University of South Africa, Number One Online University in Africa    

Washington DC, June 17, 2010...According to the 2010 edition of the Best Worst Online Degree Programs, the University of South Africa is ranked the number one online degree provider among Africa’s 53 nations.


The University of South Africa’s vision is to be Africa’s premier distance learning institution. It would appear, according to the eBook that they have succeeded. The university’s roots go back over 130 years.  The Division of External Studies was created in 1946 and quickly became the pioneer of tertiary (doctoral) distance education in the Western World. 


Over the next six decades the University of South Africa has built an international reputation as an institution of higher learning that is affordable, credible, accessible, flexible and highly respected among students and academics around the world. The author of the ratings book, Dr. Fred DiUlus states, “Since the fall of Apartheid and the rise of modern South Africa, the school’s attraction to foreign students has grown exponentially with their reputation right alongside of it.”


Dr. DiUlus has revised and upgraded the eBook each year since 2002 in step with the rise of the online education industry. As the CEO and founder of Global Academy Online, the publisher, DiUlus is considered among the top experts in online higher education. Over the past eight years, he has grown the publications ratings from less than 30 institutions in 2002 to over 300 online program providers in 2010.


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