Lenexa, Kan., Sept 17, 2019 - Grantham University, an online university, announced today that it was ranked in the top one percent of all online schools for gender diversity and the top five percent for location and overall diversity in the 2020 College Factual Most Diverse College List.

"The convenience and affordability of our broad selection of programs makes higher education more accessible for adults around the world," said Dr. Anthony Petroy, interim president of Grantham University. "Grantham's 100 percent online degree programs are designed for adult learners. our eight-week classes are flexible and we offer one of the lowest tuition rates in the nation, plus generous credit transfers and reduced rates for military, veterans, first-responders and families."

The university's ability to draw a broad spectrum of adult learners can largely be attributed to its 68-year experience in serving those whose busy lives demand a high level of flexibility in education. Grantham's online delivery, monthly starts, no set login times and in-depth student support demonstrate this expertise.

This is the fourth year Grantham has received top rankings on College Factual Most Diverse College List. College Factual's diversity rankings are based on the ethnic makeup of the student body, geographic representation among students, gender makeup of the student body and ages of the students, as reported to the Department of Education.

About Grantham University: Grantham University was founded in 1951 by Donald Grantham, a World War II veteran with a vision to make education achievable for military service members and veterans. Throughout the past 67 years, Grantham's commitment to serving those who serve with affordable, accessible higher education has evolved into a culture of service that extends to all adult learners. The university's ability to help students achieve their dreams through education is enabled by its unique approach and devotion to comprehensive student support, affordability options and its continual advancement in line with changing technologies.

Accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected distance learning university. The online university offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate certificate and degree programs.

About The Author

Brandon Swenson, communications manager, is on Grantham University’s editorial board. A veteran and college graduate himself, he understands the benefits and intricacies of government education programs, such as the post-9/11 GI Bill. Brandon earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City toward the end of his nearly two-decade tour in the United States Marine Corps.