Concordia U Irvine joins StraighterLine network
StraighterLine announced today that private liberal arts university Concordia University Irvine, has joined its network of partner institutions.
CUI and StraighterLine make ideal partners because they are both focused on the unique educational needs of adult students, including working parents. This partnership offers working adults the opportunity to get a quality education online, flexibly and conveniently, at a substantially lower cost than most traditional degree programs. Students can take introductory-level classes through StraighterLine and save thousands of dollars on the cost of their college degree. With StraighterLine’s affordable subscription pricing plan, students can save up to 90% on their first year of college and can move through the material as quickly or slowly as they like.
Currently, StraighterLine offers forty-two entry-levelcollege courses online including College Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus I and II, Business Writing, Introduction to Biology, Introduction to Biology with lab, General Chemistry I, General Chemistry I with lab, English Comp I and II, Accounting I and II, Managerial Accounting, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Business Statistics, Business Ethics, Organizational Behavior, Anatomy & Physiology I & II, each with a lab option, Medical Terminology, Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Business, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Nutrition, Introduction to Sociology, Western Civilization I & II, Personal Finance, United States History I & II, Pharmacology I and II, Student Success, General Physics I, General Physics I with lab and two developmental courses.
“Concordia University Irvine is the first California college to give students a low-cost, low-risk pathway into college. This is particularly important given the number of students being turned away from California’s public colleges,” says Burck Smith, CEO of StraighterLine.
“Partnering with one of the innovative leaders in online education is an exciting endeavor,” said Timothy Peters, Dean of the School of Business and Professional Studies at Concordia University Irvine. “This is an incredible opportunity for us to offer an alternative method of attaining a degree with ease and affordability; allowing more students to attend Concordia that may not have been able to otherwise.”