Maybe it’s the late nights, the lack of sleep, or the tendency to abuse substances at traditional colleges and universities. Or you could write it off to students who clearly have too much time on their hands for their own. Or it could be, as many students and faculty believe, that the spirits of the… Read More


Yep, it is that time again. Time for the U.S. News and World Report to release this year’s list of the best colleges and universities, based on such factors as retention and graduation rates. In a non-surprising moves, they scored Princeton and Harvard in the top two and Yale in its perennial number-three spot. But… Read More


While most online colleges have even numbers of men and women, some tend to attract more of one or the other. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) schools tend to attract disproportionate numbers of males. Nursing degree schools, on the other hand, tend to attract much higher numbers of women. Our newest infographic illustrates the… Read More


Sometimes the colleges and universities of the public imagination are huge places where tens of thousands of student flock to earn their degrees amongst the crowd, lost in thousand-seat lecture halls. But the numbers say that very few institutions of higher learning have more than 7,500 students enrolled at any given time. The fact of… Read More


For anyone thinking about getting a traditional or online degree, student loans have never been a bigger topic.  Just for the record, student loans had already nearly double since 2007 and were greater than credit card or auto loan debt before this happened. Now, with the U.S. Congress failing to take action to prevent interest rates… Read More