How do you get a .EDU domain name? The .edu domain ending has been restricted since 2001 to “post-secondary institutions in the United States that are institutionally accredited.” Unless you are working for one of these institutions, you will not be able to get EDU domain name.
There are however some alternatives, with no restrictions, if you want to get a EDU domain name for an education website. Many new top level domains for education websites exist. Here are a few of them to consider:
Academy, Camp, Coach, College, Education, Expert, Institute, MBA, School, Technology, University.
Imagine the possibilities of combining your field of study with some of these domains: Soccer.coach, Archery.camp, Marketing.Academy, Tax.Expert, etc…
Owning these domain names could put you at the top of the search results, placing you ahead of your competition. There are now more descriptive domain endings for your school, university, academy, online course or training program than ever before.
So get creative with your domain name search, test different combinations until you find the one that will work best for you. Then make the purchase, create the website and market your new identity. You do not need to get EDU domain name to be successful on the internet.