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Post University


Post University is a private, for-profit institution of higher education that provides career-focused curriculum to students in the New England area. The university was founded in 1890 as the Matoon Shorthand School and has been previously known as both Post Junior College and Post College. The main campus is located in Waterbury, Connecticut. The school also boasts an online campus. Areas of study include business, education, public service, and arts and sciences. Upon successful program completion, graduates are awarded associate, bachelor's or master's degrees. Certificate programs are also available.

Post University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

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Points of Distinction

  • Campus located in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Educating students since 1890
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Provides accelerated fully online degrees
  • Associate, bachelor's, master's degrees and certificates awarded
  • Part-time evening and weekend classes available


The faculty members at Post University are professionals with years of relevant experience. Instructors possess advanced degrees in the subject matter that they teach. Faculty members bring their real-world experience to the classroom. The school aims to reduce classroom lecture time in favor of more discussion and hands-on learning experiences. Small class sizes allow instructors to provide individualized attention to their students.

Student Life

The main campus of Post University offers students the opportunity to live on campus in one of six separate residence halls. Post also promotes a flexible schedule, offering part-time class schedules during the evening and weekends. Additionally, the university has a fully online degree program. Various academic services, such as tutoring and a writing center, are available. Post also offers students assistance with job placement, resume writing, and interview techniques through their career services department. There are a wide array of extracurricular clubs and organizations in which students may participate. In addition to intramural sports, Post also has 18 NCAA Division II athletic programs. The campus is situated about a two hour drive of both New York City and Boston.


  • Home Page, Post University, http://www.post.edu/
  • About Post University, Post University, http://www.post.edu/maincampus/about.shtml
  • History, Post University, http://www.post.edu/maincampus/history.shtml
  • Main Campus, Post University, http://www.post.edu/maincampus/index.shtml
  • Student Life, Post University, http://www.post.edu/maincampus/campusLife.shtml
  • Career Services, Post University, http://www.post.edu/careerservices/
  • Online Education, Post University, http://www.post.edu/online/index.shtml
  • Evening & Weekend Programs, Post University, http://www.post.edu/locations/index.shtml
  • Degree Programs, Post University, http://www.post.edu/degrees.shtml
  • Accreditation, Post University, http://www.post.edu/accreditation.shtml

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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