Alternative Degree Options
There are many different ways of earning a university degree. Research shows that an equal number of students transfer from university to college programs as transfer from college to university programs. Consider all the available options to make the choice that is the most appropriate fit.
Did you know that….
- Colleges consider your grade 11 and 12 marks at the College, University/College and University level
- Doing well in College level courses will increase your options more than just passing in University level courses
- There are lots of different ways to complete a degree if you begin in an apprenticeship, at college or in the workplace
- Most Universities give credit for education you have already completed at the post secondary level
- Thousands of agreements exist between colleges and universities that lead straight from a diploma to a degree program
Why consider another pathway first?….
- Readiness: are you prepared and ready for the challenges of a University environment?
- Course preparedness: can you handle a full load of University level courses?
- Grades: are you able to achieve the overall average required for entrance to your desired program?
- Finances: can you afford University tuition costs?
- Career goal: is University the best way to meet your job potential?
- Options: have you thought about your learning style in a post secondary match?
What different degree options are there…?
- Collaborative: complete a college diploma and a university degree together
- Degree completion: begin at college and complete a degree at university
- Transfer: complete a college diploma and use some or all of the credits to begin a degree program
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