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SAGU Ranks in Best Online Associate Degrees Waxahachie, Texas – February 10, 2017 – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) was recently recognized in a list of the top online associate degrees by Affordable Colleges .

Affordable Colleges concentrated on institutions that offered students the greatest breadth of two-year programs online.

“We wanted to honor the colleges and universities setting the bar for online learning,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of “These schools are going above and beyond the industry standard to help make online education programs more affordable.”

Only public, not-for-profit institutions were eligible for the ranking. The primary data points used to identify the Best Online Colleges of 2016 include regional accreditation, in-state tuition and fees, number of online programs offered along with a number of other factors. has distinguished its ranking scale by using a Peer-Based Value metric, or PBV. The PBV compares the cost of a program to the cost of other programs with the same (or a similar) qualitative score. It also compares the qualitative score of the program to the score of other programs with the same (or a similar cost).

SAGU offers Associate Degrees in Addictions Counseling, Early Childhood Education, English, Psychology and several others.

SAGU provides nearly 60 online associates, bachelors, and masters degrees and programs through distance education. SAGU has been committed to offering quality, Christian-based, distance education programs for 25 years. The distance education options available at SAGU allow students to conveniently and flexibly attain degrees and/or vocational training from virtually anywhere. Many degrees, even at the Masters level, are available completely online.

To view the complete list of rankings, click here .

About SAGU:
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.

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