Hodges University was founded in 1990 as the International College. Its main campus is located in Naples, Florida. It has another campus in Fort Myers, Florida and several learning sites in different locations. It is comprised of the Johnson School of Business, School of Allied Health, School of Professional Studies and School of Technology.
The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Its academic programs consist of 13 associate degrees, 11 bachelor’s degrees, 8 graduate degrees and 21 online degrees. Some of these online programs are the Master’s degree programs in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Administration, Information Systems Management, Public Administration, Professional Studies and Science in Management as well as undergraduate programs in several fields of study.
Prospective students are guided through the enrollment process by the university’s Distance Education Admissions Team. Financial aid is available to all qualified students. Special scholarships have also been made available by Hodges University to graduates of its learning sites. General scholarship opportunities are provided by institutional scholarships and private scholarships which can either be endowed, supported by annual gifts, supported by friends of the university, memorial or local. Other financial aid options include loans ad part-time employment.
Basic tuition cost for undergraduate programs is $ 460.00 per credit hour while basic tuition for graduate programs is $ 615.00 per credit hour. Books and supplies are not yet included. Hodges University was awarded the 2008 Equity and Diversity Award by NAACP providing credence to its numerous positive reviews for having an educational community that enhances diversity and equity in all its operational aspects.