On top of all the great reasons to attend UW Colleges, each of the campuses stand out in their own way. Here are just a few reasons why UW Colleges Online could be the U for You!
1) Choose from flexible, convenient learning options
UW Colleges Online gives students the opportunity to take part in higher education in a way that suits their lifestyles. Students can take one class or many classes during a semester, plan their workload according to their own schedule and complete a degree from home.
2) Take advantage of guaranteed transfer to any four-year UW School
UW Colleges Online is part of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System, which means every credit earned will transfer to a four-year school in the system. Students don't have to worry about which credits will carry over and can even guarantee their admission to the four-year UW school of their choice.
3) Receive personalized attention from faculty and staff
Thanks to manageable class sizes and engaged professors, students at UW Colleges Online can expect focused, personalized attention from their professors. Online learning presents some unique challenges for students, but working with professors at UW Colleges Online isn't one of them.
4) Pay the lowest tuition in the UW System
Students at UW Colleges Online can save thousands of dollars every year on tuition compared to four-year UW schools and other online colleges. By offering the lowest tuition in the UW System, UW Colleges Online makes higher education affordable and accessible for every student.
5) Receive access to career services for landing a job after college
UW Colleges Online is committed to student success, both in the classroom and out in the real world. Students have the opportunity to take advantage of a number of career services to help them land the dream job they worked so hard for.
6) Earn a certificate in business or legal studies
Students interested in pursuing a degree business or legal studies can earn a certificate through UW Colleges Online. These specializations are one more way students can stand out to prospective universities and employers.
7) Choose from more than 80 courses
While some online schools only provide certain courses and disciplines, UW Colleges offers more than 80 courses in a variety of subjects and interests. Students have the opportunity to choose from courses in the fields of Anthropology, Chemistry, Engineering, Business, Math, Spanish and many, many more.
8) Prepare for a career in health care with our Professional Health Pathways program
Students interested in pursuing a career in the medical or health care field can take advantage of UW Colleges Online's Professional Health Pathways program. The program offers hybrid lab courses to prepare students for a degree in dentistry, medicine, nursing and more.
9) Enjoy the resources and amenities of attending a college in the University of Wisconsin System
On top of the Guaranteed Transfer Program and UW-caliber professors, students at UW Colleges Online receive full UW System support services like academic advising, tutoring and financial assistance. It's one more way UW Colleges is committed to student success.
10) Realize the benefits of a college degree
On average, Associates degree-holders have a better chance at higher pay – earning around $125 more each week than their high school graduate peers, and as much as $300 more in weekly pay than workers who don't have a high school diploma. UW Colleges Online associate's degree program helps students reach their earning potential.