Just in the last 20 years, universities and colleges have transformed from solitary campuses filled with your typical classrooms and lecture halls to worldwide entities that spread out across the globe, offering unprecedented access to educational opportunities. Given these monumental shifts, its difficult to imagine what the next 20 years will bring to higher learning.… Read More

Officials said that the FastFlex programs are designed for working professionals, stay-at-home mothers and students who want to enter the workforce quickly. Each course is delivered in a hybrid format, meaning class time is divided between online and in-person instruction.

Students can earn an associates degree or associate in occupational studies in 20 months on the FastFlex schedule. Furthermore, a bachelors degree in fields such as healthcare, business and information technology can be obtained in 36 months.… Read More

The recent turbulent economy coupled with high unemployment rates has prompted many individuals to go back to school to earn a degree. As part of this trend, universities, colleges and education service providers across the country are beginning to team up to help students earn the credentials required to stay competitive in the workplace.… Read More

According to school officials at the University of Maine, overall enrollment has remained steady, but the number of students who take online classes has increased since last year, reports the Morning Sentinel. Furthermore, the number of credit hours students are taking online has grown by 26 percent from last fall. College officials say that enrollment… Read More

Have you ever heard someone say, “College is a waste of time and money”? Or, “There’s no way I could afford to go to college”? Here are some common myths about college.… Read More

According to “Measuring Up 2008: The National Report Card on Higher Education,” out of the 50 states, only one isn’t failing when it comes down to college affordability. California received the highest grade which was a “C” while the other 49 states received “F”s. The study’s results show that affordability is a major issue facing both young Americans and their parents.… Read More

U.S. soldiers and their families are still reeling from President Barack Obama’s newest announcement to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. Many soon-to-be-deployed soldiers, however, are already planning to use their downtime overseas to earn college degrees online. In fact, online universities are showing record increases in military enrollments following the White House’s announcement. “Soldiers… Read More