Advertising and Sponsorship
Back to College® targets the niche
market and prime demographics you're looking for
working adult professionals who are returning to college
to attain an undergraduate or graduate degree. We provide
indepth information and resources for student success,
including scholarship and degree program
Users visit primarily through organic search results, social media and bookmarking, site linking, and reference from print publications.
|Site Statistics & Demographics
One to Two Million Pageviews Per Month
Average student age: 36+
Gender: 59% female; 41% Male
Primarily adult students
(undergraduate and graduate), working or business
professionals interested in career advancement,
college administrators and educators
Based in the United States
Features & Accolades
Since its inception in 1998, Back to College® has received several Web site awards for outstanding
content. We have been featured in Syllabus Magazine and the
Chronicle of Higher Education, with search engine and
directory listings including Google,
The Directory Project (DMOZ), and Bing (MSN Search).
We were also listed as one
of the top 1,000 Web sites in the Internet Cool Guide, published by Teneues Publishing, and rated four stars
in Access Magazine's Guide to the Web.
Back to College® has been featured in Women's World
magazine and Writer's Digest listed our site
as one of the best places to be published online (2001). We have also received recommendations from the authors of many books currently in print, including New Job, New You: A Guide to Reinventing Yourself in a Bright New Career, Get Into Graduate School: A Strategic Approach for Master's and Doctoral Candidates, All Moms Work: Short-Term Career Strategies for Long-Range Success, and You Can Do It!: The Merit Badge Handbook for Grown-Up Girls.
Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities
To adhere to online publishing guidelines, featured text listings and advertorials will have a “no-follow” tag attribute and cannot be used for SEO purposes. For the same reason, we cannot offer guest posts or paid links. Thank you for your understanding.
Featured Degree Programs. We will feature your college or university in our degree directory. Featured programs are highlighted at the top of the directory contents, and can include up to six lines of descriptive text (including headline) with a link to your program URL or a full page advertorial. Programs can be on-campus or online, or offer both modalities. Program must be fully accredited. (View Featured Listing.)
Full Page College/University Advertorial.
We will feature a full page advertorial for your college or university. The advertorial will link from a featured listing from our degree directory and include major program highlights and an online inquiry form for students to request more information. You provide graphics and copy or we can assist. (View sample Advertorial1;
View sample Advertorial2.)
Banner Display Ads.
Back to College® supports 120x90 (Sidebar Ad), 120x240 (SideBar Ad), 468X60 (Top Ad), 300x250 (Medium Rectangle/Content Ad), and 120X600 (Sidebar Ad) display advertising. Ads are in dynamic rotation, and are ROS (run-of-site). Pricing is flat rate (quarterly or yearly), CPM or CPC.
Electronic Newsletter Sponsorship.
Not available at this time.
Check back soon.
RFP/Custom Site Sponsorships. Site sponsors may choose a customized package to fit their budget (i.e., choice of banner display advertising, with full page advertorial or featured listings.)
Online Tutoring. If you are experienced in tutoring adult students in college level academics, we will feature your services in our Online Tutoring section. Your services will be highlighted above the fold, with a header, up to five lines text, and a link to your Web site URL.
Online Ad Statistics.
Real time statistics are available online for advertiser viewing.
Advertising Terms & Conditions.
All media buys must be paid in full before a campaign
begins. Payment arrangements for quantity purchases
and agency placements may be arranged. Methods of payment include
check, money order, PayPal, American Express, Discover, Visa
We accept third-party ad servicing, but all invoicing
is based on statistics from our ad rotation management
system. All advertising campaigns and creatives must
be approved and received at least 48 hours prior to
the ad run. We reserve the right to accept or decline
advertisers at our discretion.
Direct sponsorship requests to Back to College, C/O WD Communications LLC, P.O. Box 2001, Fullerton, California 92837. Please mention areas of interest so that we might best assist you.