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Student Experience

RU Ready for a Community That Sees Your Potential?

At Rasmussen University, we understand each student learns differently and should have options on how to complete their education. Start the next chapter in your education with a community of support—career services, library resources, trained mentors, experienced tutors, personal student advisors and industry-experienced faculty.

Based on the program you choose, you can learn in online courses, traditional classrooms or a blend of both. Online degrees are everywhere, but we have over 20 years teaching and designing online education. Discover how our online education better prepares you.

Our robust learning community can help give you the support and confidence you need to achieve your true potential. Your courses may include hands-on experience in virtual labs, on-campus labs, simulation labs, field experience, project assessments or interactive sessions with faculty instruction. Everything you’ll need to have the college experience that helps you thrive.

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"I knew the minute I walked in the door at Rasmussen that it was the right fit for me. There is an electricity in the building you can feel."

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On Campus & Online

Take Control of How You Learn

You need a degree program with options that fit your lifestyle and learning style. At Rasmussen University, we offer a variety of fully online and blended online and on-campus programs to help you reach your goals. On-campus courses offer hands-on instruction and carry the extra benefit of one-one-one instruction with other students and faculty.

Flexible, affordable online courses with resources and support are crucial for most of our students, and even fully online students have access to all campus resources and support. Live interactive sessions with faculty and peers, learning through real-world projects, virtual labs and equally rigorous academics give you the experience of on-campus learning with the benefit of learning online from the comfort of your home.

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Education Built for You

Our programs are designed for students who have jobs, who support families, who live life. Save time and money with Knowledge Credit® options. Empowered Learning® puts you in the driver's seat of your online Bachelor's and Master's degree courses.

Knowledge Credit®

Save time and money with Knowledge Credit®:

  • Transfer in college-level credit
  • Gain credit for military training or professional certifications that align with your program
  • Take $149 self-directed assessments to show that you already achieved the skills for a particular course and don't need to take it

Find out more about your Knowledge Credit® options.

Empowered Learning®

Your online courses may be built in Empowered Learning®, which puts you in the driver's seat and allows you to:

  • Access online courses anytime, from almost anywhere
  • Go faster when you can, and slower when you need to
  • Create real-world projects that demonstrate your new knowledge
  • Learn at your pace while staying connected with faculty and peers

Learn more about Empowered Learning®.

"Out of all of my experiences with higher education, I have never had as much support and guidance as I did at Rasmussen."

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Academic Support and Resources

Your Connection to Your Education

Know that when you commit to Rasmussen University, we commit to your education. We work to support you every step of the way, even after graduation. From award-winning library and learning services to career support and student advisors, we provide a variety of resources to help you reach your potential and pursue your career. Plus, our mobile app lets you stay connected no matter where you go. For our veterans, we want to thank you for your service with tuition discounts and innovative program pathways.

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Library and Learning Services

We offer an award-winning array of resources you can access even after graduation. Nervous about starting? Worried about balancing all your commitments? Feeling overwhelmed? Our trained Peer Mentors help students overcome these common challenges. Connect with a trained Peer Tutor online or in person (as available) for support with your coursework. Students and alumni have virtual access to Rasmussen University librarians, over 400,000 ebooks and electronic reference materials, and over 100 academic and professional databases.

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Career Services

From career guidance and career services advisor support to effective résumé writing and interview coaching, we have tools to help you successfully enter the job market. Participate in workshops, webinars and virtual career fairs to build networking and job-searching skills. When you're ready to find a job, you also have access to Handshake, where employers post job opportunities, internships, events and more to make authentic connections with students and alumni.

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Student Advisors

Every student is an individual with a different set of obligations, ambitions and goals. For that reason, we assign each student with a personal advisor who serves as a primary contact for guidance and resources. Your advisor will work closely with you to develop your My Academic Plan—a personalized roadmap for your entire degree timeline. Your advisor can also assist you with transferring credits, financial aid, preparing your quarterly schedule, tracking grades and answering general questions.

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"I chose Rasmussen University because of the flexibility it allowed me. ...You have to want to get it done. If you make the decision, everything else will work out."

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