Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges & Programs in Georgia 2021

Hi readers! In this post, I’ve compiled a list of best distance learning colleges, universities, and institutes in Georgia. Here, readers will find the following details – rankings, list of distance education colleges, their address, type of institute, fees/cost, degrees and awards, distance learning majors/degrees and more.

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Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges in Georgia for 2021

Rank

College

Fees/Cost

Type of Institute

Degrees & Awards

Address

1 Albany Technical College $88 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 1704 South Slappey Boulevard, Albany, Georgia 31701
2 Ogeechee Technical College $1,328 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate One Joseph E. Kennedy Blvd, Statesboro, Georgia 30458
3 Central Georgia Technical College $2,050 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 80 Cohen Walker Drive, Warner Robins, Georgia 31088
4 Coastal Pines Technical College $2,066 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 1701 Carswell Ave, Waycross, Georgia 31503
5 West Georgia Technical College $2,270 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, Georgia 30182
6 Chattahoochee Technical College $2,509 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE, Marietta, Georgia 30060
7 Georgia Northwestern Technical College $2,539 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161
8 Southeastern Technical College $3,242 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 3001 E First St, Vidalia, Georgia 30474
9 Lanier Technical College $3,517 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 2535 Lanier Tech Drive, Gainesville, Georgia 30507
10 North Georgia Technical College $3,644 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523
11 Columbus Technical College $4,722 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6572
12 Atlanta Metropolitan State College $4,906 4-year, primarily associate’s, Public Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310-4448
13 Athens Technical College $5,782 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 800 U.S. Hwy 29 North, Athens, Georgia 30601
14 Southern Crescent Technical College $5,887 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 501 Varsity Rd, Griffin, Georgia 30223-2042
15 Georgia Highlands College $6,077 4-year, primarily associate’s, Public Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E., Rome, Georgia 30161-3897
16 Georgia Piedmont Technical College $6,127 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 495 N Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston, Georgia 30021-2397
17 Dalton State College $6,697 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree 650 College Drive, Dalton, Georgia 30720-3797
18 Oconee Fall Line Technical College $6,730 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 1189 Deepstep Rd, Sandersville, Georgia 31082
19 Georgia Military College $7,544 4-year, primarily associate’s, Public Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 201 E Greene St, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
20 East Georgia State College $8,488 4-year, primarily associate’s, Public Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 131 College Cir, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401
21 Georgia State University-Perimeter College $8,795 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 33 Gilmer St., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083
22 Gordon State College $9,186 4-year, primarily associate’s, Public Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 419 College Dr, Barnesville, Georgia 30204
23 Augusta Technical College $9,672 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, Georgia 30906
24 Middle Georgia State University $9,781 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 100 University Parkway, Macon, Georgia 31206
25 Clayton State University $10,037 4-year, Public One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow, Georgia 30260-0285
26 Gwinnett Technical College $10,537 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043-5702
27 University of North Georgia $10,730 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, Georgia 30597
28 Augusta University $10,877 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1120 15th St, Augusta, Georgia 30912
29 Georgia Southwestern State University $10,904 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, Georgia 31709-4693
30 Columbus State University $11,361 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 4225 University Ave, Columbus, Georgia 31907-5645
31 Beulah Heights University $11,824 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 892 Berne St SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30316
32 College of Coastal Georgia $12,255 4-year, primarily associate’s, Public Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree One College Drive, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644
33 Albany State University $12,500 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 504 College Drive, Albany, Georgia 31705
34 Fort Valley State University $13,075 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, Georgia 31030-4313
35 Wesleyan College $13,254 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462
36 Valdosta State University $13,502 4-year, Public Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, Georgia 31698
37 American InterContinental University-Atlanta $14,036 4-year, Private for-profit Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 500 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328
38 Georgia State University $14,136 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083
39 Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service $15,216 2-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree 5141 Snapfinger Woods Dr, Decatur, Georgia 30035-4022
40 University of West Georgia $15,235 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001
41 Georgia Southern University $15,374 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1332 Southern Drive, Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8126
42 University of Georgia $15,961 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice Administration Building, Athens, Georgia 30602
43 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $16,883 4-year, Public Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 225 North Ave, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0530
44 Kennesaw State University $17,175 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
45 Point University $17,185 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 507 West 10th Street, West Point, Georgia 31833
46 Truett McConnell University $17,644 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 100 Alumni Dr, Cleveland, Georgia 30528
47 Atlanta Institute of Music and Media $17,666 2-year, Private for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 2875 Breckinridge Blvd., Suite 700, Duluth, Georgia 30096
48 Brewton-Parker College $18,459 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, Mount Vernon, Georgia 30445
49 Andrew College $18,488 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 501College St, Cuthbert, Georgia 39840-5550
50 Shorter University $19,217 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 315 Shorter Ave, Rome, Georgia 30165
51 LaGrange College $20,612 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 601 Broad Street, Lagrange, Georgia 30240-2999
52 Georgia College & State University $20,823 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
53 South University-Savannah Online $21,171 4-year, Private for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31406
54 Brenau University $21,438 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – professional practice|Doctor’s degree – other 500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501-3668
55 Mercer University $21,696 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice|Doctor’s degree – other 1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, Georgia 31207
56 Reinhardt University $21,997 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 7300 Reinhardt Circle, Waleska, Georgia 30183-2981
57 Toccoa Falls College $22,309 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 107 Kincaid Drive, Toccoa Falls, Georgia 30598
58 Strayer University-Georgia $23,034 4-year, Private for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 3355 Northeast Expwy, Ste 100, Atlanta, Georgia 30341
59 Thomas University $23,103 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 1501 Millpond Rd, Thomasville, Georgia 31792
60 Herzing University-Atlanta $25,724 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 50 Hurt Plaza SE Ste. 400, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
61 Clark Atlanta University $27,931 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 223 James P Brawley Drive, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4391
62 DeVry University-Georgia $28,752 4-year, Private for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree 1 West Court Square, Ste. 600, Decatur, Georgia 30030
63 Life University $30,174 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, Georgia 30060
64 Brown College of Court Reporting $35,106 2-year, Private for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 1100 Spring Street, Suite 101, Atlanta, Georgia 30309
65 Savannah College of Art and Design $44,460 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 342 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31402-3146
66 Atlanta Technical College NA 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310-4446
67 Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School NA 4-year, Private for-profit Doctor’s degree – professional practice 1422 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309
68 Luther Rice College & Seminary NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 3038 Evans Mill Road, Lithonia, Georgia 30038-9869
69 Morehouse School of Medicine NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 720 Westview Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30310
70 Southern Regional Technical College NA 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 15689 US Hwy 19 North, Thomasville, Georgia 31792
71 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College NA 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate 4089 Val Tech Rd, Valdosta, Georgia 31602-0929

 

For ranking colleges, we have used the ‘affordability’ factor. With each passing year, cost of higher-education is rising. Keeping this fact in mind, we have decided to rank institutes on the basis of cost/expenses and affordability.

 

Best Online/Distance Learning Programs & Majors

Here are some popular distance learning programs/majors –

  1. Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences

    • Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services
    • Agricultural and Food Products Processing
    • Agricultural Business and Management
    • Agricultural Mechanization
    • Agricultural Production Operations
    • Agricultural Public Services
    • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
    • Agriculture, General
    • Animal Sciences
    • Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services
    • Food Science and Technology
    • International Agriculture
    • Plant Sciences
    • Soil Sciences
  2. Architecture and Related Services

  3. Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies

    • Area Studies
    • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
  4. Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  5. Business, Marketing, Management, and Related Support Services

    • Accounting and Related Services
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations
    • Business Operations Support and Assistant Services
    • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
    • Business/Commerce, General
    • Business/Corporate Communications
    • Business/Managerial Economics
    • Construction Management
    • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
    • Finance and Financial Management Services
    • General Sales, Merchandising, and Related Marketing Operations
    • Hospitality Administration/Management
    • Human Resources Management and Services
    • Insurance
    • International Business
    • Management Information Systems and Services
    • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methocs
    • Marketing
    • Real Estate
    • Specialized Sales, Merchandising, and Marketing Operations
    • Taxation
    • Telecommunications Management
  6. Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services

    • Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians
    • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
    • Communications Technology/Technician
    • Graphic Communications
  7. Communication, Journalism, and Related programs

    • Communication and Media Studies
    • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
    • Journalism
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
    • Publishing
    • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
  8. Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

    • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
    • Computer and Information Sciences, General
    • Computer Programming
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Software and Media Applications
    • Computer Systems Analysis
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
    • Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management
    • Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications
    • Data Processing
    • Information Science/Studies
  9. Construction Trades

    • Construction Trades, General
    • Construction Trades, Other
  10. Education

    • Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Education, General
    • Education, Other
    • Educational Administration and Supervision
    • Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
    • Educational/Instructional Media Design
    • International and Comparative Education
    • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
    • Special Education and Teaching
    • Student Counseling and Personnel Services
    • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
    • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
    • Teaching Assistants/Aides
    • Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language
  11. Engineering

    • Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Engineering
    • Agricultural Engineering
    • Architectural Engineering
    • Biochemical Engineering
    • Biological/Biosystems Engineering
    • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
    • Cermic Sciences and Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Construction Engineering
    • Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering
    • Electromechanical Engineering
    • Engineering Chemistry
    • Engineering Mechanics
    • Engineering Physics
    • Engineering Science
    • Engineering, General
    • Engineering, Other
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
    • Forest Engineering
    • Geological Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Materials Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
    • Metallurgical Engineering
    • Mining and Mineral Engineering
    • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
    • Nuclear Engineering
    • Ocean Engineering
    • Operations Research
    • Paper Science and Engineering
    • Petroleum Engineering
    • Plastics Engineering
    • Surveying Engineering
    • Systems Engineering
    • Textile Sciences and Engineering
  12. Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields

    • Architecture Engineering Technicians
    • Civil Engineering Technicians
    • Computer Engineering Technicians
    • Construction Engineering Technologies
    • Drafting Engineering Technicians
    • Electrical Engineering Technicians
    • Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technicians
    • Engineering Technicians, Other
    • Engineering Technology, General
    • Engineering-Related Fields
    • Engineering-Related Technologies
    • Environmental Control Technicians
    • Industrial Production Technicians
    • Mechanical Engineering Related Technicians
    • Mining and Petroleum Technicians
    • Nanotechnology
    • Nuclear Engineering Technicians
    • Quality Control and Safety Technicians
  13. English Language and Literature/Letters

    • English Language and Literature, General
    • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
    • Literature
    • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies
  14. Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

    • Apparel and Textiles
    • Family and Consumer Electronics Related Studies
    • Family and Consumer Sciences Business Services
    • Family and Consumer Sciences, General
    • Family and Consumer Sciences, Other
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services
    • Housing and Human Environments
    • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services
    • Work and Family Studies
  15. Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

    • African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • American Sign Language
    • Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
    • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Persian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services
    • Middle Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Modern Greek Language and Literature
    • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
    • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Southeast Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Turkic, Uralic-Altaic, Caucasian, and Central Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  16. History

  17. Legal Professions and Studies

    • Law
    • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
    • Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
    • Legal Support Services
    • Non-Professional General Legal Studies (UG)
  18. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies, and Humanities

  19. Library Science

  20. Mathematics and Statistics

    • Applied Mathematics
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
    • Statistics
  21. Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians

  22. Military Technologies and Applied Sciences

  23. Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  24. Natural Resources and Conservation

    • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences Management
    • Forestry
    • Natural Resources and Conservation
    • Natural Resources and Conservation and Research
    • Natural Resources Management and Policy
    • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
  25. Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
    • Outdoor Education
    • Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management
    • Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies
    • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  26. Personal and Culinary Services

    • Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services
    • Culinary Arts and Related Services
    • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
    • Personal and Culinary Services, Other
  27. Philosophy and Religious Studies

    • Philosophy
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
    • Religion/Religious Studies
  28. Physical Sciences

    • Astronomy and Astrophysics
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
    • Chemistry
    • Geosciences
    • Materials Sciences
    • Physical Sciences
    • Physical Sciences, Other
    • Physics
  29. Precision Production

  30. Psychology

    • Psychology, General
    • Psychology, Other
  31. Public Administration and Social Service Professions

    • Community Organization and Advocacy
    • Human Services, General
    • Public Administration
    • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
    • Public Policy Analysis
    • Social Work
  32. Science Technologies/Technicians

  33. Social Sciences

    • Demography and Population Studies
    • Economics
    • Geography and Cartography
    • International Relations and National Security Studies
    • Political Science and Government
    • Rural Sociology
    • Social Sciences, General
    • Social Sciences, Other
    • Sociology
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
  34. Theology and Religious Vocations

    • Bible/Biblical Studies
    • Missionary Studies
    • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries
    • Religious Education
    • Religious Music
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies
    • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  35. Transportation and Materials Moving

    • Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
  36. Visual and Performing Arts

    • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management
    • Design and Applied Arts
    • Fine and Studio Arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts, General
    • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

 

Come, let us take a close look at the admission process and requirements –

 

Admission Requirements

While evaluating candidates who’ve applied for admission, colleges take the following factors into consideration –

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • ACT/SAT test scores
  • TOEFL
  • Other relevant tests

 

The factors mentioned above are divided into the following groups – Admission considerations that are ‘Required/Mandatory’, admission considerations that are ‘Recommended’ and admission requirements that are ‘Considered but not required’.

 

Admission requirements may vary from one college to another. Most of the colleges rely on secondary school GPA, secondary school record, ACT/SAT scores and TOEFL (as mandatory considerations). Community colleges usually have an open admission policy.

 

Online/Distance Education Degrees

Depending upon the level of the program, Degrees or Awards can be classified into the following types –

  • Certificates
  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced Degrees

 

Certificates

  • Less than one year certificate: The duration of the program is less than one year.
  • One but less than two years certificate: The duration of the course is 1 year (or more, but less than 2 years).

 

Associate’s Degree

Associate’s Degree program is two years long. After completing this program, you’ll obtain an Associate’s Degree from the college/university/accrediting body.

 

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree program is four years long. After completing this program, you’ll obtain an Associate’s Degree from the college/university/accrediting body.

 

Advanced Degrees

Here are some of the popular advanced degrees –

  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctor’s Degree
  • Post-master’s certificate
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