Grantham University is a 100% online university having its administrative offices located in Kansas City, Missouri. It was founded in 1951 as a private, post-secondary, degree-granting distance education university. It traces its origins from the Grantham Radio License School established in 1951 by World War II veteran, Don Grantham.
The university primarily seeks to meet the educational needs of working adult students as well as military service members. Grantham University offers online programs leading to associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees through its College of Arts and Sciences, Mark Skousen School of Business and the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Certificates of Learning Programs are likewise offered to students in need of continuing education or those that simply desire to add an area of expertise.
Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Grantham University enjoys a consistent ranking as one of America’s Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities. Students can benefit from the university’s straight-forward admissions process. An Admissions Representative provides assistance for accessing online education and financial aid opportunities to qualified students. The university offers scholarships to employees and members of its educational partners and associations. It also provides tuition grants as well as Textbook and Software Grants to active-duty service members.
Students can choose to enroll as a degree candidate or on a per course basis. Standard tuition rate is $ 265.00 per credit hour. After applicable scholarship, active military service men and veterans pay $ 250.00 per credit hour. Grantham University also offers extended payment plans to help students finance their education.