Excelsior Upper level credit

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  1. Maze

    Maze New Member

    Hi,
    I decided to get my bachelor degree after over a decade from my last college attendance. I applied to Excelsior and they transferred about 70 credits , I took additional 12 credit with Saylor and 6 with StraighterLine, now I need about 30 UL credits. Any suggestions on cheaper way to get these credits?
    Thanks
     
  2. sanantone

    sanantone Well-Known Member

  3. AsianStew

    AsianStew Member

    I agree with Sanatone, those are the best options. I am leaning towards recommending Study.com as they can be done entirely online.
    Furthermore, for Study.com, there are two exams/courses for $200/month, and an extra exam at $70 each after the two... cheap/easy/fast...
     
  4. Maze

    Maze New Member

  5. copper

    copper Member

    Idaho State University has Independent study courses at $160 a credit.
    https://www.uidaho.edu/academics/dee/independent-study/registration-and-fees/course-fees

    Of course, you actually have to take a course and not a challenge exam.
    Find a course:
    https://www.uidaho.edu/academics/dee/independent-study/courses/find-a-course

    Also, BYU Independent Study offers a few UL courses at about $200 a credit.
    https://is.byu.edu/catalog?school=18

    Not too familiar with graduate credits for school teachers but looks very reasonably priced! If they give you crap for not being a teacher sign up as a substitute??
    https://extended.humboldt.edu/extended-education/course/graduate-credit-courses-teachers
     
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2019
  6. bernieyeater

    bernieyeater New Member

    Here is some research I did into the issue when I was finishing my BS at Excelsior

    Here is some classes paired with UL exams

    Recommended Saylor Classes for Upper Division Exams:
    Saylor BUS205 Excelsior Exam BUSx323
    Saylor BUS300 Excelsior Exam BUSx425
    Saylor BUS301 Excelsior Exam BUSx410
    Saylor BUS403 Thomas Edison Exam CMP-354
    Saylor BUS303 Thomas Edison Exam NEG-401-TE

    I ended up using DSST Vietnam and Russia for some Upper Division credit.
     
  7. copper

    copper Member

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