As you research schools, ask how many adult learners are currently enrolled.
See if they offer an orientation class to ease you into the swing of things or provide support staff and resources that will be readily available to help answer your questions.
As you narrow in on your top schools, take the time to talk to their finance counselors about transferring credit and other options for making a degree program more affordable.
Remember, despite your fears, earning your degree as an adult can play in your favor.
Besides that, if you’ve participated in continuing education courses, learned new software, or had to prepare for presentations at work, then you’ve already been using many of the same skills you’ll need in school.