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College the Way You Want It

Pursue a College Education on Your Terms

Earn an undergraduate degree from accredited colleges and universities. Learn how much time and money you’ll save compared with traditional college enrollment.

A Fresh Approach to College

With more affordable courses and more flexibility than any typical college or university, Pearson Accelerated Pathways allows students to earn their degrees without ruining their credit or sacrificing their freedom.

Choose from over 4,000 fully accredited degree programs from more than 1,800 colleges and universities. Attend online classes while completing coursework at your own pace—one that suits your lifestyle, schedule, and budget. 

It really is college the way you want it.

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Save on College Costs

Accelerated Pathways offers courses that cost 36% less than the average college course. Plus, you can pay for one course at a time.

Don’t exceed your budget or take out student loans to get through school. Accelerated Pathways believes students shouldn’t be saddled with debt for furthering their education.
No barriers. No debt.

Here’s How It Works

Fill Out the Form

Planning for college starts with submitting your information so we can provide you with more details.


Talk with an Advisor

Discuss your goals with our college planning experts. They’ll help you design a personalized college plan that won’t disrupt your lifestyle.


Review Your Quote

Accelerated Pathways offers courses that cost 36% less than the average college course. It’s a smart alternative to student loans and years of debt.


Choose the Best Path

Select a degree to pursue from over 4,000 fully accredited programs from more than 1,800 colleges and universities.


Student Testimonial

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Every step that I've taken, someone from Pearson has been there to make it as seamless as possible. Support is huge. It doesn't feel like I'm just a number in the Accelerated Pathways system."

— Ryan K.

Accredited Degrees

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Gain access to over 4,000 fully accredited degree programs from more than 1,800 colleges and universities.

Online Learning

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Earn a degree from the foremost leader in international education, committed to making education as accessible and flexible as possible.

Self-Paced Courses

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Unlike conventional college, our courses aren’t tied to semesters. You can earn college credits at your own pace.

A College Degree at a Fraction of the Cost

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About Pearson

Pearson Accelerated Pathways offers college students a flexible and affordable way to earn an undergraduate degree. Rather than being locked into an expensive course load for 15 weeks at a time, our students choose which courses to take and when to take them.

As a result, Accelerated Pathways students receive unparalleled freedom in their personal and professional lives while earning their degrees.

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