Postsecondary Education

What is a Postsecondary Education?

Postsecondary education, or tertiary education, refers to formal schooling received after high school, which is often called "secondary school".

Common types of postsecondary education include:

  • Adult or continuing education
  • Four-year or bachelor’s degree programs
  • Technical and vocational certificate programs
  • Two-year or associate degree programs

What Are the Benefits of Receiving a Postsecondary Education?

By receiving a postsecondary education, you can:

  • Increase your confidence and sense of identity
  • Increase your earning potential
  • Make connections and build professional relationships
  • Refine your communication and problem-solving skills
  • Qualify for a secure career

How Do I Pay for a Postsecondary Education?

If you are not sure how to pay for college, you can fund your studies with merit or need-based financial aid. Merit aid can be awarded based on your academic performance, athletic participation, artistic ability, or chosen program of study. Need-based aid is offered based on income level and overall financial status. There are several varieties of merit and need-based aid, including grants, scholarships, student loans, and work-study programs. While grants, scholarships, and work-study will not require repayment, student loans will need to be repaid.

Postsecondary Education at Goodwin University

At Goodwin University, our career-focused programs of study will prepare you for future success. We are dedicated to making your college education accessible and affordable. We offer a variety of merit and need-based financial aid options to help fund your Goodwin experience.

Learn more about Goodwin’s postsecondary programs today!

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