Press Release Joyce University Recognized by

Joyce University Recognized by

Jun 22, 2022 ranks Joyce* high on the lists for best online college and best community college in 2022

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, January 31,, a resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences to its list of programs assessed for 2022. The research identifies programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation.

“We’re honored to be recognized among the top community colleges and as one of the top online colleges in the state and are grateful to our faculty and staff who make it all possible,” said Sherry Jones, president, Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences. “We strive to provide the most dynamic training for our students so they can jump into their career and be ready on day one. Our focus continues to be on how to best reach students to receive this education, whether that’s online, in-person or a hybrid approach, and we hope to bring more learning opportunities to our students in the future.” implemented a unique methodology that ranks each program on a scale from 0 to 100 across five categories. The scoring system compares each university according to program strength, student readiness, return on investment, cost, and student engagement. Researchers compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges across the United States.

Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences offers distance learning that appeals to busy adults or hybrid models that include on-campus and online formats. Experts at assessed programs throughout Utah that help students enhance and develop advanced skills for a variety of in-demand fields.

Studies show that obtaining a degree increases income substantially, degree holders earning 84% more than those with only high school diplomas or those without a completed GED. The percentage difference in earnings continues to grow with higher learning degrees such as masters, doctoral or professional degrees, with the unemployment rate decreasing to as much as 1.1% for those with a doctorate.

Joyce University, formerly Ameritech College of Healthcare, has been recognized for the following qualities:

  • Best Community Colleges in Utah | Ranked 8
  • Best Online Colleges in Utah | Ranked 12



Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, formerly known as Ameritech College of Healthcare, is one of the largest nursing schools in Utah. Founded in 1979, Joyce University’s mission is to prepare students to serve as competent professionals, to advance their careers, and to pursue lifelong learning. With its campus in Draper, Utah, Joyce University is proud to have helped thousands of students graduate and launch lasting healthcare careers.

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