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ULM named an Online College Leader for high rankings in Education and Marriage & Family Counseling

Published May 20, 2019

The University of Louisiana Monroe has been recognized as an Online College Leader for  several ULM Online programs offered in the School of Education and the School of Health Professions according to rankings by The Best Schools (thebestschools.org).



ULM received the recognition because it has several ranking online programs in each area.






  • The School of Health Professions was recognized for its Marriage & Family Therapy PhD and Counseling Studies was recognized as No. 11 of 20 in for the Master of Science in Counseling. ULM is the only Louisiana university in the ranking.


Additionally, The Best Schools website has recognized ULM Online programs as among the top in Louisiana and the US in several other areas:


  • Ranked among the 100 Best Online Colleges for 2018 and the only university to make that list in Louisiana


  • Ranked number one for the Best Online Colleges in Louisiana


  • Ranked number 16 among the 25 Online Colleges with the Best Return on Investment


Online Bachelor Degrees


  • Ranked among The 30 Best Online Bachelor of Criminal Justice Degree Programs


  • Ranked among The 20 Best Online Bachelor in History Degree Programs


  • Ranked among The 25 Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees in Business Studies


  • Ranked among The 25 Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees in Criminal Justice Studies


Online Master's Degrees


  • Ranked among The 50 Best Online MBA Programs


  • Ranked among The 25 Best Online Master in Educational Leadership Degree Programs



"The University of Louisiana Monroe has a long standing history of academic excellence, and that excellence continues with the offerings through ULM Online. We are so proud of our forward thinking faculty, strong staff support team, and the adult learners who choose to complete a degree with ULM through ULM Online. The best is on the bayou, and with ULM Online the bayou can come to you!” Katie Dawson, Interim Director ULM Online.


For information on the ranking methodology visit thebestschools.org/rankings. For more information about ULM Online programs visit ulm.edu/onlinedegrees.