GetEducated.com, LLC, is a consumer watchdog group that reviews, rates and ranks online colleges and universities along the dimensions that matter most to consumers: cost, quality and credibility. The higher education research firm offers free tools for potential online students that help bring transparency to the process of comparing and selecting the best online education programs. The firm offers the largest free searchable database of online education courses on the Web, the majority of these from nonprofit, public colleges and universities.

GetEducated.com is staffed by higher education and online education experts who research, evaluate and screen every college or school that applies for a college directory listing. The site bars advertising from fake Internet universities and works to protect consumers from diploma mill fraud through its free Diploma Mill Police (TM) service. The company also supports a scholarship program for online students.