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Changing careers: 12 smart moves for 2016

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Your Resource for Accredited Universities and Online Schools

According to the U.S. Department of Education, in fall 2015, some 20.2 million students were scheduled to attend colleges and universities —an increase of about 4.9 million since fall 2000. More than 5,000 institutions – four-year schools and two-year schools – in the United States offer students lots of options.

During the 2015-16 school year colleges and universities expect to award:

  • 950,000 associate degrees
  • 1.8 million bachelor’s degrees
  • 802,000 master’s degrees
  • 179,000 doctoral degrees

Schools.com helps you explore options for colleges in your state as well as online schools. You can search our site for schools in each state or by a field of interest, such as Accounting or Computer Science.

Whether you want to pursue higher education for the first time, work toward completing a bachelor's, or if you want to earn a master's or another advanced degree online while you work, we can help you explore educational programs that might be right for you.

Sources: Fast Facts, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, http://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=372; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System ,National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/. 

Education Insights

Education Insights

Jon Fortenbury

Jon Fortenbury is an Austin-based freelance writer who specializes in higher education. He's written for many publications, ranging from the Huffington Post to USA Today College, and has a bachelor's degree in journalism. He blogs regularly at jonfortenbury.com

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