Online Degrees - how, why, where

Earning a degree through distance learning

In his book, "Going Broke by Degree", subtitled "Why College Costs Too Much," author and Ohio University professor Richard Vedder talks about the fastest growing and most profitable colleges: suprisingly, they are not conventional universities: rather, they are distance learning schools that offer degrees online.

That such schools can offer cost-effective instruction and still turn a profit makes a lot of sense - distance learning schools don't have to make the huge investment in a campus, research facilities, residences, foreign campuses, and the many other cost centers in a traditional university.

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