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5 Leading Institutions for your online degree - How do you choose one

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If your lifestyle, location or personality is more suited to getting your degree from the comfort of your own home, then online degree is an obvious choice. It is important to thoroughly research which online institution you choose. When looking for an institution, you should make sure that your online degree will be reasonably priced; the institute should be efficient, well organized, accredited and provide ample resources. To help you choose the best institution for you- here are the top 5:
 
Walden University
 
Walden's traditional campus is in Minneapolis; it is geared towards adult learners and their unique needs. Choose from more than 75 degree programs including nursing, communications, behavioral sciences, management and education. Some of the programs include field-based supervised internships. There is a Student Readiness Orientation program to prepare you for the online study experience. The plus point with Walden is that the tuition costs are tailored to suit the student's specific needs. 
Tuition $500 per credit 
 
Post University
 
At Post, online courses are offered in 8-week modules with six modules a year, which means you can earn your BA in 1.5 years and an MBA in 2 years. On average online students spend 3 years studying with Post. They offer over 60 programs with a focus on business, finance, computer information management, criminal justice, education and marketing. Online students have access to the same resources as those on the traditional campus including academic support and career services. The university courses are career-oriented. There is 24/7 live technical support. 
Tuition $550 per credit
 
Open University
 
OU is a British based distance learning and Research University, which offered distance learning long before the Internet. One of its unique features is an open entry policy where your passed academic achievements are not a condition of admission. It is one of only three UK universities, which have accreditation from the USA Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The OU provides extensive online support including a tutor. OU is the largest academic institution in the UK and they offer 181 courses.
A module of 30 credits costs £1316 ($2165) or £2632 ($4330) for 60 credits. (£43.86 {$72} per credit)
 
Penn State University-World Campus
 
This respected institution is based in Pennsylvania. The same teachers hold classes on the traditional campus and for online students. Penn offers over 100 online degrees. The most popular online degrees at Penn State are nursing, psychology, business and organizational behavior studies. U.S. News & World Report named Penn State the #3 Best Online Bachelor's Program in 2014. The Wall Street Journal named Penn State graduates the "most prepared for work in their field."
Tuition $518 per credit 
 
Central Michigan University
 
This online institution's Bachelor and education programs were ranked “#1 by US News and World Report in 2014”. Among the most popular online degrees are organizational behavioral studies, leadership studies and the latest addition, cyber security. There is also an online course to teach you how to teach online. CMU offers comprehensive support in the form of a Writing Center where you can consult with experts about your writing skills. 
Tuition $370 per credit 
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