Atlantic International University describes itself as a non-traditional university, providing distance education to adult learners. The curriculum provided is flexible and highly individual for each student, while the concept of ‘self instruction’ is very much stressed.
The university offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees through its schools of Business and Economics, Science and Engineering, and the School of Social and Human Studies. Attendance at classes is not required. The schools has not gained any accreditation, as it perceives its programs to be unique ones,... See full description.
Bellevue College is a public US university, based in Bellevue, Washington, a suburb of Seattle. The school welcomes 35,000 students yearly, which means it is the second largest institution of higher education in Washington state. Bellevue College has made available two bachelor's degree programs along with a number of collaborative bachelor's programs with Eastern Washington University, Washington State University, and the University of Washington. Moreover, the school provides a good range of associate's degree programs covering the first two years of a college education as well as... See full description.
Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is a public two-year technical college, based in Newark, Ohio. The institution was established in 1971 and shares a campus with Ohio State University. It also operates facilities in Pataskala, Knox and Coshocton. The institution provides 50 different associate degree (including majors and minors) and certificate programs, including the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Associate of Applied Business (A.A.B.), and Associate of Technical Studies (A.T.S.) degrees. Furthermore, career-oriented educational opportunities are made available in... See full description.
Colorado State University residing in Fort Collins, Colorado came into existence in 1870. The campus sits on 5000 acres of land, which encompasses the main campus, foothills campus, an agricultural campus and a mountain campus (Pingree Park). In addition, Colorado State has 4,600 acres for research facilities, corporate offices and Colorado State forest service stations. CSU maintains world-class standard research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, cancer research, clean energy technology and environmental science. US News ranked CSU 124 of 262 among the best national... See full description.
The University of Illinois prides itself to be a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. The school also emphasizes on the variety of programs it offers and its internationally renowned faculty. It operates campuses in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield, enrolling about 70,000 students. The campus at Urbana-Champaign is known as "Illinois", "U of I", or “UIUC”, whereas the Chicago campus is known as “UIC” and the Springfield campus as "UIS".
The University of Illinois was founded in 1867 with the Urbana-Champaign campus, and was chartered as the... See full description.
Oregon State University is a public learning institution and was founded in 1868 and is situated in Corvallis. There are over 200 academic programs for undergraduate students and over 100 graduate programs including those in fields such as education, engineering, and business. There are also over 30 online degrees that students can choose from and these are offered via the Oregon State Ecampus. The university’s specialty is in the studies of forestry, marine sciences, and sustainable food systems among others. Besides classwork, students can engage in a number of extracurricular... See full description.
Saint Joseph College is a Roman Catholic comprehensive institution founded in 1932 in West Hartford, Connecticut. It is an undergraduate’s women’s college with a co-educational graduate program. The divisions of the institution include the Undergraduate Women's College, The Weekend Program for Adult Learners, The Graduate Program, the Office of Continuing Studies, The School for Young Children, and The Gengras Center. All these are supported by the active presence of the college outside of campus in the form of internships, community service programs, and various other partnerships.... See full description.
SUNY is a system of public universities in New York, USA. It was established in 1948, and represents the largest system of universities, colleges, and community colleges in the world. Overall, it has 64 campuses around the state, including four University Centers. Accordingly, the system offers all types of undergraduate, postgraduate, and distance learning programs with the purpose to preserve the high quality of education in the public institutions of New York. With regard to this, in 2010, SUNY launched a new strategic plan, which is called the Power of SUNY.
Penn State University is actually the commonly used abbreviated name for the Pennsylvania State University, which is a public research university, spreading its campuses and facilities throughout the US state of Pennsylvania. Its main campus is known as University Park and, being the largest of 24 campuses, lies within the Borough of State College and College Township, Pennsylvania. The university itself was established in 1855, stressing on a mission of teaching, research, and public service.
A notable point about Penn State is that it established itself as a leader in diversity,... See full description.
The University of Texas at Austin was founded in 1883. It is one of the largest and most prestigious universities in the world and hosts some 51,000 students.The University of Texas is a public research university, which campus is located only 0.25 km away from the Texas State Capitol. It holds a first place in the state of Texas in terms of enrollment, with 51, 233 students enrolled in 2010; nationally, it has the fifth largest single-campus enrollment.
The University of Texas at Austin was founded in 1883, while in 1929 it was included in the American Association of Universities.... See full description.
The University of Miami is a private research university established in 1925. Research plays an important role within the university, and is therefore incorporated into every academic program – expenditure in this field is about $339 million each year. The majority of the expenditure budget is being utilized by the Miller School of Medicine, but a great number of studies are also carried out in areas like engineering, education, marine science, and psychology.
Another distinctive feature of the university is its library system with over 3.1 million volumes and exceptional holdings in... See full description.
The University of Scranton is a private, co-education Jesuit university, founded in 1888 as a college. It gained status of a university in 1938, and currently operates in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The institution has made available 61 bachelor’s degree programs, 43 minors, 23 master’s degree programs, and a doctor of physical therapy program; these are organized into four colleges and schools - The College of Arts and Sciences, The Kania School of Management, The Panuska College of Professional Studies, and The College of Graduate and Continuing Education. The university stresses on its... See full description.
The University of Wisconsin at Madison is regarded as one of the best today. It has about 42,000 students and 2,000 faculties. Studies taught are more than 400 between undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees.