Location
East Hartford, CT
Undergrads
495
Tuition
$19,400
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Reviews 328 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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3 College Freshman

Academic Flexibility: You have to take 12 credits before they will officially look at your transfers and like my situation. since I am pre-nursing, I will have to wait until I am accepted into the program before certain credits can be agreed upon.

College Freshman

Tuition & Financial Aid: I have gone over and around with this college about financial aide. Last semester they offered it though I had not asked for it and I took it and paid off other bills with the money I had saved. 3 days after semester closed, my extremely inarticulate and unprofessional financial aide councilor denied me 3 classes worth of financial aide (over $6,000). After talking to her supervisor who was eventually helpful, I now have until August to pay for last semester and I suddenly after paying back student loans slowly for 20 years have found an extra $4,000 that was never billed to me and I am clearing up another $8,000 from my last school when I was not even a student. Financial Aide has not been terribly helpful with any of this at any school I have attended and I have been paying out of my pocket for the last 6 years, making that much longer until I can reach my goal.

4 College Freshman

Career Services: From a pre-nursing associates candidate, I am now fulfilling requirements (non-nursing) towards my bachelor's and will be able to immediately transition from one to the other while earning more money.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: My professors have really taken notice of who each student is and their past that can drive their learning or sharing with others. Several of my courses have been intense 7 1/2 week courses and even then, the professors get to know you quickly. I had even sent in by accident a rough draft and the teacher caught it and immediately e-mailed my mistake to me, already knowing after 3 weeks of class that my regular work, never mind this research paper was written more formally than what I had turned in. Now that is attention to detail!

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I will have a chance to work within several hospital settings and within several different facets of nursing. I am already employed at a small country hospital and this will give me big city hospital experience.

4 College Freshman

Campus Resources: There are both on-line and on-campus activities that also include the family as this college is geared towards business professionals and career minded parents. The library information can be accessed off-campus and all professors can be accessed by phone, on-line or office hours.

4 College Freshman

Online Courses: The online courses are extremely flexible. The lesson plan is laid out on a "work at your own pace" format. As long as that week's assignment is turned in by the due date, then the student can complete the work and lectures at their own pace, on their own time. There are discussion groups so the students stay engaged and can help further their understanding of the material. The instructors post frequent comments in the discussion groups to help enhance the class's learning and to promote more in-depth thinking of that week's lesson plan.

4 College Freshman

Student Body: The student body at Goodwin College is very diverse. This is a college designed to help working adults who have families and are trying to complete a college degree. The school has a very supportive atmosphere and everyone is very kind and helpful towards each other. The degree plans laid out for students is easy to follow and a multitude of ways for students to complete courses. Classes can be taken on campus, online, or in a hybrid format. This flexibility makes it more encouraging for students to stay in their program and finish college. There is an abundance of extra-curricular activities that students can choose to get involved in. There is also a program for Ghanaian students to come study here and have a chance to get a good education so that their home nation may benefit.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I like the school because it allows me a great deal of flexibility in getting my education. I choose whether I take my classes on campus, online, during the day, at night or even on the weekends. This allows me to still work and earn money.

2 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: I was first told that there would be no out-of-pocket expenses to get started, and that's all I've had.

3 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: Still trying to get some financial aid.

4 College Junior

Facilities: I love the flexibility I have to take a lot of my classes online ans still be able to work.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: My overall experience i haven't regret the only thing i have regret was not starting sooner. I would choose my school again and also recommend it to others. i am prideful student, and would choose it again if i can do it over.

4 College Junior

Campus Resources: The resources are great if you utilize them. The library has improved over the past years, along with the student centers campus activities ect.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: The specific major at my school is nursing. The program of studies i am currently trying to enter i am hoping in due time the internship and job opportunities can be promising .

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: Majority of the professors are helpful wanting their students to accomplish and to grasp as much material possible. The class registration have improved for the better over the course of years.The work load can be manageable but also over whleming for students like myself who works full time and have a family to care for.

4 College Junior

Student Body: The student body at my school range widely in religions and ethnicity and the levels of acceptance and challenges are very competitive.

4 College Junior

Career Services: I have recieved numerous emails on career fairs and and alumni network but never paid any interest because at that time i wasn't in such for a career.

4 College Junior

Facilities: There is not much and can compare to other schools because this have been the only school i have been after high school.

3 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: As i faced my challenges i have been associated with classes of wonderful motivational students and teachers who educated me in life and tools and techniques for my up coming future.

3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: My experience with financial aid was quite confusing and advisors do not explain your limits to maximum to finances until its too late. I was very disappointed when was unable to finish my education with the lack of financial assistance its like i was handed, saw my future in my hand it was taken away right before my eyes.

3 College Junior

Online Courses: I have and had no interest in online classes. I need to have one and one time with a teacher and think its the best way for student to learn if convenient.

4 College Sophomore

Career Services: I have not graduated but the job opportunities are stated to be a lot!

3 College Sophomore

Facilities: They have many areas through out the campus to hang at and study.

3 College Sophomore

Academic Experience: The registration process was easy. They offer many convienant and flexible schedule on and off campus.

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