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Six Advantages of an Online Degree

Affordability- An online education is an affordable option

An online education is an affordable option. Some cost savings associated with online programs include the following:

  • Tuition and fees vary among online universities and the course of study pursued. However, online programs are generally less expensive than traditional college programs.
  • Many employers will provide financial assistance for courses that are job related.
  • Most online programs have financial aid referral programs and will help you get in touch with the resources you need. Some programs provide additional incentives for active or retired US military personnel.
  • In many cases, texts used with online learning are available electronically, resulting in lower material costs.
  • There is also cost savings related to no longer having to pay for transportation costs, meals on the run and childcare.