ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Two area colleges have ranked among the top online schools in Texas, according to the SR Education Group, an education research publisher.
Of the twenty-four community colleges on the list in Texas, Odessa College was ranked number 11, while Midland College was ranked number 19.
Each of the schools on the list received scores based on several factors, including retention rate, graduation rate, and percentage of online enrollment data.
According to their website, Odessa College offers seventeen online Associate Degrees, and one online certificate program. Midland College offers one Associate Degree and one Bachelor Degree, and three online certification programs.
“Community colleges offer some of the most affordable degrees in the country. With a growing number of these degrees becoming available online, we wanted to let prospective students know about these great, accessible options near them,” Sung Rhee, CEO of SR Education Group says.