• Address: 16025 W 113th Street Lenexa, KS 66219

  • Phone Number: (888) 947-2684

  • Website: https://www.grantham.edu

About

Grantham University is a private for-profit university was established by a World War II veteran, Donald Grantham in the year 1951. The university has been offering 100% online programs since the mid-2000s and provides support for those who have served in the US military. The university is recognized as a top military-friendly school by Military Advanced Education and Transition.

The mission of the university is to provide high-quality education which is affordable and accessible for the busy lifestyle of people. It aims to make a difference in society and provide a chance for acquiring education to veterans, college students, adults, and people from different walks of life. It believes that education must enhance people's lives and hence it is serving a diverse population across the world. Grantham University location is in Lenexa, Kansas. 

  • In 2005, the university was one of the five universities chosen to participate in the USA Learn/GoLearn initiative.

  • There are 8,637 students enrolled in the university which include 5,151 full-time and 3,486 part-time enrollments.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 21:1.

  • Grantham university offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs and certificates.


Online Education at Grantham University

  • Grantham university online is focused on providing students with interactive programs that work best for a busy lifestyle or working class.

  • Admissions- The university accepts applications all throughout the year, which means you can enroll in a program at any time of the year. 

  • Grantham University enrollment- The enrollment procedure is simple. No standardized test scores are required for admission in the university. However, for Non-English speakers, English proficiency test scores are required. 

  • The credits earned by the students can be transferred. The students must have a 'C grade' or above for undergraduate academic credit transfer and a minimum of 'B grade' for credit transfer for a Master's degree. The university also accepts credits from other accredited institutions 

  • University Staff Directory is an online portal designed to get more information about the faculties working in the university. Through this, the students get an overview of the university and its working. 

  • The university's Master of Science in Performance Improvement is a unique program that teaches students how to communicate better with their coworkers and employees and how to track the performance of humans.

  • One of the top online programs offered by the university is its Master of Business Administration program. Designed for those who want to learn more about general business practices, it includes 37 credits of classes.


Reviews for Grantham University

Highlighted reviews by the students are as follows.

  • Grantham is a financial friendly university.

  • The degree from this university has a high value in the job market across various countries.

  • It is a military student-based institute with a good reputation.

  • Faculties are helpful and friendly.

  • Student-centric approach is included in the curriculum.

  • Grantham University Nursing programs, RN-MSN and RN-BSN are industry oriented and offer great knowledge to the students to be the industry experts.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Lenexa, Kansas

FAFSA/Federal School Code

041223

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Institutional Accreditation

DEAC

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Programmatic Accreditation

AACSB, IACBE, ABET

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://www.grantham.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

  • The university has been accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

Programmatic Accreditation

  • Business Administration programs are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education.

  • The Accounting program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

  • Electronics Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 21: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 46 % Part Time: 19 %
Total Population 8,637
Student Population Full Time: 5,151 Part Time: 3,486
Gender Division Male: 52 % Female: 48 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 40 %

The College Monk

Female: 35 %

Total Graduation Rate: 38 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Grantham University offers 63 online programs across 12 Majors

Accounting

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 21 programs accross 5 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 7 programs accross 3 degrees

Nursing

Offering 6 programs accross 2 degrees

Health Science

Offering 6 programs accross 4 degrees

Computer Science

Offering 5 programs accross 3 degrees

Engineering

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 4 programs accross 1 degrees

Arts

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Admissions

Admission to Grantham University

Undergraduate Program

  • Completion of high school or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.5

Graduate Program

  •  Completion of baccalaureate, masters or first-level professional degree with a GPA of 2.5 or more

 Note 

Applicants who are from an institution where English is not the primary language must meet the following requirements

  • For Undergraduate Programs
    • A minimum score of 500 in Test of English as a Foreign Language paper-based (TOEFL PBT) or 61 on the internet-based test (iBT).

    • A minimum score of 6.0 on the International English Language Test (IELTS).

    • A minimum score of 44 on the PTE Academic Score Report.

  • For Graduate students
    • A minimum score of 530 in Test of English as a Foreign Language paper-based (TOEFL PBT) or 71 on the internet-based test (iBT).

    • A minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Test (IELTS).

    • A minimum score of 50 on the PTE Academic Score Report.


Technical Requirements

  • Computer System Requirements
    • Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10

    • Adobe Acrobat Reader (2015 or higher)

    • Adobe Flash Player (19 or higher)

    • Java 7 (or higher)

    • Antivirus Software

    • Broadband internet speed with a minimum speed of 256kbs

  • Supported Browsers
    • Chrome 36 (or higher)

    • Firefox 31 (or higher)

    • Internet Explorer 9 (or higher)

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university provides financial assistance to the students in need. These aids are provided in the form of scholarships, grants, work-study options, and loans.

Students wishing to avail of these measures are required to fill in the FAFSA form. Grantham University Federal school code is 041223.

The various financial aids provided by the university are given below.

  • Federal Aid such as Pell Grant, Iraq, and Afghanistan Service Grant, Federal Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans, and Direct PLUS Loans are offered.

  • Institutional Aid includes Commander Everett Alvarez, Jr. Resilience Scholarship, Grantham Salutes Eangus Scholarship, Federally Employed Women Scholarship, Grantham Scholarship for the National Organization of Black in Government and Private Veterans Scholarship.

  • Tuition Assistance, GI Bill and MyCAA are provided as Grantham University Military Aid

You can get more information on the financial aid refund and disbursement dates. Grantham University Financial Aid Phone Number is (866) 850-2980.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $5,815 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress standards. June 30th, 2018
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant $4,367 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Demonstrate financial need. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Subsidized Loan $8,029 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for the Direct Loan program. Varies
Direct PLUS Loans $8,029 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress standards. Varies
Federal Unsubsidized Loans $8,029 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress standards. Varies

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Commander Everett Alvarez, Jr. Resilience Scholarship Varies Member of the United States Armed Forces. Meet minimum admission requirements. December 31st, 2018
Granthum Salutes Eangus Scholarship $40,077 1000 word essay. Valid in the name of the original recipient. June 10th, 2018
Federally Employed Women (FEW) Scholarship $39,471 1000 word essay. Valid in the name of the original recipient. April 20th, 2018
Grantham Scholarship for the National Organization of Black In Government (B.I.G.) $39,471 Meet minimum admission requirement of the university. 1000 word essay. January 12th, 2019
Private Veterans Scholarship $1,000 US Veteran. November 30th, 2018

Data Source: https://www.grantham.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Tuition Assistance $2,339 Served period of 36 months after September 10, 2001. Varies
GI Bill $4,116 Served period of 36 months after September 10, 2001. Varies
MyCAA $4,000 Military spouses pursuing license or Associate’s degree. Varies

Data Source: https://www.grantham.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $12,425
$30,001 - $48,000 $12,443
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,513
$75,001 - $110,000 $15,223

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 44% $4,138
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 77% $3,805
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 66% $4,367
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 15% $335
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 65% $8,029
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 65% $8,029
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 12,766
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 3,144 $3,849
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 2,617 $4,116
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 527 $2,525

Data Source: https://www.grantham.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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