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Financial Aid For Online College: Everything You Need To Know and Do - (PRNewsfoto/

PELLA, IowaOct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —, a leading online publication for ranking schools and degree programs, has now published its online guide “Financial Aid for Online College: Everything You Need to Know and Do.”

In this helpful guide, provides the distinctive information students enrolling in online colleges and universities require for financial aid applications and to receive aid packages appropriate for their needs.

“We understand the needs of students and the daunting task of securing financial aid, so we’ve created a comprehensive source for students seeking to enroll in an online college or course,” says Dan Edelen, director of marketing services for “Because an online education presents its own challenges, we have consolidated the strategies, information, and links to help students meet those particular requirements.”

Some of the questions covered include:

  • How do I choose an accredited online college?
  • What challenges will I face in attending college online?
  • How is eligibility for financial aid determined?
  • How do I complete the FAFSA?
  • What state- and college-specific aid options are available?
  • What are the differences between loan and grant types such as Perkins, Stafford, PLUS, and Pell?
  • And many more.

In addition, the guide includes links to important supplementary web pages within site and to third-party and government resources.

Through “Financial Aid for Online College: Everything You Need to Know and Do,” seeks to make life easier for students choosing an online college or university and to help them maximize their ability to afford an excellent online education. is a leader in school rankings — K–12, college, postgraduate, online, and on-campus — providing millions of prospective students with the information they need to find the right school for them. is an independent educational website whose staff and advisory board believe learning transforms lives for the better and should be a lifelong pursuit.

Dan Edelen, Director of Marketing Services
Phone: (513) 601-8202


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