California University of Pennsylvania (CalU) was established in 1852 as an academy that offered education from kindergarten to college levels. It wasn’t until 1983 that its name was changed to California University of Pennsylvania, after it became part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Aside from being part of the State System CalU is also accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and has been since 1852. CalU has also the distinction of ranking as one of the Best Northeastern Colleges in 2006 by Princeton Review.

CalU has online programs available through CalUGlobal Online. Online undergraduate programs available at Global Online include Legal Studies and Wellness and Fitness programs. There are more options for online graduate programs including Master’s degree programs in Counselling, Secondary Education, Early Childhood Development, Technology Education, Criminal Justice, Law and Public Policy, Nursing Administration and Leadership, and Sport Psychology, to name a few.

General admission requirements to CalU is as follows:

● Completed application form
● Application fee ($25)
● High school transcript or GED certificate
● SAT or ACT
● Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended – transfer students

Tuition for all distance education students at CalU, inluding those enrolled in online programs, ranges from $236 to $578 per credit hour for undergraduate programs and from $377 to $925 per credit hour for graduate programs.

Financial aid is available in CalU through Federal Aid. University scholarships are also available. Global Online students are eligible for the same scholarships, loans and grants available to on-campus students.

For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, classes, accreditation, school rankings, reviews, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact California University of Pennsylvania.