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BUonline Ranked Number One Online School in Kentucky

Brescia University has been named the Best Online School in Kentucky according to a recent report released by Accredited Schools Online, a leading resource for online learning and college accreditation information.

gThe 2015-2016 list ranked Brescia University number one on a list of notable state schools including University of Louisville, Murray State University, and Western Kentucky University. A number of independent colleges and universities also made the list.

“We wanted to recognize schools, like Brescia, that have made it a point to ensure the pinnacle of academic quality through accreditation” said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of Accredited Schools Online. “These schools are not only offering exceptional programs, but they have expanded their program excellence to the much-desired online environment.”

The schools ranked were required to meet a number of criteria and metric including:

– Must offer a Bachelor’s degree or higher
– Must be a public or private, not-for-profit institution
– Must offer at least one fully-online bachelor’s degree program

The listing highlighted BUonline’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology with an emphasis in Pastoral Studies, live chat session and quality experience they likened to studying on-campus.

“What makes Brescia University so unique is our mission to make a difference in the lives of our students by providing them with a quality, student-centered education. BUonline allows us to expand that influence well beyond our community of Owensboro, to make a difference in the lives of students across the nation,” stated Father Larry Hostetter, President of Brescia University. “It is truly rewarding to see the impact of the hard work of our faculty and staff and to be recognized for their dedication to personal and social transformation to education. We are honored to be named the Best Online School in Kentucky and look forward to continuing to grow our online offerings.”

BUonline is a flexible, and affordable online learning option that sees empower students who want to learn, to do so in a format that fits their individual needs. Over 15 degree options at the Certificate, Associate, Bachelor and Graduate level are available.

Brescia University’s BUonline has consistently ranked among the top online programs in the state of Kentucky, with past rankings that include Best Online College in Kentucky for 2015 by Affordable Colleges Online and Most Affordable Online College in Kentucky by Online Colleges.

Brescia also made the list of Top Online Psychology Degrees, Best online Associate Degrees and the Best Accounting Degree Programs for 2015 published by Affordable Colleges Online.

Accredited Schools Online has distinguished its ranking scale by the use of Peer-Based Value, or PBV. The PBV score compares the cost of each program to the cost of similar programs with the same qualitative score.

To see the complete listing, visit