Simpson College ranks No. 15 for best online colleges



Simpson College recently earned a No. 15 national ranking as one of the 30 Best Online Colleges for 2019-20, according to scholastic rankings specialist, EDsmart. EDsmart took several attributes into consideration when ranking the best online colleges, including efficiency, convenience, academic reputation, course materials and scholarships. Using data gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics and, EDSmart awarded Simpson a score of 92 points out of a possible 100. EDsmart estimates that Simpson’s online program provides a $151,000 return on investment. Simpson is the only Iowa institution in the rankings; the top three universities were the University of Michigan at No. 1, followed by Villanova University and the University of North Florida.