- 100% online university
- Included in the Top 20 Military-Friendly Colleges & Institutions by Military Advanced Education
- Member of the SOC Consortium
- Provides accelerated programs
- Offers military and veterans scholarships
- College credit earned via equivalency exams, military training, challenge tests and ACE credit provided certification courses
- Accreditation provided by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council
Overview of Grantham University
Established in 1951 Grantham University, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is one of the oldest, private degree-granting distance education universities in the nation. The university offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its Mark Skousen School of Business, College of Engineering, and College of Arts & Sciences.
- Mark Skousen School of Business: The programs combine theoretical and applied courses. The textbooks emphasize the Austrian School of economics, finance and management.
- College of Arts & Sciences: The programs place an emphasis on creative problem solving, effective writing and independent judgement. The school reports the curriculums are designed to meet the expectations of fast-evolving employment markets.
- The College of Engineering and Computer Science: Provides a variety of online courses in computer science including digital systems training, electronic communications and project management. The programs in engineering technology include a substantial amount of work in laboratory courses, utilizing the latest hardware and software packages.
- College of Nursing and Allied Health: The school reports it provides curriculums to meet the demands of the healthcare industry. The university offers a Nursing-Degree Completion program, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, and Master’s degree programs in nursing.
- Classes begin weekly
- More than 90% of the student population consists of active duty military, retired service members, veterans and military spouses
- The Student Advising & Learning Center provides individualized tutoring, an Algebra Lab, a Writing Center, and an array of helpful resources
- Provides mentoring programs
- Offers career services
Students have the opportunities to communicate with instructors through email, virtual classroom hours, and, if necessary, by telephone. Some faculty members are also available through Skype.
Admissions and Financial Aid Information
There are no SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, or standardized test requirements. Admission staff members guide applicants throughout the application process. Students can enroll for degree programs or on a class-by-class basis.
Grantham University has received approval by all branches of the military for tuition assistance. Military scholarships are available to qualified military personnel and their family members. Scholarships are also available to emergency responders. Scholarships and grants are available to federal government workers. A variety of financial assistance is also available.