Recognized for Innovation, Quality and Service in 2018-2019

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2019
  • Named a 2019-2020 Military Friendly School by Military Friendly - ten consecutive years
  • Named a best online Master's for our MBA in Project Management
  • Named a top 5 Nurse Education Program by RegisteredNursing.org
  • Ranked fifth on Ingram's 2018 Top Private College and Universities (Missouri/Kansas) list
  • Ranked third for affordability on the Best Nationally Accredited Online Colleges list by EDsmart
  • Named one of the Most Affordable Homeland Security Degrees (2019) by Security Degree Hub for our bachelor's in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security concentration
  • Recognized again this year as a Top Veteran-Friendly School by U.S. Veterans Magazine.
  • Named a Top 10 Online Nursing Program by Medicalfieldcareers.com
  • Rated as having one of the "Best Online Bachelor's in Homeland Security for 2019-2020" by Online Schools Report
  • Recognized as a Military Spouse Friendly School for 2019-2020
  • Named a Top 50 Best Online Master's Program for our MBA in Project Management by Master's Program Guide
  • Named top 25 Best Online Bachelor's in Accounting for 2019-2020 by College Consensus
  • Ranked 8th on Ingram's 2019 Top Private Colleges and Universities
  • Ranked in the Top 1% of 2020 Gender Diversity Nationwide by College Factual
  • Ranked in the Top 5% of 2020 Location Diversity Nationwide by College Factual
  • Ranked in the Top 5% of 2020 Overall Diversity Nationwide by College Factual
  • Ranked in the Top 5% of 2020 Most Popular in Other Interdisciplinary Studies by College Factual
  • Ranked in Top 40 of 2019 Master's Program Guide's Best Online MBA Programs not requiring GMAT or GRE
  • Ranked 8th on Ingram's 2019 Top Private Colleges and Universities
  • Named a Top 10 Most Affordable Online Bachelor's in Engineering Degrees by Bachelor's Degree Center
2018
  • Named an R5 Certified Green partner by Johnson County, Kansas
  • Ranked in the top 5% of overall student diversity by College Factual
  • Named a 2018 Best College by Military Times
  • Named a “2018 Military Friendly School” by Military Friendly– Nine consecutive years
  • Named a top 10 Military Friendly Spouse School by Military Friendly
  • Named Top Military Friendly School (2018) by Military Advanced Education and Transition (MAE&T) – eleven consecutive years
  • Named a top Military-Friendly Online College by SR Education Group
  • Named a Most Affordable Online College by SR Education Group
  • Named a Best School for Criminal Justice by Schools.com
  • Named a Best Value Human Resources Program School by bestvalueschools.org
  • Ranked in the top 50 for Online Master's Project Management Degree Programs by mastersprogramsguide.com
  • Ranked in the top 15 for Best Software Engineering Bachelor's Programs by bestcomputerscienceschools.net
  • Ranked in the top 30 for Best and Most Affordable Master's Degrees by bestmastersdegrees.com
  • Named a Best Value Homeland Security Program School by bestvalueschools.org
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  • Thomas M. Macon honored with the W.E.B. DuBois Award at the 33rd Annual Blacks in Government (BIG) National Training Conference
  • Named a top university for veterans by Military Times EDGE
  • First Sergeant Louis Sidney received APSCU Hall of Fame Award
  • Received APSCU’s Innovative Best Practice/New Program Award
  • Received honorable mention for APSCU’s Community Service Award
  • Recognized as one of the Top 10 most popular schools for service members using tuition assistance in “50 Most Popular Colleges” by Military Times EDGE
  • Cheryl Hayek, current Interim University President, named to the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks’ (JALN) advisory group for faculty satisfaction, development and support
  • Supported the National Guard Educational Foundation as a Legion de Lafayette donor
  • Named to Military Advanced Education magazine’s Top Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities list
  • Named a “2011 Military Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs
2010
  • Named to Military Advanced Education magazine’s Top Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities list
  • Named a top university for veterans by Military Times EDGE
  • Named a “2010 Military Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs
  • Jeffrey Cropsey, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, received the Council of College and Military Educators’ President’s Award
2009
  • Graduate Roderick Bell receives the General Electric 2009 AAF (African-American Forum) ICON award
  • Paul Alley (GU Campus Store) honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of the employees who serve in the Missouri National Guard and Reserve
  • Hope Bazin, GU student, awarded Corporal Coin
  • Named to Military Advanced Education magazine’s Top 20 Military-Friendly Colleges and Institutions list
2008
  • Received the Patriot Award by the Missouri Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) in recognition of extraordinary support of employees who serve in the Missouri National Guard and Reserve USAR
  • Named to Military Advanced Education magazine’s Top 20 Military-Friendly Colleges and Institutions list
2007
  • Student Dennis Johnson receives Imagine America Foundation LDRSHIP Award
  • Received Cornerstone Award from the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City in recognition of business expansion
2006
  • Received an award from the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce for contributing to the economic vitality and quality of life in the Northland (Missouri) community