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For Immediate Release
July 02, 2019

Purdue University Fort Wayne’s General Studies Program Ranked among Best in Nation

Key Info

  • Online General Studies Bachelor’s Degree is Nationally Ranked
  • ranked all online General Studies bachelor’s degree programs

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The online Bachelor of General Studies program at Purdue University Fort Wayne has been named one of the best in the nation. The independent organization recently reviewed all 132 accredited online Bachelor of General Studies degrees offered across the country to select the top programs, and Purdue Fort Wayne is ranked at number 43.

Ronald Friedman,Ph.D., interim dean of Purdue Fort Wayne’s College of Arts and Sciences, is pleased with this news. “Our programs provide students quality educational experiences with a broad range of classes to fit their interests, goals, and career needs. Our general studies graduates have pursued careers in such areas as business, medicine, law, and education. I’d like to extend a hearty congratulations to the online Bachelor of General Studies degree program, and to everyone who worked so hard to achieve this ranking!”

The mission of is “to provide the best resources and advice to assist learners through every step of their education, into careers, and toward sustainable lifelong learning.” Every year the organization puts together rankings in numerous categories, which are assembled through a rigorous process of collecting data analysis and research combined with input from subject matter experts.   

The entire list of general studies program rankings can be seen here. To learn more about TheBest Schools, you can visit its website.

For more information on Purdue Fort Wayne’s ranking, contact Professor Freidman at 260-481-5750 or