News-Press and Gazette Newspapers — Park University won two Best of the Northland awards for the second consecutive year, as selected by readers of four Kansas City, Mo., area newspapers — Liberty Tribune,Gladstone DispatchKearney Courier and Smithville Herald. Park received the most votes as the “Best University/College” in the Northland, as well as the “Best Online College.” (July 2016)

PayScale College ROI Report — Park University is ranked among the top private colleges/universities in the country offering the best annual return on investment for 2016. For students who live on campus, not including financial aid, Park ranks No. 2 in the country; for students who live off campus, Park ranks No. 5. (April 2016)

Guide to Online Schools — Park is one of the 2016 Top Military Friendly Online Colleges, schools that provide a strong military culture, provide exceptional online support to its military students, and earn high marks in financial aid and flexibility. Park is one of just eight schools to earn a perfect score for both its military culture and online support. (March 2016) 

Victory Media — Park University is named as a Top 25 Military Friendly Online Program. The recognition is related to the University’s honor by Victory Media as a 2016 Military Friendly School for the seventh consecutive year. (March 2016)

Military Times — Park University’s School of Business is recognized as the No. 2 “Best for Vets” business school in the country among private colleges/universities in the country, according to Military Times, an independent source for news and information for the military community, and its associated publications, Army TimesNavy TimesAir Force Times and Marine Corps Times. Overall, Park ranks No. 12, which includes public and for-profit schools. Park is one of just eight schools to receive four stars out of a possible four in regard to both staff support and academic support. (February 2016)

U.S. News & World Report —  Park’s online bachelor’s degree programs rank No. 183 in the country as part of the magazine’s 2016 Best Online Programs. The rankings are based on student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, and peer reputation. (January 2016)

Military Times — Park University is the No. 1 Best for Vets private college/university in the country, The ranking is a reflection of the services and support the University provides to active duty military, veterans and their families. Park is ranked No. 2 overall in the “online and nontraditional” category (schools that serve military students primarily online or through a network of campuses). (November 2015)

Victory Media — For the seventh consecutive year, Park University is honored as a 2016 Military Friendly School. The military friendly designation by Victory Media, which publishes G.I. JobsSTEM Jobs and Military Spouse magazines, recognizes the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and also dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation. (November 2015)

U.S. News & World Report — Recognized Park has having the ninth least-expensive tuition and fees among private colleges and universities in the country for the 2015-16 academic year. Park is the highest ranked college/university on the list that does not have a religious affiliation. (September 2015)

Online Military Education — A website dedicated to providing information about colleges/universities that accept the G.I. Bill, ranked Park University No. 15 on its Best Online Colleges for Military and G.I. Bill list. OME cited Park’s “wide range of military friendly degree programs in a huge selection of class formats and locations…With a low net price, Park University provides a flexible, high quality education at an affordable cost.” (May 2015)

University Research & Review — Names Park to its list of the Best Ten Colleges You Never Heard Of. UR&R said of Park University, “About half of Park’s enrollees take their courses online; almost 90 percent are part-time students and around 80 percent are 25 or older. One-third of its students are from foreign countries. Park prides itself on dealing with situations unique to those serving in the Armed Forces.” (May 2015)

The Other College Guide  Ranked Park University No. 59 among all schools in the Midwest on its “Best Bang for the Buck” rankings. Among schools based in Missouri, Park is ranked third. The rankings are centered on the best value for a student’s money based on net (not sticker) price, how well schools do graduating the students they admit, and whether those students go on to earn at least enough money to pay off their loans. (March 2015)​