Oct. 30, 2018

CONTACT:    Dr. Jessica Mallard, 806-651-2777,

COPY BY:    Rana McDonald, 806-651-2129,

University’s Online Liberal Studies Degrees Ranked at No. 24


CANYON, Texas—SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, has ranked West Texas A&M University at No. 24 for best online colleges across the nation for bachelor’s degrees in liberal studies. WTAMU’s online offerings in liberal studies are a Bachelor of General Studies and a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences.  

The 2019 Best Online Colleges rankings are based on salary potential and tuition rates. SR Education Group looked at accredited online schools across the nation to research annual tuition rates, and salary data was collected from PayScale. The research was focused on finding the best schools for prospective students based on affordability and a high return on investment.

“We are excited that our programs are being recognized for their level of excellence,” Dr. Jessica Mallard, dean of the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities, said. “The online options make degree completion accessible to people who have full-time jobs and need flexibility.”

For more information about the 2019 Best Online Colleges ranking, visit


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