Amridge University


Online Undergraduate Program



A private institution, Amridge University started offering online bachelor's degree courses in 1999. Programs are divided into four schools: the College of Business and Leadership, College of General Studies, School of Human Services and Turner School of Theology. Amridge University also offers online students an extensive library of financial aid resources and a 24/7 live chat feature.

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Quick Facts


First year offering online program: 1999-2000
Online bachelor’s degree programs: 8

Tuition

Tuition for U.S. students (per credit): $415
In-state, out-of-district tuition for U.S. students (per credit): N/A
Out-of-state tuition for U.S. students (per credit): N/A

Students

Total online enrollment: 630
48% Male / 52% Female
Average student age: 37

Admission

Application deadline (U.S. residents): N/A
100% accepted

Financial Aid Available

Both institutional and federal aid are available

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Summary


School Details

Institutional control: Private
About the online program: Amridge University offers all undergraduate and graduate courses in the distance learning format. Amridge University's institutional goals are student-centered and are directly related to the University’s mission to prepare men and women, through a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality at the undergraduate and graduate levels
Average class size: 10
Maximum class size: N/A

Academics

Total program graduates (2014-2015): 151
New student retention rate (2014): N/A
Most popular majors: Human Development and Family Studies, General, Bible/Biblical Studies, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Management Information Systems, General
Academic calendar: Semester
Online courses offered:136
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S.:No
Number of times per month faculty provide feedback to students on participation: N/A
Amount of courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students:Minority
Class participation graded:Yes
Number of times per week students must login to a typical course: 1
Expectation that instructors will respond to questions within specific timeframe: Yes
Instructor response expected within (hours): 24

Academic Integrity

Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments: Yes
Measures to instill academic integrity: Amridge University uses a database partner that checks and monitors students in order to ensure their login matches their identity at the University.
Standardized copyright policy for course materials: Yes

Faculty

Average online teaching experience: N/A
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: N/A
Full-time faculty with a doctorate degree: N/A
Full-time faculty with terminal degree: N/A
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online: 26
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: N/A
Part-time faculty with a doctorate degree: N/A
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus: N/A
Weekly office hours: 10

Online learning tools

Bulletin boards, Live streaming audioY, Live streaming videoY, Online chatrooms, Online labsY, Recorded audioY, Recorded videoY, Skype or other visual softwareY, Simulations, Web conferencing (webinars)Y
ADA compliance: Central office reviews each course

Technology & Support

Recommended Internet connection: Broadband
24-7 live tech support: No
Online course development: In-house
Courses designed by certified instructional designers: Yes
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 6
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 1

Student Services

Academic advisingY, BookstoreY, Career placement assistanceY, Email addressY, Financial aid office/servicesY, Local area network, Access to live librarianY, Access to digitized library materialsY, Mentoring, Technical supportY, Live tutoring, Writing workshopsY

Student Body

Region from which most U.S. students come: East South Central
Gender distribution: 
International students:
Students 22 and younger: 1%
Students ages 23-39: 35%
Students 40 or older: 64%
New entrants who are first-time freshman: 1%
New entrants who are employed: 78%

Admission

Admissions requirements same as campus-based students' requirements: Yes
Continuing online instruction education required: Yes
Application essay required: No
Accept transfer students: Yes
High school completion requirements: Diploma or GED required
Minimum high school GPA required: N/A

Military-Friendly

Institution is GI Bill certified: Yes
Institution Participates in Yellow Ribbon Program: Yes
In-state tuition for all military veterans: N/A

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