Popularity of Online College Courses Growing

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By Becky Ogann

CEDAR RAPIDS - Popularity is growing for online college classes.

A new report says more than one in four college students takes at least one class online.

Many at Iowa's colleges and universities expect continued growth.

For example, enrollment in the Anytime Anywhere program at Kirkwood Community College jumped 24 percent this spring.

Kirkwood currently offers five degrees that can be completed entirely online.

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