Colorado State University - Pueblo Social Science distance program ranked top best buy

Colorado State University - Pueblo Social Science distance program ranked top best buy
PUEBLO – For five of the last six years, Colorado State University-Pueblo ranked first among the Best Buys in Online College Degrees for its distance bachelor's degree in social science and sociology, according to, which recently released its national affordability rankings of colleges that offer the best values in online bachelor degrees in psychology, social science, and human services.
Get Certified Best BuyThe Get Educated online college affordability rankings are based on a survey of higher education costs at 48 regionally accredited universities that offer 92 distance degrees at the bachelor’s level.
Colorado State University Pueblo, ranked #1 on the Get Educated “best online college” rankings for their bachelor’s in social science and sociology offered at a distance.  Students will pay under $18,000 for this distance degree. State of residency does not make a difference in distance university tuition costs at CSU-Pueblo. At CSU-Pueblo, a state university, distance learners nationwide enjoy the same low tuition as Colorado residents.

CSU-Pueblo’s top-ranked degree is offered through a traditional correspondence course format, which allows it to keep costs low and give students more flexibility than even an online version of the same degree. The rankings compare distance learning programs of all types, which do not require students to set foot on a campus.

“Online learning is about making higher education accessible, especially for working adults in need of affordable continuing career education,” comments Vicky Phillips, founder of “College costs are crippling working Americans. Every school on the Get Educated Best Online College rankings list is a model for making higher education more affordable, and therefore more accessible, for non-traditional adult students across the USA.”

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Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.