UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com.

The university’s online programs ranked No. 8 in the national listing, which highlighted affordable and flexible options for students looking to start or continue their education.

UNCG offers 30 online undergraduate, graduate and certificate degree programs that can be completed — start to finish — online, including the new kinesiology doctoral program, the university’s first fully online doctoral program and the only online Ed.D program in kinesiology in the nation.

The website evaluated program features offered to distance learners, including support services and study resources, as well as tuition costs in creating the ranking. UNCG online students have access to an array of student support services, including academic advisors, the UNCG Speaking Center, University Libraries and IT support.

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the publication’s 2015 list of Best Online Programs. The Master of Science in Information Technology and Management program, offered by the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics, ranked as the 12th best online graduate computer information technology program. The online graduate nursing program and graduation education program also earned national rankings.