StraighterLine and Tiffin University have created an affordable degree pathway that can help students save significantly on the total cost of their college degree.
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 03, 2015
Tiffin University has partnered with StraighterLine, a leading provider of low-cost online general education courses, to give students an affordable direct degree pathway to Tiffin’s degree programs. Through this partnership, Tiffin is strengthening its commitment to provide convenient access to its professionally-focused academic programs, including online degree completion, in order to minimize the conflicts between earning a degree, work, and family life.
Says Burck Smith, StraighterLine’s founder and CEO, “Student debt is crippling, and the high price of college closes doors for students. Together, Tiffin and StraighterLine are committed to lowering the cost of college for adult students in Ohio and nationwide.”
Jeremy Marinis, Vice President for Enrollment Management at Tiffin, explains that “Tiffin University recognizes the challenges facing many learners regarding finances, and this partnership is a terrific opportunity to decrease the cost of degree attainment for students.”
StraighterLine and Tiffin University are partnering to provide students with online courses that are engineered to increase student success, count for credit towards a Tiffin University degree and save money. And students who participate in Tiffin’s StraighterLine Scholarship Program can save even more money as they work toward their college degree.
Smart Degree Options for Busy Schedules
Since 1888, Tiffin University has provided high-quality, professionally-focused degree programs designed specifically for working adults with busy schedules. At Tiffin University, students learn from expert faculty with strong academic credentials and real-world experience. Tiffin’s programs are designed to prepare students for career success, including
- Many online graduate and bachelor degree programs offered
- Faculty with real-world experience
- More than 20 undergraduate programs in three schools
- An academic advisor assigned to every student.
Direct Degree Pathway to Help Students Save on Total Cost of Degree
StraighterLine and Tiffin University have created an affordable degree pathway that can help students save significantly on the total cost of their college degree. Based on course-to-course equivalency, the partnership creates a direct degree pathway to Tiffin University for StraighterLine students.
Through this degree path, all approved general education courses completed at StraighterLine are guaranteed to transfer to Tiffin University’s online bachelor degree programs if a “C” or better is earned in the courses.
Tiffin University was established in 1888 and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools which is one of the six regional accreditation bodies recognized by essentially all of the major public and private colleges and universities in America. Tiffin University offers a nationally accredited Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree, a top-notch Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ) degree, and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. The programs are designed to help students achieve career goals through the acquisition of enhanced technology, communication and leadership skills.
Tiffin University’s undergraduate and graduate online degree programs have been ranked by US News & World Report, including a #6 ranking for Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Degree Programs.
StraighterLine solves the #1 issue facing students today – the skyrocketing cost of college – with low-cost online courses that prepare students for success. StraighterLine combines a $99 a month course subscription with guaranteed credit pathways to accredited degree programs to save students up to 60% on the total cost of their degree. More than 10,000 students got started with StraighterLine last year.
StraighterLine takes the worry out of credit transfer with a College Savings Network of nearly 100 accredited colleges that guarantee acceptance of StraighterLine courses.
Having also been evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT), StraighterLine courses will also be considered by more than 2,000 other colleges and universities for transfer to their degree programs upon request.