Bachelor Degree

EU students are eligible to apply for a tuition fee loan from the UK government . The UK government has recently confirmed that EU students starting in the 2017/18 academic year will continue to be eligible for student loans for the duration of their course. The Student Loans Company has confirmed that eligible EU undergraduate students already on course, and eligible undergraduate and postgraduate EU students who are commencing an eligible course in the 2016/17 academic year, will be able to apply for student loan support for the duration of their course.

A bachelor’s degree is a four-year degree meaning it typically takes four years of full-time study to complete your bachelor’s degree. In these four years, you will complete 120 semester credits or around 40 college courses. If your college uses a quarter system rather than a semester system, you’ll need to complete a minimum of 180 quarter credits to earn an accredited bachelor’s degree.

A bachelor’s is a post-secondary undergraduate degree. Historically, the term “college degree” meant a bachelor’s or traditional four-year degree. Bachelor degrees are also sometimes called baccalaureate degrees.

Types of Bachelor Degrees

A list of bachelor degrees and the their specific majors and concentrations would be almost infinite.

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA degree)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS degree)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA degree).

How to Choose a Bachelor’s Degree Program

Before applying, answer these important questions.

  • Does this particular degree program fulfill criteria for my intended profession?
  • Will my profession require licensure? Is this degree program approved for licensure?
  • Will this bachelor's degree transfer into a master's degree if I decide to further my educational goals in the future?
  • How much will it cost to obtain my degree?
  • Is financial aid available?
  • Is coursework semester-based? Year round? Accelerated?
  • Does online mean completely online? Or are there on-campus requirements?
  • How much flexibility do I need? Do I prefer asynchronous courses that I complete on my own time, or would I enjoy synchronous classes in which classes meet at set times?