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Champlain Student Experience

Connect and collaborate to spark your best thinking. Through deep relationships with faculty, fellow students, and your advisor, discover what you were meant to do. Expect more engagement throughout your online experience.

Learning Designed For Adults

Adults students have unique needs. We design programs and experiences to make your journey customizable and highly applicable.


Explore an online college that fits your schedule–not a school that consumes it. Work and family are your priorities, but with flexible classes and coursework that can be completed on your time, Champlain College Online is here to help you accelerate your career.

High-Quality Academic Programs

At Champlain, we expect more from ourselves so you can expect more from us. We're committed to quality in all that we do, and no where is this more apparent than in our programs. Our career-focused programs are accredited and nationally recognized, and are constantly evaluated by program directors, quality assurance and e-learning teams, and current students to ensure that we're offering the best possible online student experience possible.

Personalized Experiences

As a Champlain student, you're more than just a number. We keep our online classes small to maximize the personal attention each student receives from their instructors, and to create more opportunities for meaningful discussion. Your instructor will give you personalized feedback on your discussion participation and your assignments, and will keep you apprised of your progress throughout the class.

Faculty often become long-term mentors for our students after their classes end, and even past graduation, with instructors giving industry insights, help with resume writing and job applications, and providing career guidance to their students.

Hands-On, Applied Learning

Career-focused learning is at the heart of the Champlain experience, and we believe that education is most effective when put into use. Our degree programs are all built for in-demand, high-growth careers, and most courses require students to use their workplaces as learning labs where they can apply new concepts, and bring back observations and reflections to share with classmates, and to inform class discussions.

Learn more about our career-focused academics.

Expert Instructors

Champlain online faculty members are expert-practitioners with significant experience in their fields. Many of them work full-time and bring their day-to-day experiences as industry professionals to the classroom, giving students the opportunity to contextualize the topics they're learning, and ensuring that emerging trends and real-world issues are incorporated into classroom discussions, and the curricula itself.

Engaged Network of Classmates

Our online classrooms are dynamic spaces filled with discussion and interaction between passionate instructors and engaged students. All of our classes are built around discussion forums: students must participate several times a week in discussions on topics chosen by the instructor and relevant to that week's readings. These forums give you the opportunity to interact with classmates from across the globe, exposing you to new ideas and unique perspectives. Our students often cite the close friendships they build with classmates over the course of their programs - and the different points of view they encounter - as the most valuable aspects of their Champlain experience.

Convenient and Accessible Classroom

Anywhere that you have access to the Internet, you have access to your online classroom, your classmates, and your instructors. As a result, students from across the country and around the globe are enrolled in Champlain's online programs. Some features of our online classroom include:

  • 24/7 access: Log in whenever it's convenient for you from the smart device of your choosing.
  • Flexibility: Although there are deadlines for assignments and discussion posts, there are no set class times, so you can complete all other coursework at any time.
  • An all-in-one platform that contains everything you need for completing and submitting course readings and assignments (including an assignment tool, a testing tool, and a self-contained email function for contacting your instructor).
  • Course syllabi that outline all course requirements, distributed on the first day of classes.
  • Lectures and assignments accessible for the entire semester.
  • An online library with vast digital resources, and helpful research librarians that are literally just a chat away.

We've been designed our classroom experience to be as flexible as possible in order to fit into your busy schedule.

Learn more about balancing school and other commitments.

Access to Support From Day One

When you start your program at Champlain College Online, you will gain access to a team of people dedicated to supporting you from day one through graduation. This team includes your academic advisor, our career advisors, and the Champlain faculty (including both instructors and program directors). These are your primary resources for any assistance you need with time management, career guidance, or academic support; they will connect you with additional support staff and resources, who can also help you as needed.

Learn more about Champlain's student support.

Why Champlain

Madhava Potluri, MBA from Champlain College Online

Online Experience

"I did not expect my online classes to be so collaborative or to have such constant engagement. One might think the traditional classroom approach would have more of those things, but I found them be even more present in Champlain's online format."

Madhava Potluri Master of Business Administration (MBA)
IS Consultant, MetLife

Dare to Expect More of Champlain Online

Expect Convenience

Our programs are designed for busy adults. Go to school wherever and whenever is best for you, on the device of your choice.

Expect A Career Focus

Everything you learn in our online classrooms is relevant and immediately applicable to your work.

Expect Support

Your education journey is our priority and our student support team has your back every step of the way.

Expect Superior Faculty

Learn from practitioner faculty working in the field, with real-world experience and knowledge.

Champlain by the Numbers


More than 60 online degree programs to choose from


Fully online courses and 24/7 access to coursework


Average age of our online students


Organizations offering truED preferred pricing

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