Student Perspectives on Online Programs

By: | February 26, 2021

The online learning modality had already grown significantly prior to COVID-19, creating intense competition among higher ed institutions to attract new students. Today, it is more important than ever for colleges and universities to prioritize the quality of their online education program outcomes, and understand what contributes to student success.

This report presents the findings of a survey of more than 3,000 online students, including what they value in an online program and recommendations on how to meet these expectations.

Topics include:

  • How students select online programs
  • Meeting student expectations to foster success
  • Factors that create a positive learning experience
  • Recommendations for structuring effective online programs


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