Best Online/Distance Learning Colleges & Programs in Missouri 2022

Hi readers! In this post, I’ve compiled a list of best distance learning colleges, universities, and institutes in Missouri. 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 Missouri for 2022

Rank

College

Fees/Cost

Type of Institute

Degrees & Awards

Address

1City Vision University$3,4524-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree1100 E 11th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106-3028
2St Charles Community College$3,6732-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Cottleville, Missouri 63376-0975
3State Fair Community College$4,1792-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia, Missouri 65301-2199
4Crowder College$5,1112-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850
5Ozarks Technical Community College$6,2942-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, Missouri 65802
6Moberly Area Community College$6,7442-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree101 College Ave, Moberly, Missouri 65270-1304
7Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City$6,9972-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree3200 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2429
8Saint Louis Community College$7,2692-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree3221 McKelvey Road, Bridgeton, Missouri 63044
9Jefferson College$7,3662-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050-2440
10East Central College$7,5242-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, Missouri 63084
11Missouri State University-West Plains$7,6632-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715
12University of Missouri-St Louis$7,9774-year, PublicLess 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 practiceOne University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400
13Three Rivers College$8,5492-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate2080 Three Rivers Blvd, Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901
14North Central Missouri College$8,6792-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree1301 Main St, Trenton, Missouri 64683
15Lincoln University$8,7114-year, PublicAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
16Urshan College$8,9374-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree1151 Century Tel Drive, Wentzville, Missouri 63385
17Mineral Area College$9,0512-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, Missouri 63601-1000
18Missouri Southern State University$9,8104-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree3950 E. Newman Road, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595
19Missouri Western State University$10,3834-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507
20Harris-Stowe State University$10,5514-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree3026 Laclede Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2136
21Saint Louis Christian College$10,5914-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree1360 Grandview Dr, Florissant, Missouri 63033
22Southeast Missouri State University$12,3504-year, PublicOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificateOne University Plaza, MS2025, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
23Drury University-College of Continuing Professional Studies$12,7204-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree900 North Benton Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65802
24Northwest Missouri State University$12,7654-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Two but less than 4 years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001
25Truman State University$12,9124-year, PublicBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree100 E Normal Avenue, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221
26University of Central Missouri$13,0984-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate108 W South Street, Warrensburg, Missouri 64093
27Central Christian College of the Bible$13,8314-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree911 E Urbandale Dr, Moberly, Missouri 65270-1997
28Missouri University of Science and Technology$13,9544-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship300 W.13th Street, Rolla, Missouri 65409
29Ranken Technical College$14,6864-year, primarily associate’s, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree4431 Finney Ave, Saint Louis, Missouri 63113-2811
30Park University$14,6954-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795
31Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City$14,8492-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree10301 Hickman Mills Dr., Kansas City, Missouri 64137-1659
32University of Missouri-Kansas City$14,9214-year, PublicLess 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 practice5000 Holmes St., Kansas City, Missouri 64110
33Ozark Christian College$15,1014-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree1111 N Main St, Joplin, Missouri 64801
34Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies$15,1964-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198
35University of Missouri-Columbia$15,8504-year, PublicLess 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 practice105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211
36Calvary University$15,8874-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship15800 Calvary Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64147-1341
37Logan University$15,9114-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice1851 Schoettler Rd, Chesterfield, Missouri 63017
38Missouri State University-Springfield$16,1344-year, PublicLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – professional practice901 S National Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65897
39Fontbonne University$16,9534-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3098
40Avila University$17,0484-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698
41Midwest Institute$17,8722-year, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree2 Soccer Park Drive, Fenton, Missouri 63026
42Lindenwood University$17,8914-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695
43Southwest Baptist University$18,3444-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596
44American Business and Technology University$18,7554-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree1018 W St Maartens Dr, St Joseph, Missouri 64506
45Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary$19,0124-year, Private not-for-profitLess 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 practice5001 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64118-4697
46Missouri Valley College$19,4654-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340
47Drury University$19,5974-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree900 N. Benton Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791
48Bryan University$19,6724-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree4255 Nature Center Way, Springfield, Missouri 65804
49Missouri Baptist University$20,4814-year, Private not-for-profitLess 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/scholarshipOne College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698
50Hannibal-LaGrange University$20,6874-year, Private not-for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401
51Culver-Stockton College$21,0964-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degreeOne College Hill, Canton, Missouri 63435-1299
52Evangel University$22,0454-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802-2125
53Stephens College$22,6044-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate1200 E Broadway, Columbia, Missouri 65215
54Rockhurst University$22,6884-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – professional practice1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561
55Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences$23,0684-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate624 Westport Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64111
56Webster University$23,2654-year, Private not-for-profitLess 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|Doctor’s degree – other470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194
57William Woods University$23,6634-year, Private not-for-profitAssociate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarshipOne University Avenue, Fulton, Missouri 65251-2388
58Cox College$24,7464-year, Private not-for-profitLess 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 certificate1423 N Jefferson, Springfield, Missouri 65802-1917
59Columbia College$25,0654-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree|Master’s degree1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, Missouri 65216
60St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton$25,7844-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profitOne but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree1297 North Highway Drive, Fenton, Missouri 63026
61Concorde Career College-Kansas City$25,8844-year, primarily associate’s, Private for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|Associate’s degree|Bachelor’s degree3239 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2407
62Washington University in St Louis$27,1084-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|One but less than two years certificate|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 practiceOne Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899
63Maryville University of Saint Louis$29,3574-year, Private not-for-profitLess than one year certificate|Bachelor’s degree|Postbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299
64Saint Louis University$31,0984-year, Private not-for-profitLess 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 practiceOne North Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097
65A T Still University of Health SciencesNA4-year, Private not-for-profitPostbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice800 W Jefferson, Kirksville, Missouri 63501
66Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of NursingNA4-year, Private not-for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – professional practice|Doctor’s degree – other4483 Duncan Avenue, Mailstop 90-36-697, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110
67Concordia SeminaryNA4-year, Private not-for-profitPostbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship|Doctor’s degree – other801 Seminary Place, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3196
68Covenant Theological SeminaryNA4-year, Private not-for-profitPostbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship12330 Conway Road, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8609
69Nazarene Theological SeminaryNA4-year, Private not-for-profitPostbaccalaureate certificate|Master’s degree|Doctor’s degree1700 E Meyer Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-1246
70Research College of NursingNA4-year, Private for-profitBachelor’s degree|Master’s degree|Post-master’s certificate2525 E. Meyer Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri 64132-1199

 

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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