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Category: Popular College Degrees

A list of the most popular college degrees conferred in the United States of America by the vast array of accredited higher education institutions.

Graduate Schools in the U.S.

What is Graduate School? Graduate school is an advance study of a trade, profession, and/or academic discipline.  Historically, a graduate school has been associated with an academic endeavor.  Meaning students would focus on creating original works of research in a defined area of interest.  Today, graduate students can also elect to pursue an advanced professional…

Trade Schools in the United States

What is a Trade School? A trade school is a postsecondary institution that combines career-specific training with general education curriculum.  Trade schools are often used interchangeably with career college, technical colleges, vocational school, vocational college, trade college, technical schools, and technical institutes.  Most degree programs at a trade school can be completed within two years…

The Best Nursing Schools for 2018

Top Ranked Nursing Programs in 2018 Below you will find a list of the best 35 four-year nursing schools from around the country.  The list has been curated to help you more effectively make decisions about your academic future and serve as a valuable college resource guide.  Many nursing schools on our 2018 list are…

Best Dental Hygiene Programs for 2018

Top Ranked Dental Hygienists Programs in 2018 Our team at MatchCollege is excited to announce the 2018 top dental hygiene degree schools in the country.  The list of 30 accredited colleges and universities below have been analyzed against thousands of dental programs based on our proprietary ranking methodology.  The net result is a set of…

Best Online Bachelor Degrees for 2018

Top Ranked Online Bachelor Degrees in 2018 We are pleased to announce the 30 best online bachelor degree programs for 2018.  The ranking methodology utilized is located below that includes a wide variety of critical elements gathered from top-tier data resources around the country.  By leveraging vetted data from national publishers and government agencies, you…

Career Guides for College Students

Essential Career Guides for Students To help to determine which career path is best for you, we have assembled a list of the most popular guides below.  The guides are created to help you understand the intricacies of various career tracks and provide insights to assist you make great decisions about your future.  Our career…

Ultimate Guide to Green Schools & Green Degrees

Your Guide to Green College Degree Programs We have assembled a list of colleges and universities that have been found to have the most sustainable, environmentally friendly schools.  These school practice and adhere to the principles of being green through the following means: sourcing food that is local and organic, promoting mass transit & bike…

Choosing Your College Degree

Most Important Factors for Choosing a College Degree In a recent survey of prospective college students performed by Sparkroom, students from across the country provided key insights into their college decision making process.  The survey responses varied from location to cost and from curriculum to support.  To help you better understand the thought processes involved…

College Students Graduating with the Least Debt

College Grads With the Least Debt For many college students and parents, student loans are inevitable.  Loans become the financial bridge between personal means and institutional financial aid.  How common is student debt?  Let’s put some data in place to properly frame the concept of student debt: NCES reports 17 million students current attend college…

Efficacy of Alternative College Credentials

ROI of Alternative College Credentials In a recent study by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (AAAS), research dives deep into the burgeoning field of alternative college credentials.  As an alternative for traditional college degrees, the industry has seen its share of disruptive technologies and pathway programs for soon-to-be college students.  Examples of alternative credentials…