Hawaii’s colleges are notably missing from the U.S. News and World Report’s recent rankings of online programs, suggesting that the Aloha State is lagging in one of the fastest-growing areas of education, Honolulu Civil Beat reports.

The only local university to get a spot on the list is Chaminade University, whose online graduate education program received such a low overall score that it didn’t even get a numerical ranking.

The US News rankings evaluate programs in six categories, including general undergraduate, graduate business and graduate nursing programs.

The University of Hawaii offers an array of distance-learning degrees, while Hawaii Pacific University offers several, including an online master of business administration.

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