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Leading Christian higher education resource, Christian Universities Online (, has published a ranking of the Top 25 Online Christian College Graduate Programs 2017.

This ranking includes schools with fully online graduate degree programs that are members or member eligible of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona, claimed the top spot on the list, while Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana, and Bethel University of St. Paul, Minnesota, ranked second and third, respectively. The ranking can be viewed at

Other schools making the list include (in alphabetical order):

Anderson University South Carolina – Anderson, South Carolina

Belhaven University – Jackson, Mississippi

Biola University – La Mirada, California

California Baptist University – Riverside, California

Campbellsville University – Campbellsville, Kentucky

Carson-Newman University – Jefferson City, Tennessee

Cedarville University – Cedarville, Ohio

Colorado Christian University – Lakewood, Colorado

Concordia University Irvine – Irvine, California

Crown College – Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota

Fresno Pacific University – Fresno, California

Grace College and Seminary – Winona Lake, Indiana

Mississippi College – Clinton, Mississippi

Missouri Baptist University – Saint Louis, Missouri

Mount Vernon Nazarene University – Mount Vernon, Ohio

Nyack College – Nyack, New York

Oklahoma Wesleyan University – Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Olivet Nazarene University – Bourbonnais, Illinois

Shorter University – Rome, Georgia

Southern Wesleyan University – Central, South Carolina

Spring Arbor University – Spring Arbor, Michigan

Trevecca Nazarene University – Nashville, Tennessee


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