How Accreditation Tricks Potential Students
By: Matthew Lynch/ The Edvocate
Potential students want the most bang for their buck when it comes to getting a college degree. Considering that the average bachelor's degree can cost $100,000 or more, that's a wise decision.
Finding the right university is about finding the right program as well as the right fit, and you want a degree that's from a respected university. College accreditation can help to assure you that your school has merit and that your degree has value.
Reviewing a school's accreditation status can help when choosing a university, but accreditation can trick potential students.