Government Pell Grants

Without question, Pell Grants, provided by the federal government, are the largest single source of free funding college and university students receive. Pell grants are based on financial need and have consistently had the amount raised to help offset the rapidly rising cost of attending college. The Pell grant amount for the 2005-2006 school year [...]

Human Services Programs at Capella

At Capella University, you can earn your degree from an accredited online university that offers the challenge and quality of a traditional classroom and the flexibility to fit education into your life. They offer undergraduate degrees in the fields of business and information technology and graduate degrees in the fields of business, education, human services, [...]

Certificates at Brookdale

Brookdale Community College recently launched new Medical Coding and Medical Transcription programs. Earn your Medical Coding Certificate in only 39 weeks. Enhance your skills and I.T. resume. Whether you’re beginning your career or seeking to add more certifications to your resume, Brookdale’s I.T. certification program is the most convenient and comprehensive you’ll find. Here’s a [...]

Financial Crimes Investigator

Get an Online Financial Crimes Investigator Certificate at Utica College This six course certificate program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully identify and fight financial crimes. Students receive college credit for the program which can be transferred into the Bachelor’s degree in Economic Crime Investigation. To Find out [...]

Assessing College & University Education

In 1998, Russell Edgerton, former president of the American Association for Higher Education organized for a group of educators to get together to interpret research on how students learn and how to use this data to develop a college assessment. This group of education experts created a thorough survey for freshmen and senior college and [...]

Computer Science Degrees at Valencia

Valencia Enterprises offers many online degree courses in various fields. If you’re looking for IT or Computer Science Degrees on line, Valencia offers the following college degree programs and certificates online: CompTIA A+ CompTIA iNet+ CompTIA Linux+ CompTIA Network+ CompTIA Security+ Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator 2003 (MCSA) Microsoft Certified Database [...]

Bachelor’s in Business

Students and professionals interested in business and, more importantly, getting their Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Business sciences or Administration field can visit our website to go to the website to get all of the information they need to get started on their journey. There are few marks of distinction that immediately command [...]

Education > Scholarships

Scholarships can be achieved a variety of ways and you may be surprised how many are available. They are granted based on achievement in sports, academics, community involvement, hobbies, ties to organizations, demonstrated talents, and more. They can be offered by the military, governments, businesses, non-profit organizations, even private family trusts. To be awarded a [...]

Undergraduate/Graduate Student Loans

Stafford Loans Federal Stafford Loans are student loans that must be repaid and are available to both undergraduate and graduate students. There are two types of Stafford Loans: Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) loans are provided by private lenders, such as banks, credit unions and savings & loan associations. These loans are guaranteed against [...]

U.S. Suffers in Degree Completion

The Measuring Up 2006 National Report Card on Higher Education shows that the United States ranks at a mere 16 out of 27 total countries that were compared to the proportion of students that actually complete their college or certificate degrees. Some of the states look very good when compared to other states however, when [...]

Six Major Accrediting Agencies

The six main accrediting agencies recognized by the US Department of Education are: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Accredits schools in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACS) Accredits schools in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, [...]


For individuals that are unaware of the importance of attending an accredited college, university or professional education facility, the future of their educational and career goals may be at risk. Through accreditation, an academic institution is deemed to have successfully maintained certain academic standards and criteria that are proven to be beneficial to the education [...]

Accreditation in the United States

The US Department of Education recognizes six regional accrediting agencies located throughout the United States. These six primary accrediting agencies are also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). These agencies provide accreditation to both traditional colleges and universities as well as specialized online academic organizations. Fortunately it is very easy to find [...]