How We Compare To Other Colleges

StraighterLine provides first and second year general education courses equal in quality to those at the top universities for career-focused adults. By delivering these courses online we eliminate many of the overhead costs traditional universities occur, allowing us to deliver them much closer to their actual cost.

Our high quality courses can dramatically reduce the cost of your degree. There’s no reason to pay more. At StraighterLine you will get the degree you want in less time, for up to $15,000 less.

Learn more by watching CEO Burck Smith talk about the company, online college courses and the world of higher education.

College Pricing Trend Comparison

COMPARE PRIVATE
4-YEAR COLLEGE*
PUBLIC
4-YEAR COLLEGE*
PRIVATE
FOR-PROFIT COLLEGE*
PUBLIC
2-YEAR COLLEGE*
STRAIGHTERLINE
ONE-YEAR TUITION AND FEES $30,094 $8,893 $15,130 $3,264 $1,299
SAVINGS WITH STRAIGHTERLINE 96% 85% 91% 60%
FLEXIBLE START/STOP? No No No No Yes
ON-DEMAND INSTRUCTION? Maybe Maybe No No Yes
ON-DEMAND COURSE AVAILABILITY? No No No No Yes
REAL COLLEGE CREDIT? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FULLY ONLINE? Maybe Maybe Yes Maybe Yes
BEST CHOICE

Please note that StraighterLine doesn't participate in the federal financial aid program. Our courses are so affordable, you won't need financial aid. Why mortgage your future?

* Tuition data from "Trends in College Pricing: 2013" The College Board.