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Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

Adelphi University, founded in 1896, is a private institution located in Garden City, New Jersey. The suburban campus covers 75 acres. The university is part of the NCAA II athletic conference and offers programs in sports like lacrosse, swimming, basketball and soccer.

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Illinois State University

Normal, IL

Illinois State University, located in urban Normal, IL, is Illinois’ first public university and was originally used to prepare the state’s teachers. This public institution, founded in 1857, offers many undergraduate degrees and master’s degrees as well with programs in business, education, and social sciences and humanities. Students have plenty to do at Illinois State with numerous organizations, the Vidette student newspaper, and intramural and varsity sports.

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University of Alabama- Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

The University of Alabama—Birmingham, a public institution, has been offering bachelor’s degrees online since 1999. Services available to online students include 24-7 live tech support, bulletin boards, recorded and streaming audio and video, access to digitized library materials and instructor responses to inquiries are provided within 48 hours.

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Maryville University of St. Louis

St Louis, MO

Maryville University of St. Louis, located in suburban St Louis, MO, has numerous undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs. This private institution, founded in 1872, offers programs that integrate the liberal arts with professional studies which prepares students for meaningful careers. Maryville also has several student organizations and sports teams that compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference.

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Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, FL

The Florida Institute of Technology, located in urban Melbourne, FL, was originally created for space industry professionals working on the Kennedy Space Center, but now offers undergraduate degrees such as science, engineering, humanities, psychology, communication, and science and math education. This private institution, founded in 1958, is located where water activities are abundant. Students can surf, boat, kayak, and fish nearby as well as join one of the schools several organizations.

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Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, CA

Azusa Pacific University, located in suburban Azusa, CA, is a Christian community of students who seek to advance the work of God in the world through academic excellence. This private institution, founded in 1899, encourages students to develop a Christian perspective of truth and life. Azusa sits on a 103 acre campus and it utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.

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Pace University

New York, NY

A private institution with a 100-year history, Pace University began providing online education in 2004. The school's distance learning program, called iPace, offers bachelor's degree completion programs in business studies, nursing, professional communication studies and professional technology studies. Additional resources available to iPace students include counseling services, an online library and online tutoring.

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