New England Tech Ranks Top-20 For “Best Online Programs” In The U.S.

January 9, 2018

New England Institute of Technology Receives Top Ranking by U.S. News & World Report in its “2018 Best Online Programs”

East Greenwich, RIU.S. News & World Report just released its “2018 Best Online Programs” a resource used by millions of students globally to compare the academic quality and value of bachelor’s and master’s level online degree programs offered at colleges and universities across the country. Of the 357 schools that were ranked for their online bachelor of science degree programs, New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) was the only Rhode Island university that ranked in the top 20 and one of only two universities in New England that also ranked in the top 20. The announcement was made by Dr. Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost, at New England Institute of Technology.

The “2018 Best Online Programs” is a report used by students and working adults seeking online education programs to complete their degree or advance their career while maintaining a flexible schedule that suits their work and personal commitments. Only degree-granting programs offered predominantly online at regionally accredited colleges and universities are reviewed.  The full rankings, data and methodologies can be found at

Dr. Sherman stated, “New England Institute of Technology is proud to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report as we continue to strive to offer students relevant and engaging online programs that provide a collaborative learning environment. We have an experienced team of instructional designers who work extensively with our knowledgeable faculty to develop programs that provide students with an innovative online experience.”

To learn more about New England Tech’s wide range of online bachelor’s and master’s level degree programs visit, call the Admissions Office at 800-736-7744 or email [email protected].


About U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is a multiplatform publisher of news and information, which includes and annual print and e-book versions of its authoritative rankings of Best Colleges, Best Graduate Schools and Best Hospitals. Together, U.S. News and have earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers by focusing on health, personal finance, education, travel, cars, news and opinion. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

About New England Institute of Technology

Under the leadership of President Richard I. Gouse, New England Institute of Technology is a private, nonprofit, technical university with an enrollment of more than 3,000 students and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Founded in 1940, New England Tech offers more than 55 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and online technical and professional degree programs. Please visit and follow NEIT on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, and the New England Tech blog.