Penn Foster is a career focused online and hybrid educational institution. For more than 120 years, Penn Foster has been helping students reach their professional goals. Over the course of those 120 years, Penn Foster has had over 13 million students pass through its classrooms pursuing career training or associates degrees. Penn Foster offers a highly focused education to its students allowing them to receive immediately applicable training. There are currently more than 133,000 students signed up for on-site training or online education nationwide.
The University of Wisconsin is a public research university founded in 1848 when Wisconsin achieved statehood. It was the first public university in the state and has grown to include a number of schools, colleges, and campuses. Today, the University of Wisconsin has over 43,000 students (29,302 undergraduates and 11,904 postgraduates) and over 2,220 academic staff members. While the university has multiple campus locations and a number of degree options, it is lacking core major programs.
Education is one of the best investments a person can make and Columbia Southern University makes that investment possible for a wide range of students. Their programs are completely flexible, allowing students to complete a degree in half the time or at a slower pace if necessary.
CSU hopes to help students and professionals reach their full potential by helping them earn degrees in higher education. Students are offered degrees at the associate, bachelor, and master levels to help with their pursuit of excellence in their chosen fields. Students are also provided with a strong support system that is specifically geared toward goal achievement.
California Coast University was founded in 1973 with the intent of reaching the student who, because of location, profession or time commitments, did not allow them to attend the traditional university.
The programs at CCU are directed to the mid-career adult that is self-motivated and an independent learner. The average student at CCU is 41 years old and works full time. Over 80% of the students have 3-15 years of experience in their field of study before they enroll at CCU. The pace of the course work is set by the student and supervised by a faculty member. This means that the desired degree is earned completely at the pace of the student but usually completed in 1-3 years.