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NC State Online Top 15 Among Most Affordable Online Colleges

NC State Online and Distance Education is ranked among the top 15 most affordable online colleges in the nation, according to

The university offers more than 90 degree, certificate, lateral-entry and teacher licensure programs.

NC State Online and Distance Education ranked seventh in the country when it comes to affordable online bachelor’s degree programs.

Currently, the university offers two online bachelor’s degrees in Leadership in the Public Sector, with one specifically for active-duty military and veterans. NC State’s College of Engineering offers a 2+2 bachelor’s program through distance education at Craven Community College in Havelock, North Carolina.

To calculate rankings, looked at associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs from universities across the country. They also looked at key metrics such as tuition, financial aid, enrollment rates and graduation rates.