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StraighterLine offers online higher education courses in multiple subjects. Course prices start at $59, and the company offers a membership program for $99 a month. StraighterLine has a transfer credit guarantee to over 150 colleges and universities. Their credits have been accepted at over 2,000 institutions across the U.S.
Pros & Cons
- Self-paced learning
- Free e-textbooks and tutoring
- Affordable college courses
- Monthly subscription required
- Limited credit transferability
StraighterLine offers affordable courses and guarantees full credit transfer to partner institutions. Courses can cost $59 to $249 plus a $99 monthly subscription. E-textbooks and tutoring are free.
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Reviewed June 14, 2022
StraighterLine's website was good but there could be some more detail. It could also be a little bit easier to use as far as the drop-down menus when it goes to the different topics. But other than that, it was fairly easy to use. I was in the program for a couple of months and being able to do it at my own pace whenever I had time helped in my success.
Thank you for your feedback, Dylan. We greatly appreciate it. Best of luck with your studies.
Reviewed June 13, 2022
I found StraighterLine while trying to find a substitute for one of my classes because I couldn't get into it and I needed to graduate on time. Their website was super easy to navigate and I really liked that about it. Learning with them was also super easy. The class was really nice to go through and I enjoyed it. Trying to get everything done and following through as well as making sure you know what your schedule is helped in my success.
So happy to hear that you had a positive experience, Gaby! Thank you for your review.
Reviewed June 9, 2022
I switched to StraighterLine because it seemed more advantageous and a little bit better of an option. The examples are very good and they made the concepts very easy to understand. But certain videos seemed they were way too advanced for someone who’s very new to the concept. Sometimes, they would jump very deep into the material without going from from the surface then working down. There were a few chapters that were a little bit confusing. Sometimes, I had to use external resources to be able to figure out certain concepts. But for the most part, I was able to get through everything. It was nice to have the little quizzes at the end of every section too. That was helpful.
I like the fact that StraighterLine allows people to use a graphing calculator for the exam because it takes an extremely long amount of time to work out some of those equations. I also liked the fact that StraighterLine doesn't put all the weight on the final exam. You can do all the graded exams, and the graded exams hold about 75% of the weight, while the final exam holds about 30%.
Thank you for the feedback, Faheem. Best of luck with your studies moving forward!
Reviewed June 3, 2022
I used StraighterLine for extra practice because they had more questions. I was getting the same questions on the school that I was going through, which is WGU. I just used it mostly for extra practice. The questions were really good and made me think outside the box. I used StraighterLine for a short amount of time, but I do think it's one of the better options out there to get more practice compared to some of the other options like Chegg.
Love hearing that you had a positive experience, Richard! Thanks for the review!
Reviewed May 31, 2022
I had a great experience with StraighterLine. It had good content and it wasn't too terribly hard. It was challenging enough to where I didn't ace everything I did. I took two courses. Precal, I stretched out for much longer than I should have, got it completed, and found out I needed to finish calculus in less than a month. So, I cranked down on calculus and got it done on time and did well because I thought precal was much harder than calculus. I was prepared well, and then it was all good. I recommended StraighterLine to a lot of people. There are five of my friends that are now taking courses through them next semester.
Thanks for the recommendations, Randall! We're so happy to hear that you had a positive experience. Best of luck with your studies moving forward!
Reviewed May 30, 2022
StraighterLine was very cheap. My experience was very good, fun and easy.
Happy to hear that. Thanks, Rene!
Reviewed May 29, 2022
My master's program is strictly online and StraighterLine's schedule matched best with the school. It would be cool if the course has a little memo where you make your own calendar within it. If you miss a day, you could note a time when you were gonna log in and if you didn't, it would send you a notification that you didn't log in. But I've been recommending StraighterLine to classmates. They're trying to get their masters and are a few units short.
We're happy to hear you had a positive experience. Thanks, Katherine! Best of luck with your studies moving forward.
Reviewed May 28, 2022
The cost was a lot cheaper than CSU Global or a four-year school. That's good. I took one class through them and then I got my degree. It wasn't too bad of a class.
Awesome to hear. Thanks, Devin!
Reviewed May 27, 2022
If I want to get my stuff done, they make it available. But it's completely up to me and I never had a personal instructor when I was going through them. That's what I liked about StraighterLine the most.
We're so happy you had a positive experience, Vincent!
Reviewed May 26, 2022
I've recommended StraighterLine to a few of my friends that are in college.
Awesome! Thanks, Sam!
Reviewed May 25, 2022
I had a good enrolment experience. Whenever I call, I always get somebody to respond to me in a 24-hour period of time. That was very helpful to learning. They broke Chemistry and Math down and explained things in a way that I will understand it. It was very easy for me to understand those concepts. They make sure you are on time with your assignments. And you have choices of how many times you can study and make sure you get a higher grade you want to get. Everything I've learned from there really helped me a lot. I can refer anybody to StraighterLine.
We're so happy to hear that, Lessie! Best of luck with your future studies.
Reviewed May 21, 2022
I had more Science-based classes and I felt like some of the experiments weren’t applicable to the class. Also, the pricing for the lab kits was a bit much. the But other than that, everything else was fine.
Thanks, Bernice! Best of luck with your future studies!
Reviewed May 14, 2022
Hello. I was very pleased with Straighterline and their employees. Chemistry was not easy and every time I asked for help, they responded within minutes. Yes, I would recommend Straighterline to a friend to help them further their education. Thank for your help and your encouragement.
June, thank you for the positive review. We're happy to hear that our tutors were there to help you when you needed it. Best of luck with your future studies!
Reviewed May 14, 2022
I am grateful for everything StraighterLine did for me. I have finished all my courses, got good grades, and everything was excellent. I asked my school if they have received my transcript and they told me they did. I also gave StraighterLine a good review when I took my portfolio.
Thanks, Sofia! We love hearing that you've had a positive experience, all-around. Best of luck with your future studies!
Reviewed May 14, 2022
I would highly recommend this course to my friends. I was behind on a math course and this was the best way to make it up! I am so grateful to Straighterline for helping me achieve this credit!! I will share my experience with my friends who are working towards their degree.
So happy to hear that you had such a great experience, Tara! Best of luck with the rest of your studies!
Reviewed May 12, 2022
It was an amazing pleasant experience and I would recommend it to many more. I love the consistency and 24/7 help that is provided. The proctors for the exam are super nice and friendly no need to be afraid. They are here to help you.
Thanks, Aneesha! We love hearing that you had a positive experience all-around. Thank you for the review!
Reviewed May 12, 2022
You’re not accredited and the 3 math classes I’ve taken aren’t considered at places that require accredited classes. This includes my job and other universities. My money was wasted by taking your courses. I don’t expect money back but it would’ve been knowing this going into it.
Hi, James. We're sorry to hear that your experience was not a positive one. Our courses are ACE recommended which are accepted at over 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide. If you'd like to discuss this further, please don't hesitate to reach out - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reviewed May 9, 2022
I did StraighterLine and I received tuition reimbursement from the company I work for. Signing up with the school was really easy and it was all online. It was smooth, convenient, and worked perfectly to fit into my busy schedule. StraighterLine was the best way to cover a lot of the general education so it worked out really well. I appreciated them. I've got a couple more to go then I'll be done. For completing general education, StraighterLine is the only way to go. I've compared it to other alternatives. It is inexpensive and convenient. I'd recommend it.
Thanks, Keith! We're so happy you were able to take advantage of this benefit through your employer and found the process easy and convenient. Wishing you the best!
Reviewed May 8, 2022
StraighterLine is great. I took four classes with them, and I liked it a lot. It was easy and everyone I spoke to were helpful. I had to a couple of different times. I took the Spanish class twice. The Spanish 1 was harder than expected, and there was one where it was saying one thing and my grade was completely different. They thought I had to go back and redo one assignment, but my grade was acceptable. They were able to fix everything.
The class portion was very reasonable, but when you're taking classes of another university, you have a family, you're working full time, and then you volunteer for a couple other things, for me, the membership wouldn't have taken so long. If I was in my 20s and this is what I had going on, I wouldn't have spent as much as I did because it could have been done even sooner. However, because of my situation, and there's other people who have four kids like I do, the $100 a month is a bit too much, especially with what's going on in the world.
Thank you for the review, Brittanie. We're glad that you found our courses useful and that everyone was helpful. Best of luck with your future studies!
Reviewed May 7, 2022
I'm part of Chamberlain University and they referred me to StraighterLine to take classes. I signed myself up through the online website, which everything was very clear and straightforward. I also emailed a few times that I had some complications and they got back to me right away. I was super happy with StraighterLine. I love that I could work at my own pace and do as much as I could. Whenever I had time, I would work more than what I was supposed to. My commitment was with me and my class, but I didn't have to report several times. I also love the tutoring because I was going to tutoring every class for biology. I really love everything, and I don't know how can they can improve more.
Thank you, Tania. We're so glad to hear that you had such a positive experience with our courses and that our partnership with Chamberlain made the process much easier. Best of luck with your studies!
Reviewed May 6, 2022
I wanted to go back to school to complete my RN, but I didn't have the prerequisite that I needed. I tried StraighterLine and my experience was really nice. Doing the classes at my own pace was something I was looking forward to. Also, they provided me with books that I read. I enjoyed it and I would recommend someone else if somebody asked me.
We're so happy to hear that, Mariagoratti! Best of luck with your studies!
Reviewed April 29, 2022
StraighterLine was cost-effective, time-effective and easy to do. It fit my schedule and was convenient for me. I was able to pop on at night, after the kids went to bed, and still have a career. I did a total of five classes through them and was able to follow the syllabus that they have set up. I was making sure I was reading every day. I kind of mapped out the way they have the quizzes. That kept me in line with reading the chapters in preparation for the quiz and for the final exam. This is the second degree I'm working on and it's been a wonderful experience.
We're happy to hear that you had a positive experience with our courses and that you were able to better balance work, family and furthering your education. Best of luck with your further studies!
Reviewed April 27, 2022
StraighterLine is awesome. I still have one more class to do so I'm planning on doing that pretty soon. Going with StraighterLine is quicker than sitting in a classroom for four months. You can get it done in a month or so and it is also cheaper. I did refer three friends over there, and they're actually taking it.
Thanks for the recommendations, Amina! Best of luck with your future studies!
Reviewed April 21, 2022
With StraighterLine, I found the self-pace appealing and the variety of Gen Ed classes I could take. There'll be a lot of reading the textbook in the coursework. So, it's good to take really good notes and go slowly through it. Going with StraighterLine has given me an opportunity to complete my school in a quicker way.
Happy to hear that, Laura! Thanks for the review!
Reviewed April 12, 2022
My school told us that if you need to take a couple of courses online, they did their online classes through StraighterLine and you could get credit for the classes. So, if it was like three credits I needed to stay eligible for football, I will just take a StraighterLine course. The courses were pretty cool. It was a good way to get the credit that I needed to be eligible or graduate or whatever the case may have been. The quality of education was pretty good. I would recommend it to someone else who may be busy like me and just need to get a couple of credits in over the summer so they can graduate sooner.
Happy to hear that StraighterLine helped keep you on track, Isaiah. Thanks for the review!
Reviewed April 7, 2022
Bellevue University said that StraighterLine's Spanish class I took was faster because they weren't offering it for a few semesters. I liked that I could do it any time and any place with StraighterLine. The materials were all pretty straightforward and easy.
Great to hear, Ryan. Thanks for the review!
Reviewed March 31, 2022
I took interpersonal communications and everything was great. The cost was straightforward. Same with the classes. Everything was included so that was really nice. StraighterLine was, all in all, a decent place.
Great to hear. Thanks, Jared!
Reviewed March 19, 2022
I have one course to complete from a university this semester and I can do it through StraighterLine. The was ECON 101 and it was a Macroeconomics course. There were small videos and some audios given. There were also pictorial visualizations, chapters with the quiz, and testing of the knowledge. The only thing was chapters are 30, 40 pages and it takes a lot of time to cover. I wish it can be squeezed into 10 to 15 pages with the important points. Overall, the material was good and so was the experience. I took a course for three months, but I couldn't complete it because I was busy. I'll continue the course when I have enough time to complete it in a month.
Thanks for the review, Snehal! Wishing you the best with your classes!
Reviewed March 16, 2022
The enrollment at StraighterLine was easy. They asked me where I came from, how I heard about them and it was cut and dry. I definitely had a really good experience with the instructors. The quality of education was good for what I paid for. I originally came from a community college and it's a lot higher quality learning from StraighterLine. I recommend them to anyone.
Thanks for the review, Wesley! Really happy to hear that you had such a good experience.
Reviewed March 11, 2022
I went into StraighterLine's Calculus 2 course with high hopes, but found standard to be completely unreasonable. Students are expected to complete over 20 questions in the graded exams in 80 minutes, when some of the problems literally take over a page to complete. The video material even covers some problems which take several videos to go over completely, and the academic staff somehow thinks students can complete equally complex problems in a matter of 5 minutes or less. My tutor, along with several individuals who have taken Calculus 2, have all agreed that such a standard is unrealistic. The advisors are also confused and will pass you wrong information. Don't waste your money or time with this organization. Spend your money and energy on courses from an actual university that is interested in seeing you succeed.
Thank you for your honest review, Bryant. We've passed along your feedback to our academic team.
Reviewed March 10, 2022
StraighterLine's website was very easy to use so I would have been able to get a customer support. They should leave a notification that I need to schedule my proctor exam seven days of when they are scheduling the exam. Other than that, I liked that they offered a free textbook with the course, I could take the class at my own pace, and the price.
Thanks for the review, Miriam!
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2022
I needed to get a math class done and I was able to get it done through them. So that was good. The only problem that I had was trying to get my transcripts from them.
Happy to hear that you could complete your course through us, Suddian. Thank you for the feedback!
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2022
Everything went so smooth. I didn't have to reach out to a person at all.
Happy to hear that, Turraiya. Thank you for the review!
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2022
I needed to do some extra credits to graduate earlier and StraighterLine was the best option for what I needed. It was on your own time. The only thing is the credits aren't immediate once you finish the class and they have to be accepted by your school.
Thanks for the review, Michaela!
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2022
Being self-driven and knowing what my personal goals helped carve out how feasible things are based on the syllabus and based on what other people are saying about the course or a curriculum. However, I only took StraighterLine up for one course, and I didn't get any reminders to cancel my subscription. It auto renewed me. So if there is an option to either not auto renew, or opt in to reminders that the renewal period is coming up. That soured my experience towards the end. Because I called a support ticket and they said it was nonrefundable. So, I had to go through the Better Business Bureau to get that escalated. There's the exam fee on top of it. It might be less accessible for other people. I know there are often discounts and coupons. But making it more accessible for students who may not necessarily have the funds to enroll or take courses at StraighterLine would be beneficial for StraighterLine in terms of getting more students take them over other programs like Sophia, or Saylor Academy, or Study.com.
Thank you for your honest feedback, Michael. We appreciate it.
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2022
My school advised me to go to StraighterLine because it was cheaper to pay for the tuition for a class that I needed. However, I started chemistry class and didn't finish it. Because after I paid the class, I found out that I had to buy another chemistry kit for $150 more. That class would be the one that I wouldn't recommend taking there. Other than that, I would recommend StraighterLine. There's a lot of flexibility. I liked how I can manage my time around it.
Thank you for your review, Laura. We appreciate your feedback!
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2022
The courses were good.
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2022
I was very motivated to get into the RN program, and the only thing holding me back was getting some prerequisite courses done in the fastest time that I possibly could. Straighterline was able to afford me that. Another really good point is the fee. I paid a one-time fee once a month for whatever coursework I was taking. It wasn't very expensive, and as soon as I was done with the coursework, I didn't have to pay ever again.
So happy to hear that you had such a positive experience, Sabrina. Best of luck with your future studies!
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2022
I had an excellent experience with StraighterLine. Everything was very easy. It was easy to navigate through the website. The connections with proctors when you had to have exams were perfect. I had no problem at all and actually loved it. I took six courses from them, and the cost and quality were excellent.
Wonderful to hear, Melissa! We're happy to hear that you had great success with our courses. Thank you so much for the review.
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2022
The self-paced learning with StraighterLine was good.
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2022
Straighterline was easier for my son who has difficulty with Science and Math. So, he did Algebra and Biology. He also did English. So, it was all of the things he would prefer to do in a shorter amount of time than during the semester. He spent a lot of time on a paper about COVID but he got flagged for plagiarism. It was upsetting for him. No matter what article you're reading, you're gonna see a lot of the same information yet they flagged him. I was ticked and so I called customer service and went through this rigmarole of having to go through academic to get the paper approved. That was a very bad experience because that was at the end. In order for him to finish the course, he had to have the paper finished by a certain day. That put us in a situation where he had to redo a paper. Straighterline should take more time when it comes to something like that.
Also, with assignments, like when my son did the paper, it would get graded and then he would get a second attempt. He would do the recommended corrections but then on the second attempt, he would be graded by different persons and they come back with a lower grade. When a student finishes an assignment and takes the time to take the second attempt to fix the mistake, and then Straighterline lets someone else grade it and they get a lower grade, it's a waste of time and it's a punch in the gut. The same person should grade the correction so that the person advances in their grade. Other than that, I would definitely recommend Straighterline.
Sorry to hear about your experience, Latoya. We'll pass along your feedback to our customer team.
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2022
StraighterLine is more like a fast track adult-based school. And I had some prerequisites to finish in order to get my bachelor's degree. I didn't want to take the 9 to 12-week classes that they offered. So, I wanted to do something more at my own pace, because I work 50 hours a week. StraighterLine was a good option for me. It was just register and put in my card number and I was ready to go.
The lesson plans were thought out well. The fact that the books and everything are included, and that until I take the final exam, everything is open book, was very helpful. If you want to save some money, instead of spending that kind of money in the same classes at the university, StraighterLine is the way to go especially as an adult. I've recommended it to a couple of friends already.
Happy to hear that you had such a positive experience. Thanks for passing along our courses to your friends!
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2022
I was trying to get into the nursing program and I was trying to finish my classes quickly and trying to get in this semester. StraighterLine is one of those schools where you can do that. So that was really helpful. It was a great alternative to the regular taking a class a semester. I was able to finish the classes in a timely manner. StraighterLine is one of those schools where you teach yourself whatever you need to learn. So you have to be self-motivated.
Happy to hear that you had such a positive experience. Thanks, Manuel!
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2022
Straighterline was exactly what I needed. It was good that I didn't have to deal with classmates and I have my own deadlines. The only thing is that they should have their courses accepted by more colleges and universities. There's a chance when I go on to a different school for an RN program, I'm probably going to have to repeat what I took at StraighterLine. So they should push for accreditation with other schools.
Happy to hear that you had such a positive experience. Thanks, Linda! Our courses have been accepted at over 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide, so we're hopeful that you'll have no issues transferring the credits. Best of luck with your studies!
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2022
StraighterLine was appealing because a couple of classes that I was interested in taking there at StraighterLine, I knew I would be able to breeze through a lot faster than if I took it at my regular university, and it was a lot cheaper. I took a comp class. For every paper I did, I turned in a draft first to make sure that I could get the best grade. And the instructors were so helpful. I feel like if I wouldn't have turned in a draft and got their feedback, I would not have done as well in the class at all.
I've suggested StraighterLine to a lot of people. I've told them, "The one thing that you need to make sure you do is stay on top of it." Because if you just like do whatever without a schedule, you will end up wasting a lot of time because you feel like you can. Time management is a super important area of online classes because you don't have a professor that you're seeing three times a week that's keeping you accountable. You and then your professor via email is the only thing in between you and finishing the classes.
Happy to hear that you had such a positive experience and that our instructors were helpful. Thanks, Emilee!
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2022
I went on StraighterLine to find a class that I could take online that I knew would be a little easier. I worked at the same time, as well, so it would have been hard for me to get to school and go to work and StraighterLine was a lot easier. The fact that I can do the classes on my own time was very useful and I learned a lot. It was easy to follow everything that I needed to do and to get ahold of someone from StraighterLine when I needed it. My experience was very well. I enjoyed online classes more than going to school.
Happy to hear that you had such a positive experience. Thanks, Ethan!
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2022
I took accounting for three weeks and the cost was very cheap. The quality of education would be better if it was INSEAD but that's impossible. So it's pretty good.
Thanks, Dalton! We appreciate the review.
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2022
I took Cultural Anthropology at StraighterLine and I liked that I could work at my own pace.
Thanks, Leah! Good luck with your classes!
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2022
StraighterLine was pricey but it wasn't too bad for college credit. I would recommend it to anyone that's looking to get credit. It’s easy to enroll and it's self-paced, or the class I took, at least is. I liked that I could take my tests and assignments, whenever I wanted to and there was no deadline.
Thanks, Lina! Best of luck with your studies.
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2022
I like how cheap StraighterLine is. I pay for college on my own so having affordable classes is very nice. I go to a private institute, so school there is very expensive. To be able to take some basic classes in inexpensive price is very nice. The enrollment process was super easy. I had to give my card information and enroll with some other information, like what school I go to and what year. By using all the resources that they give you like the helper person, which is like a tutor, will help you in being successful as a student, as well as the all the reading that they assign. And they give a lot of activities for you to do. So, it gives you more of a hands on experience and not necessarily just reading some material. That helped me a lot through my process of learning. Taking the final test was a bit confusing but once I got the hang of it, it was easier to figure out how it all went.
Happy to hear you had a good experience, Emily. Best of luck with your future studies!
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2022
I didn't like that it's almost impossible to really print the textbooks. Also when reviewing the text book, StraighterLine would log me out if I was inactive usually due to writing notes or working on practice problems. Having to login in again and again got a little tedious.
Thank you for your honest review, David. We appreciate your feedback. Best of luck with your future studies!
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2022
It doesn't support Google Chrome, I had to purchase a $300 laptop to complete my work. I was finish all classes except for my final exams. When I did complete all classes and forgot to cancel my membership, they would not refund me my money!
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2022
I needed to finish my last elective for my bachelor's degree. StraighterLine was a cheaper and faster option, so I chose it. Their enrollment process was very easy. I took one class and it was good. It was super easy. I like how you don't have to buy a textbook. Everything was right where you needed it on StraighterLine. And then sending over my transcript was also really easy. I wish I would have known about StraighterLine a long time ago and taken all my electives like that. It's so worth it.
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2022
This is a great program to use that allows you to move through the material at a pace you are comfortable with. Highly recommend this to anyone looking to get credits done! Material is great and it is very user friendly.
Thanks, Ryan! We appreciate the review.
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2022
This was a nice way to take my mind off of the a pandemic. The prices are very affordable, the customer service is always helpful and reliable. It was easy and free to send my transcripts. I am Very satisfied, and I highly recommend Straighterline.
Thanks, Donyel! Best of luck with your studies.
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2022
This course was great. It allowed me to work at my own pace. The digital text was a great feature. It was easy to read and very informative. It allowed me to fulfill a missing requirement to my home university and the transferring of credits was the easiest experience I have had. Highly recommend StraighterLine, as it is an easy, affordable way to extend your knowledge.
Happy to hear that you had such a positive experience. Thanks, Sabrina!
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2022
They don’t do lectures, which is totally fine, but you have a book and you have quizzes. I like doing quizzes to practice. I spent a lot of time doing the course and it helped me out.
Best of luck with your future studies, Nicole!
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2022
I was looking at a nursing school that is one of those that accepts StraighterLine credit. I chose them because I could do it much quicker, self-paced. If I went to some regular college here, I would be at the mercy of semesters where it would take me three months to finish one class before I could take the next. So it would have put me a year out from even applying for a nursing program, where this, I got done in six months’ time. Also, it’s much cheaper than most of the other options. Just compared to your regular university, it's drastically cheaper.
My only con is I wish that there were some type of recorded lectures or something more informative for the students. Because I feel like a lot of it was teaching yourself. Also, the lab portion was well planned out, because they have a little more clips and more detail, where the lecture portion is very minimal. I have to spend my time and read the book. And I use a lot of YouTube, like googling crash courses for anatomy and physiology for extra explanations. Other than that, I had a few times when I submitted something online and they got back to me within 24 hours. Super quick and resolved whatever may have been.
Happy to hear that you had such a positive experience. Thanks, Megan! Best of luck with your studies!
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2022
I had a great experience taking classes through Straighterline and the classes transferred to my college with no problem. Very affordable and was able to get my classes done in a few days. I learned a lot and was able to pass my classes so I can graduate on time.
Happy to hear that you had such a positive experience. Thanks, Dominic!
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2022
I reached out to StraighterLine because I wanted a fast-paced course in order to get one course done quickly. I needed one more GE course to transfer over in order to get into the school that I wanted. I found it appealing that with StraighterLine, it was asynchronous learning and I would be able to do it on my own time. The learning experience was independent and slow-paced and I had a good experience. StraighterLine is great for students that need a course that doesn't cost too much money and that they'd be able to fit into their original schedule. It is a good resource to use. Also, at no point did I feel confused about the website and there were no hidden fees and no hidden agenda. It was exactly what they said it was.
Happy to hear that you had such a positive experience. Thanks, Carrington!
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2022
I cancelled my membership the same day it renewed because I didn’t need it any longer. They refused to refund me the $99 fee. It doesn’t make sense not to refund a customer when the service wasn’t needed any longer. Poor way to keep customers coming back.
We're sorry to hear that you had a poor experience, Keeley. We will pass along your comment to our team.
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2022
It was all online and it was pretty easy to do with everything else going on with work.
Happy to hear that you had a positive experience. Thanks, Jacob!
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2022
I like the fact that it was self-paced and it was pretty cheap compared to if I continued in college. Also, it was so much more convenient to do it online rather than go to a local community college. There was just this one course where it was a little confusing to upload a requirement. But the math course was pretty straightforward.
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2022
I like that with StraighterLine, it was easy for me to get college credit. I didn’t have to go to class. The learning experience was good. I appreciated the feedback that I got from the people that graded my work. The only thing is that sometimes they tell you to fix things, and you fix things, but your grade doesn’t go up. Sometimes it doesn’t reflect all the work that you’ve done. But I like the speed of the grading. When I do work, the next day or a few days after that, it’s all graded.
Happy to hear that you found success with our courses, Lucas. Thank you for the review!
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2022
I like the affordability and flexibility of StraighterLine. It was an easy process to enroll. I took a bunch of courses - anatomy and physiologies with the labs, math, English Composition 1. The English Composition grading was a little all over the place at times. But that's my only complaint. It was a good experience with the staff. Any questions that I had were answered in a day. I would definitely recommend that others do StraighterLine instead of going to college for their gen eds.
Thank you for the review, Matthew! We'll pass along your feedback about English to our team. Good luck with your future endeavors!
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2021
StraighterLine is convenient and the price is super affordable. I would recommend it to somebody that's considering. The quality of content was good.
Love hearing that, Sawyer. Thank you for the review!
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2021
StraighterLine is a good resource of education. And they're accessible from everywhere, so it’s good. You can take the class wherever you want, but be consistent and get it done. StraighterLine will be good if, in some ways, they could make the membership a better price. Because if they know the persons taking these classes sometimes are people that work, have a job, or try to, in some way, complete the undergraduate degree, 100 bucks every month is hard. That membership price, they sometimes make you think twice to get it. But after that, the course is normal.
Thank you for the feedback, Christian. We'll pass along your comments to our team. Best of luck with your academic future!
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2021
StraighterLine is a quick and easy way to get your degree fast. I found a quick access to course material to graduate earlier. The courses that I took covered great, basic knowledge and understanding of the course. And the tests reflected what was being taught in the book.
Thanks for the review, Brian! We're happy to hear that you had a good experience with our classes. Wishing you the best on your future endeavors.
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2021
I had a pretty good experience taking my course at StraighterLine. I got it done as quickly as possible. I did it alone. I didn't feel like I needed any extra help. Giving yourself sufficient time to complete the course would be good, especially if you have to figure out your schedule in terms of when and how long you're studying. It’s self-paced. Those things are pretty important to succeed at StraighterLine.
So happy to hear that, Crystal! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2021
If I have a final or the quizzes, I would do the quizzes a day or two, then I could do the final. The way StraighterLine plans things works well with my schedule. And I prepared, too. It was a good thing for me. I did three months or four months with the generals guy. I had four generals that I was remaining with. And for me, it was fast-paced. Very effective. Also, the instructor that helped me was nice. I recommended two people. They are going to start. And they are getting into the nursing program too.
We love hearing that, Ikran! Thank you for the review.
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2021
StraighterLine was work at your own pace. I could finish my course in a month, or in a week if I wanted to. That was the best fit for me. All I had to do was fill in some basic information, buy the course membership. I had a few questions, like one of my assignments I needed to modify to what would work for me, and they were able to help me with that. So, it was good. It was overall an easy experience. If you're good at working by yourself and not necessarily need help all the time, it's great. But the tutors and the help in place are benefits.
Thanks for the review, Tyson! Happy to hear that you had a good experience.
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2021
I was enrolling in a school and they told me to take a medical terminology class. They referred me to StraighterLine. Go with them. You can work at your own pace and it's affordable.
Happy to hear that, Arlon. Thank you for the review!
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2021
Enrolling was nice. The professors were easy to get in contact with. And the proctoring was smooth.
Great to hear. Thanks, Kaitlyn!
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2021
The enrollment process at StraighterLine was simple. The instructors have been great. I had one issue. I started an economics course that I paid for. But it took me a lot longer than anticipated. It's been a while since I've been able to get back to it. I just wanted to restart the course since I never finished the final and they told me that I am not able to do that. But other than that, everything else has been great. I like how easy the courses are. I just don't love the proctoring aspect of it.
Thank you for the feedback, Erin. We wish you the best with your future studies!
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2021
I took Calculus at StraighterLine, and the professor was good. Go with StraighterLine. It's very cheap.
Thanks for the review, Bryan! We hope 2022 is off to a good start!
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2021
If you do StraighterLine, reading the textbook will help you succeed. Also, remember that every month you have to pay a fee. I kind of forgot, and a year later, I realized I've been paying $99 per month. But that was okay.
Thank you for the feedback, Jason! We wish you the best with your future studies!
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2021
It was easy to find classes and take them at my own pace. This was awesome for completing pre reqs before my masters. 100% recommend. I liked that I could do everything as quickly or slowly as I wanted and it was an affordable option.
We're so happy to hear that, Alicia! Thank you for the recommendation. We wish you the best with your future studies!
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2021
StraighterLine is convenient. I love that I could take their classes online and do it at my own pace. You can definitely be successful with the program, but you just have to have some very good discipline to make sure you actually do the class, because there's no schedule with it.
Thanks, Kandi! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2021
I will recommend StraighterLine. It was easy to navigate through enrollment and everything on there was self-explanatory for the most part. I had trouble logging in, but outside of that, everything was fine.
Thanks, Alexandria! We wish you nothing but the best with your future studies.
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2021
My academic advisor recommended StraighterLine. The enrollment was super easy. The only issue I had was trying to take the proctored exams. A lot of times, either things would get disconnected, or they would change what's required or be allowed to be around you for each different class. You think you have it set up properly, and then you don't. But the setup was easy and the classes made sense. I also liked that it was self-paced. So if I had a week where I could really focus on it, I could do that. But in many cases, I didn't do the proctored exam until a month or two later, because that was when I had the time to sit down and get away from everything. So that helped. It's a good value and it's a time saver as well.
We're happy to hear that, Jeremy. We'll pass along your feedback to our proctoring team. We wish you the best with your future studies!
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2021
Enrolling with StraighterLine took 10 minutes. I like the option that the instructors are there. But being able to go over and review the content as much as I need to before I take a test was what I needed and what benefited me most. The quality of material is the exact same as what I would find naturally on campus school and it's just online. It was overall an excellent experience that helped me further my education in a more convenient and affordable way.
So happy to hear that, Matthew! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2021
The classes at StraighterLine were available when I needed them. They were also really good and very helpful.
So happy to hear that, Jason! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2021
I attended StraighterLine for a year. It was simple and easy to navigate. It took me less than no time to complete the classes.
Great to hear, Jennifer! Thanks for the review!
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2021
The college that I attend informed me that they have a partnership with StraighterLine. I am trying to get my degree as fast as possible and I wanted to get my degree-required classes out of the way. I wanna look at that option and I liked it. I really liked the layout of each of the classes that I took. I like the flexibility. I work a full-time job. I have two kids and a husband. I have a lot of family life. It accommodated me to be able to complete the quizzes, the course, assignments as quickly as possible at the time in which I could do it. My experience was great. Everyone that I talked to through StraighterLine when I had to take a new course, final exams at the end, was really professional. I was also able to get my transcripts in a timely manner. The whole process was run seamlessly.
So happy to hear that, Janessa! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2021
What I liked was that it was at my own pace. I didn't have to go in and listen to lectures. Also, if I had a question or if I had an exam and didn't do great, I had two extra tries. And I was really impressed with the whole lab kit. It was sent to my house and I was able to do it at home.
So happy to hear that, Iris! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2021
Everything is good with StraighterLine. I like that it's easy to access and has an affordable cost.
Thanks, Hoang! We appreciate the review. Good luck with your future studies!
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2021
I took the Mass Statistics course and it was pretty good. It was easy to manage and I like the flexibility of it.
Great to hear, Geraldine! Thanks for the review!
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2021
The thing that's tricky is that, unless you know about StraighterLine, they don't really tell you it’s $99 a month. It's confusing because you think you’re just paying that one time. Also, once you get done with the class, you should be able to take the test right then and there without paying for it. Why do you have to pay again to take the proctor test? And sometimes you gotta wait 72 hours. Other than those, the enrolment and the courses were easy. I like that it's affordable and self-paced. You can get done with it in a day or two. But I didn't know I gotta request for them to send the transcript to my school, although they sent it the next day after I requested it.
Thanks for the feedback, Ebony. We wish you the best with your future studies!
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2021
Straighterline is great, and there’s no other business out there like that. It’s really nice for me. I can do the courses whenever I have time. I've completed a history course, and I'm currently taking biology, then I have a math course as well after that.
Thanks, Amanda! We're so happy to hear that you've found success with our courses. Good luck with your future studies!
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2021
Initially, I was in between StraighterLine and Sophia Learning. It's very similar. Sophia was a little cheaper, but it didn't offer as many classes that I would have been able to take advantage of. Liberty told me about StraighterLine, and I have already gotten two people on it as well. Being able to take some of those general ed courses, it's helping me graduate a lot sooner than I would if I had to take all of them through the university. I had a professor who was super helpful too.
Thank you for the recommendations, Alexa! We love hearing that you've gotten your friends on board with our courses. We wish you nothing but the best with your future studies!
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2021
Straighterline's enrollment process was the easiest. I've tried Sophia as well, and compared to that, this was one of the best experiences. Also, I only had one conversation with the staff because my grades were not showing. Other than that, I didn't even have to call. Everything was really good.
So happy to hear that, Amarjit! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2021
Enrolling with StraighterLine was pretty easy and the classes were fairly easy to sign up for. They were also straightforward on how to complete them and the professors were easy to communicate with.
So happy to hear that, Riley! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2021
The enrollment process was pretty easy and when I was confused, I contacted the teacher and they got back to me pretty quickly. Overall, what I liked was that I was able to do my homework at my own pace. That was pretty nice. But I did not like taking that final exam where they have to record you because I was very confused about how it worked. I was totally new to that and I didn't start my exam like an hour later. I thought they were supposed to contact me because I couldn't log in. That was a bad experience. But it was okay in the end.
We're happy to hear that everything worked out okay, Kaisa. Thank you for the feedback. We wish you the best with your future studies!
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2021
My college told me to go through StraighterLine and have the credits transferred over. Enrolling with them was fairly easy. I just sent everything to the school and it transferred over right away. I like the fact that with them, studying was at your pace. If you were struggling, you could take time with it or you could rush through it if you were understanding everything very well.
So happy to hear that, Dylan! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2021
It was really simple and easy to use. StraighterLine is more at your own pace and not as much like the classroom experience.
Thanks, Katie! We're happy to hear you had a straightforward experience. We wish you the best with your future studies!
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2021
I needed to have my certification in order to go to college for a one-year course. I signed up with StraighterLine and the courses were pretty easy and simple. Aside from that, the professors were perfect.
So happy to hear that, Michael! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2021
It was an easy online class for the summer and it worked out with my schedule because it was self-paced. The courses and the quality were great. Everything was perfect and I would recommend StraighterLine 100%.
So happy to hear that, Kaitlyn! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2021
I was trying to get the course done before I start school in May so I was rushing. Working with StraighterLine was challenging because I was working two jobs at the same time. But I didn't have to go to campus and I was able to do some assignments while I was at work. I took notes while I was on my lunch and when I got home, I was able to do the test and take it on my convenient time. The assignments are fair because I also see on the test all those things that they cover, and that I study and take notes about. StraighterLine is an online course and sometimes, people take notes and they have too much in those. Some people copy everything that they see so if StraighterLine can have a review sheet for them, it would be much beneficial, in a way, for them to know exactly what to review before they take the test and not go crazy over the notes that they took.
StraighterLine is convenient. But it will also have to depend on the school that they are going to. People can’t choose StraighterLine and say that they want to take the course. They will have to contact the school. But StraighterLine has schools that accept the credit. So, people will have to do their own research before taking classes.
Thank you for your feedback, Ketteline. We wish you the best with your future studies!
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2021
My school that I was transferred over to does StraighterLine. They said it was cheaper than doing classes on campus. I have a two-year-old daughter that was always around, so doing online courses was beneficial for me and her.
So happy to hear that, Christina! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2021
I knew what to expect starting out. It was clearly laid out. So it was fine. If someone wants to obtain college credits fast at their own pace and that's not that expensive, then they could consider StraighterLine.
Thank you for the recommendation, Adrian! We wish you nothing but the best with your future studies.
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2021
I was looking to take a class over the summer and a fellow friend at my college recommended StraighterLine. The courses were phenomenal. It was really simple and easy to understand. I'm not the best at technology oftentimes, and it was really easy in that sense to get on every day and do the course. It was really great having the tutor and that was a really great access. Overall, it was really great and effective for me. I recommended a bunch of my friends that have been saying they need to take some courses over the summer or the Christmas break. It's super simple. I petitioned to make sure that a class was gonna transfer to my university. I took statistics, and it wasn't the exact same class, but it was still able to transfer because it was all the same lessons and requirements. If you're like me and you don't have unlimited funds for schooling, it's definitely a really great option.
So happy to hear that, Laura! Thank you for your recommendations! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2021
I wanted to take a class without paying full price for it. The courses through StraighterLine were nice. The experience was pretty quick and user-friendly. I'm finished with StraighterLine. I would tell others to look into the classes that they're able to take on StraighterLine because it will save them time and money.
So happy to hear that, Niyah! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2021
Since I didn't take my SAT for my college, StraighterLine was the other option to do a course. With them, I was surprised that when I turn in paragraphs or essays, it's actually graded. Going through StraighterLine was helpful.
So happy to hear that, Destiny! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2021
It's amazing that I was able to work at my own pace. I also liked that StraighterLine offers help for tutoring. If I don't understand, they also provide a workbook for people to read and there are also videos along the way to help further my understanding. I really appreciated that. The instruction was, for the most part, very clear. I could see what was expected.
So happy to hear that, Cesi! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2021
I was referred to StraighterLine from my admissions counselor at Western Governors University in order to fulfill a requirement. There was a specific class that I wanted to take, so I was luckily able to look up that class before starting the enrollment process. I really appreciated the self-guided nature of the course. That was very convenient for me because I tended to do my work at weird hours. So, the fact that I could do it myself was a big plus. The whole process was pretty easy and straightforward. The course material was challenging but as far as getting signed up for StraighterLine, that was all pretty straightforward. I would totally use them again if I had a need.
So happy to hear that, Richard! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2021
I appreciated the simplicity of the program, and how well it transferred to my college. It did take a while for transcripts to make it to my college, but that may be an issue on the part of the college itself. The only thing I could say is that grading took a bit long, and sometimes feedback was not particularly helpful, and didn't really explain the issue for point deduction when grading essays.
Thank you for your review, Christopher. We greatly appreciate the honesty and have passed your feedback on to our team.
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2021
I like the time frame that I can complete the course with StraighterLine. I knew what I needed to take and the learning experience was okay 'cause I'm a person that reads.
Thanks, Ciera! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2021
I enrolled in StraighterLine to complete some pre reqs for nursing. All of my classes have gone smoothly except Micro. I have submitted what has been required of me and each time a grader tells me that I have not completed the work. Did an experiment and was told it was flagged because they couldn’t see the specimen. No problem. Resubmitted same specimen with a darker background which CLEARLY has growth in the plates. Another specimen I was told by the same grader that I used frozen broth? I agree the specimen is turbid. Maybe I didn’t do something right. Thank god I kept all of my experiments and I pulled it from the garage showing it’s not frozen so I Resubmitted same specimen clearly showing it’s not frozen and still flagged.
The same grader I’m sure kicked back a picture because I hand wrote my access code on a piece of paper citing I needed the original access code but my son pulled it off the box. I even indicated that I didn’t have the ordinal access code but they also ask for proof of purchase of the expensive ekits which was also included. I was also quoted that my experiments don’t look like previous data? So someone somewhere is comparing pictures and there is no room for error? It’s bad enough that they try to make you reword your answers if they match similarly answers from other peers just so the algorithm won’t flag it for similar answers ie if they ask what color is the sky and you reply “blue” it will be flagged as plagiarism. So you have to resubmit paper with a similar answer instead.
I have reached out for a week for someone to call me and I have yet to hear from anyone besides generic email responses. I am disgusted at how this has been handled. There isn’t anyone to talk to-at all. I just found out the people grading the papers are just regular people using an algorithm and pics to determine correct answers. This has been the worst experience ever. Steer clear.
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2021
With StraighterLine, I took Anatomy and Physiology II and Microbiology. Each of them had a lab component and I liked the flexibility. That helped a lot. Sometimes I felt like it would be nice to have some sort of different type of lecture to go along with the non-lab portion but it worked well for me. I had one round with their customer support that was not quite good but that was not typical in my experience. Anytime I needed something, they were a phone call away. If anyone is in a situation where they need any sort of flexibility or self-pacing, I would highly recommend StraighterLine as an option.
We're happy to hear that you had a positive experience with us, Michael. Thank you for the review! We hope 2022 is off to a good start!
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2021
StraighterLine was very helpful and the chapter was straightforward. But it would be really good if they can put more courses there.
Thanks for the review, Anne. We've passed along your recommendation to our team. Hope 2022 is off to a good start!
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2021
The enrollment was good. I've taken a whole bunch of courses.
We love hearing that, Veronica. Thanks for the review!
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2021
I like that I could do it whenever and it was more self-paced and self-taught. Also, it's cheap.
Thanks for the review, Matthew! We hope 2022 is off to a good start.
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2021
I took Principles of Wellness, World History, English, and Math classes at StraighterLine. It was very easy to get some extra college credits that I might need for transferring and it was also very easy to take those classes and work around my schedule. I was slammed with classes that I needed to keep up with and I was able to do whatever at my own pace. I liked that and that was probably the best part. Plus, I had the ability to get extra credits online for a good deal of $100 a month. I recommend StraighterLine to someone who is looking for getting the extra credits that they need.
Thanks for the recommendation, Harrison! We're happy to hear that everything is working out well for you.
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2021
I took some classes with StraighterLine and I used it to further my education. My experience was good.
Happy to hear that, Osinachi! We wish you the best with your future studies.
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2021
Calculus was one requirement that I was given the option to take through StraighterLine and transfer in from there. StraighterLine is a little older when it comes to the main website but it's pretty easy to navigate. There was a point where I enrolled in the wrong class. I enrolled in pre-calculus instead of calculus. I emailed the support desk and they answered within a day. They helped me switch it back over. Things are going well so far. One of the professors was personable and I liked the way he teaches.
We love hearing that, Jacob. We're working on a website redesign as we speak, so you'll see the update soon! Good luck with everything!
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2021
I like the fact that I can take my time and move on my own pace. I also like the way the courses were given. Everything has been easy to me.
Awesome, Yanick! We wish you the best with your future studies. Hope the start of 2022 is going well!