Colorado State University-Global Campus Awarded Independent Accreditation

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100% online public university gains independent accreditation status from the Higher Learning Commission.

Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global), the nation’s leading public online university for adult and non-traditional learners, has received independent accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the regional accrediting body for the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

“This is a significant accomplishment,” said Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker, President of CSU-Global Campus. “CSU-Global’s accreditation status affirms its innovative approach to meeting the changing needs of higher education, and its unique mission as a public institution serving nontraditional adult learners through high quality, affordable online programs.”

The first public university in Colorado to be accredited in 40 years, CSU-Global Campus looks to continue to drive new initiatives specific to the needs of nontraditional learners in Colorado and beyond. CSU-Global meets the demands of its adult students who benefit from the public university’s 100% online programs, flexible start schedule, affordable tuition, and superior student support.

“As the CSU System seeks to expand its statewide presence and create opportunities for building a stronger future for Colorado – we have seen CSU-Global has one of the ways that we can drive that mission,” stated CSU System Chancellor Joseph Blake. “The Board of Governors has worked to ensure the success of CSU-Global and we are pleased that it has continued to meet if not exceed our expectations.”

CSU-Global Campus conferred its first graduating class on June 30th, 2011. CSU-Global currently has bachelor degree-completion programs in Applied Social Sciences, Business Management, Information Technology, Organizational Leadership, and Public Management. The university also offers master degree programs in Management, Organizational Leadership, and Teaching & Learning. Certificate of completion and specializations are also available. Applications are being accepted now for fall terms with multiple start dates. Students can apply online at or call (800) 920-6723 for more information.

About Colorado State University-Global Campus
CSU‐Global is a 100% online public university which adheres to the standards of the Colorado State University System for quality and innovation. CSU‐Global Campus serves the next generation of higher education students and its courses are designed to fit into the busy lives of working adults. The campus faculty consists of national leaders in their fields of study, who are specially trained to teach adult learners in an online environment. Courses are offered in 8‐week terms with multiple start dates throughout the year. Visit for more details and program information.

Lauren Anuskewicz
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