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About Us

A School on a Mission

Rasmussen University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to global enrichment and meeting the evolving needs of our diverse communities.

With an emphasis on innovative programs, dynamic curriculum and general education skills, we are committed to being a pioneer in the field of career-focused education.

We empower our students, faculty and staff to exceed the expectations of society through academic excellence, community enrichment and service to the public good.

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Rasmussen University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Our leadership team is built with innovators dedicated to your higher education.

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Our Campus Communities Are Our Communities

Wherever there’s a Rasmussen University campus, you’ll find us actively involved with the community. Whether dedicating time to local volunteer opportunities, donating meeting space to local organizations, hosting a virtual career fair that’s free to the public or serving as the hub for a neighborhood fundraiser, we believe in supporting the communities we serve.

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American Red Cross

Annual Community Service Day

For over 10 years, our national Community Service Day has focused the efforts of nearly 700 employees and students from 23 campuses. Through this achievement, staff and students volunteered more than 2,700 hours in a single 24-hour period.

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Free, All-Access Virtual Career Fairs

Rasmussen University’s Virtual Career Fair features leading employers and career experts from a range of industries from across the country. Job seekers can also attend informative online career events, such as panel discussions, résumé consultations, mock interviews and networking sessions. The objective is to give all graduates and community members—not just our students—convenient access to real-time hiring professionals from the comfort of their own home or office.

Letter from the President and Chief Academic Officer

“We see the potential within you—potential that's been waiting for this moment to thrive.”

Paula Singer President and Chief Academic Officer, Rasmussen University

Welcome and thank you for choosing to pursue your studies at Rasmussen University. We see the potential within you—potential that's been waiting for this moment to thrive. We are honored you have chosen to invest in your dream of a college education with us.

For more than 120 years, Rasmussen University has been committed to nurturing and guiding our students on their road to success. Your education is designed to prepare you to excel in your chosen field and catalyze your potential to make a difference in the world.

Our mission of being a pioneer in the field of personalized, career-focused education ensures that your educational journey will consist of authentic real-life experiences, intentionally planned to recognize and nurture your talents, as well as enable you to transition seamlessly from student to valued contributor in your community and society.

As a student, you will have real-time access to a suite of support services, such as an academic advisor, library and learning resources, tutors and career services advisors. These services promote success from the first day of class through graduation, and into the next phase of your career.

Again, welcome to Rasmussen University. Your time has arrived. We can’t wait for the world to see what we see.


Paula Singer

President and Chief Academic Officer, Rasmussen University

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