Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Gadgets & Tech
  3. Internet

Why online courses are more expensive

See also

Technology is changing the way we do everything, from interacting with our friends to going to college. There was a time when even having a computer was not required for college, but now you may need one just to go to college.

To be sure, traditional college settings are still the norm. But in order to cater to a wider variety of students, many colleges and universities are starting to offer online courses. These online courses can be better for non-traditional students, because they can be worked into your life more easily than traditional classes can.

Many of these online classes cost more than traditional classes, but why? There are startup costs associated with offering online classes, and universities have to make up the cost difference somehow. But as this option becomes more prevalent, cost is certain to decline. Check out this infographic for more. Share it with your friends and start a discussion about the future of college.

Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • Unity
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' preview: Ubisoft comes home to its urban origins
    Games Preview
  • Smart vending machine
    This smart vending machine will recommend drinks for you based on your gender and age
    Video
    Tech Buzz
  • Destiny
    The 'Destiny' beta: 7 things we absolutely love about Bungie's new franchise
    Games Feature
  • Wi-Fi
    Find out how to stretch your Wi-Fi signal where it has never gone before
    Tech Tips
  • Unity Exclusive
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' exclusive: Tell the world, 'I'm coming home'
    Games Interview
  • Gamer ghost
    Gamer finds and plays with ghost of deceased father on a classic game
    Video
    Headlines