According to new research from the Student Monitor, the number one problem that college students report facing today is the cost of education, with 66% of students agreeing with the statement that the “cost of college is too expensive.”
That’s why we’re kicking off the new year with a series of practical tips on how to save money on college, so you can reduce your financial stress, pay less for college, and focus on what really matters – achieving your goals.
Our saving money on college series will offer insight on scholarships and provide advice on reducing your cost of college, such as completing your general education courses online or enrolling in a competency-based degree program.
Today’s saving money on college tip is:
Get a Scholarship.
Whether you are looking to earn your degree online or on-campus one of the best ways of lowering your cost of college is by getting a scholarship. Unlike a loan, you don’t have to pay back a scholarship. When you are looking to go back to school, a quality scholarship can make a huge difference in the affordability of your college degree. Don’t leave money on the table; make sure you apply to scholarships for which you are eligible.
StraighterLine Partner College Scholarships & Tuition Discounts
StraighterLine students can get tuition discounts from any one of the participating schools in our network of accredited colleges.
It’s easy to qualify. There are no essays, lengthy applications or deadlines. All you need to do is complete four StraighterLine courses and transfer them to a participating college. Your discount will be applied to the participating college’s tuition when you enroll.
Participating Schools Offering Scholarships & Tuition Discounts to StraighterLine Students
The following schools in our network of accredited colleges offer scholarships and special tuition discounts to StraighterLine students. Check out these participating schools to learn more about the specific tuition discounts available to StraighterLine students.
- Bellevue University
- Brandman University
- Colorado State University Global Campus
- Concordia University
- Excelsior College
- Liberty University Online
- Mount Washington College
- Strayer University
- University of Phoenix
- Western Governors University
- Western International University