Here are some FAQs about: General subjects

How long has Grantham been accredited?

Grantham University has been accredited for 50 years, which is longer than most online universities. Accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has compiled a distinguished record as a respected distance learning university spanning six decades of service to education.
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Why do so many students choose Grantham?

Grantham University is a 100% online university that offers flexible, affordable associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. With our frequent course starts and web-based learning platform, the classroom comes to you on your own time. In a recent Student Satisfaction Survey, almost 9 out of 10 students stated that they …continued
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I completed college algebra at the local community college. Do I have to take it again?

If you’ve completed college algebra or a course determined to be its equivalent, which consists of three (3) semester credit hours or four (4) quarter credit hours, from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education, and you achieved a “C” or better …continued
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Does the college provide a computer?

No, the college does not provide a computer. Grantham students are eligible to receive the Dell student discount on computer purchases.
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How long will it take me to graduate?

This will depend on your selected degree program and the number of transfer credits you receive. Some students have completed their bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months depending on the number of transfer credits accepted, diligence in studies, type of degree program, number of electives, etc.
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Will credits earned at Grantham transfer to other schools?

Yes, but not all of the time. Decisions about transfer of credit are made at the local level by colleges and universities. Sometimes there is not an adequate fit in curriculum or standards between two schools and credits will not transfer. You should always contact the Registrar at the university …continued
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How much credit can I get for prior studies and work experience?

To receive a degree from Grantham University, each student is required to complete a minimum amount of course work at the University. Associate degrees require the completion of at least 62 credit hours, which may include up to 75% of the degree program credits, as transfer credits. Bachelor degrees require …continued
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