University of Texas at the Permian Basin has been identified as one of the best accredited online colleges. The ranking considered tuition, recognition, customization options and “wow factors,” a news release said.

UTPB was ranked 28th out of 30 institutions from across the nation by College Values Online.

College Values Online’s mission is to provide assistance in selecting the best college for each individual situation by offering rankings of schools and various degree programs, in addition to information on numerous career options from a value perspective, the release said.