Academic Degrees



Athabasca University (Alberta)

Distance / Extension

Open University books at WH Smug
Excelsior - International Credentials Evaluation
London University Distance Degrees
Classes USA list of universities offering distance learning
Arizona State University: Distance Learning
Athabasca University - Internet Courses
Bemidji State University: external studies
Canyon College: Earn your online college degrees here
City University (WA)
Degree Programs Available Through Distance Education
Maryland, University of: Distance Learning - Bachelor's Degree
Online Education
Open University - About us
University of Phoenix Online
Regents College - America's First Virtual University
Robert Kennedy University, Zurich
Washington State University: Distance Learning with Extended Degree Programs
Wikipedia: University of London External Programme
Online Degrees: Associate
Online Business Degrees
Academy of Art University online degrees/programs
Going to Harvard from your own bedroom - 20/03/11
iTunes U a powerful distribution system for everything from lectures to language lessons, films to labs, audiobooks to tours — is an innovative way to get educational content into the hands of students
Ivy league education for free on the net - 16/05/12 see www.udacity.com
Top US universities put their reputations online - 20/06/12 Harvard and MIT have formed a $60m alliance to launch edX, a platform to deliver courses online. See also Coursera, Harvard, MIT, Stanford
Distance learning: University of London signs up to US-based 'massive open online course' pioneer Coursera - 19/09/12
Exeter University and Pearson plan online postgraduate degrees - 01/10/15

Blueprint for new online university - 13/10/00
Cyber-graduation: Earning a degree online - 24/05/01 at Jones International University


Top 10 European university alternatives for UK students - 09/09/11

South Africa

University of Natal
University of Pretoria home page


UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service)
On Course
The Times Good University Guide
College and University Selection - Distance Learning - College Admissions Net Links
American Universities in the UK

City University, London
Harlaxton College
Open University
OU credit points
OU Credit Transfer from USA
Open University Wikipedia
Queen Mary and Westfield College - University of London
Queens' College Cambridge
Queen's College Oxford
Royal Holloway College Web Site
Royal Holloway guide
University of Cambridge
University of St Andrews
University of Warwick

University applications move online - 22/09/99
Online degree courses double - 17/03/00
Open University's online graduation - 31/03/00
St Andrews: Home to the well-heeled student - 17/08/00
How a penguin broke the ice for a first year - 18/08/00 at St Andrews
Merton tops Oxford college table - 16/07/04
OU sees rise in younger students - 02/08/05
New university officially opened - 01/08/06
Oxbridge edges up world rankings - 05/10/06 1st: Harvard; 2nd: Cambridge; 3rd: Oxford
UK universities rise up rankings - 08/11/07 1st: Harvard; joint 2nd: Cambridge, Oxford, Yale
University marks its 800th year - 17/01/09 Cambridge
Majority of young women in university - 31/03/10
Welsh universities agree to cut numbers to six by 2013 - 02/07/11
How to answer Oxford's unanswerable questions - 15/10/14
The 10 hardest universities to get into - 29/04/15
How to find last minute student halls in London - 29/07/15
University was never meant to be for everybody. Young people have been sold a lie - 19/08/15
What university should you go to for the highest paid career in finance? - 03/12/15


American Universities in the UK
The Consus Group Composite Rankings
America's Best Colleges
National Center for Education Statistics: College Navigator
Federal Student Aid: Prepare for College

Career Education Portal A guide to career education and college degrees
List of US Universities
Fulbright Commission, London
Ivy League
Harvard University Gazette Online
Professor's Guide
Top 10 Things Professors Never Want to Hear - 21/08/08
Harvard reclaims top spot in US News college rankings; new lists highlight other schools - 22/08/08
Best Colleges 2009
Harvard Extension School Transcripts
Classes USA online courses
Look out for Certificate in Irish Studies at Regis University
SUNY course listings
The Value Of Your MBA Is Collapsing - 25/03/09
On the Net: College too expensive? Try YouTube - 09/04/09

Alfred University, NY
Bemidji State University
University of California, Santa Barbara
City University (WA)
CompSci Courses at Cornell
University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
The University of Michigan Astronomy Department
Missouri Western State College
MIT Nuclear Science and Engineering
North Park University, Chicago
University of Oklahoma
Providence College, Rhode Island
Thomas Edison State College
UCLA Extension History of California, Journalism, Screenwriting, Project Management (see under Engineering & Technical Management) etc
De Anza $120 per credit for non-res distance learning. e.g. Web Graphics/Animation Software (Flash CS4), Foreclosure Technology Tools, Database Tuning

The Washington Monthly College Guide Top 30 Colleges - Sept 2005
How to Get Into Harvard - 30/11/07 which schools to go to first
Harvard should recruit more "hillbilly" undergrads from the country’s “backwaters” - 06/12/07
The left-leaning towers of ivory: colleges need to encourage intellectual diversity - 15/12/07 Houston Chronicle
The left-leaning towers of ivory: colleges need to encourage intellectual diversity - 16/12/07 Free Republic
In the Basement of the Ivory Tower - 2008/06 The idea that a university education is for everyone is a destructive myth. An instructor at a “college of last resort” explains why. FR Comments
Top 20 best value colleges - 12/01/10 The Princeton Review
Book says many U.S. universities are waste of money - 30/07/10 "Students have not become smarter with more education- rather education has become dumber to allow more students"
College-Bound: Turning Your Child Over to the Campus Liberals - 24/08/10
Why does PPE rule Britain? - 31/08/10 "One of the hallmarks of PPE graduates is that they are quite independently minded. But when I went on to study at post-graduate level at Harvard, everybody was a liberal."
OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009: The Best Online Universities
Cambridge knocks Harvard off top of university table - 08/09/10
University rankings dominated by US, with Harvard top - 15/09/10
The College Degrees With The Biggest Salaries - Aug 11, 2010 Petroleum Engineering $75k, rising 18% to 2018. Computer Science $61k, rising 24% to 2018.
Does it pay to be a student in the US? - 24/11/10
Why free online lectures will destroy universities – unless they get their act together fast - 25/11/10
Top 200 Universities 2010-2011 RHC = 88th
Top 50 Physical Sciences Universities 2010 RHC = 40th
World University Rankings 2010
Go Figure: How good are UK universities? - 09/06/11
My year at Harvard - 12/08/11
Cambridge holds top slot in university league table - 04/09/11
Top 10 economics degree courses favoured by employers - 06/10/11
Tuition fees: why studying abroad could now be a first-class idea for youngsters wanting a university degree - 12/10/11
The awful truth about A-levels is finally out - 13/10/11
Personal statement: 10 most overused opening sentences - 25/09/12
Personal statement: Ucas guide to the personal statement - 26/09/12
My year at the University of Mississippi - 20/10/11

Foreign Credential Evaluation

Foreign Credential Evaluation in the United States
Lisano International Foreign Educational Credential Evaluation
info.com Credential Evaluation
International Admission Requirements at University of Victoria
A/AS Level Recognition Handbook mentions University of Arkansas
University of Michigan Admission Requirements for British-Patterned Education freshman admission requires at least five 'O' level passes from one sitting... Students who are pursuing or who have completed A-level exams will generally be awarded advanced standing ranging between 6 and 10 credit hours for certain advanced or principal level examinations completed with a grade of D or better
Fatima College see paragraph beginning: "The passing grades..."
University of Indianapolis International Student Admission
Degrees Considered Equivalent to the U.S. Bachelor's Degree UK: An Honours bachelors degree
Mutual Recognition of Qualifications between Europe and the USA including: Holders of degrees from European countries requiring a minimum of three years of full-time studies should be considered for admission to graduate studies in the United States
educationUSA: Transferring From Outside the U.S. Education System
No. 1: Cambridge - Top UK universities in world rankings - 16/01/12
US Grading - Study USA | US-UK Fulbright Commission This page will explain how to calculate a GPA, how the US class ranking works and will provide you with a scale in which you can roughly translate your UK marks into a GPA
US Degree Classifications versus UK Degree Classifications
Honor (UK system) vs 4.0 (US system)
British undergraduate degree classification
What is the equivalent GPA for a First Class Honors degree in the UK?
US to UK College GPA conversion?
King's College London - Postgraduate Students 1st = 3.8 GPA
What Grade Point Average (GPA) will I need to achieve to be eligible for admission for the graduate course I want to apply for? Oxford. First = 3.7

Queens College, CUNY
MEIJI University Japan
Rhodes University, Grahamstown
Hillsdale costs
University of the Witwatersrand
Distance Learning Course Finder
The best university departments 2000 - 18/08/00
The world's top ten universities for English
The world's top ten universities for Law
Top UK universities in world rankings
Beautiful universities around the world see No 11
Study in the USA: how to apply to a US university - 29/09/12
Photography and open education - 03/12/12
Six of world's top 20 universities are in UK - 10/09/13
University rankings 2013: boost to UK's 'golden triangle' - 02/10/13 London, Oxford, Cambridge
World's top 100 universities for producing millionaires - 04/11/13
Where do billionaires go to university? - 28/10/14 LSE is top British billionare school
Top 100 world universities by reputation – in full - Telegraph - 12/03/15
Thomas Sowell: Who Trashes Liberal Arts? - 31/03/15 Free Republic
Top 10 UK universities in the world rankings - 15/09/15 35: LSE, 21: Edinburgh, 16: King's London, 8: Imperial, 7: UCL, 6: Oxford, 3: Cambridge
University rankings: UK 'a stand-out performer' - 30/09/15 2: Oxford, 4: Cambridge
Harvard university debate team loses to New York prison inmates - 07/10/15
Public and private investments in Ph.D. research programs pay economic development dividends - 10/12/15
The world's top universities by subject - 22/03/16
Best Graduate Degrees for Jobs - 2015
The 25 Highest Paying Jobs with only a Bachelor’s Degree - 2013
10 Best Paying Bachelor Degree Jobs in 2015
30 Best Paying College Majors: 2015