Champlain College is a private, non-profit college that has remained focused in providing education that leads to real career opportunities since its establishment in 1878. Its main campus is located in Burlington, Vermont with a special advantage of having a site that overlooks Lake Champlain. In its aim to provide all opportunities for career advancement regardless of the student’s personal circumstances, it pioneered on offering online programs specifically for working adults.
Through the college’s Continuing Professional Studies Division, associate and bachelor’s degrees can be attained 100% online. Online programs include degree programs in the fields of Business, Technology and Healthcare. Champlain College prides itself in offering not only convenient programs but also relevant programs that would find acceptance in real-world application. In 2011, Champlain’s online programs were ranked #16 among the best online colleges.
Academic advisors are ready to assist students seeking admission to the college’s online programs. Awarded credits are evaluated by an Admissions Committee based on set criteria given by the faculty in the concerned academic area. The financial aid process is the same for on-campus and online students. All applicants should meet eligibility requirements and maintain satisfactory academic standing to be qualified for financial aid.
Students of the Continuing Professional Studies Division pay a part-time tuition rate of $ 515.00 per credit hour or $ 7,697.50 for 12 or more credits per semester. Champlain College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Named by the Kaplan/Newsweek College Catalog as one of the top US colleges offering the best career services, Champlain College supports students through services in self-assessment and job search including interview coaching, job referrals and resume development.