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Rasmussen College

Overview

Founded in 1900, Rasmussen College first opened its doors in St. Paul, Minnesota as the Rasmussen Practical School of Business. From its simple beginnings as a small business college, Rasmussen has since experienced a century of growth. Today, Rasmussen operates 24 campuses in the states of Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Florida, and Kansas. In addition, Rasmussen boasts a thriving online degree program which enrolls over 14,000 students and 1,000 faculty members. Over 70 degree and certificate programs are offered in on-campus, online, and blended-learning formats in a wide variety of subjects.

Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Science
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia And Information Resources Design
Network And System Administration/Administrator
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Computer Software Engineering
Human Services, General
Digital Arts
Game And Interactive Media Design
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Cost
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
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Accreditations

Points of Distinction

  • Low cost of tuition
  • Traditional, online, and blended learning tracks
  • Many different financial aid options available
  • High level of student support services
  • Flexible class scheduling
  • Degrees focused on in-demand careers

Faculty

Rasmussen College faculty members combine industry-specific experience with advanced degrees to prepare students with applicable knowledge for in-demand careers. Online instructors specialize in online education. All instructors seek to bring real-world educational experiences to the classroom, providing students with a knowledge base of the most current industry practices and standards.

Student Life

Rasmussen is a commuter college and does not offer campus housing. However, the college does offer courses during both days and evenings on either a full or part-time basis. This flexibility makes it easy for individuals with significant work/life commitments to attend classes. Students have the option of enrolling in traditional, online, or blended courses and programs. All students have the ability to stay connected to Rasmussen through several different social media platforms and blogs. Students may also get involved in various online and campus events. In addition, Rasmussen offers alumni services, career services, a 24/7 student assistance hotline, and tutoring services.

Sources:

  1. About Rasmussen College, Rasmussen College, http://www.rasmussen.edu/about-rasmussen-college/
  2. Rasmussen College History, Rasmussen College, http://www.rasmussen.edu/about-rasmussen-college/rasmussen-history/
  3. Rasmussen College Campus Locations, Rasmussen College, http://www.rasmussen.edu/locations/
  4. Rasmussen College Online, Rasmussen College, http://www.rasmussen.edu/locations/online-campus/
  5. Rasmussen College Accreditation, Rasmussen College, http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/accreditation/
  6. Home Page, Rasmussen College, http://www.rasmussen.edu/
  7. Online Faculty, Rasmussen College, http://www.rasmussen.edu/locations/online-campus/faculty/
  8. Faculty, Rasmussen College, http://www.rasmussen.edu/student-life/student-support/faculty/
  9. Student Life, Rasmussen College, http://www.rasmussen.edu/student-life/

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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