Lehigh Ranked #1 2019 for Best Online Master's School Counseling Degrees & 15th for Affordability!

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:45am

SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher founded in 2004, has just unveiled their 2019 rankings on GuidetoOnlineSchools.com. The new best online colleges lists are the first to offer all-encompassing rankings of online colleges using up-to-date alumni salary data from PayScale and tuition rates across degree level and program. 

Lehigh University ranked No. 1 for the Master's of Education in International School Counseling degree and 15th for most affordable. Students in this program can take courses such as Counseling and Therapeutic Approaches, Education and Inclusion of Individuals with Special Needs in K-12, Diversity and Multicultural Perspectives, Current Issues in Counseling and Therapy: School-based Small-group Counseling, and many other interesting courses. In order to apply for this degree, students must have a completed online application, a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a career objectives essay.

The methodology for these rankings employs median mid-career salary data, as well as manually researched tuition rates. Since salaries differ by degree level and program, SR Education Group utilizes bachelor’s, master’s, and program specific salary data for the rankings. Manually collected tuition rates are also specific to degree level and program. The Best Online Colleges rankings include 100 program pages and 41 by-state rankings. 

“We are excited to offer the most comprehensive and diverse collection of online school and program rankings. Our resources give prospective students transparent and accessible information to help them make important decisions about investments in their education and future career paths,” said Sung Rhee, CEO of SR Education Group.

SR Education Group is also releasing 120 Most Affordable Rankings lists on OnlineU.org for 2019. The Most Affordable rankings represent online schools across the nation that are committed to providing affordable, economical options for students. The tuition rates of every accredited college offering fully online degrees are manually researched and collected each year to determine and rank the most affordable options.

The 2019 rankings include 861 unique schools, between the Best and Most Affordable lists. Of all of the colleges considered, Liberty University, Southern New Hampshire University, and Arizona State University were all standout schools, appearing on the most rankings lists. Eastern New Mexico University earned the highest amount of number one rankings at 10, followed by Fort Hays State University at 9.

About SR Education Group 
Headquartered in Kirkland, WA, SR Education Group was founded in 2004 by CEO Sung Rhee. The company’s mission is to create authoritative online resources for students seeking an online education program that best suits their budget and career aspirations. SR Education Group is passionate about making quality education attainable for everyone and believes that objective information about education, careers, and educational financing should be free and easily accessible. For more information, please visit https://www.sreducationgroup.org/.