|1||The Cost of Tuition|
The cost per credit and other fees contribute to the overall program cost.
|2||The Flexibility of the Program|
The ability for students to tailor their studies to their interests and goals.
|3||Availability of Financial Aid & Scholarships|
The availability and ease of access to various types of financial aid and assistance.
|4||Reputation of the College & Programs|
The institution’s reputation, standing, and recognition of its academic offerings.
|5||College and/or Program Accreditation|
The college’s accreditation status and the availability of programmatic accreditation
|6||Selection of Programs|
The choice of programs available across various disciplines for students to consider.
|7||Specialization Options for Graduate Studies|
The option to specialize and study niche areas within a subject or program.
|8||Variable Curriculum & Coursework|
The flexibility to select courses and electives and to double major.
|9||Expert Professors & Faculty|
The teaching staff’s quality, qualifications, and experience.
|10||Length of Program & Durations|
The time required to complete a program, whether full-time or part-time.
|11||Availability of Accelerated Programs|
The option for students to choose fast-track or accelerated programs to graduate sooner.
|12||Programs Without GRE or GMAT Requirements|
The option for students to enroll in a program without taking the GRE or GMAT.
|13||Number of Intakes in a Year|
The availability of more than the typical spring and fall entry points into a program.
|14||Synchronous & Asynchronous Learning Options|
The ability to take classes synchronously in a cohort or asynchronously at the student’s own pace.
|15||Availability of Online, On-Campus, and Hybrid Programs|
The availability of various program delivery modes that provide affordability and convenience.
|16||Availability of Extracurricular & Co-Curricular Activities|
The availability of extra and co-curricular activities for a more well-rounded education.
|17||Availability of Resources|
The availability of all tangible infrastructure, such as labs, libraries, research centers, etc.
|18||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.
|20||Respectable Important Statistic & Rates|
The institution’s Acceptance, Retention, and Graduation rates.