StraighterLine Releases Official Student Savings Number

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StraighterLine’s low-cost online courses have saved students over $60 million dollars.

StraighterLine has saved college students and taxpayers over $60 million.

StraighterLine’s low-cost online courses have already saved students $64,118,817.* The official savings number released today highlights the significant college degree savings available to students who use StraighterLine’s low-cost online courses to earn college credit.

“StraighterLine solves the #1 issue facing students today – the skyrocketing cost of college – with low-cost online courses that prepare students for success,” said Burck Smith, StraighterLine CEO and founder.

At StraighterLine, students gain the confidence and experience they need to earn their degrees at schools in our network of 80+ accredited colleges.

“More than 10,000 students got started with StraighterLine last year,” said Smith, “and we’re excited to announce that StraighterLine has saved college students and taxpayers over $60 million.”

Other benefits of StraighterLine low-cost online courses include:

  • Guaranteed credit transfer to 80+ accredited schools.
  • ACE CREDIT has evaluated and recommended StraighterLine courses for credit consideration at more than 2,000 colleges and universities.
  • Ultra affordable college courses priced lower than at most community colleges.
  • Exclusive scholarships that can save students up to 60% on the cost of a college degree.

“Students can apply low-cost college credits earned from StraighterLine to their degree program,” said Smith, “and students can also earn tuition discounts at willing colleges through StraighterLine’s Scholarship program – saving up to 60% on the cost of their degree.”

*Total StraighterLine savings is compared to average cost per course for full-time students enrolled at a four-year college. For 2014-15, the average published tuition and fees for a four-year college is $21,109, Source: College Board.

About StraighterLine

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.

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