February 28, 2011 | Adam Sorensen | Leave a comment DePaul University, which is located in Chicago, recently announced the launch of new online undergraduate degree programs at its School of New Learning, the Daily Rosetta reports. Officials told the news source that the School for New Learning was established decades ago, but only recently began offering online degree programs. They added that the school was founded on the principles of individualized learning methods and learning from experience. Adults who are considering pursuing a college degree, but lack the time to devote to attending a brick-and-mortar college, may find that DePaul University online programs fit their busy schedules. Furthermore, the college's connection to the Chicago area may make it particularly appealing to those who wish to remain in the region after they receive their degree. DePaul University is accredited through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Higher Learning Commission. The school also designs program that values students' intelligence and experience, which they will have creative input into their own study curriculum. According to the 2010 Sloan Survey of Online Learning, approximately 30 percent of all college and university students now take at least one web-based course.