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Northern Arizona University

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Located in Flagstaff, Ariz., Northern Arizona University was founded in 1899 and now has more than 17,000 students at its main campus and another 4,000 at community campuses. The university offers 80 degree programs for undergraduates and 56 in graduate programs, with at least 70 offered online. Under the mascot of Louie the Lumberjack, Northern Arizona University competes in NCAA Division I athletics in the Big Sky and Western Athletic Conference.

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Benedictine University

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Founded in 1887 in Lisle, Ill., just west of Chicago, Benedictine University offers an education “guided by our Roman Catholic tradition and Benedictine heritage.” The private, Catholic university offers a values-centered liberal arts education in five schools: liberal arts, science, business, education and health services. Benedictine is classified as a doctoral/research university by the Carnegie Foundation. The university has more than 3,700 undergraduate students.

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Florida State University

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Florida State University, located in urban Tallahassee, FL, offers a wide variety of graduate schools including the College of Business, College of Law, and College of Medicine. This public institution, founded in 1851, has numerous student organizations and adventure trips which include kayaking, backpacking, and whitewater rafting. Students can also participate in the school’s sports teams that compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference and are dominant in football and baseball.

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Herzing University

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Herzing University, a proprietary institution, has providing online courses since 2005. Average class size is 18 students, with a maximum of 25, allowing the instructors to serve as the source of tutoring and extra assistance. Herzing University’s online program includes 24/7 real-person technical support, discussion boards and online library.

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Minot State University

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Founded in 1913, Minot State is a public university on 102 acres in Minot, North Dakota. With more than 60 undergraduate majors (including 15 pre-professional programs) and 13graduate degrees, Minot prepares students to meet growth in fields such as criminal justice, education, nursing, social work, sciences, energy economics and finance, and management information systems.

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University of West Florida

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Established in Pensacola, Fla., in 1963, the University of West Florida has campuses along the Emerald Coast, including Ft. Walton Beach, Elgin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field, as well as land used for wildlife research and recreation on Santa Rosa Island. The university offers degrees through three colleges: arts and sciences, business and professional studies . The school’s main campus is on a 1,00-acre wildlife refuge on the Escambia River. The University of West Florida Argonauts compete in NCAA Division II sports in the Gulf Coast Conference.

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana

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Founded in 1884 as the Louisiana State Normal School, Northwestern State University of Louisiana started providing online education in 1999. The school's distance learning program is called eNSU, and offers 30 accredited web-based degrees. Online students at eNSU also have access to a student help desk and career services.

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Post University

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A private institution founded in 1890, Post University began providing online education in 1998. The school offers a very wide selection of distance learning associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs, as well as graduate and professional certificates. Post University online students have access to the same services as on-campus students, including career and counseling centers.

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Madonna University

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Founded in 1937, Madonna is one of the largest private Catholic universities in the country. Located on 49-acres in the Detroit suburb of Livonia, Michigan, it offers a strong liberal arts foundation, solid career preparation and small classes with personal attention. Madonna has more than 100 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including a doctor of nursing practice program.

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Southwestern College

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A private institution founded in 1885, Southwestern College is situated on 85 rural acres in Winfield, Kansas. The main campus offers 41 undergraduate majors, six graduate programs, 27 minors and teacher certification in 13 areas of specialization. Southwestern College students can participate in more than 10 intercollegiate sports and over a dozen clubs and organizations.

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University of Southern Indiana

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Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana is a public institution that began providing online education in 1998. The school offers web-based undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in a variety of fields. University of Southern Indiana online students also have access to support and information technology services.

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Rogers State University

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A public institution founded in 1909, Rogers State University sets on 160 urban acres in Claremore, Oklahoma. Known for quality academics, nurturing atmosphere, distance learning programs and high-tech environment, RSU helps students achieve personal and professional goals. The university offers a variety of bachelor’s and associate’s degrees, and competes in the NAIA in numerous sports.

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Toccoa Falls College

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Founded in 1907, Toccoa Falls College is a private school located in rural Toccoa Falls, Ga. The university is affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance. The Bible school lists "to glorify God" as its primary purpose, which it accomplishes by offering a setting that helps prepare students for a life of Christian servant leadership. The most popular majors at Toccoa Falls College are counseling psychology, cultural studies/critical theory and analysis, Bible studies and early childhood education.

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Lynn University

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Founded in 1962 in Boca Raton, Fla., Lynn University is a private liberal arts university that focuses on career preparation. There are 1,660 undergraduate students and 449 graduate students, coming from 44 different states and 78 nations, with 24% of the students coming from outside the United States. Students study in the colleges of aeronautics, business and management, international communication, liberal education, music, education and hospitality management.

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New Mexico State University

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A public university founded in 1888 and located in Las Cruces, N.M., New Mexico State has a campus of about 15,000 undergraduate students. Degrees are offered through a variety of colleges, including agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences. In addition to numerous student clubs and organizations, New Mexico State is a member of the NCAA Division I-A Western Athletic Conference.

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University of West Alabama

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Founded in 1835, the University of West Alabama is a public school located on a 514-acre campus in rural Livingston, Ala. The university serves primarily first-generation college students from a historically economically-depressed region. The University of West Alabama offers undergraduate degrees through four colleges: business, education, liberal arts and sciences and mathematics. The school also has a school of nursing and graduate programs in education and teaching.

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Florida International University

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With two main campuses located in Miami-Dade County – one in the western part of the region and another on Biscayne Bay – Florida International University serves more than 46,000 students. A public school, FIU was founded in 1965 and now offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. A majority of the students are enrolled in the College of Business Administration, Arts and Sciences and Engineering, and 96% of the staff hold doctorates or higher.

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