Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges & Programs in Minnesota 2021

Hi readers! In this post, I’ve compiled a list of best distance learning colleges, universities, and institutes in Minnesota. 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 Minnesota for 2021

Rank

College

Fees/Cost

Type of Institute

Degrees & Awards

Address

1 St Cloud Technical and Community College $8,141 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 1540 Northway Drive, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56303-1240
2 Riverland Community College $8,861 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 1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, Minnesota 55912-1473
3 Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College $9,069 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 2101 14th St, Cloquet, Minnesota 55720-2342
4 Hibbing Community College $9,607 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 1515 East 25th Street, Hibbing, Minnesota 55746
5 Mesabi Range College $9,692 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 1001 Chestnut Street West, Virginia, Minnesota 55792
6 Minnesota State Community and Technical College $9,813 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 1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537-1000
7 South Central College $9,928 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 1920 Lee Blvd, North Mankato, Minnesota 56003-1920
8 Northland Community and Technical College $9,992 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 1101 Hwy One East, Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701
9 North Hennepin Community College $10,004 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 7411 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55445
10 Pine Technical & Community College $10,037 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 900 4th St SE, Pine City, Minnesota 55063
11 Century College $10,227 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 3300 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110
12 Dakota County Technical College $10,805 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 1300 145th Street East, Rosemount, Minnesota 55068-2999
13 Inver Hills Community College $10,977 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 2500 80th St E, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076-3224
14 Northwest Technical College $11,008 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 905 Grant Avenue SE, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601-4907
15 Ridgewater College $11,111 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 2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, Minnesota 56201
16 Itasca Community College $11,150 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 1851 East Highway 169, Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744-3397
17 Hennepin Technical College $11,190 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 9000 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55445
18 Anoka-Ramsey Community College $11,213 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 11200 Mississippi Blvd NW, Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433-3470
19 Minnesota West Community and Technical College $11,244 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 1593 11th Ave, Granite Falls, Minnesota 56241
20 Saint Paul College $11,359 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 235 Marshall Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102-9808
21 University of Minnesota-Crookston $11,483 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree 2900 University Ave, Crookston, Minnesota 56716-5001
22 Anoka Technical College $11,497 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 1355 Highway 10 West, Anoka, Minnesota 55303
23 Central Lakes College-Brainerd $11,790 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 West College Drive, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401-3900
24 Minneapolis Community and Technical College $12,145 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 1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1779
25 Normandale Community College $12,269 2-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree 9700 France Ave S, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431-4399
26 Lake Superior College $12,422 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 2101 Trinity Rd, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-3399
27 Minnesota State College Southeast $12,837 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 1250 Homer Rd, Winona, Minnesota 55987
28 Alexandria Technical & Community College $13,175 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 1601 Jefferson Streeet, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308
29 Rochester Community and Technical College $13,430 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 851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, Minnesota 55904-4999
30 Saint Cloud State University $13,594 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 720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498
31 Minnesota State University-Mankato $14,464 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 South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
32 Bemidji State University $14,945 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 1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601
33 Metropolitan State University $15,056 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000
34 Minnesota State University Moorhead $16,589 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 1104 Seventh Avenue South, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563
35 Winona State University $16,617 4-year, Public Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 175 West Mark Street, Winona, Minnesota 55987-5838
36 University of Minnesota-Duluth $16,828 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, Minnesota 55812
37 Oak Hills Christian College $16,989 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 1600 Oak Hills Rd SW, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601-8834
38 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $17,279 4-year, Public Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213
39 Capella University $17,368 4-year, Private for-profit 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 225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402-3389
40 Bethany Lutheran College $17,580 4-year, Private not-for-profit One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree 700 Luther Dr, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
41 Rasmussen College-Minnesota $18,455 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 226 Park Avenue South, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301-3713
42 Concordia University-Saint Paul $18,757 4-year, Private not-for-profit 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 1282 Concordia Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-5494
43 Herzing University-Minneapolis $19,195 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 435 Ford Road, St. Louis Park, Minnesota 55426
44 Martin Luther College $20,154 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 1995 Luther Ct, New Ulm, Minnesota 56073-3965
45 St Catherine University $20,172 4-year, Private not-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|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105
46 Bethany Global University $20,224 4-year, Private not-for-profit Less than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 6820 Auto Club Road, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438-2849
47 Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota $20,369 4-year, Private not-for-profit 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 700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399
48 North Central University $21,457 4-year, Private not-for-profit 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|Master’s degree 910 Elliot Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404-1391
49 Hamline University $22,253 4-year, Private not-for-profit 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 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-1284
50 University of Northwestern-St Paul $23,085 4-year, Private not-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 3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55113-1598
51 Academy College $23,573 4-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profit Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree 1600 W. 82nd Street, Suite 100, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431-1411
52 Dunwoody College of Technology $23,576 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 818 Dunwoody Blvd, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1192
53 The College of Saint Scholastica $24,636 4-year, Private not-for-profit 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 – professional practice 1200 Kenwood Ave, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-4199
54 Bethel University $26,468 4-year, Private not-for-profit 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 3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112
55 Crown College $26,850 4-year, Private not-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 8700 College View Drive, Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota 55375-9001
56 Minneapolis College of Art and Design $28,848 4-year, Private not-for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree 2501 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
57 University of St Thomas $29,645 4-year, Private not-for-profit Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078
58 Adler Graduate School NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate 10225 Yellow Circle Dr., Minnetonka, Minnesota 55343
59 Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Master’s degree 15251 Pleasant Valley Rd, Center City, Minnesota 55012-0011
60 Luther Seminary NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice 2481 Como Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108-1496
61 United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities NA 4-year, Private not-for-profit Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree 767 Eustis St. Suite 140, St. Paul, Minnesota 55114
62 Walden University NA 4-year, Private for-profit Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship 100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

 

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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