looking for a relevant college education can find it in hospitality management, and that includes non-traditional college students who may have significant job and family responsibilities.
"There's never been a better time for online education than now," Christian Amondson, Managing Editor of College Choice said of the ranking. "So if you're a prospective student interested in an online degree and you are open to hospitality management, then this list will be very helpful in determining which institution will give you the biggest bang for your tuition buck."
College Choice created the 2017 ranking for Best Online Bachelor's in Hospitality Management based on a program's reputation alongside its average return on investment. The sources for this information come from a variety of publicly accessible records, including a nationwide survey published by the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, U.S. News & World Report, the National Center for Education Statistics, and PayScale.com.
The College Choice 2017 ranking for the Best Online Bachelor's in Hospitality Management finds the online hospitality program at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in the top spot. Florida International University and California State University East Bay round out the top three.
The complete alphabetical rankings are as follows:
American Public University System, Charles Town, West Virginia
Bay State College, Boston, Massachusetts
California State University-East Bay, Hayward, California
Charleston Southern University, Charleston, South Carolina
East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
ECPI University, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
Granite State College, Concord, New Hampshire
Lakeland College, Plymouth, Wisconsin
Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida
Monroe College, Bronx, New York
National American University, Albuquerque, New Mexico
North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida
San Ignacio College, Doral, Florida
Schiller International University, Largo, Florida
Sullivan University, Louisville, Kentucky
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
University of the Potomac, Washington, District of Columbia
University of the Southwest, Hobbs, New Mexico
Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah
College Choice is the leading authority in college and university rankings, searches and resources dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. The site publishes rankings and reviews that make finding the best colleges for different interests easier and more fun, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.