Financial Aid for Online Courses

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Laurel Ranticelli looks at her UMASS online class information, July 1, 2008, in Springfield, Mass.

Online College Courses and Degrees: Go to College Without Leaving Home

If a busy schedule, physical handicap or other obstacle has prevented you from attending college at a local campus, then distance learning may be ideal for you. Most major colleges offer at least a few online college courses and degrees with more and more colleges operating exclusively online.

What Is Distance Learning?

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Finding an Online College

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Financial Aid for Online Courses

Don't assume that you can't qualify for financial aid for online courses. Even if your GPA is low, your credit is bad or you earn a large income, there are still resources available.

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  • The following sites are the safest and most legitimate places on the Web to research financial aid for online courses. Never share personal financial information with a site unless you're sure of its legitimacy.

Top Sites for Financial Aid for Online Courses

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