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NNU Recognized for 2 Top Degree Programs in the U.S.

December 13, 2019

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Northwest Nazarene University has been ranked #2 for its doctorate in education program and #33 for its master’s in education program by Intelligent.com. The ranking is based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities across the U.S. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation and post-graduate employment.

“We have long known that NNU's graduate programs in education are some of the best in the country. They are created with working educators in mind, and fully online to influence schools and students in all parts of the world,” said Dr. Heidi Curtis, Graduate Education Chair and Director of Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership.

The 2020 rankings are calculated through a unique scoring system which includes student engagement, potential return on investment and leading third-party evaluations. Intelligent.com analyzed hundreds of schools with comparable programs on a scale of 0 to 100. The methodology uses an algorithm that collects and analyzes multiple rankings into one score to easily compare each university’s degree program.

“Inclusion on some of the recent lists as a university with the best value, a program with the most faculty support, and the best Christian college all exemplify our faculty’s hard work and recognition of the best students in the university. Our current students and alumni are excellent leaders in the field, continuing to be creative and redemptive agents in their worlds,” Curtis added.

Northwest Nazarene University has been recognized for the following degree programs:

• Doctorate in Education Degree Programs | Ranked #2.

• Master's in Education Degree Programs | Ranked #33.

About Intelligent.com: Intelligent.com provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about higher education programs. The website offers curated guides which include the best degree programs as well as information about financial aid, internships and even study strategies. With comprehensive, user-friendly guides and hundreds of program rankings, Intelligent.com is a trusted source among students and prospective students. To learn more, please visit https://www.intelligent.com/.