North Park University Chicago is a Christian college offering bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and professional development certificates in a variety of fields. NPU was founded in 1891 and enrolls a relatively small student body of just over 3,000 students. While the school is founded in the idea of relating the teachings of Christ to education, the college values acceptance and a non-conformist environment. Undergraduate majors are available in over 50 specializations; departments of business, adult learning, education, music, nursing, and theology also offer degrees and certificates. NPU now offers several master's degrees and certificates through online and hybrid options.
Northcentral University was founded to provide accessible, high-quality, online graduate degrees to working professionals. As a regionally accredited, online university, NCU serves students worldwide, focusing on Doctoral and Master's degree programs in the Schools of Business and Technology Management, Education, Psychology and Marriage and Family Sciences. NCU utilizes a One-to-One Teaching Model-one student paired with a member of NCU's 100% doctoral faculty in each course- to create a more personalized education experience for adult students who share a passion for excellence in higher education.
is a public, four-year university located in Flagstaff. The school offers 95 different undergraduate degree options, in addition to 57 graduate degree programs through seven different colleges. The majority of students attend the Flagstaff campus, though there are community campuses and online programs available. The school that began with one professor, one book, and 23 students is now home to more than 25,000 students, the majority of whom are Arizona residents. Arizona residents pay minimal tuition, while receiving a top notch education.
Northern Michigan University is a public four-year college located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The school serves just under 10,000 students in 180 graduate and undergraduate programs. NMU awards degrees through colleges of arts and sciences, business, graduate studies, and professional studies. In its mission statement, the college "challenges its students and employees to think independently and critically, develop lifelong learning habits, acquire career skills, embrace diversity and become productive citizens in the regional and global community." Master's degrees and graduate certificates make up the majority of the school's current online offerings.
Northwest Nazarene University is a Christian, liberal arts institution with a main campus located in Nampa, Idaho. Founded in 1913, NNU has since expanded from a small Bible college to a university offering bachelor's and master's degrees as well as continuing education programs. The university operates with the goal of educating Christians with a global perspective. The school's mission takes academic rigor into account as well as spiritual engagement, and Northwest Nazarene has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top master's granting colleges in the west.
principle campus is located in Natchitoches, Louisiana, but it also has active campuses in Shreveport, Leesville, and Alexandria. In all, the campus houses approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, about 90% of whom are state residents. A school has stood on the grounds in Natchitoches since 1856, though Northwestern State University was officially established in 1944. In addition to the undergraduate offerings via the College of Arts, Letters, Graduate Studies and Research, the College of Education& Human Development, the College of Science, Technology, and Business, and the College of Nursing & Allied Health, the school offers the Graduate School and the Louisiana Scholars' College.
Oral Roberts University was founded in 1963 by Oral Roberts, as a Christian college with a mission to "educate the whole person." Today, ORU offers over 100 majors through colleges of arts and cultural studies, business, education, nursing, science and engineering, and theology and ministry. While completing an educational program at ORU, students also assemble an e-portfolio of work that records their progress and personal growth, as a reflection of the school's "whole person" ethos.
Penn State was founded as an agricultural college in 1855, through a land-grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The college was founded with the idea of applying scientific principles to farming, and Penn State faculty and students pioneered new farming methods. Since this agricultural beginning, Pennsylvania State University has expanded to become a comprehensive university, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in communications, engineering, nursing, law, and many other liberal arts and professional areas. The school has a particularly robust online program, offering all levels and types of degrees through its Penn State World Campus.
offers Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in popular fields. Courses are geared towards working adults, as schedules are flexible and emphasis is placed on practicality and usability of information. Students are able to take courses entirely online. A wide variety of programs are offered in areas including Accounting, Information Systems, International Business and Management.