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Anonymous (In Progress) on June 22, 2014 (email verified)

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More Disappointing as the Years Go By. The work is too easy and it is hard to stay focused. The online material is good. The teachers are usually poor and distant or nonexistent. The customer support is only helpful if it is helping themselves.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on May 30, 2014 (email verified)

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Change of Catologue I am trying amazed with the support they are always on top of it. I wonder about the catalogue changes, as I am one class away from completing my degree program. It's okay I think it will work itself out as it always does. I do enjoy the school as I am also attending another school for another degree. The staff was and still is friendly, and even in brick and mortar schools you get people who can be brash on occasion. Having said that; Trident University continues to meet my needs as a working professional and I hope they will continue to do so in the near future.
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Maurice_71081 (In Progress) on May 13, 2014 (email verified)

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Good and Bad...Disappointment I loved this college in the beginning. Now, I feel cheated. The first time I attended, FA screwed up and caused me to have to pay for 3 classes that should have been covered. I fought for about a year and half. After realizing I would lose that argument, I re-enrolled. I tried to switch majors before the cutoff time but my advisor failed to submit my paperwork, failed to add my new classes, failed to drop the classes I didn't need, and left me stuck with 4 upper-level classes in a major I'm no longer interested in.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 7, 2014

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Unprofessional Staff I was two classes away from completing an MBA in HR and I have walked away from TUI. The only reason this "school" exits is because of the militarys TA program. Cut TA and the post 911 G.I. Bill benefits, and these guys go away. I have stared over a Baylor. Best decision I ever made.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on November 13, 2013 (email verified)

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Horrible financial aid support I did enjoy the course work even though it was intense but I started to get discouraged when my financial aid continually was at a standstill. After three months and no word on whether or not it was going to be resolved I bombed everything. Now I have to pay the $2000 back and have no credit achieved at all!! Very disappointed!! Would not recommend this school to anyone unless they are military and using military financial aid coverage. Then be ready to write a lot of papers!!!!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on November 13, 2013

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Horrible financial aid support I did enjoy the course work even though it was intense but I started to get discouraged when my financial aid continually was at a standstill. After three months and no word on whether or not it was going to be resolved I bombed everything. Now I have to pay the $2000 back and have no credit achieved at all!! Very disappointed!! Would not recommend this school to anyone unless they are military and using military financial aid coverage. Then be ready to write a lot of papers!!!!
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Barkleydog (Graduate) on November 10, 2013

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Excellent value! I recently completed the MSHS degree and it took me 32 months. This program was as difficult as comparable programs at brick and mortar State Universities and took about as long. I worked extremely hard and graduated with honors. The professors were thoughtful but did not give away grades, and they do not spoon feed you but were always available to answer questions. The advantages of TUI is relatively low cost and they provide all the learning materials which means no texts to purchase! You can literally go anywhere in the world with a laptop and internet access and complete your degee and pay as you go. My money was well spent!
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Horodney26 (Graduate) on November 2, 2013 (email verified)

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Wonderful program I just completed the phd program and let me just say it was an arduous but rewarding program. What I have learned is valuable to my next move into the research/teaching paradigm. The skills and knowledge I have ascertain has enhanced my critical thinking acumen and will serve me we'll in the future and beyond. would I recommend this program? Without a question.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on August 28, 2013 (email verified)

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too hard for what it is The school presents itself as a wonderful one but they make a lot of mistakes, my supervisor wrote English very poor with lots of mistakes, she would forget from one email to another what she had told me and was not consistent. It was a "guessing game" for me totally inconsistent. The courses are easy to do but the dissertation is a trap and a costly one. The online platform is very old and doesn't work, allays full of mistakes and things that do not work. It feels like a business and not a university. I just ow hope the money (huge amount) and time I put into it will be worthy now that I finally got my PhD
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Anonymous (Graduate) on July 29, 2013

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Good Program Overall Overall, the school met my needs in regards to flexibility and course study. My major issue and I am quite sure this occurs at other institutions was that many professors often took too long to respond back to the assignments submitted. My other issue was with the financial department. Being a veteran of the military entitles members to discounted tuition. I made a point on two occasions to ensure that my assigned academic advisor had a copy of my DD214 for any financial discounts. Not until after I received a different counselor who actually researched the item for me did I find out that I had been paying almost $400 more per course than I should have. This was rectified however I only had approximately five courses left before program completion. The department would not allow me to recoup any of the funds in which I overpaid even though I could supply written documentation of the advisors mistake. I do have to say, the new academic advisor did attempt to assist me as much as possible during the process. Other than that, the coursework did fit well within my schedule and the discussion boards I felt were the best parts of the class. I am in the process of selecting an institution to pursue my doctorate and I have to be honest and say that TUI is not on the list for consideration largely in part due to many of the student ratings that I have viewed of the program I would like to pursue; they are not very favorable in various areas,but particularly in the dissertation phase of the program which to me is the most important phase.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on June 21, 2013 (email verified)

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Online vs. Traditional If you had the choice of going/joining a very popular gym like LA Fitness or a less popular local gym (both creditable) and they both offer the BASIC things to get you in shape, which one would you pick? If they both offer the latest most up to date workout equipment and provide safe amenities such as secure parking, lockers and a motivational supportive environment would it be adequate and persuasive in earning the results you are determined to achieve? The difference is with LA Fitness you may have a much nicer and larger facility but also more policy along with cost. You MUST be there at a set time for workout classes or a excellent trainer (this is like physically being in class). Which can be why some people need the interaction and motivation of instructors and peers to succeed. On the other hand the local gym may not have “on-site” trainers/instructors instead they periodically provide guidance to direct you and check up on you to answer any questions and see if your ok. This type of gym may not provide intense weight training or Zumba class’s everyday but it has other people like you who are motivated and willing to share their knowledge of exercising safely and efficiently as well. With this gym it is open 24 hours so you can work out and use resources whenever you like, perfect for the self-motivated and busy life style person. As an example, now think of these gyms as UCLA (LA Fitness) and University of Phoenix (Planet Fitness or similar) or a Ford vs. Lexus, they are both cars and built to do the same thing (get you from point to point) except one has more bells and whistles than the other. My analogy illustrates that no matter what gym (educational institution) you choose if you use it well and you put in the work you will get AT LEAST the same BASIC results out of it but this in itself can be opinion so to each his own. It has been my experience that someone can explain how to do something but YOU have to be the one to do the actual work and that is no matter where you go….online or traditional, Ivy-league or regular school, Chevy or Mercedes not every can afford but considering the (your) situation you do get what you pay for. As a side note even more traditional schools are going online so I believe the quality of education is excellent. So I see now the competition of online learning is the question if one really better than the other? It guess it just depends.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on June 17, 2013 (email verified)

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Great School This college is a great institution. The way it is make you do research papers, ensures that you will not forget what you have learned. This is not some i study and take the test and forget school. I was able to be in an environment and hold conversations with people about certain things, that i know in the past i would've just sat there with my mouth closed. Yea i was skeptical also about going to this online school but it is accredited by the WASC just like USC, UCLA and Stanford which or all top notch colleges. This college is legit. So before you down play this institution go your research.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on May 20, 2013 (email verified)

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Unfair grading system I am currently a student and I am looking elsewhere to complete my degree. It is hard to challenge a grade and so whatever your final grade your professor gives is the final grade is going to be a firm. Even if you think you did great and worked hard, you will not ever get an unbiased third party to review your coursework and re-grade it. So, I advise that you seek elsewhere for your college degree. Also, they don't provide textbooks or enough information to complete case studies effectively.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on April 5, 2013 (email verified)

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If I had only known…. I have been contemplating writing this review for a long time. Today I decided that it is time to stop procrastinating and maybe help someone else. I have been in the PhD program for the past 4 years. I have finished all the courses and am now working on my dissertation. I would like to share with you a few insights I have now that might have helped me make a more educated decision five years ago when I was looking for a university. 1. The total price of your PhD is not a constant but rather a variable. In my case, the University raised my tuition twice over 4 years resulting in a 40% increase in total price. This is in spite the fact that they specifically assured me that they have no plan to change tuition in the foreseen future. Naturally, after I had started, I could not change course. 2. The time frame of your PhD is also flexible and not necessarily in a good way. While the rate of your courses is up to you, once you get to the stage of working on your dissertation, you are in the hands of your committee. In my case, I can report that the pace is unbearably slow. On average, I invest about 3 days of work for every month of waiting for feedback. If you are not in any kind of hurry, that might be fine. If on the other hand you have other things you would like to do in your lifetime, this pace is not beneficial to your mental or financial health. 3. The dropout rate is very high. Although it is difficult for me to assess exactly what the rate is because people take courses at a different pace, I can none the less tell you that in the first courses we had 15 to 20 students yet at the finish courses we were only 3. Besides for being lonely at the top, it is also disconcerting to learn that in retrospect your statistical chances of making it to the end are not good at all. You could come to the conclusion that this is proof that the process is serious and rigors. You could also arrive at other conclusions. I will let your imagination wander… 4. Although almost all the professors I have been in contact with over the past 4 years have been courteous and helpful to some degree, I have had more than a few situations where I got the feeling that my success at achieving the goal of attaining a PhD, was not very high on the list of - Turo International / TUI / Trident – objectives. I am not saying that they were interested in me NOT finishing my degree. It was more a flavor of indifference. When comparing this attitude with what I heard from my friends in other PhD programs at other universities, I know that this aspect leaves much to be desired. All in all, I have learned an unbelievable quantity of stuff. I also have no doubt that much has been accomplished. On the other hand I feel that the path was not what I had expected. Hopefully I will reach the finish line in my lifetime and maybe I will update this review then. In the meantime, I am left wondering whether looking back, I would do it all again.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on March 7, 2013

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Mixed Feelings I completed their BSHS. As a wife, mother, and Soldier it worked for my demanding lifestyle. I sometimes wonder if I made the right decision. When I tell people I received my degree from Trident they look at me as if I'm speaking a foreign language. You definitely get what you give. You basically teach yourself the content via research and background readings. If you aren't self-motivated this school is definitely not for you. I want to do their MSHS, but I'm concerned about how it will be accepted in the civilian sector. I prefer online learning because of its portability, but I'd like to go to a "traditional" school.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on February 24, 2013

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Demanding program I've been working on my PhD and very close to finishing now. I graduated from undergrad and grad programs from brick and mortar schools in the top 5% of my graduating classes. I chose TUI because I work full time and couldn't afford to stop my life for a few years to get a doctorate. What I learned is immeasurable and the skills I can apply to work and enhance my career. I have only good things to say about this school.
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Obliviax23 (Graduate) on February 23, 2013 (email verified)

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Follow the Syllabus and you will learn Material: Its available, there is mandatory materila and suggested material. If you complete everything, you will learn. Teachers: Some are good, some are great, it all depends on you. You feed them educated information, you will get educated responses. All that i have had have PHDs not from TUI, and seem to have exceptional resumes. Institution: Ask yourself what you want out of an online university, being in the military i have attended a total of six Colleges, i setted on TUI because of flexibility, availability and a sense that the staff cares. Support: Sometimes i get emails asking questions or giving me information, the same inforamtion that i have gotten from others, it seems like they aren't communicating sometimes, but i have always got good and the right informaiton and communication. Value: Its not cheap, its not expensive. However, just before graduation they raised prices above the military tuition assistance caps. Use of Technology: They have a fairly nice online setup to include outlook mail. Overall: It is perfect for my career, schedule and finances. Like i said before, i have attended a total of 6 Colleges, t his one fits perfect for me. Just make sure you do ALL the work, not just required work and you will get allot out of each course.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on February 10, 2013 (email verified)

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Horrible at best I will never attend this college again total nightmare. They are very slow with everything. No books all you do is write papers. I did not learn anything attending school here. If you are lazy this is the place to be. The school sets deadlines for assignments but they actually give you to the end of the semester which is astonishing. I worked hard to get all my assignments in on time then you have others who turn in work late with no repercussions. If you want to be prepared for your career and be knowledgable please do your self a favor and go to another college.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 30, 2013

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Excellent School This is a very good school. I see a lot of posts that there are not enough instructors for the courses. How many instructors does someone need for each class? I agree that you get what you put into each class. If everyone hasn't realized, taking classes online is the way the majority of colleges are going. Any question that I have asked the instructor was answered in a professional and timely manner. They are flexible with everyone's busy schedule. I always recommend this school to anyone continueing their education.
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Tuckerino (In Progress) on December 18, 2012

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unprofessional I was researching this school for my daughter. We did not enroll her. The *Admissions* person we spoke with on a few occasions, was very unprofessional, and did not seem to know anything. He sounded very uneducated and kept trying to get other information out of me--that made me very uneasy. I felt very skeptical of this school. There was always lots of other *noise* in the background as if this was a *call center*. The two times we set up a phone appointment, he called 1.5 hrs late. Very unprofessional. Do lots of research before deciding.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on December 2, 2012

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Self-Taught Curriculum I finished my MBA degree in spring of 2012. The coursework is challenging and the basic MBA concepts seem to be in the curriculum, but I agree with many others that web links cannot replace text books. So many times I wished for a text book; however, most of the time you can find what you need online. Just be careful to use reputable sources. The instructors are a joke. Only one instructor, out of all my classes, took the time to answer my questions with any substance. The rest seem to have a universal canned-response list from which they draw. I can get that from a computer program designed to "teach." There were times when I would attempt to expand on a subject (if for no other reason than to deepen my knowledge) and I may as well have been talking to the dogs next door. I would send questions to teachers and never, ever receive a response, so I just had to move on and figure it all out. You do get the distinct feeling that some of the instructors don't even read your work. Text book and teacher issues aside, you can, in the end, obtain a passable understanding of business concepts. But only if you take the assignments seriously and do entirely original work, like I did. Attempt to understand all of the lesson plans on a deep level and you will walk away with basics you need to operate in the real world. But don't expect your knowledge level to be on par with someone who graduated from a top-tier, on-the-ground business school. It won't be, trust me. As far as the student body, you won't be surrounded by geniuses. The admission standard is about as low as it can be for an accredited school. I know from experience that this factor drives down the quality of education. Most people who attend this online school are not interested in deep thinking (although some are). Instead, they are everyday, practical-thinking people who only want to make it through the day (or lesson) and move on. Bottom line, don't expect to have any deep, barrier-expanding discussions in the online forums. 90 percent of the posts made in the forums are useless; mere rehashes of lesson concepts already covered. Overall, as a square-filler, this degree will work in many circles of employers. For some employers, you won't get in the door if where you got your degree matters to them. On the bright side, you will, like I stated before, significantly increase your understanding of business if you follow the lessons and immerse yourself in the subject matter (which is what the school intends for you to do anyway).
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Anonymous (In Progress) on September 25, 2012 (email verified)

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DISASTER?? The sad fact is some people are not cut out for college, consider dropping out of TUI a blessing and move on. Everything is not everyone else s fault - take responsibility for what you do and keep the insults local where they should be. REALITY: For the potential MBA students out there (like me), I checked and they did not lose their regional accreditation. BUT they did appear to have some issues that are getting attention since the regional accreditor's website downgraded the severity of their inquiry.
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Johnmcgilvery (Graduate) on September 23, 2012 (email verified)

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Great Learning Experience I just completed my BSBA with TUI and I will tell you that I learned alot. I really got a since of accomplishment because I had to put in a lot of work to finish with a 3.72 GPA. The courses are definitely "failable" if you don't take the time to research and turn in quality work. This school is great because it gives those of us defending the country so that others can attend ivy league schools an opportunity to get a quality education from an regionally accredited school. I don't know about anyone else but I EARNED my bachelors from TUI and I'm proud of the goal I've met while defending this great country. Thanks TUI.
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Dmo08 (In Progress) on September 4, 2012 (email verified)

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Very impressed I have had a mostly positive experience with this school. I agree with a lot of previous posts who say you get out of it what you put into it. I have learned a lot here. I went to a traditional school for my bachelor's and I believe I get more out of TUI's program. Also, the graduate certificate I earned in instructional design qualified me for the Air Force GS-12 civil-service position I am now in. I will say that I, like many people, was a little concerned with the whole accreditation debacle. I and am still somewhat uneasy about it, but I do feel like they were transparent and forthcoming while dealing with it and I remain confident that they won't have those problems again. The only two concerns I have are regarding the course material. I will agree with the reviewers who say that there is much to be desired in this area. I personally think TUI should have an on-line e-book store so students have some solid references while taking courses. The links to free internet sites are OK as supplemental sources, but there should be textbooks (e-books). If anything, it would give students a better foundation of the various topics before venturing out into the virtual databases. Second, there are numerous grammatical/spelling errors through out the course material. I have addressed this every session, but it does not seem to change. Why is this? Despite those two concerns, my TUI exerience has been very positive and I would recommend it to others.
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Scuba127 (In Progress) on August 10, 2012 (email verified)

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Waste of Time and Money If all you want is a degree with no benefit go for it. A for effort is the motto. Switched to a real school and took 3.5 months for them to release the transcript. Almost kept me from being able to attend new school. They barely kept their status as an accredited school by the skin of their teeth. Do not attend unless you are just checking the box.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on August 7, 2012 (email verified)

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Honest review Honestly, this school is like any other school you attend. Whether its Cal State Fullerton, UCLA etc. You get what you put into it. I feel the emphasis is placed quick to the point, which is fine with me. Saves me time. Alot of my peers earned their degrees from big universities, Oklahoma State University, Washington State, etc. when I ask them if they recall what they learned most of them say no. So in a sense, I think placing an emphasis on the main subject will help retain the knowledge learned. It helps me thats for sure. The timelines, the assignments are perfect for a working adult, or military like myself. I have attended other online colleges and I can attest that its quite difficult being in the military and taking college at the same time. But with TUI, its actually possible to accomplish a degree, sure it won't be a "brand" name like other schools but an accredited degree is better than no degree in this age in time.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on July 17, 2012

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This school is a SCAM.. I will honestly tell you guys the truth. I was at my last term at this school and didn't finish because they said I didn't take out any loans that was supposed to pay for my tuition while I was attending. I was a transfer student and always have used student loans to pay for my education Now owe them $3,500.00 which have damage my credit rating. I am a college student I don't have a job. good news i am now attending a local real university and graduating this December had not any problems with my student aid ......HINT...go to real accredited university.
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Tate.miller (In Progress) on July 11, 2012 (email verified)

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PhD Higher Ed Leadership I have a BA and an MA from two of the toughest schools in the nation. Soon beginning the dissertation stage of my PhD in Higher Ed Leadership. I can tell you point blank that if you follow the program and do as you are requested, you will work you butt off. The program is rigorous, the professors are excellent (had only one who was so so) and you have to produce at a high level or you will not get through the program with a decent GPA. Many brick and mortar schools would be proud to be half as good as TUI.
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Nicktaormina (Graduate) on July 3, 2012 (email verified)

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GOOD SCHOOL I liked this school it served me well. I do find it strange that some comments, especially the negative ones seem to be written by the same person. This school has graduated many individuals; just because one person is angry doesn’t mean the school should be dismissed in its entirety.
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Zipou812 (In Progress) on July 3, 2012 (email verified)

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Go somewhere else I took 2 classes and being in the military didn't help. Due to current ops I wasn't able to complete some of the assignments since I wasn't able to "interview" someone in the field of nursing. I emailed both professors and after 4 weeks got a reply. I wasn't able to complete the course and am trying to get a "try again" thru them. The material on the cd's was horrible...just links, no material. Seriously?? Come on I don't always have access to the internet and would like to read out in the field. Also the navigation through their site was garbage. Won't take another class through them again. For Profit = Garbage. DeVry was the same way.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on June 30, 2012 (email verified)

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On Probation...Because It SUCKS! The course assignments apparently are written by people in some foreign country where English is not the native language. Such concepts of "subject" and "verb" apparently are not important enough to incorporate in the material. Unless you are clairvoyant it is impossible to know what you are required to do to complete your assignments. Perhaps they are relying on the fact that most of the students are military and thus used to following blindly the incomprehensible orders of idiots. Unless you speak ebonics or comprehend pidgin English, AVOID THIS PLACE AT ALL COSTS!
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Ekp3399 (Graduate) on June 27, 2012 (email verified)

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"Doctoral granting reasearch oriented university" - really means FOR PROFIT at your educational expense This school is nothing but a joke. It has an excellent marketing department that will fool you to thinking it's a real school. Bottom line - the "professors" that work here are lazy and selfish. They have zero interest in teaching you anything. For only $1400 you get a CD sent to you with a bunch of plagarized material and free internet links. Using all this "great material" you get to write a glorified 4th grade book report. The "professors" then give you the rubber stamp "A" that they are directed to give out. NO ONE WILL FAIL, or get below a "B". Do not be fooled by the sneaky salesmen. This school only wants to make money for its' parent FOR PROFIT company. There is no desire for this school to be more educationally desirable. It recently got its' WASC accreditation threatened, and now is on probation. Its' slimy sales "professors" are telling everyone TUI is working towards its' AACSB accreditation (a BALD FACE LIE). Bottom line --- if you are enlisted in the armed forces you are free money to TUI, and then send their slimey scum to try and convince you that you need this crappy education. You won't learn anything you can't get by surfing the interent about let's say an "MBA". That's all TUI did. It is a SAD state of affairs. This school is SCUM through and through. It's also furloughing professors and full time staff on Fridays (not enough suckers buying their product). Go to a community college or a high school or anywhere else. Even go to UOP. TUI is plain crap. Just trying to be real.
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Husuyuu1 (In Progress) on June 18, 2012 (email verified)

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Avoid it if you can The staff is lazy and everyone give conflicting information. The one student one stop and FA are the worst. You have to call again and again before you can get the right answer. And for a 1000 dollars a class they should offer book not links to web pages that have nothing to do with the class or assignment.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on June 12, 2012

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An Extremely Demanding Regionally Accredited Program I am employed at an executive level and am no slouch, have earned only one C in my undergraduate work at another regionally accredited school, no C’s in my Masters Degree at yet another regionally accredited school, and am working very hard to get through the Trident University International Ph.D. program which is extremely challenging. There aren’t many of us left. People who were able to earn Masters degrees just couldn’t transition to more demanding rubrics. The program is rigorous, yet the staff are very supportive. I wouldn’t trade this experience nor what I am learning for anything in the world. There is not anything you could post on the Internet that some are not going to love and someone else hate. The only cost of blogging is your time and some folks just have an axe to grind. A Trident Ph.D. is a great value, but is not cheap in terms of required time and commitment. I can’t speak for Trident’s undergraduate nor other graduate programs as I have not had the pleasure of having attended them.
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Stevenmilden55 (In Progress) on May 8, 2012 (email verified)

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Sub-standard school. For-Profit mindset. AVOID if you can. After taking two classes and reading the caliber of mandatory 'posts' from these so-called screened students - I must say, this school is for the unwashed / uneducated masses that think they need this sort of education. The 'teaching' that goes on is sub-standard to super poor. The assignments are book-reports that are graded too easily (I tested - several times - these professors with my own 'easter eggs' in the papers. Bottom line - they don't read the papers and give out Bs or As). The material given is an absolute J O K E. Also, the credibility of this degree is in SERIOUS question. I have several peers that completed this 'Education' and have not been able to get through promised 'doors' Trident's evil marketing team sells. Unfortunately this school is a bottom feeding for-profit (making a lion share of it's money from the government/military). AVOID at all costs. Your local community college is cheaper and gives you a better education (I've tried both Trident and CC -- it is a fact). If you want a degree handed to you for no effort, and minimum learning, Trident is the way to go.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on May 6, 2012

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CHES Earned After Course Completion I keep seeing people say that this school is not recognised by professional certifying bodies and have to think these posts must be made by other schools or by people who have failed out. I had an MPH from another institution and applied to become CHES through NCHES and was told that I lacked enough background courses in the field. I promptly enrolled in and completed Tridents graduate certificate program and passed the CHES exam the first time out. This lead to my current position as a Health Educator. I am now taking the PHD program at Trident and it is NOT easy. Some classes have been A's, some A-, and some B's depending on how well I do the assignments.
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Vazquezpk (Graduate) on May 3, 2012 (email verified)

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A great university and opportunity to succeed!!!!! I have read many reviews posted in this site and I cannot comment on those with a different experience than me, but this is how it went for me: a. Perfect opportunity to finish a college degree while working and taking care of family b. The price was right c. The "road to success" degree plan meet my timeline expectations d. The use of the Internet emails and even some "Skype" with some other students to discuss points of view was impressive. e. The college is accredited f. English being my second language, it improved dramatically my reading and writing skills Was is easy?, no…it's all about personal discipline, time management and perseverance. I even had a discrepancy with a Professor about a grade vs. his review comments; but it got all sorted out after a mature conversation between us. I had mentorship along the whole course, but I had to ask for it… Today I have a job in the area of study and I make 6 figures….go figure!!!!! So, was it worth it?….absolutely!!!!!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on April 24, 2012 (email verified)

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Good school Good school but not for everyoneas that is the case with any school. I enjoyed not having to order books but the research is intense and the faculty gives great feedback. Was affordable and met my needs as I work full time. I hope they keep the current platform and gets better as an instituition while on probation. Graduated Winter 2012
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Cessnajon4 (In Progress) on April 9, 2012 (email verified)

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Worst education. Accreditation threatened because of greed This school only wants as many customers as possible. They keep bugging me daily to "recommend all my friends". I'm not sure that real schools do that.. Unfortunately these for profits are exactly that. I really can't recall what I learned because this school gives you zero materials and free links off the Internet to study. It is a real scam. Also it's still under probation n it's accreditation. For profit greed strikes again. If I could do it all over again I would have gone to a community college followed by a state school. Don't enroll here unless you have no other options.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on March 22, 2012 (email verified)

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Professional I have taken classes at mulitple universities, both in traditional and online formats. TUI is clearly not a school to attend if one does not like writing research papers. The robust learning modules force one to research, comprehend, and logically present concepts. Some of thier classes force one from the realm of conceptual learning to live hands on practicums that I have never done in other institutions of higher learning. If someone has a problem with the school or faculty here, they probably would complain about any institution. I did notice in the past couple of years the classes have become tougher. Not to mention names but two major schools I attended in Colorado, required much less effort to complete courses. I am very pleased with the experience and professionalism of the staff. I surpised at the quality of instruction and level of learning.
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Grandgeorgereserve (In Progress) on March 14, 2012 (email verified)

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Garbage. Doesn't prepare you for the ASQ or PMI certification exams This school "sells" Graduate Certificates. Two in particular are 'Quality Management with Six Sigma Black Belt' and 'Project Management'. If you want to pass the American Society of Quality (ASQ) Black Belt exam (the gold standard in business) or the Project Management Institutes (PMI) PMP exam, TUI will do absolutely ZERO to prepare you. You'll write a bunch of worthless papers for TUI, and literally get a 'graduate certificate' in the mail that isn't even on 24lb paper (my sixth grade attendance certificates were literally higher quality). I've done these certs, and Villanova cert online. Villanova kicks TUI's butt (Villanova deliberately teaches you with lectures, workbooks, posts, live interactions and tests -- preparing down the road to pass a certification exam). TUI does not. Buyer beware - TUI puts on a great marketing scam - Dr. Gold and his retired military cronies will 'sell sell sell' to the TUI 'community of learners'. This flashy marketing and scummy 'chummy' practices of buddying up with the war wounded is fleecing America. Go ANYWHERE but this school. IT RECENTLY HAD ITS WASC ACCREDITATION THREATENED, it is now under PROBATION. ALSO, IT IS NOT AACSB ACREDITED - not accredited by the gold standard of business accreditations. Buyer beware.
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Jhead1999 (Graduate) on March 10, 2012 (email verified)

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Good as any other online university Trident has helped a lot of professionals including myself that have family and work to deal with obtain a quality education without breaking their pockets and grossly disrupting their lives. I work hard on every paper I write and I feel I get the grades I deserve. Maybe some people turn in garbage and get a break--I dont know, but I know I try to get the most I can from the curriculum that is offered so I will be that much more prepared when I enter the business world. It seems that everyone is down on this school because people are not failing out by the droves. So what? And now Trident has been removed from Show Cause status and will likely remain fully accreditted by WASC- the only WASC accreditted online school BTW. So my point is this, if it makes you feel more important that you go to a school that you have to pay 50K to complete and that you probably can't pass, knock yourself out. But dont knock this school especially since the school is a major supporter of those who are serving the country so that those IVY leaguers can go get their uppity diplomas.
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Kjbennio (In Progress) on March 10, 2012

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Impressed in Utah! I have completed all course work and am slated to receive my MSHS with a Public Health emphasis. I would recommend Trident University to my colleagues. I have been changed by attaining the goal but feel the course content has been the real value. I have been impressed by the quality of the programs professors and their various backgrounds. The biggest compliment I can offer is that I WOULD do it all again!
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Tdbenson (Graduate) on March 9, 2012 (email verified)

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Proud to be a 2010 Grad from TUIU First of all, I had a rewarding experience with TUIU and can honestly say getting my MBA (July 2010) helped me get my current job as a branch chief in a major accounting firm. So to say a degree from here doesn’t mean anything or is worthless doesn’t fly. I can also attest that not every assignment was an automatic “A” just because you turned in some words on paper. Sure some of the profs graded harder than others and the amount of positive and negative feedback received from them varied, but I felt okay with the grades I “EARNED”. Don’t know if my classes were exceptions, but the interaction between students was very beneficial. I found that some of my fellow classmates were struggling to get “Cs and Bs” and often asked for help and advice, which many of us were more than happy to help with. There was one post on here earlier that made the military students out to be ignorant high-school dropouts. I can say with much certainty that is not the case at all. Many of my military friends already had degrees and used TUIU to complete their MBAs. I finished both my BSBA and MBA through Touro University and TUIU, but prior to starting I had previously completed all of my basic education requirement classes through a host of local and community colleges and universities while on active duty. Whatever the outcome of the accreditation review, I hope Trident gets it worked out.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on March 9, 2012 (email verified)

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Solid School Completed my BSBA with Trident University international and they are very good. I have attended many colleges while in the military but have had never seen a school so committed to their students. They are regionally accredited through WASC ( I'd read enough horror stories to stay away from national accreditations) They are also in the process of getting their AACSB accreditation.
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Christopher.moore1 (Graduate) on February 24, 2012

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Great School Some will argue they are only out for profit (isn’t every other university). If you show up and turn in your assignments, you will pass the class. Some people really cannot get pass their own personality/limited experience to understand the “big picture”. Money, Money, and Money! My family all graduated from OU and I started their too. I can honestly say, I learned more with TUI then at the bigger more expensive campus. Each person has their own opinion or choose to follow someone else opinion.
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Psychaz (In Progress) on February 20, 2012 (email verified)

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MAEd I am currently in the middle of my MAEd Training & Development program at Trident. My experience has been characterized by top-notch support and services by my academic advisor, financial aid, the registrar, and the IT department. The vast majority of my inquiries have been responded to within a few hours, a day at the very most. I have never experienced rapid turn-around like this with any other for-profit or nonprofit college or university. Trident's instructors are facilitators and motivators for self-directed adult learners, whereas brick and mortar instructors tend to be more or less lecturers for rote learning and teach to the test. I remember absolutely nothing from traditional classroom methods, but with Trident's modular format I retain most of it due to self-directed research in case studies and session-long projects and then writing two papers every two weeks which solidifies learning the subject matter for me. In addition, what I have learned thus far has provided great insight on how to improve training issues in my employment. I interrupted my MAEd program in late 2011 and enrolled at a nonprofit state brick and mortar university for the January 2012 semester because they offered an online degree program that I had been looking for for a long time. Unfortunately, I was so sick when the semester started I was not able to even look at a computer much less be engaged in a learning process. The instructor of one of my courses was totally inflexible in granting an extension and my options were to either withdraw or fail. I withdrew and returned to Trident because the instructors here have all been very flexible in meeting the needs of adult learners, such as permitting a late submission when life happens. All things considered, Trident offers the best learning platform for me. However, Trident is probably not the best school for one who is not a highly motivated, mature, and self-directed learner. I also completed my MBA at TUI in 2009, and would offer that not all programs are equal. The MBA didn't really resonate with me even though my bachelor degree was a BSBA and my employment background is all business. The MBA, from my viewpoint, was geared more so for big business, Wall Street types, and I found no real application for the types of businesses where I live in rural Arizona. The MAEd Training & Development degree program, however, has been very applicable to real life for me.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on February 15, 2012

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TUI I'm very pisssed off with this school.Before staring taking courses with this school the Army Education Advisor said she has always had problems with this school but overall it's ok. So I decided to try the school. I was giving a degree plan of the required course's to take and order to graduate, after over a year taking all the courses and meeting core requirements 2 months later I'm told that I still need to take a course because it was not noticed during my degree plan. this school has really provoing to me their all about taking money from military students.No one return my calls or emails about this and I still don't have my degree.
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Caliknight2005 (In Progress) on February 7, 2012

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Scam? I posted couple weeks ago. I was looking up some resources for one of the case studies and came across Brainmass.com. The module assignments appear to be copied and pasted directly from this site. For these classes to be taught by P.H.Ds, I have never seen so many grammatical errors and typos. I guess that happens when you copy and past in a hurry. The Professor just sent an email apologizing for the confusion because he forgot to change the company to the one we were analyzing. Of course I put a search in and it led me straight to the brainmass page with the same info...word for word
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Peter130m (Graduate) on February 4, 2012 (email verified)

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Disaster. Schools WASC accreditation threatened. Not AACSB accredited. This school has it's weird following of high school dropouts / barely passed that joined the military. All of a sudden, these misfits are getting straight A's from TUI, and think that they are geniuses. What they fail to realize is this school is a FOR-PROFIT, out to exploit, fleece, plunder and depredate military educational benefits. And they do this by suckering these less fortunate [people] (that have educational benefits). This schools beloved WASC regional accreditation is threatened by WASC; TUI is going to lose it in March 2012. Also, this school is not AACSB accredited in its "business" program (basically this gold standard accrediting organization wouldn't dare get TUI stink on it). STAY AWAY. This school's motto "If you pay, you get an A". The education is substandard. I was challenged more in my 8th grade Algebra course than I was in the Masters level "Business Capstone" course, which was a complete joke. Schools like UOP, TUI, Ashford, Capella and the like are the bloodsuckers of the education world. The "pin worms" of societies crap. GO TO A STATE SCHOOL OR A COMMUNITY COLLEGE, they have more credibility in the real world. Schools like this will hurt your reputation and résumé. Don’t let their snake-oil salesmen PhDs tell you otherwise.
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Caliknight2005 (In Progress) on January 12, 2012

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Mixed Reviews I began classes with TUIU back in August 2010. I am scheduled to finish my degree in March 2012. I agree with many who have stated previously that you definitely get back what you put into it. I read a complaint about having to write too papers. Obviously someone didn't research the curriculum because it clearly states there are no tests/quizzes. I got my Bachelor's Degree from Embry-Riddle and and I kind of wish I stuck with them but I didn't want to come out of the pocket. I have learned a lot though. I attended traditional classes at University of Maryland and I can't tell you I remember much. I do have a problem with overall support. I actually went and bashed TUIU on their Facebook page because I couldn't get anyone to call me back. Student Services says you have to get Academic Advisor permission to enroll in the Capstone course but I don't even know who that is. I asked the person they referred me to, what I needed to do to apply for graduation and she referred me to someone else who told me if would take 2-3 months after I complete my last course to confer my degree. Really?
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Kammerert (Graduate) on January 7, 2012 (email verified)

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It's up to you People putting down this program obviously don't understand self directed learning. If you want spoon fed lessons go to a brick and mortar school and pay $85K. If you are motivated and driven to learn this is an excellent program. As with anything, you get what you put into it... so look in a mirror. Talk to a few other MBA grads about their experience, especially when they were just trying to get through, they min ran their programs as well and skate with the degree while paying a ton of money. If you are looking for preparedness, a degree only leads you, it is on you to do the rest.
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Pinncitation (Graduate) on January 4, 2012 (email verified)

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MBA not AACSB accredited; not math focused; too easy This school gave me a MBA - plain and simple. It was just easy book reports on what I found on the Internet. My average grade for not really trying was an A-. I feel woefully underprepared for the business world, and can't recall what I really "learned" at this for-profit school. It's not even AACSB accredited (therefore disrespected in the real world). I should have gone to a state school, cheaper and actually accredited (probably would have learned something too). Stay away. The for-profit madness has hijacked education and taken it to a new low.
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Dustin.jones1981 (In Progress) on January 1, 2012 (email verified)

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Computer Science without a serious math requirement. I don't have a problem with online schools. I do have a problem with a so-called computer science program without basic foundational courses. Computer science programs should include calculus, discrete mathematics, data structures, and several others not included in TUI's program. If you want to go on to graduate school for computer science, this school will not prepare you. Look for a school that follows the recommendations of the ACM or is ABET accredited. I feel that there is very little actual computer science being taught at this school, and the fact is, the math courses they do require are waived if you have an AAS from the CCAF (which only requires 3 credits of math). Those classes at Trident are College Mathematics, "Advanced Mathematics", and Basic Statistics. Super easy, non rigorous math classes... With no tests...The thing you will learn here is how to write a paper and how to depend on google to be your guide. Programming classes are application based, and there is little emphasis on CS theory. Course materials are horrible overall, but some courses were better than others. You will not learn low level stuff like assembly, compilers, or even C. You will learn to be an entry level code monkey doing mostly web based apps and no CS grad program will take you without a lot of prerequisites. One thing they do well... Deadlines are flexible.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on November 28, 2011 (email verified)

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Good Academics, Terrible Administration Professors are great, the academics are up to par and you learn a lot through their teaching methods. The interface is pretty simple to use even for those not computer savvy. I am pleased with my degree program but not the school itself. From financial aid to student services and admissions...they lack communication, don't get your documents processed fast enough and you literally have to email them over and over again to get a response. They are a bit disorganized and that does not make for a student centered organization. I think they need a lot of improvement when it comes to the admissions, registration and financial aid process. I would not be able to recommend this school based on this, there are too many critical errors and procrastination that occurs. If they were to fix these departments so that they serve the students and are more professional in doing so, I may have a change of opinion because the work is challenging and would be worth the tuition if all else was in order.
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Kobyrocks (In Progress) on November 12, 2011 (email verified)

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Great Institution This is my first course at Trident University, I am enrolled in the MBA program at the University, I have a PHD already from a well recognized university in Virginia. Trident learning experiences teaches real life applications through the case studies and learning plans. I am completely happy that this university will enhance my skill further in the work world. TUI truly is what you make of it, dedicating time, researching the various topics, and applying those concepts to real life situations, you develop growth and maturity within yourself. I am very pleased to be apart of this learning format and TUI as a whole.
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Bswank_83 (Graduate) on November 7, 2011 (email verified)

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1 and only.... Touro, TUI, Trident University (whichever it is now) is a sham. It is essentially a large profit machine that mills out diplomas and pays off retired service generals to legitimize their operations. The entire master's curriculum is centered around CDs and websites recommended by the professors. So a student pays $1,000 per class and in return gets a $5 CD and a couple of source recommendations. That is a master's course??? Then to top it all off the professors do not even read the works turned in. It is possible to submit a completely bogus paper and not only pass but receive a high grade. If you are looking to get a "degree" in order to check a box then this is the place for you. However, if you want an education that can actually enhance your knowledge and looks respectable on paper then try elsewhere. A complete joke.
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Lacollie (Graduate) on November 2, 2011 (email verified)

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A good school I have attended Trident University for the past 4 years and it is NOT a degree mill. Just like any other school, some professors/classes are more difficult than others. It worked great for me because I have a family and a full time job. I did the majority of my course work on the weekends and evenings. Each course is broken down into 5 “modules”. For each module, you get background reading materials and then write a paper based on what you read (they call this a “case” study). You then choose a real-life situation and write a paper based on the subject (they call this a secession long project). You do this for all 5 modules-so there is a total of 10 papers for each class. Each paper is expected to be approximately 3-5 pages in length. In addition you must take part in a “threaded discussion” which is like class participation. The professor asks a question specifically about the subject in that module and each student is expected to answer-giving their personal opinion. Everyone in the class sees your response and has the opportunity to follow-up to your response. It was the perfect fit for me.
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Olaney (In Progress) on October 22, 2011 (email verified)

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I lost respect for the PhdBA The courses were interesting and I learned a lot, but when I started talking directly with faculty, I began to lose respect. Perhaps my analytical background overmatched them. It was frustrating when they misunderstood or didn't comprehend what I was talking about. Perhaps this would be a problem anywhere, but I'm not sure of that. The real beginning of the end came when I started receiving conference programs from AOM and realized that most of the discourse is inside the community and not so much the outside world. If actual businesses pay little attention to what the profession is doing, how relevant is it? There are occasional gems, but for the most part this sector of the academic community speaks only to itself. I lost respect for the field. The actual university is sort of homebrew, some of it excellent, some of it just a cash collection machine.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on October 19, 2011 (email verified)

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Mixed feelings I am a graduate of the BSCS program and have mixed feelings about what I got from TUI (now Trident). First and foremost, I can truly say that during my 2 year with TUI I most certainly learned the subject material; however, the “school” played little part in my learning other than a broad direction and of course my degree. I have been a hobbyist Java programmer since junior high school and have gradually expanded my knowledge since. Today, I like to classify myself as a Java Rock-Star so when it came to the different CS classes at TUI, I typically had no issues completing the technical assignments. TUI provided little to no “education” as mentioned previously by some of the poster here, they just provide links to other schools & organizations. Ruby on rails for example, is “taught” by having the students simply complete the ruby on rails tutorial given on the RoR website… why on earth should I pay $1200 to learn something that is otherwise free?... For ruby on rails, I actually turned to the UC Berkeley YouTube channel, which provided a much more in depth and world-class introduction to the topic. Secondly, as some have mentioned, the writing criteria at TUI seems to be sub-standard. I am by no means a great or even good writer (one of the reasons I didn’t go to college out of high school). Yet I typically got A’s on essays and research papers that were probably within the realm of a C or maybe a low B (I’ve never been to a brick-and –mortar school so I have no comparison). The one thing that I believe is incorrect in these postings is saying that TUI is “easy” (specifically the BSCS program). The courses were certainly easy for me but that’s due in large part to my past experience with programming (you know one O.O. language you know them all). For a beginner, I feel that these courses may in fact be too difficult, due to the lack of professor-student interaction. On that note, the “threaded discussions” were a joke. I would do a bit of internet research on a given topic (including Wikipedia) and then formulate my own thought and post it as a response. Most of the other student responses however, were literally copied and pasted from the sources I had just read, verbatim! Again, I cannot speak from experience but it seems that any worthwhile CS instructor would catch things like that… Overall, I am happy to finally get my B.S. but as far as career possibilities go, I think the B.S. from TUI alone won’t get me very far. I was lucky enough to get into my current career based on experience alone. I fully plan on applying for a Master’s program this year but it certainly won’t be from an online school. The lucky thing is that TUI is technically still WASC accredited until March, which means that Stanford (The grad school I’m applying to) will accept then as my undergrad. If I am accepted, it will by no means be a result of my “education” from TUI but from my skills in computer science and my experience in the industry.
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Nick_skaggs (Graduate) on October 19, 2011 (email verified)

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Trident University - B.S.B.A. Business / Gen. Mgmt. Trident University is a TOP NOTCH school that allows one to earn their degree by grading their understanding and articulation of the background reading and writing ability and understanding of the subject matter material. One must do their diligent research and be able to articulate an intelligent understanding of this via. Case Studies and Session Long Projects including class discussion or threaded discussions. There are no tests or quizzes. This eliminates the need to memorize useless facts and emphasizes the whole understanding of the subject matter and is graded fairly, accurately and with the application of the appropriate level of difficulty (e.g. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior). One must demonstrate their own mastery of the material by their own writing ability and be able to articulate this understanding inside 5 modules each with 2 essays and a class discussion (Threaded Discussion).
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Lawmann (Graduate) on October 3, 2011 (email verified)

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TUI MSITM Outstanding institution. I received either a phone call or e-mail within two hours if I had questions/issues with an assignment. Best faculty and support anyone could hope for in an institution of higher learning. Coursework was challenging and promoted thought. I look foreward to beginning my PhD.
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Kentjax (Graduate) on October 3, 2011

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Trident University (formally TUI) Critique Let's be honest, Trident is an on-line University; however, that doesn't mean you cannot get a formal education, it just takes greater effort, committment and support. If you have a busy life and the traditional "brick-mortar" institutions just don't fit, I highly suggest Trident University. They provided me the avenue to fulfill and life long dream of completing a degree. As a retired Navy Corpsman and from a family of 15 siblings, college seemed a distant dream, but I did it and so can you! I finished my BS in 2005 and my Masters (MSHS) in 2010 and still taking classes!! Excellent learning medium, professional support administratively as well as the Professors. I cannot say enough good things about Trident. Give me a chance, listen to them, listen to me I am a living example that you can do it! I have a GREAT career managing a medical laboratory and my satisfaction level is off the chart! I highly suggest you go to college and if you do give Trident University a call.
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Bparson72 (In Progress) on September 30, 2011 (email verified)

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BSBA Just completing my BSBA from Trident and it was challenging at times and easier at others. It really seemed like it depended on which professor taught the class. They seem to be making efforts to improve and I've been taking classes since 2006. They really work with you to help you accomplish your goals.
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Lucus.fletcher (Graduate) on September 27, 2011 (email verified)

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Program exceeded my expectations Trident University International is the most educational online institution. Everything about the school works for the military student. WARNING!!!!!No books, but that doesn't make it easy. It means you must obtain your own research materials. No tests, tests are replaced by 10 research papers and 5 online discussion threads which the student must participate in, per course. Quite frankly, researching and articulating theories have resulted in deeper learning and understanding for me than just memorizing for a test. This program has taught me how to compose my papers and synthesize my research, ultimately making me a better scholarly writer and preparing me for my next educational program. What can I say about Trident….Challenging school, inexpensive, the faculty and staff are all very educated and invested in the university's success… I cannot say enough about TUI.
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Kwallis (Graduate) on September 25, 2011 (email verified)

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Not Bad Overall I was generally happy with the program. You get out of it what you put into it and it does require discipline. The difference between online education and traditional classroom education is the real life interaction. Technology can help bridge that gap to a degree. Given my career online was the only option open to me. They are serious during the dissertation phase you can't just "wing it" you need to be serious and can't be thin skinned. I was able to get my actual degree from Touro University International which I think improved my chance of using the degree in academia. I think Trident is still establishing itself after the purchase. They are catering to Military groups more heavily now than when I enrolled in 2003. As I said all and all not bad.
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Idc1971a (Graduate) on September 17, 2011 (email verified)

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Graduate at your Own Risk I am seeking a different school for the fact they are likely to lose their accreditation and the military no longer acknowledges their degree plans as a means to a commission. Initially I was quite impressed with this University until I tried to transfer my degree to a different Graduate University. Now Trident University International is holding my transcripts hostage. As they face potential loss of accreditation due to poor record keeping the school refuses to forward my transcript as I apply for Grad School. They keep adding schools I have attended to the list of previous transcripts they require in order to release my transcript. Even though they already had on record all transcripts from schools which they transferred in to meet my course requirements for my BSHS degree. I graduated over 2 years ago and now they want me to provide other previous transcripts. They willingly took my fee for the transcript but have continued to delay sending my transcript. I understand the dilemma they have placed themselves in by not requiring this before I enrolled and graduated. But to now hold my transcript hostage as they seek out every student who has attended and try and get all of their previous transcripts is ridiculous.
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Rechnitp (In Progress) on September 11, 2011 (email verified)

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Trident University International - Great School! What can I say about this institution but outstanding! Everything about the program works for the active/military student. The faculty works with your military schedule (late? So what, submit at your own schedule during the course). Fees? As inexpensive as a graduate school can be, truly economical. No books, but that doesn't make it easy. It means you must obtain your OWN research material and do not rely on the course-provided links if you expect to pass. No tests, but that makes it harder, tests are replaced by 10 research papers and 5 online discussion threads which the student must particpate in, per class. If you think writing graduate level papers is easier than taking tests, you're a freak (SMILE). Quite frankly, researcing and articulating theories results in deeper learning and understanding than just memorizing for a test. I still recall many elements of all of my classes at TUI because I had to engage in research for each. This is not easy, especially if you are military or holding down a job because facing a research paper after a long day at work is exhausting. Challenging school, inexpensive, great teachers who work with the students, I cannot say enough about TUI.
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Rhorn922 (Graduate) on August 26, 2011 (email verified)

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You get out of it precisely what you put into it I attended TUI for 18 months to finish my BSBA. There are no tests. The course assignments consist primarly of essays, with each class divided into six modules. Each module requires two essays and participation in a threaded discussion. How much you do or do not learn is entirely up to you. If you want to slack off, turn in substandard work and ease through the courses, you can. If you want to thoroughly research your material, write good essays and learn the course material, you can. Instructor feedback isn't usually very good, the course materials tend to be dated, and grades are extremely generous. You can attend this school, earn your degree and learn nothing, or learn everything you need for success. It's your choice, and your responsibility to learn the course objectives.
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Markwoodhull (Graduate) on July 28, 2011

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PhD in Business Administration I was a 2006 PhD graduate. I essentially went full-time for five years. It was the single most challenging thing I've ever accomplished in my life. I my international research has since inspired others. I am a full-time Associate Professor of Business in Texas at a renowned university. Was granted tenure this year. You will only succeed in this method of education if you have self-discipline and a thirst for knowledge. I not only learned a lot about how to research and about my research focus, but I learned a lot about myself. This is no degree mill. The professors are resident at many top universities in the country with a core staff of professors at the central campus. Like any university, I found some courses tougher than others and some professors tougher than others. But overall, I was pretty impressed with the credentials and experience of my professors and the rigor of the academics. While I work full-time at a Texas university, I was invited to teach part-time in Trident University's MBA program and I have thoroughly enjoyed working with my MBA students, many of them deployed military. I maintain high standards and rigor. I've read here that some find they are able to cheat the system. Yes, I've had a few students attempt to submit plagiarized work. Some try, many are caught at it and a few probably even succeed at it. Happens here in Texas where I teach as well. But, students only cheat themselves in the end and I do not see student cheating as a flaw that can be assigned to this university. More a flaw in those particular students. Feel free to contact me about my experience with this university. I think my email should be displayed. Not sure. If not, I endorse this university
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Onetoncrewcab (Graduate) on July 3, 2011 (email verified)

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Great school! I will be graduating with a ITM degree from Trident. I would recommend the school for anyone looking for a Bachelor or Master degree. The program isn't perfect (what is anymore?) but the program is worth it. My one drawback on the school is that all the reading material is through on-line links and some of the links really did not have a lot to do with the assignment. The school supplied links were usually enough to get you headed in the general direction and I found myself doing a lot of research on my own. But I guess that is what it is all about right? Researching and learning. A certain search website whose name means a huge number became my best friend the last year and a half. All in all it was a great experience.
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Steverowitt (Graduate) on June 24, 2011

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Touro becomes Trident and the PhD in Health Sciences One comment concerning the Ph.D. Health Sciences dissertation phase. I was unable to complete my dissertation at this university. They refused to allow me to do a case study based on the history of health sciences in the Hebrew Scriptures (Tanakh). Specifically, I wanted to researching the Levitical Code & priesthood in terms of them being the proto-public health inspectors of antiquity. They actually insisted on a it being a researched-based rather than an historical case study. I believe it was due to the fact that TUI was a relatively new school (1998) and they were afraid this type of work might not pass academic muster.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on May 22, 2011 (email verified)

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You Get Out of it What you put into it! I am in the dissertation phase at TUIU. I must say that I have been pleased with my education, because I put in a lot of time and aimed to learn from the materials. The structure of each course is awesome. However, the quality was sometimes an issue (broken links, typos). I like that the materials get to the point, for the most part. I was only impressed with two professors. However, I have high expectations. If you are the type of student who wants to be given the material, assignments, get in and get out, then TUIU is the school for you. If you need coaching, prodding and handholding, then you may want to look elsewhere. I loved the fact that everyone has to have at least a 3.5 GPA (not 3.0) to be accepted into the PhD program. The students were higher quality and committed. I did not want to take entrance exams, as they do not prove that I can or cannot succeed in the PhD program. Like anything, if you put in the time, READ, do the work, manage your time wisely and strive to earn your degree (not to be given your degree), then you can and do well. TUIU was the right choice for me. It, like any institution, is not for everyone. If you want to learn, you can and will. TUIU is very different from other institutions, personally, but that's the difference that I was looking for. I would hold the value of what I learned in this program up to any other institution and believe that I can compete with the best of the best! You can obtain quality education from “non-name brand” and there is good and bad that can be said about ANY institution. None is perfect and you have to go where you feel most comfortable. Let’s face it, in today’s economy, you must know your stuff to compete, regardless of where you decide to earn your degree. If I had to do it all over again, I would choose TUIU and my dissertation chair, again and again! TUIU has served my purpose and met my needs.
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Nicholas.taormina (Graduate) on May 11, 2011 (email verified)

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Loved It! Loved this school. You have to be prepared to read and write. If you are lazy, lackluster, or can't stick to a deadline, then this is certainly not the school for you. If you are on time, a self starter, and are o.k with working autonomously then Trident may very well be the school you are searching for.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on May 4, 2011 (email verified)

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Horrible instructor feedback The feedback on assignments suck. The objectives of their modules have nothing to do with the assignments given. The online materials are nothing more than links to other college sites or public access sites. No original materials are from this "school" at all. If you want a degree without learning anything....TUI is your school!
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BBD_75 (In Progress) on April 6, 2011 (email verified)

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Not sure I made the right choice Enrolled in MBA, however I'm not sure if I made the right choice. Friends of mine had to go through a very rigorous process to get accepted into their MBA. It was almost too easy at TUI or "Trident". No GMAT. Had a long talk with a headhunter today and they tried to steer me away from this school. Really made me question it, so far it's all essays. Pretty easy, and that sends up the red flag. Guess it depends what you want, an easy degree to "check that box"? I left UOP for those same reasons, people would make fun of them. I will admit the technology aspect is pretty cool.
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BenMerker (Graduate) on March 26, 2011 (email verified)

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Great school with awesome future I just completed my BSCS degree as of the winter of 2011 semester. I have learned so much about programming as well as theory and the newest stuff out there. There is a lot of emphasis on research to keep up and stay current with the latest technology. The last few classes were really big on web services using SOA and ESB, setting up servers and a final project from start to finish, doing actual cost estimations and such. The staff was extrememly patient with me answering all of my questions and sent help and examples to all of my questions. I admit that I had to spend many hours on some classes, but now that I am done, I feel it was worth every minute. TUI is a great school and I recommend it to everyone.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on March 25, 2011 (email verified)

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Wonderful PhD program Completed a PhD in Health Sciences from TUI. I have undergraduate and graduate degrees in Nursing from large, well known universities. After completing my degree at TUI I felt prepared to conduct scientific research in my speciality area. A world renowned teaching hospital/university must have felt that way as well. I was offered and accepted a T-32 National Research Service Award (Post Doctoral Research Fellowship). My interviewers were impressed with the coursework and level of rigor at TUI. I made a good decision by attending TUI.
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Ya_daddy (In Progress) on March 25, 2011 (email verified)

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Too much writing Great school with the exception of writing papers for every assignment. There's more to offer in education besides reviewing websites and writing about a subject. There are a couple of simulations but there needs to be more. The school is great if you don't want quizzes or mid-terms. It's a self-paced school that works great for a hectic schedule. The one thing you will learn... How to type a paper, APA style and the use of great references.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on March 18, 2011 (email verified)

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Great school with lots of flexibility I am one class away from completing my MSHS in Public Health and have had a great experience! Since starting my degree we have moved 3 times, my spouse has deployed for 7 months, and I have had a baby. TUI has been very flexible with working with me when I needed it, all while providing a solid education! They also have a great military discount that is offered to spouses.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on February 24, 2011 (email verified)

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Instructors Don't Follow Their Own Instructions Enrolled in TUI at a recommendation from my educational counselor. The content is fairly standard compared to other institutions except the sheer number of papers you have to write - definitely not unexpected from an online college with a good reputation. The only problem I have is with the clarity of student expectations. On a couple of assignments I was graded poorly twice while strictly following directions. Apparently the instructor expected information that wasn't provided in the assignment's description or expectations. This may be small to some, but as my first class taken returning to close my BSCS degree, I'm really put off about continuing my courses at TUI.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on February 21, 2011

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Great School Case based education utilizing peer reviewed research. Far advanced from the old text book, which is four years out of date by the time it reaches the students hand. If you need someone to hold your hand, this (or any other online school) is probably not for you. Check out the dissertations on Proquest from TUI doctoral candidates. Clearly the same rigor as any brick and mortar school.
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Julia.lamoglia (Graduate) on February 12, 2011 (email verified)

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Best university choice as a full time mom, military spouse, and elementary school teacher TUI offered me an education that matched my every need as a mom, military spouse, and teacher. Some of my professional development courses transferred over and I received credit when planning my degree outline. They guided me through every step, from applying for financial aid when I first enrolled to class to the final steps toward graduation. The student support staff reached out to me by phone and email to check on my progress and inspired me to finish. I dealt with the same people consistently and felt very connected to my TUI team. The professors there challenged me with enriching and thought-provoking topics and I am a better teacher for it. The module time frames were not too short and not too long. I had plenty of time to finish my assignments and enjoyed taking my time to read all the material I needed to in order to write a quality paper. My grades reflected my work. I would recommend TUI for someone like me--someone who already has a family, a career, and a military spouse...clearly someone who has minimal time for herself, not to mention graduate school. My husband, who is active duty Navy, is also going through TUI to earn his Bachelors in Business Management. He and I have long conversations about what he is learning and I am really impressed with what he walks away with. TUI really came through for me and I am so grateful that I have my Master of Arts in Education from them. It is so worth it.
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Bryce.englin (In Progress) on January 15, 2011 (email verified)

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Well Worth it for my Bachelor's Degree Touro University International was found in 1998, in 2007 the school was sold to Summit Partners and changed it's name to TUI. I started my degree program around the beginning of 2005 and graduated in the fall of 2008. I have found Touro/TUI to be one of the best values for online education especially for a military member such as myself. One of the benefits to the school has to be the learning model. Over the course of a 12 week class you are provided with case and session based assignments that challenge you to apply real world thinking to your project. The schools threaded discussions ensure returnable collaboration on a certain issue that can fully lead to innovation, creation and understanding of new ideas from other students. Additionally, a review of all professor credentials will show that all Touro/TUI professors have backgrounds and education from traditional brick and mortar schools. While the school seems to be continuing it's evolution and in the next 7 years the school will be celebrating it's 20 year anniversary, I see this TUI breaking new ground for the future.
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Jeffjonesiii (In Progress) on January 7, 2011 (email verified)

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Awesome This school has been so good to me. I am thrilled. The Professors are all products of top-notch Universities and have taught at similar institutions. The classes are challenging, the environment is friendly. I never feel harassed by the financial aid dept, and feel that my immediate concerns are always addressed. Great place.
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Greatness234 (Graduate) on December 25, 2010 (email verified)

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Educationally sound I completed my PhD and would say that I worked my butt off. Those who criticize this school don't know what they're talking about. This school is challenging, and will fail you if you don't know what you're doing. I recommend TUI for anyone looking for a credible degree. Top notch.
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Kentjax (In Progress) on December 19, 2010 (email verified)

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TUIU Currently working on my last course towards my Masters and it feels great! The Support at TUI is incredible. They are reliable, professional and friendly. The Professors take a vested interested in assuring you are satisfied and more importantly that you are learning. I have and continue to fully endorse TUIU and what they offer. If your up to a challenge, disciplined to study and resposible enough to step up to another level, then TUIU is for you! I've got to get back to my studies and so should you! GO TUIU!!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on December 14, 2010 (email verified)

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quality program for all TUI is a quality education for the adult military learner. I enjoyed all of the lectures and tests. Great school!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on December 1, 2010

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GREAT I love TUI. The faculty care, the courses are challenging, and I learned a lot. I was hired based on my Master's degree from TUI! I love being a part of the TUI Army!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on November 30, 2010 (email verified)

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TUI Alum As an active duty military member, husband and father of five, I chose TUI based on the cost, convenience, and the fact that they were regionally accredited ( I'd read enough horror stories to stay away from national accreditations). My initial motivation was to find a school I could stick with from beginning to end, throughout deployments and unusual work schedules, etc. What I eneded up with was a degree from a school that I found challenged me at every turn. I got very good grades most of the time, but I can honestly say that I earned every one of them. When my work was not top-drawer, my grades reflected that. The professors inspired me to continue with my education throughout - one especially who, whiloe still early in my pursuit of a bachelor's degree - told me that he thought I should absolutely seek to earn a Master's in a particular subject. In fact, I believe he said it would be a crime if I didn't. The support staff was always very helpful, including making calls to my home on many occasions to answer my questions. The Financial Aid staff was always helpful, too. When I had to switch from one type of tuition payment to another, they did the majority of the work for me. They did everything they could to make the financial side of my education painless, so I could concentrate on my classes. Overall, a great experience.
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Jjjamesjones85 (In Progress) on October 18, 2010 (email verified)

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Academically challenging and they call you back! I went to another 'unamed' online school and only got pressured to sign up and pay them as quickly as possible. When I needed financial aid, they never called me back, or gave me bad info, and pressured me unbelievably. TUI was relaxed, gave me the info, friendly, upfront. I never felt like I had to sign up NOW, or the classes will fill up NOW. TUI is low pressure, good stuff. And the classes are actually interesting and challenging. I would recommend this school to any adult learner needing to get their degree.
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Staypuft130 (Graduate) on October 10, 2010 (email verified)

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Challenging, I liked it This is one of the only online Universities that have an all PhD staff that actually do research and participate in the annual Academy of Management meeting. They are also in the process of getting their AACSB accreditation. I completed this degree and can tell you that it seems like a lot of really good thought went into some of these classes. I'm excited for the future increase value of my TUI MBA.
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Cmhobson45 (Graduate) on September 24, 2010 (email verified)

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Excellent program, Excellent Faculty Before choosing Touro University International (TUI), I researched pretty much all of the MBA programs that were offered online. TUI appeared to be the most beneficial for me do to cost, flexibility, and being 100% online accessible. When I first saw that the assignments for each module consisted of writing 3-5 page, I wondered if this was just a diploma mill. However once I started the research and writing, I found that in order to fully answer the questions posed, most of my assignments turned into 20+ page papers. As others say, you get what you put into it. If you choose to try and answer in 3-5 pages you will find your answers lacking and will be graded appropriately. However, if you want to learn you will find yourself doing more in-depth research, rather than just reading the material provided. Yes, some of the links on the CDs do not work; however Google is a wonderful tool. If you want to learn, you will find the information you need. To me, this is a better method than textbooks. Texts are slow and costly to update. By using current articles (either by CD, link, or research) you are provided up to date information, research, and opinions. I actually rarely used the links on the CDs, I usually researched more current articles available online. I feel this provided me a greater breadth of available knowledge. The instructors are available when you need them. I never had to wait more than a day to receive a response. Their feedback is generally very helpful. However, I did have one instructor who was not as helpful as the others (out of 16 courses); but there are poor instructors at every school. The fact that only 1 in 16 at TUI was lacking is a whole lot better than the ratio at San Diego State where I did my Bachelor's work, there it was 1 in 16 who were good. Or at Florida Institute of Technology where I did my Project Management degree, only about 50% of their instructors satisfied me. I am extremely satisfied with TUI's professors. I find that my MBA knowledge is far superior to those I know who have earned degrees at other non-resident or part-time programs. Of course it is hard to rival a resident degree, but TUI is superior to any other non-resident program I have observed. For the poster who claims that a "friend" turned in his paper at another university and received an "F", I see many flaws in his scenario. First, universities catalog papers now. It was likely that his "friend" got caught plagiarizing. Second, was the topic even comparable? Third, what is the poster angry about? Is he making up a story to try and discredit the university? I see no credibility to his argument. More often on sites like this we see someone who is angry about something (bad grade maybe?) and slams the school. I would look at the totality of reviews and discard those outliers. Bottom line: you won't be disappointed with TUI, if you put the effort in to learn. This is the same with any program of instruction.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on September 19, 2010

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Mislead You can basically google every assignment and you will see that the topics never change! courses are far from challenging.you will find all the answer on yahoo.com/answer etc. no textbooks are needed ...you can copy everything from the internet and get an A. whats worst is their financial aid policy, they mislead me thinking i will get my financial aid at the end of semester but they FORGOT TO TELL Me i had to complete 24 credits within a certain amount of time.......Now I cant get financial aid and they want me to pay out of pocket!!! be careful!! IF YOU DON'T CALL THE OFFICE OR ADVISOR YOU WILL NEVER NEVER KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON WITH YOUR FINANCIAL AID STATUS. I regret registering there.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on September 16, 2010 (email verified)

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Military friendly This school was extremely accommodating for my schedule. There was never pressure, and I always learned a lot. It helped me land my current 'out of the military' job. Great.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on September 15, 2010 (email verified)

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Great stuff This school is really top notch. They are trying to differentiate themselves from all the other online flotsam. They take care of the military, and do have some very rigorous courses. I would recommend this school if you can't attend a real B&M.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on September 3, 2010 (email verified)

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Fantastic Education Overall a really great education for the money. I was able to complete my degree without disrupting my busy life & family. Fully accepted everywhere I go. Soon to be AASCB accredited. Well worth it.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on August 17, 2010 (email verified)

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TUI worked for me and my family! I want to speak about this university from experience. I completed a PhD degree at Touro University in the period where it was sold and its name changed. Before undertaking this degree, I had written two popular books and run a small business. I earned undergraduate degrees in France and Germany and an MBA in Canada, all at established universities. I also worked at the local McDonald's to help pay the bills and provide for my family. I simply could not afford to go half way around the world again to earn another degree. As an accredited university, TUI offered an attractive alternative. They made me work ‘very’ hard for my degree. They also allowed me to gain valuable work experience, first as a graduate assistant and later as an assistant professor. I admit I was one of those instructors others here have complained about as grading “generously”...why not? I felt it was my job to encourage students and there is really very little difference between students anyways that 5 or 6 categories of grades would not cover. In short, I treated students as I wished to be treated – with respect!!! It comes as no surprise though, if a student did not hand in the assignment(s) requested, they flunked the course. Yes, the university is now for profit but investigate further who it’s associated with it before making negative blanket assumptions. Did you know that one of the investment partners of Summit Partners, which owns TUI University, is Notre Dame University? There are many other big name partners too associated with this partnership, Google “Summit Partners” for the names of other s. For me personally, this association alone balanced the for- profit aspects of the university, which I too do not favor. An on-line education is primarily for disciplined learners. They realize it’s the process that teaches you to follow an established order of steps to accomplish goals. Mature learners realize that by following these, you are most likely to succeed with any other goals you establish. Has TUI helped me? Professionally, I now work as a senior technical writer for an on-line provider of business education. In terms of contract work, I have the ability to pick and chose assignments. Next summer I will have completed the first of three musicals, each with a research component attached to it to further my investigation of consumer behavior – my small company will be releasing these and you will definitely see the university’s name mentioned proudly in the introduction. True, I am a hard worker anyways but it’s all about the process learned. If you are a motivated person who wants control over your learning environment and not needing to have an instructor looking over your shoulder all the time to produce, TUI is likely right for you. It worked for me and my family!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on June 16, 2010 (email verified)

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Good School Overall interesting experience. Some classes easy, others mind boggling. Some feedback useful, other feedback cut and paste bull. Learned a lot, however, was confused a little on other stuff. I question the value of the degree in the real world (aside from government jobs and military jobs.)
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Anonymous (Graduate) on June 6, 2010 (email verified)

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Good education - however 'for profit' clouds cred I think that TUI has some good classes and good reference material on their CDs. Sometimes there are bad links, or spelling errors, but overall good. Teachers are quick to respond and quite good. However, I believe because TUI is a 'for profit' that their admission standards are non-existent and their grading standards are intentionally lax. They are interested in as many military students as they can get - because it is guaranteed money. I think it has a lot of things to work out. I've heard it is actually going for an AACSB accreditation (which is good).
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Anonymous (Graduate) on June 1, 2010

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You Get Out What You Put In EARNED MBA, while on active duty and ramping up for deployment. While the instructors worked with me, they cut no slack. Perhaps things have changed since becoming TUI, (they were Touro University International and were associated with Touro College of New York) but in 2004 they were a great value, a quality education with some very good instruction and stringent requirements. On-line education, if it is worth anything, takes more effort from both instructor and student. You get what you put in. I put in effort, and feel rewarded for it.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on June 1, 2010 (email verified)

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Good education - questionable grading Good information, lot's of reading and writing (like most schools). However, my one questionable experience with them is the grading. I do think the core faculty grade way too easy. Either I'm a genius, or there is some sort of agreement between the school (for-profit) and professors to keep the grades 'passable' and 'easy', so you tell your friends and come back for more -- my conspiracy theory 2 cents.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on May 25, 2010 (email verified)

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What a joke! Don't be fooled. This is absolutely a degree mill. You could turn in work done by your third grade child and still receive an A for your "effort". I truly believe that any positive reviews posted here are planted by employees.
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Bossaic (In Progress) on May 15, 2010 (email verified)

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Crappy Education I have taken a few classes at TIU and walked away from each feeling cheated. Here is why, the teachers are subpar when you can get a hold of them. Most of all, the school programs are out dated...they provide a CD ROM and that is it. No textbooks which can be revised through new editions. I moved over to NU and couldn't be more happier with my decision. I want an education, not just a diploma.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on April 2, 2010 (email verified)

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good school Overall great experience. Learned a lot. Got a lot of PhD support. They will do anything you ask (respond quickly to questions). Regional accreditation is valuable.
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Bgolfer78 (Graduate) on March 27, 2010 (email verified)

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Great Education TUIU is a great University. It is a pioneer in a learning online and should be the standard. Be prepared to write, write, write. Some people say the grading isn't too hard but it all depends on the instructor. I have had a few instructors that grade harder then any instructor I've had at a University in residence. I have gone to both brick and mortar Universities and now Online and I learned by far the most with TUIU. You must be disciplined and ready to learn. Be ready to research and to learn a lot on your own. TUIU is great I was never disappointed with the education I was receiving at TUIU. The instructors are all PhD.'s will years and years of experience teaching at traditional Universities all over the country. They are the same instructor's you would have at at any school except they have an exceptional amount of experience and all have PhD.'s. I challenge anyone to find a school with 100% PhD's teaching the all classes, graduate or undergraduate. Give TUIU a try you won't be disappointed.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on March 13, 2010 (email verified)

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It works for me! I started TUI University in the winter of 2008 and I really enjoyed my learning journey at TUI. The instructors were very helpful and responded to my emails in a timely manner. I really truly believe that they want to see you succeed and this is what really matters to me. The course material is challenging and requires a disciplinary attitude towards research. I have read many reviews on students saying that they made "A's" without doing much work or not knowing much about the coursework. Well, I would like to know how? I worked VERY hard and received comments from many of my instructors about my essays. I know that I could not have finished my degree without God's strengthen, my family support, and TUI's course work extensions. I like TUI so much that I'm currently enrolled in the Masters of Education in Arts program.
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Delmcc99 (In Progress) on February 28, 2010 (email verified)

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Designed for self motivated individuals I've had a good experience at TUI. The method of instruction it uses forces students to research and find current and relevant information. I like the fact that they put more emphasis on being able to comprehend and articulate knowledge through writing than on memorizing answers for a test. Some negative postings make it seem like the only good colleges are those in which professors make things complicated or where you have to set yourself back financially. I am skeptical of people who believe that high cost and difficulty makes for good learning. A sign of intelligence in my opinion is being able to find the simplest and most effective means to reach goals. I am now on my final class to earn a bachelor's from TUI. I have gone to a traditional college as well. The instruction I got at TUI has been excellent. It is designed for self motivated individuals who know how to find answers. A university's reputation is built by its alumni. The great schools out there are great because those who graduated did great things in the world. The school is still relatively new. I am confident that as TUI becomes more established, the alumni it produces will add to the school's reputation. I am a firm believer that success comes from hard work, character and the ability to seize opportunities regardless of the universty you go to.
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Evan.wahl (Graduate) on February 24, 2010 (email verified)

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good experience This school is rapidly becoming the 'ivy league' of online universities. I was very challenged in every class, and learned an immense amount of information. I compared syllabi with other institutions (brick and mortar) and found the information was comprabable, if not more extensive. Great faculty, professional, and there for you. I like the stringent requirements they place on things. It doesn't feel like other on-lines schools.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on January 3, 2010 (email verified)

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Do you want a degree, or do you want to learn? I just completed my MBA. As a military person you cannot beat the tuition. I earned a regionally accredited graduate degree with no out-of-pocket expense. As with most things in life you get what you pay for and there is no free lunch. Facilitator feedback was minimal if at all and I always got A's although I know my papers were not "A" quality. Administrative support is very minimal. Material for the class is subpar and consists of CD's and web downloads (no book expenses is a plus but the quality is abysmal). A handful of resident employees design the curriculum and adjuncts facilitate, if you want to call it that. Much of the material provided in the course is outdated, although I must admit that fundamental business concepts do not change. You may find yourself repeating a lot of the information throughout the program. They like to hang their hat on WASC accreditation, however that is a function of the school's locale not its quality. Bottom line, I love online education. I have only completed one year of school on the ground. All of my degrees were completed with an online component. There is what online learning could be and then there is what we currently have. In order to compete with brick and mortar institutions, online concerns have to pick up the quality and quit trying to save a buck here and there to enhance profits. That is where I feel TUI is weak. If you just need a regionally accredited graduate degree for advancement, this school is for you. If you want to be held to high academic standards and work for your degree, pass this one up. I requested a degree conferral letter and the one that the college provided looked like a third grader wrote it. My follow on institution would not accept it and made me wait for the degree to finalize.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on December 9, 2009 (email verified)

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Outstanding School - Accredited with WASC I cannot say enough great things about this phenomenal institution. All of my questions were answered within 24 hours, the material is challenging, professors are accomodating and it has an ALL DOCTORATE staff, plus it is WASC accredited (the hardest regional accreditation). It is in the process of attaining its AACSB accreditation as well. Fantastic.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on November 30, 2009 (email verified)

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Terrible The financial aid department is a NIGHTMARE. You have to send things over and over and over and when you try to email someone to get some sort of an answer you never get an email back or a call back. No one seems to know what they are doing. And to be honest I barely had to work at writing papers and got A's. I like the way the modules were set up and that's about it. Not worth it! Go somewhere else.
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Jmaynard (Graduate) on October 20, 2009 (email verified)

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Great Program I completed my Ph.D. in 2007. The course work required a great deal of research, synthesis and writing. Doctoral level work requires far more independence and rigor than masters level work. The dissertation is written by the student as proof thay can produce independent high-quality research. It was clear to me that my dissertation committee was not there to hold my hand, but rather was there to challenge the quality of my work and prepare me for the dissertation defense. I highly recommend Touro for quality and value.
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Flashyfletch (Graduate) on September 19, 2009

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Awesome Experiance TUI is an Excellent School! Coursework is more strenuous then the campus courses I took at Georgia Military college or distance classes I took at Thomas Edison State College. I finished my BSBA in 2007 and I'm currently in their MAED program as I will be doing the troops to teachers program when I retire. WARNING!!!! There is a good amount of research for each paper. You have to write two papers of various lengths that are due every two weeks. At TUI University one can expect to search the online libraries for much of the material. One will have to write thought provoking papers versus taking the traditional exams. But that's the point. I was not spoon fed, and I got out of it exactly what I needed. So if you are looking at taking a test at the end of the course this college is not for you!! As long as you like writing papers and doing research then TUI University is a great university. I know that my writing has improved since my professor gave me great feedback so I was enabled to improve. That being said, I think that TUI is a very good value for the money.
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Wahlev (In Progress) on September 17, 2009

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TUI is exceptional Excellent online school. Staff is exceptionally supportive. WASC accredited (same accreditation as Stanford,USC, UCLA, Berkeley), all Doctorate staff. I am impressed.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on September 6, 2009 (email verified)

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TUI is a good school on the upswing! I recommend TUI to anyone looking for an online education. TUI is not perfect, but in all fairness, I think benefits outweigh the downfalls. After reading all of the attached views, I have found truth in many of the claims (both positive and negative). TUI is currently the only online university that is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges. (Same accreditation as UCLA or Berkeley, for that matter) TUI has a great price point in comparison to many other universities. The due dates are somewhat flexible and the professors are always eager to help. With that said, the material is not always up to date, but it is improving. I took a Java class over a year ago and failed because of similar reasons that someone else mentioned. The course was not setting anyone up for success, it was confusing, difficult to comprehend, and had a horrible work flow. Not to mention the share of dead links is highly frustrating. With that said, a year later I have since re-taken some courses and TUI has made a very strong effort for improving their curriculum. The courses seem to all be in the process of rewrites and this time around they make sense. TUI has set up online material so that problems like dead links can be quickly corrected, and furthermore the assignments (for the most part) deal with relative studies. I think choosing TUI is great choice, but in doing so you must be ready for a different approach to learning, and understand the difficulties that come with an online education. Graduating from TUI takes strong willpower and solid writing skills.
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Crazyhorse05 (Graduate) on August 3, 2009 (email verified)

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Outstanding School and education! I have to tell you, I was very hesitant to get my online degree, because of fear of falling for a "diploma mill". I got my AA from Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, NJ and then decided on TUIU because of the flexibility it offered. If you think the workload is easy, think again. I loved the faculty as well as the student body. I am so excited that I finished my BSBA and I will continue towards my MBA also at TUI this fall. I did my research and one of the number one priorities for me was that the school HAD to be REGIONALLY ACCREDITED, which TUI is. Aside from the name, which I agree is cheesy, TUI University is the best choice for online schooling that I ever made. If you have specific ??'s about the school email me at navcruitatl1@yahoo.com. I recommend TUIU to EVERYONE!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on June 24, 2009

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Just Started MHS EM Certificate I just completed my first class toward a Emergency and Disaster Management Grad Certificate. This summer I registered for two more classes. After completing Issues in Terrorism, I'm ready for my summer session to begin. My classmates made inciteful comments during the online discussions. They all seemed to have different levels of experience from military to civilian in the health care industry. Since I'm specializing in Terrorism I believe this along with my experience is gonna put me in a great position to get a job as an EM analyst or trainer. TUI is a top notched school.
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Hollatgeeman (Graduate) on June 24, 2009

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Great School I completed a Masters Degree in Education with a double major in Educational Leadership and E-Learning. I enjoyed the coursed because I was able to interact with my peers in online discussions. Along with that the courses were writing intensive which suite me fine. Finally, I was forced to do a lot of research to prepare my papers so I feel that when I retire from the military next year I will be more than prepared for any job that I get. Recently I returned to TUIU to get a Masters Certificate in Emergency Managament.
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Bryan_walker2002 (Graduate) on June 13, 2009

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Great College I completed both a MBA and a MSHS through Touro before retiring from the Navy. Since retiring I have landed a great job at a local Medical Foundation. My education through Touro is what did it for me. If it wasn't for that I believe I would be suffering from the recession just like so many other people. The education I got prepared me for top leadership positions in the Health Care industry.
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Smallboyidc (Graduate) on May 9, 2009 (email verified)

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Great Experience with TUI I recently completed my MSHS in HEalth Care Management with TUI. Learned a lot and had a great experience completing my Masters Degree. My biggest complaint with the school is the Name.....TUI. I just tell everyone that I graduated from Tooie University in California (Name recognition in an educational institution is important). At least when the name was Touro University International....it had a romantic ring to it, but TUI....Bad choice for a name.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on April 11, 2009 (email verified)

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Well Pleased Just finished PhD in Ed Leadership (Dec 08). Took me 4-5 years total counting all courses and dissertation. Was well worth the time and investment. Material was rigorous, but appropriate. I do not feel that I "bought" my degree. If you make it through you have earned a legit PhD. Faculty & Staff were very professional and worked well to accommodate professionals that are taking courses on the side. Would recommend to anyone.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on April 8, 2009

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Great Health Sciences program I started at Touro in 2006 and completed my BS in Health Sciences while deployed. The school was very helpful in the TA and GI Bill process. After completing my BS I went on to their MS program. The programs are writing extensive but informative and the course material is the best not to mention reasonable tuition and their military discount program. I also completed a BS with a well-konown residency based university but my Touro degree was most useful for job purposes. Only thing I dislike is the name change.
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Shadeed7 (In Progress) on March 20, 2009 (email verified)

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TUI University A Decent University I just started here at TUI and I would have to say that the program is not to bad. I have attended to other regional accredited degree programs for graduate studies. The reason I move over to TUI was due to cost! I am active duty and attending TUI is cost effective for my family and me. There are no textbooks for the courses. Therefore, you cannot build up a library of resources. Your courses are via CD-rom. There are no test! There is a good amount of research for each paper. You have to write two papers of various lengths that are due every two weeks. This is difficult for some but for others this is a nice way to complete work. Yes, some of the links they provide are dead. However, they tell you that you are to research the information and provide updated information. Therefore, the courses stay up to date. In addition, you are still responsible to find update information. As long as you like writing papers and doing research then TUI University is a great university. I know that my writing is improving every time I submit a paper. My Professor has given me great feedback and this helps me to improve. Overall, I would recommend the University to other students especially military student because of the cost effectiveness.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on March 9, 2009 (email verified)

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Uses ONLY out of date Links I am sorry, but I have NOTHING good to say about this university. After completion of my second semester will try my luck with "CAPELLA". This university uses ONLY out dated links for their teaching material and some of them were dead links. Two times I had to notify the prof./institution that the links were dead. The CSC 113 course is a joke and can ONLY be taken if one has prior programming experience!! Please do not believe them if they tell you otherwise! Even though I have a 4.0 GPA I do not understand the material that I have read, nor do I have the time to understand it, because I pace at which we are suppose to hand in our Modules (every 2 weeks) is to short for the material given to us. The professors are a joke also. Three times now I have ask for specific help. I even took time to color code my code that I wanted the professor to correct and he just gave me a general answer back without addressing my question, which was a waste of my time. It does not help if the professors answer your questions fast, if they do not look at the contents. I wrote what in my mind should have been a 3.0, because I did not have the time to correctly hand in my assignment, but they gave me a 4.0 and I did not understand the half of what I did. I wonder if somebody that works with TUI wrote the good comments about their school in the hopes to sucker some students in. The bottom line is that your education is an investment for life and it should be taking seriously by an institution that at least provides you with some of their own material from their own professors and just some links that they found that come close to the subject they want to teach. I found more useful information over the subjects they wanted to teach me in youtube! I expected more from a Regional accredited university and you should to!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on March 4, 2009

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Lack of Support I will not recommend TUI for doctoral level studies. The school can teach very well and you can learn something useful. However, their dissertation support is dismal at best. They often feel you are disturbing them when you call for assistance. They expect you to register session after session post coursework phase and they only respond once every session if any. The support level for their PhD program is shameful. I will not hesitate to recommend the school for Bachelors and Masters level work. For doctoral level work NO unless you want to work alone, get frustrated and possibly quit. At that time, your money is gone. I have two friends there now and they do not get support from their committee or the school. TUI needs to improve in their dissertation support. Despite what they say on their web site, the support level for dissertation is probably one of the worst any where.
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Sangi8 (In Progress) on March 4, 2009 (email verified)

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Ethics in Health Care HI, Im currently at TUI and love it. It's alot of hard work but worth it.
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Shesabadlilmotorscoota (Graduate) on February 22, 2009

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Loved it.... I graduated from TUI University with a B.S.H.S in Healthcare Management Dec 2008, and I have to say I loved the school. I enjoyed it so much that I am pursuing my M.S.H.S. in Health Education this coming Spring semster. TUI is not a university for the lazy,undisciplined or faint of heart. As a few fellow posters pointed it, it starts out easy, but by the last few papers you are really getting your moxy's worth, and whether or not you learn anything depends entirely on you. I decided on TUI after having horrible experiences with AMU and UOP,as a matter of fact I almost gave up entirely on online institutions, until a colleague mentioned TUI, and I have never looked back or regretted my decision to attend. Online colleges are alot like life. They are about choices. Some choices will take you further than you want to go. Keep you longer than you want to stay and cost you more than you want to pay. So you have to choose wisely.
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Sean.o.wilkinson (In Progress) on February 18, 2009 (email verified)

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Great School/ Not a degree mill I am extremely satisfied with my degree program at TUI (hate the name BTW). Unlike a previous poster's experience, I use the topics I have learned on a daily basis in management. I found the areas of marketing and finance particularly challenging (as did many of my colleagues). This school just as challenging as Florida State University where I recieved my undergraduate degree. Did I have to search the online libraries for much of the material? YES. Did I have to write thought provoking papers versus taking the traditional exams? YES...But that's the point. I was not spoon fed, and I got out of it exactly what I needed. The flexibility of working anytime and anywhere far outweighed the downsides of an online program, and TUI's faculty exceeded my expectations. I think that too many times, really naiive people seek a definitive and direct connection between their scholastic world and the real working world without realizing that the concepts and development of critical thinking are what are truly important. I will recommend TUI to anyone who belives an in-residence program will not mee their needs.
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Jeff (In Progress) on January 25, 2009 (email verified)

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Awsome Online College First off let me just say that if it wasn't for online colleges like TUI I would not have started back in school, because of my busy schedule. With the great method of learning that TUI brings to online colleges you can bet you will finish soon and the things you've learn will defiantly be with you. The faculty is great and very knowledgeable when it comes to their teachings. Another great thing about TUI is that I can do my school work whenever and wherever I am. If I need an extension due to my deployments they will work with me. Thanks TUI for this great opportunity.
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Kblake (Graduate) on January 6, 2009 (email verified)

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Top Notch College, Top Notch Education! TUI University is the most educational online college. The instructors really promote learning and are committed to excellence. All of my instructors were committed to my excellence and were very hard on my assignments at the Master's level. I completed my Bachelor's degree with Touro when it was 'International' and they were a little less strict on the grading but overall committed to my education. The instructors that I had in the BSHS program became my mentors--particularly Dr. Legg and Dr. Rhynders. When I enrolled in the MSHS program after graduation they were right there for me. They guided me through the program, research, and information dissemination. They also taught me how to compose my papers and synthesize my research. They also spent their personal time advising me on the CHES exam and how to apply my education to pass the exam. I decided not to buy the study guide for the national certification and instead focused on the teachings, advice, and study material they personally wrote for me IN MY STYLE OF LEARNING. I passed the exam with a 93% out of 100%. We are still friends and they both are encouraging me to enroll in the Ph.D. program. Also, Dr. Neumann sends me inquiry emails about my success and lifestyle changes. I am a military spouse and they gave me a big discount on my courses. Ms. Kaing in FA also walked me through all funding sources every semester. They were sure to mail me all documentation with postage paid envelopes. They also always followed up with me concerning due dates, paperwork, and FAFSA. By no means is anything perfect, but Touro toes the line and they are invested in their students and education. They faculty and staff are all very educated and invested in the university's success. I did not graduate on time due to an instructor knowing my potential and demanding it of me. He refused to accept anything less than excellence and actually failed me! I had to re-take the course and you had better believed I did the work and was rewarded. I have since landed my dream job as a Community Health Executive Director and it is fabulous. I am rewarded every single day by what I do and Touro University is responsible for helping me to achieve my educational goals. Hats off TUI!!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on December 2, 2008 (email verified)

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Doctorate in Health Science I entered the doctoral program after completing bachelors and masters degrees at very large, well known, in-residence schools. I had been working in my profession for 4-5 years, and still had the GI bill to use, but no local programs that were in my specialty. At the time I enrolled, Touro was the only college/university with a fully accredited PhD that could be pursued regardless of where I lived. I did classes part time until I was ready to do my dissertation, so it took me many years to finish. To those considering TUI University, here are some things to consider. You have to be focused. It is easy to get behind if you don't keep track of the deadlines. They do their best to stay in touch, but keep in mind you are geographically isolated from the faculty members and other students because of the type of learning environment. Like all classes, you get out of them what you put into them. The dissertation phase is very stressful, because a) you are isolated as before, doing something much more rigorous than a senior paper or a master's thesis; b) they expect a great deal from you because this program is still in its (relative) infancy, and they want it to continue to become more respectable and acceptable. They will hammer you (as kindly as possible) to make sure that when your dissertation goes to defend and then on to UMI/Proquest it will make you, them, and Touro look good. Which is as it should be, really. The "owners" changed hands while I was finishing the dissertation, so I don't know how "TUI University" will be different from "Touro University International", but I doubt it will differ much from what I have seen. It really was a long hard road. But I did learn what I asked to be taught, and it was worth every penny.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on November 29, 2008 (email verified)

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Not Thrilled with TUI I am in my second year of the International Health Science PhD program, after getting an MS from a different on-line institution. Since I'm not in the military, my classes cost a LOT, and the price just went way up. But regardless of the cost, I am concerned that this program doesn't offer the amount of mentorship or collaborative experience/support that my MS program provided. At a PhD level, I find this very frustrating and a major drawback to TUI. Most of the classes have been interesting, but I easily make "A"s even when I don't really understand the information. This concerns me since I'll have my orals coming up and I also need to know how to apply the information during my dissertation work. Although I like the flexibility of the program, I would probably go to a brick/mortar school if there was something in my area. Since there isn't, I'm settling for TUI.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on November 8, 2008 (email verified)

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Stop kidding yourselves I am a 2006 graduate of the TUI's BSBA program. As I look back I cannot remember one useful thing that was taught to me throughout the program. Sure I'd listen to the lectures on the cd, complete all of the modules and session long projects and I even graduated with honors. But then again there are no tests to take at TUI. To me all of the course work was just there to keep TUI from being called a degree mill. If the education at TUI is so good I'd like to know what percentage of TUI faculty is sending their own children to the school? The good thing is that the military paid for every cent of this degree.
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Beto23bo (Graduate) on November 7, 2008

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Excellent! I had a good learning experience at TUI University! I am completely satisfied because the doctoral dissertation, as a final outcome of this process, reflects an adequate scope and quality for the Ph.D. degree. I personally reviewed more than 15 dissertation from prestigious universities and I believe that TUI university's dissertations are in a high-quality level.
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Bennettwj (In Progress) on October 9, 2008 (email verified)

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Great school if you are disciplined TUI is a great university. I am in the United States Army, currently assigned as a student at the Sergeants Major Academy, and attending college is mandatory. You have to be able to do research independently and stay focused so you do not fall behind. All of the faculty have PhD's so this is not a diploma mill. I have found the experience extremely rewarding.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on September 28, 2008 (email verified)

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Novel Approach More application based than theory but a very valuable overview of various areas of programming, databases, computer security, etc. I personally retain far more through the case study / research paper approach than I ever did through the bubble test format. Instructors are fairly accessible for the most part and deadline flexibility make this an ideal program for those who travel extensively for business.
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Plucus21 (In Progress) on July 1, 2008

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Excellent value I am half way throught the MBA program with TUI University. I think that the flexibility of this program is unparalleled compared to other brick and mortar and online schools. I do agree that their grading is a little on the easy side, but at the same time, I have to say that the way that the classes are structured forces you to learn a great deal. I know I have learned much while enrolled. I went to Baylor University for my undergrad and compared to TUI I would say that Baylor is a better institution education wise. However, when you compare almost $30,000 a year to about $9750 a year TUI blows other institutions out of the water. I also believe that TUI is a better institution than some state schools do to the fact that I knew people at the University of Texas that would only go to 3 classes a semester in a course and still recieve B's and A's. It also stands to says that unless you are graduating from an ivy league or other prestigious school, most employers don't care where you come from as long as you have a degree from an accredited institution. That being said, I think that TUI is a very good value for the money. Now if they would just change their name to something that doesn't sound like a diploma mill everything would be perfect.
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Amandaday63 (In Progress) on June 24, 2008 (email verified)

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very challenging I have completed 32 credits towards my PhD in International Health at this point, and can honestly say that I am very impressed with the education, support, and feedback i have received. I am used to online education, having completed my BSN and MSNEd through another well-known and respected online university, and I am happy to say that TUI is very comparable with respect to the education offered. This approach does require an enormous commitment of time, and requires much individual research and writing...that suits me well, but you MUST be self-directed or you will not benefit from this approach!! Overall a great school...and reasonably priced too!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on June 17, 2008 (email verified)

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Excellent Online PhD Program I am very happy that I chose TUIU for my PhD. I was nervous that it would be diploma-mill-ish but they really make you work and I have learned a lot. It is very self-regulated and requires a lot of research. They take it seriously and it is a very, very high quality program. I'm surprised that more people don't know about this program. It's very well structured and organized. Heavy emphasis on academics...moreso than other institutions that I have studied with.
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Armyman15yrs (Graduate) on May 14, 2008

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The excellent challenge I have gone to brick and mortar schools but have learned and retained much more in this learning environment. While convienent and affordable, it is also challenging but in no way overbearing. I have gone back for my MAED and am applying for the Doctorate program. This has been the best learning experience I have come across. With being in the Army the delivery method is helpful and the faculty understands the plight of the military today.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on May 2, 2008

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TUI is great if you are up for challenge TUI is great. I have been attending for a year now and find it challenging yet rewarding. If you do not like to write and research then this is not the college for you. If you love reading and doing research you will be okay. Keep up with assignments and don't fall behind. I like my experience so far.
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Marisol.manzo (In Progress) on April 10, 2008 (email verified)

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I love it....... I was before with UMUC and didn't like it because of the lack of consideration they have toward military members. I decided to take classes with Touro and haven't had no complaints with them in the year that I've been with them. Courses are a little bit expensive, but TUI makes up for it by giving military members military discounts and up to 2 free classes. I love them!
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Red_necks25 (Graduate) on March 17, 2008 (email verified)

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Great School I have completed my BSBA and MBA with TUI and they are very good. I have attended many colleges while in the military but have had never seen a school so committed to their students as TUI. Outstanding school!
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Nicktaormina (In Progress) on March 8, 2008 (email verified)

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Positive This is my fifth term with TUI and I have to say overall it’s a good school, and I have attained new knowledge because of the classes I have participated in. I also have taken classes at other institutions and have to say that over all it’s on par with most online schools. Are they easy graders I think they could be tougher but the truth of the matter is most adult schools go easy on the grades because they take into account life experiences, family life etc. TUI is properly accredited by WACS, this is a regional accrediting agency and this type of regional accreditation is highly prized by colleges. A regionally accredited degree can be transferred to almost any school, and if your grades and GRE’s are good enough you will be able to get into a good grad school. One last note if your looking for a Yale, Harvard, NYU or any other ivy league education TUI might not be for you, but last time I checked Yale didn’t offer classes for $750.00 each nor do they offer online degrees that fit within an busy adults lifestyle.
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D.fuller (In Progress) on December 29, 2007 (email verified)

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TUI Excellent choice! TUI Is an Excellent School! Coursework more strenuous then the campus courses I took at Florida. Instructors, research topics all excellent!
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