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LendingTree Publishes Annual Online Education Review For 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree Education, the higher education vertical of LendingTree, has published its first Annual Education Review for 2013.  This review provides comprehensive demographic statistics on gender, level of education, areas of concentration and geography for online higher education.  Additionally, LendingTree Education, formerly DegreeTree, is now harnessing the power of the LendingTree brand, which has over 70% brand recognition among consumers.  LendingTree Education now provides consumers with highly customized choices for online education while providing its clients with predictable high quality volume from a trusted and established brand.

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2013 Education Year in Review Key Highlights

  • Gender:  According to the study, two out of three degree-seekers are women (66.21%).  Nursing and healthcare degree programs are sought after by primarily women (84.05%).  Men tend to outnumber women by the greatest percentage in technology (76.25%), science, math and engineering (75.98%) and business (60.51%)
  • Level of Education:  In 2013, 23.32 percent of degree seekers had received their high school diploma or GED, 27 percent have some level of college experience and 22.56 percent have received a bachelor's degree.  Over 7 percent of online degree seekers have completed a master's degree
  • Areas of Specialization:  Business Administration ranks first in popularity among degree-seekers, with 14.14 percent choosing this field, followed by Bachelors in Nursing (7.76%), and Criminal Justice (5.81%)
  • Geography:  California leads the nation with 11.16 percent of LendingTree Education degree-seekers residing in the state, followed by Texas (8.6%) and Florida (6.93%)

An infographic illustrating these statistics and more information can be found using the following link: http://www.degreetree.com/resources/education-2013-year-in-review

About LendingTree EducationLendingTree Education, a sister company of LendingTree, is the trusted online portal for connecting prospective students with accredited online degree programs and institutions. LendingTree Education allows users to search over 1,200 degree programs and connect with relevant schools in a convenient online experience. Through its comprehensive information center, LendingTree Education provides online tools and resources to help students make the right choice for advancing their education. For more information, please visit www.LendingTreeEducation.com

About LendingTree, LLCLendingTree, LLC is the nation's leading online source for competitive home loan offers, empowering consumers during the mortgage, refinance or auto loan process. LendingTree provides an online marketplace which connects consumers with multiple lenders that compete for their business, as well as an array of online tools and information to help consumers find the best loan. Since inception, LendingTree has facilitated more than 30 million loan requests and $214 billion in closed loan transactions. LendingTree provides access to lenders offering mortgages and refinance loans, home equity loans/lines of credit, and more. LendingTree, LLC is a subsidiary of Tree.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE). For more information go to www.lendingtree.com, dial 800-555-TREE, join our Facebook page and/or follow us on Twitter @LendingTree.

MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Greuling (704) 943-8208 Megan.Greuling@tree.com

SOURCE LendingTree, LLC

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