... the Fisher/ StraighterLine Scholarship will strengthen Fisher College’s commitment to providing the college experience full-time, part-time, and online.
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 24, 2015
Fisher College (http://www.fisher.edu), an accredited, non-profit four-year college located in Boston’s historic Back Bay, recognized as a Military Friendly Institution for the past six years, announces a new scholarship program with StraighterLine, a leading provider of low-cost online general education courses.
This joint program will offer qualified students a scholarship to provide them extra savings on Fisher College’s online degree programs. This scholarship reinforces Fisher College’s mission to improve lives by providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a lifetime of intellectual and professional pursuits.
Through Fisher College Online, coupled with StraighterLine’s affordable general education courses, the Fisher/ StraighterLine Scholarship will strengthen Fisher College’s commitment to providing the college experience full-time, part-time, and online.
Says Burck Smith, Founder and CEO of StraighterLine , "We're thrilled that Fisher wants to attract more students from StraighterLine. Research shows that students that complete four or more StraighterLine courses are much more likely to persist to a degree than those that don't."
"We are always looking for new ways to make higher education more affordable and more accessible for our students," says Dr. Thomas M. McGovern, President of Fisher College. "This scholarship and our partnership with StraighterLine provides us with a unique opportunity to provide greater flexibility through on-line course offerings."
Together, StraighterLine and Fisher College are providing students with online courses that are designed to increase academic success, count for credit towards a Fisher College degree, and save students money. Fisher College’s online classrooms are filled with students from across the United States and around the world. For those who qualify for the Fisher/ StraighterLine Scholarship, they can save up to 74% on their degree.
Fisher College is an accredited, non-profit four-year college located in Boston’s historic Back Bay with instructional site locations in Boston, Brockton, New Bedford, and North Attleboro. Fisher provides affordable, real-world education that prepares students to achieve their career goals and compete in today’s challenging economy. For over a century, Fisher has been changing lives by providing opportunities to students focused on the three most important aspects of a college experience: education, dedication, and life.
Fisher’s Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies offers a variety of online degree programs that provide flexible scheduling to busy students earning their degree. Additionally, Fisher’s “Military to Management” initiative proudly offers benefits and flexible degree options to veterans and active military personnel seeking higher education. Recently, Fisher College launched its new Transportation Safety Initiative that will work to educate students and the community on the dangers of distracted driving and safe driving habits that can save lives. For more information about Fisher College, please call (617) 236-8800 or visit http://www.fisher.edu.