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2021 Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the New England Region

8 Colleges
$48,821 Avg Salary
$27,222 Avg Student Debt

Out of all the majors we analyze each year, general education was ranked #40 in the country. In fact 31,066 degrees and certificates were handed out in 2018-2019.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

The Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the New England Region ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 8 schools in the New England Region to see which ones were the most popular online programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for education majors pursuing an online .

Our analysis found Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network to be the most popular school for general education students who want to pursue an online degree in the New England Region . Located in the city of Boston, Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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#2

Lesley University

Cambridge, MA

Out of the 8 schools in the New England Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Lesley University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Lesley is a small private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Cambridge.

After completing their degree, education graduates from Lesley carry an average student debtload of $42,261. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $492.

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#3

Tufts University

Medford, MA

Out of the 8 schools in the New England Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Tufts University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the large suburb of Medford, Tufts is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Franklin Pierce University is a great place for general education students pursuing an online degree. Franklin Pierce College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Rindge.

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#4

Post University

Waterbury, CT

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Post University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the New England Region list. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Waterbury, Post University is a private for-profit school with a large student population.

The average amount in student loans that education majors at Post University take out is $20,470. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $239, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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York County Community College landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best general education programs. Located in the rural area of Wells, York County Community College is a public college with a small student population.

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#7

Norwich University

Northfield, VT

With a ranking of #7, Norwich University did quite well on this year’s best schools for general education students. Located in the town of Northfield, Norwich is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#8

Bay Path University

Longmeadow, MA

Bay Path University ranked #8 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Education Schools in the New England Region list. Bay Path is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Longmeadow.

Education majors at Bay Path take out an average of $26,224 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $294.

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Explore the most popular online general education colleges for a specific state in the New England region.

State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 1,862
Connecticut 460
New Hampshire 198
Maine 152
Rhode Island 82
Vermont 137

One of 14 majors within the area of study, general education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 8 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to KOKUYO.

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