Rutgers signs deal with Pearson eCollege to increase online degree programs

By Kelly Heyboer, The Star-Ledger

After years of resisting jumping into the booming world of online learning, Rutgers University has signed a seven-year deal with Pearson eCollege to dramatically increase the school’s online courses and degree programs. The agreement, which aims to add tens of thousands of cyberstudents to Rutgers’ rolls by 2020, will allow students around the world to earn Rutgers degrees without ever coming to campus. Rutgers and Pearson, a Colorado distance learning company that partners with dozens of colleges, will split the tuition revenue.

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