Founded in 1900 in St. Paul Minnesota, Rasmussen College provides educational service through at least 21 physical campuses in five states and its online campus. It offers degree programs through its School of Business, School of Technology and Design, School of Nursing, School of Allied Health, School of Justice Studies and School of Education. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Online programs offered by Rasmussen College consist of bachelor’s and associate degree programs as well as certificates and diplomas. Some of the study areas covered by these online programs include Accounting, Business Management, Healthcare Management, Criminal Justice, Digital Design and Animation, Game and Simulation Programming, Health Information Technology, Medical Administration, Medical Transcription and Early Childhood Education. The admissions process can be initiated by filling out an Information Request Form or speaking with an Admissions Representative. Financial Aid Staff ably assists students in finding the most suitable financial aid program and scholarship opportunity. Rasmussen College provides online learning programs with two class starts per quarter. Basic admissions requirement for prospective online students is a high school diploma or GED. There may be variations in additional requirements depending on the program.
Average tuition cost for online programs is $ 405.00 per credit hour while the application fee is $ 60.00. The average class size for an online program is 17 students. Rasmussen College enjoys positive reviews from its graduates because of its maintenance of a large job data base across the country which is made available to them. Adult learners will find the online courses ideal for existing career and personal responsibilities as assignments can be completed at any time during the day or night.