Prospective Students

Many factors can go into a student’s decision to attend grad school. Although some of the most common concerns can center around costs and the duration of the program, location and availability of programs used to be a limiting component.

Through the services of the GradCenter, students living in or near the Quad-Cities area can have access to information on graduate degrees. Now, programs that may be three hours away can be a viable option in your educational search.

We work closely with our member universities to be able to facilitate graduate programs and professional development opportunities. Programs are offered face-to-face as well as on-line at a number of convenient locations throughout the Quad Cities.

If you’re starting your graduate education research, please visit our getting started area, which can serve as a checklist during your search process.
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