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Ways National College can Save You Money

  1. Application Fee Waived for Term starting January 23, 2017
  2. No tuition increase for diploma/undergraduate degree through June 2016
  3. Blue Ribbon Grant for eligible military veterans/dependents awards up to $15,000
  4. Workforce Development Grant - a matching grant to help offset the cost of tuition for eligible students. Awards up to $7,500 per year

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5 Reasons to Choose National College

Affordable Education

At National College, you may be able to apply relevant learning, work, life and military experiences toward college credits. Plus, there are many sources of financial aid from grants and loans to scholarships to employer reimbursement. All allowing you to finish your degree faster, save money, and maximize tuition-reduction options.
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Affordable Education

 

Start Your Career Quicker Than You Thought Possible

With 5 term starts, many of our programs allow you to start your new career in as little as 9, 12, 15 or 18 months. Classes are forming now. Complete the Request More Information form or call 888.980.9156 and let us show you how quick you can start your new career.

Start Your Career Quicker Than You Thought Possible

 

Fitting College into your Schedule

At National College, our learning formats are designed to meet the needs of working adults. You can go to college online or attend day or evening on campus classes - letting you choose when and how you want to prepare for your career. Let us show you how National College offers a schedule to match your needs. » Schedule visit or call 888-980-9156.

Fitting College into your Schedules

 

Pathway to Life Long Learning

National College promotes a progressive learning format, so as you earn a diploma or associate's degree, you can immediately use your training to advance your career, work for a few years, and as your career demands it, return to continue your education at the bachelor's and graduate degree levels; or you may choose to complete your education in a "straight through" manner. Let us show you how National College can support your career goals.

Pathway to Life Long Learning

 

Earn Credit for Work Experience

National College allows you to apply relevant work, military service training, or life experiences towards college credits through the Advanced Placement Evaluation process or Credit by Examination Program (CLEP). Learn more about these programs by completing the information request form or calling us at 888-980-9156.

Earn Credit for Work Experience

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In Demand Career Fields

Prepare for your career in a fast-growing industry with high-paying job opportunities.

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In Demand Career Fields

More Features & Benefits

What Counts

  • Over 125 Years of Heritage: Understanding the needs of working adult students.
  • Four Education Levels: Fits your needs at various points in your career.
  • A Reputable Education: Employers Recognize the quality of our gradutes
  • Flexible Learning Options: On campus or online – you decide how you want to prepare for your career.
  • In-Demand Career Studies: Careers that continue to grow; business, healthcare, and computer technology.

Get Started

  • Frequent Term Starts: With 5 terms starts, there are no long waits to begin your future.
  • Credit for Life Experience: Gain advanced standing in diploma and degree programs.
  • Advanced Placement Exams: Save time with practical skills that you already have.
  • Transfer Credits: If you have earned credits at another educational institution, you may be eligible to earn credits toward your degree program.
  • Student Financing: We help you explore every avenue for funding.

Skills Development

  • Practical and Relevant Skills: Career specific classes focused on skills and techniques used in today's workplace.
  • Results-Driven Curriculum: Approach your new job with confidence.
  • Career Professionals as Instructors: Seasoned instructors with industry experience, who will guide and mentor you throughout your program to help you develop a rewarding career path.
  • Computers Across the Curriculum: A “must have” skill in every program.
  • Prep Classes: Allows for a successful transition for academic coursework.

Network of Support

  • Personalized Support: From admissions to graduation and beyond.
  • Academic Advising: Discover the career path that is right for you.
  • Virtual Library: Everything you need to research, write, and enhance your classwork.
  • Tutoring: One-on-one help at no additional cost.
  • National Connection Online: Monitor your grades, view attendance, financial transactions and your records; register for classes.

Career Preparation

  • Career Support: Career services advisors can help you achieve your goals throughout your career; whether you are changing career fields, advancing your career or finding a new position.
  • Job Search Preparation: Assistance with career essentials; resumes, interviewing skills, job search tips.
  • Job Search Support: Career fairs and job postings put you in touch with local employers.
  • Externships and Work Study: Gain career related experience and strengthen your resume.
  • Alumni Refresher Courses: Keep your skills sharp and current at no additional tuition cost.

Explore our academic programs to see what course of study would best suit your career goals.

 


Success Stories

Accreditation

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American National University Locations

The Roanoke Valley and Indianapolis campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Master’s degrees, Bachelor’s degrees, Associate’s degrees, and diplomas.

Campuses in Danville, Harrisonburg, and Lynchburg, VA, Bristol, TN, Columbus, OH and Lexington and Louisville, KY are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s degrees, Associate’s degrees, and diplomas.

All other locations are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associate’s degrees and diplomas. American National University is authorized by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to provide educational programs beyond secondary education in the Commonwealth of Virginia; however, the institution is not subject to the requirements of certification by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has assigned the Princeton, West Virginia campus of American National University the status of Category II to offer degree programs and the Parkersburg, West Virginia campus the status of Category III to offer degree programs.

The Bristol and Knoxville campuses are authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, located at 404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1900, Nashville, TN 37243 and can be reached at (615) 741-3605. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

The Akron Area (Stow) campus, Cleveland Area campus, Dayton Area campus, Stark County (Canton) Campus, Columbus campus, Cincinnati campus and Youngstown Campus have received the Certificate of Registration and Program Authorization from the State of Ohio Board of Career Colleges and Schools, located at 30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, Ohio 43215, and can be reached at (877) 275-4219. The Ohio registration number for the Akron Area campus is 07-01-1811B, 09-07-1905B for the Cleveland Area campus, Dayton Area campus is 04-01-1700B, 11-09-1974T for the Stark County (Canton) campus, 08-11-1884B for the Columbus campus, 04-05-1718B for the Cincinnati campus and 07-03-1816B for the Youngstown campus.

The Medical Assisting program offered at all Virginia campuses; Indiana campuses; Kentucky campuses; Tennessee campuses; West Virginia campuses; and Akron Area (Stows), Cincinnati, Cleveland Area, Columbus, Dayton Area, and Youngstown, Ohio campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is located at 25400 US Highway 19 North., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 and can be reached at (727) 210-2350.

The Emergency Technology-Paramedic program at the Roanoke Valley Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP). CAAHEP is located at 25400 US Highway 19 North., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 and can be reached at (727) 210-2350.

The ESL Program Roanoke Campus at American National University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period April 2014 through April 2015 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 80 North Fairfax Street, Suite 402A, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703.665.3400, www.cea-accredit.org.

The Health Information Management Associate degree program at the Columbus, Ohio, Dayton, Ohio, and Youngstown, Ohio campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates of the accredited program are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) exam.

The Surgical Technology program at the Harrisonburg and Danville, Virginia campuses; Florence, Lexington, and Louisville, Kentucky campuses; Indianapolis, Indiana campus; Akron Area (Stow) Dayton Area, Cincinnati, and Youngstown Ohio campuses; are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). CAAHEP’s address is 25400 US Highway 19 North., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763. They can be contacted at (727) 210-2350 and through www.caahep.org.

The Roanoke Valley and Dayton, Ohio Paralegal programs have been approved by the American Bar Association.

The Salem, VA campus of American National University is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission to offer certain online programs to residents of the state. Maryland students who wish to express a complaint or grievance about the institution should follow the grievance policy stated in the University’s official catalog. The University is subject to investigation of complaints by the Office of the Attorney General and/or the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Complaints may be directed to: Maryland Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division, 200 St.Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202 – Telephone 410-528-8662/ 888-743-0823.

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS is located at 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4241, and their phone number is (202) 336-6780. Email: info@acics.org. Web Site: www.acics.org

Many programs offered at American National University are approved so that eligible veterans and their dependents may receive their benefits. To inquire about specific programs, contact your local campus. The university makes available to students a copy of the documentation describing the school’s accreditation. Contact the Campus Director at your local campus.

National College Locations

The Bartlett, Bristol, Knoxville, Madison, Memphis, and Nashville, TN locations are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associate’s degrees, and diplomas.

The Bartlett, Bristol, Knoxville, Madison, Memphis, and Nashville campuses are authorized for operation by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, located at 404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1900, Nashville, TN, 37243, and can be reached at (615) 741-3605. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

The Health Information Management Associate degree programs at the Madison and Memphis, Tennessee campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates of the accredited program are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) exam.

The Medical Assisting program offered at the Tennessee campuses in Bartlett, Bristol, Knoxville, Madison, Memphis, and Nashville campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www. caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is located at 25400 US Highway 19 North., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, and can be reached at (727) 210-2350.

Consumer Disclosure Information

Consumer Disclosure Information

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Tennessee

National College is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by National College, please visit www.tn.gov/thec and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.

Credits earned at National College may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by National College. You should obtain confirmation that National College will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at National College to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at National College prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from National College to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at National College if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of National College and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at National College before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.

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Articulation Agreement
Consortium Agreements
Code of Computing Conduct
Anonymous Crime Tip Form
Emergency Response Plan
Notice of Non-Discrimination
Online Student Grievance Policy
Process and Plans for Program Improvement
Transfer Credit Policy
Tuition Rates
Vaccination Policy