|The Cost of Tuition
The cost per credit and other fees contribute to the overall program cost.
|The Flexibility of the Program
The ability for students to tailor their studies to their interests and goals.
|Availability of Financial Aid & Scholarships
The availability and ease of access to various types of financial aid and assistance.
|Reputation of the College & Programs
The institution’s reputation, standing, and recognition of its academic offerings.
|College and/or Program Accreditation
The college’s accreditation status and the availability of programmatic accreditation
|Selection of Programs
The choice of programs available across various disciplines for students to consider.
|Specialization Options for Graduate Studies
The option to specialize and study niche areas within a subject or program.
|Variable Curriculum & Coursework
The flexibility to select courses and electives and to double major.
|Expert Professors & Faculty
The teaching staff’s quality, qualifications, and experience.
|Length of Program & Durations
The time required to complete a program, whether full-time or part-time.
|Availability of Accelerated Programs
The option for students to choose fast-track or accelerated programs to graduate sooner.
|Programs Without GRE or GMAT Requirements
The option for students to enroll in a program without taking the GRE or GMAT.
|Number of Intakes in a Year
The availability of more than the typical spring and fall entry points into a program.
|Synchronous & Asynchronous Learning Options
The ability to take classes synchronously in a cohort or asynchronously at the student’s own pace.
|Availability of Online, On-Campus, and Hybrid Programs
The availability of various program delivery modes that provide affordability and convenience.
|Availability of Extracurricular & Co-Curricular Activities
The availability of extra and co-curricular activities for a more well-rounded education.
|Availability of Resources
The availability of all tangible infrastructure, such as labs, libraries, research centers, etc.
|Student Support Services
The availability of student services that make life easier both on and off campus.
A low student-to-faculty ratio that allows for more personalized learning and teaching.
|Respectable Important Statistic & Rates
The institution’s Acceptance, Retention, and Graduation rates.