Liberty University Online Forms Partnership with StraighterLine to Provide Flexible, Affordable Higher Education
LYNCHBURG, Va. – StraighterLine (www.straighterline.com) announced today that Liberty University Online (www.LUOnline.com) has joined their rapidly expanding network of partnering colleges, welcoming StraighterLine students to transfer credits for enrollment in one of Liberty's online degree programs.StraighterLine provides a unique path for students to get the basic credits they need at an affordable rate. Through StraighterLine’s unique structure and affordable pricing plan, students can complete freshman and introductory-level classes while saving thousands on their college degree.As a StraighterLine partner institution, Liberty Online is able to offer flexible, affordable, accredited online degree programs, in over 100 programs of study, to StraighterLine students continuing to pursue their educational goals. Liberty Online is coming alongside StraighterLine and those students seeking to fulfill their basic course requirements in this manner to help them continue to experience the flexibility and affordability they are seeking. With eight-week sub-terms continually offered throughout the year, Liberty’s online program affords students the flexibility to complete course work when and where best suited to their needs, while accelerating their degree completion. Through this partnership, Liberty Online is offering transfer credit to those students who have successfully completed StraighterLine’s online college courses. With a wide assortment of course options, StraighterLine currently offers thirty-eight entry-level college courses online including English, math, humanities, business, college prep, and science. StraighterLine courses are evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT), ensuring a smooth transition to students wanting to take their education to the next level. About Liberty University Liberty University, located in Lynchburg, Va., is the world’s largest Christian university. Offering courses on its 6,800-acre, residential campus and in online format, Liberty is home to nearly 100,000 students. Liberty Online strives to meet the needs of students on all fronts. Liberty offers more than 100 fully-accredited online programs of study, from the associate to doctoral level, and embraces the opportunity to assist individuals in advancing their education. Since 1971, the mission of Liberty University has been to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential to impact tomorrow’s world. With a unique heritage and an expanding future of influence, Liberty continues steadfast in its mission of Training Champions for Christ. As part of the world’s largest, non-profit, Christian university, Liberty Online is known for its high student satisfaction and retention rates. Liberty Online continues to focus on student success by providing exceptional resources, including an online library, Online Writing Center, a partnership with Tutor.com, Liberty Online Ministries, and knowledgeable Academic Advisors. For more information about Liberty University Online, call (800) 424-9595 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-midnight and Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. or visit www.LUOnline.com. About StraighterLine StraighterLine has been recognized as a revolutionizing force in education by major news organizations and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for offering students online courses that earn real college credit for just $99 a month. Fast Company named StraighterLine one of the “10 Most Innovative Companies in Education.” In order to facilitate the award of credit, StraighterLine has forged partnerships with leading accredited online colleges and universities. A student ultimately earns a degree from those institutions but realizes tremendous savings and convenience by starting with StraighterLine. StraighterLine’s courses are evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT). In addition to the institutions with which StraighterLine has a direct relationship, more than 250 other schools are reported to have accepted StraighterLine coursework for transfer credit. Currently, StraighterLine offers 38 entry-level college courses online in the Sciences, Humanities, English, Math and Business. 5 StraighterLine courses have been approved by The College Board to be listed as AP courses: AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP English Language and Composition, AP Calculus AB and AP Psychology. And dozens of StraighterLine courses cover the same subject areas as CLEP exams, making them acceptable alternatives to or preparations for those tests. For information, visit www.straighterline.com or call 202-507-7020 or 1-877-str8erline (1-877-787-8375).