Awards and Recognition


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U.S. News & World Report 2018

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Post University among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and for Best Online Bachelors Programs for Veterans 2018.

U.S. News & World Report 2013 -2015

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Post University among the best online bachelor’s programs from 2013-2015.

According to U.S. News World Report, “Post University's online programs are among more than 1,200 programs surveyed by U.S. News. Only regionally accredited institutions whose programs are offered mostly or entirely online were evaluated.”

Military Times' Best for Vets

For 2019 Post University has been ranked among the top five best online and nontraditional colleges nationwide for veterans and military personnel by Military Times’ rigorous “Best for Vets” survey. The Best for Vets Colleges rankings are based on the results of Military Times’ annual survey – the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement – as well as a detailed review of public data collected by federal agencies. 

Also Post University was ranked among the best in 2015 and our Malcolm Baldrige School of Business was ranked among the best business schools in 2013 and 2014.

Best for Vets

Military Friendly Top 10 School for 2017
Military Friendly School 2017

Military Friendly® Top School

Post University's dedication to those who serve is clear: Once again, we have been selected by Victory Media for the Military Friendly® School Award for the 5th consecutive year. Post University has also been ranked as a Military Friendly® Top 10 Non-Traditional School for outstanding commitment and programs for our nation's veterans and their families.

Post University has also earned the 2017 Military Spouse Friendly School® designation, which recognizes those higher education institutions that actively recruit spouses of active duty service members and promote student retention and career development policies and programs that acknowledge and support the unique challenges of military life.

Learn more about Post University's Military Programs.

Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition Magazine

Post University was selected as a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition Magazine's Guide to Colleges & Universities for 2016 and 2017.

Learn more about Post University's Military Programs.

Military Advanced Education & Transition Top School for 2017

BBB Accredited Business

BBB (Better Business Bureau)

Post University has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, based on factors such as length of time the organization has been in operation and response to complaints. Rankings are based on a scale of A+ to F. Post University has been accredited by the BBB for 6 continuous years since 2010.

NECHE Accreditation

Post University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.
Accreditation of an institution of higher education by the New England Commission of Higher Education indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied though a peer review process. An accredited college or university is one which has available the necessary resources to achieve its stated purposes through appropriate educational programs, is substantially doing so, and gives reasonable evidence that it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. Institutional integrity is also addressed through accreditation.

Learn more about the NECHE Accreditation.



ACBSP Programmatic Accreditation

The following degree programs taught within The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs was established in 1988 and is the only business program accrediting agency that offers programmatic accreditation for associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree programs. Its mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize excellence for the business programs it programmatically accredits.

Learn more about the ACBSP Accreditation.


Post University is proud to be home to 20 NCAA Division II Sports. According to the NCAA’s website, “Division II is a collection of 300 NCAA colleges and universities that provide thousands of student-athletes the opportunity to compete at a high level of scholarship athletics while excelling in the classroom and fully engaging in the broader campus experience. This balance, in which student-athletes are recognized for their academic success, athletics contributions and campus/community involvement, is at the heart of the Division II philosophy.”

Learn more about NCAA Division II Athletics here.




Post University is accredited with the Open Education Database (OEDb), an organization that ranks more than 1,600 schools that offer online degree programs.

 To become accredited, campus-based and online colleges must meet a set of established standards for the quality of their faculty, administration, student support services and educational programs.

Top 30 Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in Accounting

Accounting Degree Review has published it's 2016 Top 30 Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in Accounting. Post University was ranked #12.  You can view the ranking in it's entirety at

Accounting Degree Review is dedicated to informing students about higher quality educational choices and helping them gather the information they need to make a informed decision.

30 Most Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in Accounting 2016


Connecticut Quality Improvement Award

Post University has been awarded a 2015 Silver Innovation Prize from the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award (CQIA) Partnership, Inc., for its implementation of performance analysis tools to improve online classroom engagement between instructors and students.

Post’s Online MBA program in the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business also received Gold Innovation Prize from CQIA in 2013.

The CQIA presents the Innovation Prize to Connecticut organizations demonstrating performance excellence based upon the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for Performance Excellence criteria.