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NGU No. 1 in Top College ranking for 2021

Tigerville, SC (March 22, 2021) Intelligent.com, a resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning, has announced its “Top” lists for 2021. These rankings are a comprehensive research guide and are based on assessing accredited colleges and universities in the nation. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment. North Greenville University (NGU) ranks at No. 1 in Top 50 Bible Colleges, No. 3 on the Best Colleges in South Carolina list, No. 4 in Top 50 Criminal Justice Degree Programs, No. 4 Top 59 Online Bible Colleges, No. 7 Top 50 Sports Management Degree Programs, and No. 13 in the Top 61 Online Bachelor Degrees rankings.

“We are grateful for rankings such as these from Intelligent.com. Though NGU doesn’t chase rankings, reports like these are an affirmation of the work we are doing to educate students to be transformational leaders for church and society,” said NGU Provost and Dean of the University Faculty Dr. Nathan A. Finn.

NGU provides a variety of options for academic programs, including online and in-person learning. The institutions rank based on multiple factors, including the number of credits needed to graduate and tuition costs.  NGU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), ensuring every degree program meets applicable academic standards and can participate in federal financial aid programs.

NGU ranks No. 1 in the Top 50 Bible Colleges. NGU offers a wide range of degree levels and programs to accommodate different student goals in a Christ-centered environment. Intelligent’s list includes schools that offer associate’s degrees appropriate for laypersons who wish to teach Sunday School and undergraduate and graduate-level programs in Christian ministry, pastoral ministry, Christian education, and church music. Students who pursue any one of these programs can expect to gain employment much quicker than candidates without a degree. In addition to accessibility and cost, the steady job growth in this market is one of the many reasons Intelligent researched and ranked the Top Bible Colleges.

The Best Colleges in South Carolina. Whether searching for a small private liberal arts college, a medium-sized institution, or a large state university, the list of colleges in South Carolina provides various options, including online and in-person learning. Intelligent ranks these institutions based on multiple factors, including the number of credits needed to graduate and tuition costs. NGU ranks No. 3 and the top SC Southern Baptist-affiliated institution.

The Top 59 Online Bible Colleges. Regardless of whether a student plans to pursue a career in ministry or a non-religious field, an online degree from a Bible college can equip you with the skills and knowledge you need, taught through a Christ-centered, faith-based orientation. NGU ranks No. 4 and the top SC Southern Baptist-affiliated institution.

The Top 50 Sports Management Degree Programs rank degree programs that prepare students for senior athletic management roles with a degree in sports management. Sports managers need advanced knowledge of business, law, organizational leadership, business management, and marketing principles to deliver effective leadership to athletes, sports teams, and sport-related businesses. NGU ranks at No. 7 and offers a traditional on-campus undergraduate program in sport management.

The Top 50 Criminal Justice Degree Programs showcase higher learning institutions that train criminal justice professionals to ensure that vulnerable groups are protected and state and federal laws are respected and observed at all times. A degree in criminal justice gives the legal know-how and theoretical and practical skills to thrive in this sector. Intelligent reviewed the top 50 bachelor’s degree programs in criminal justice across the United States. NGU offers a traditional on-campus undergraduate degree in criminal justice and legal studies and a 100% online undergraduate degree in criminal justice. The degree pursued will depend on your existing educational background and your career goals after graduation. The comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 153 accredited colleges and universities in the nation. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment. NGU ranks No. 4 in the country and the top-ranked college in SC.

The Top 61 Online Bachelor Degrees. Earning a bachelor’s degree has always been a way to open a new career, but it’s quickly becoming a requirement to be hired. According to Intelligent, by 2020, 65% of jobs nationally will require a post-secondary degree. Pursuing your degree online gives you a career boost on your terms. NGU ranks No. 13 in the nation and the top-ranked in SC.

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