April 30, 2017

Five Reasons to Take an Online Class

​Online education is more affordable, accessible than ever.

Online learning is becoming more and more common every year, and the latest numbers show nearly 6 million students across the country took at least one online course in 2014. Students in Wisconsin have an affordable option close to home with UW Colleges Online.

Online education offers students a number of advantages compared to traditional college classes. UW Colleges Online offers accessibility, affordability and flexibility for working adults with families, traditional college students and everybody in between. So if you're looking for a convenient way to start college, need a couple credits to get into a specific program or want to give higher education another shot, there are plenty of reasons to take a class through UW Colleges Online.

1) Take college courses that fit your schedule

1) Take college courses that fit your schedule

College students are busy. Between jobs, family obligations and other responsibilities, it can be tough to commit to a traditional university schedule. UW Colleges Online gives students a flexible option to earn college credits by taking as many courses as they’re able, viewing lectures during their free time and making sure their studies fit their lifestyle.

2) Pay the lowest tuition in the UW System

2) Pay the lowest tuition in the UW System

College affordability is a major issue facing students and families today and the high sticker price of traditional schools can be tough to swallow. UW Colleges online makes higher education affordable by offering the lowest tuition you’ll find among the schools in the UW System.

3) Choose from a full slate of subjects and courses

3) Choose from a full slate of subjects and courses

Online education doesn’t have to be any less rewarding or expansive than a traditional college experience. At UW Colleges Online, you can choose from more than 80 courses in a wide variety of subjects from math and engineering to art, chemistry and psychology.

4) Prepare for your next step

4) Prepare for your next step

Are you trying to get a start on your degree? Do you want to earn a certificate in business or legal studies? Are you trying to get into a dentistry or medical program? Whatever your next step, UW Colleges Online gives you an affordable, flexible option for launching your career goals.

5) Easily transfer credits to a four-year school

5) Easily transfer credits to a four-year school

If you’re looking to start on a bachelor’s degree at a UW System school, UW Colleges Online is a great place to start. The Guaranteed Transfer Program ensures your admission to the school of your choice, and UW Colleges Online’s low tuition means you’ll save thousands getting the same quality of education you’d get at a four-year university.

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