CBS Chicago talks online education, highlights U of I's 114 online programs [video]

by CBS Chicago and the College of Education  /   Jan 16, 2013

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JANUARY 14, 2013, CBS Chicago — It’s not quite the college experience. No dorms, no classrooms, no late-night parties.

But, as CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports, online classes are the only way for some to get a degree...

In fact, more than 60 percent of all colleges now offer online programs that allow you to complete your degree or to earn one from start to finish. And every year they add more.

The University of Illinois is one example. In 1996, it offered just one online program across its three campuses. Today it offers 114.

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