General Information

Name of Institution: Anaheim University
Address: Office of Admissions Rm 110  1240 S State College Blvd.  Anaheim, CA 92806
Year Founded: 1996
First Accredited: 2009
Accreditation Expires: 2019
CEO/President: Dr. Andrew Honeycutt
Accreditation Agency: Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
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State License: Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
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Participation in Funding Programs: N/A

Mission & Description

Institution Mission Statement:
Anaheim University was established as a unique, innovative and sustainable institution of higher learning to meet the educational needs of a diverse and global student body of mature professionals through academic programs of the highest quality. Dedicated to a student-centered philosophy, Anaheim University makes higher education accessible to qualified students worldwide through both online and on-campus study.

Areas of Special Focus:
TESOL, Business Administration, and Film.

Description of Institution:
Anaheim University is a pioneering online institution of higher learning founded in 1996 with its administrative offices located in Anaheim, California. Anaheim University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. The University, through its state-of-the-art online face-to-face learning environment, provides opportunities for students around the globe to interact with the most renowned experts in their fields allowing them to both further their knowledge and advance their professional skills in a user-friendly and interactive environment. Anaheim University offers online programs in English teacher education, business administration and film.

Mission

Anaheim University was established as a unique, innovative and sustainable institution of higher learning to meet the educational needs of a diverse and global student body through academic programs of the highest quality. Dedicated to a student-centered philosophy, Anaheim University makes higher education accessible to qualified students worldwide through both online and on-campus study.

Anaheim University Objectives

Taking advantage of opportunities available through the newest of technological innovations, Anaheim University has been designed to be a global institution with a multicultural perspective with programs designed to meet the needs of its diverse student population. To accomplish this, Anaheim University has the following objectives:

  • Excellence of academic instruction through the guidance and expertise of dedicated faculty
  • Utilization of new and reliable technologies
  • Deployment of technology-based learning resources
  • Meeting the educational needs of the students by offering instructional programs otherwise unavailable to those students because of access, cost, or work schedule
  • Provision of an instructional environment where students can take active roles in their learning processes
  • Support of an academic environment where faculty members are able to deliver the highest quality educational programs
  • Regular course and program assessments and evaluation to ensure the quality of the curriculum

 

History

Anaheim University was founded in Orange County, California in 1996. The University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally-recognized accrediting agency. Anaheim University and its programs have been examined and found to meet the educational and business ethics standards set by the DEAC. The DEAC is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

stdmain 2220 In addition, the University operates under the full approval of the State of California in accordance with the requirements set forth by the Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education. "Approval to operate" means that the Bureau has determined and certified that the institution meets minimum standards established by the Bureau for integrity, financial stability and educational quality, including the offering of bona fide instruction by qualified faculty and the appropriate assessment of students' achievements prior to, during, and at the end of its program.

Anaheim University operates primarily as a distance education institution.

90px-Disability symbols.svgAnaheim University subscribes to the theory of Lernfreiheit, the freedom to learn for all, regardless of circumstances. The University is currently conducting research into how the University's website can be improved for those who are either visually or hearing impaired, or for other students who may require assistive technology in order to enhance their learning experience. Residential on-campus sessions are held in buildings equipped with handicapped facilities.

Committed to meeting the educational needs of a diverse and global student body of mature professionals through academic programs of the highest quality and in line with our student-centered philosophy, Anaheim University seeks to make higher education accessible to qualified students worldwide through both online and on-campus study.

Anaheim University is using adaptive technologies to allow visitors to access Anaheim University website content. These technologies include a screen reader that allows people to make the letters on the page larger or smaller, change the screen color and contrast, and reads aloud the text on the screen. Full support for access keys is available, so that users can control reading using a keyboard following WCAG specifications. By using accesskeys, users can control both the screen reader and font size buttons.

Anaheim University's website is currently under construction and is being developed to include the following features for making Web content more accessible according to WCAG 2.0 (Section 508).

  • Page navigation by keyboard - users don’t need to use a computer mouse to navigate through the relevant sections of the website. A keyboard will be enough.
  • Skipping to the next Menu items is possible with the Tab key, so users can can quickly move through the page
  • Avoidance of animated elements (for people suffering from epilepsy), stable graphics, and no garish animated effects
  • Understandable links - the description of a link clearly indicates what it refers to
  • High contrast mode: ensures optimal readability of the text ( Black/White Mode, Black/Yellow Mode, Yellow/Black Mode)
  • Night mode - lets users avoid eyestrain
  • Width switcher (fixed/fluid) adjusts the width of the screen to fit the user’s needs
  • Font size switcher (3 degrees of font size, which are fixed as a percentage)
  • A screen reader that reads aloud the text either of the entire page or selected portions of the page

Anaheim University is a sustainable, pioneering online institution of higher learning founded in 1996 with its administrative offices located in Anaheim, California. Anaheim University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The University, through its state-of-the-art online face-to-face learning environment, provides opportunities for students around the globe to interact with the most renowned experts in their fields allowing them to both further their knowledge and advance their professional skills in a user-friendly and interactive environment. Anaheim University offers online programs in English teacher education, business administration, international business, sustainable management, entrepreneurship and filmmaking.

Anaheim University is committed to its motto, "Students First, Always." You and your best interests are our first concern. Our aim is to provide students around the globe with an opportunity to receive a high-quality education while at the same time advancing their career. Affordable tuition allows students to pay course by course as they go through the program, allowing many to graduate without any debt or student loans.

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Your learning community:

Anaheim University students reside around the world and interact daily with their classmates and professors.

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Tuition you can afford:

No stadiums, parking structures or new buildings. Our online approach means you get quality academics & low tuition.

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Your university's commitment:

Anaheim University is committed to its motto, “Students First, Always.” You and your best interests are our first concern.

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Your world-class faculty:

No geographical boundaries allows Anaheim University to recruit internationally acclaimed faculty from around the world.

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Your global network:

By learning at Anaheim University with students around the world, you become part of a global network of professionals.

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Your professional advancement:

Use what you learn today in the workplace tomorrow. Upgrade your qualifications without taking time off work.

General Information

Name of Institution: Anaheim University
Address: Office of Admissions Rm 110  1240 S State College Blvd.  Anaheim, CA 92806
Year Founded: 1996
First Accredited: 2009
Accreditation Expires: 2019
CEO/President: Dr. Andrew Honeycutt
Accreditation Agency: Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Accreditation Agency E-mail Contact Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
State Approval: Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
State Approval E-mail Contact Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Participation in Funding Programs: DANTES, MyCAA

Mission & Description

Institution Mission Statement:
Anaheim University was established as a unique, innovative and sustainable institution of higher learning to meet the educational needs of a diverse and global student body of mature professionals through academic programs of the highest quality. Dedicated to a student-centered philosophy, Anaheim University makes higher education accessible to qualified students worldwide through both online and on-campus study.

Areas of Special Focus:
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), International Business, and Sustainable Management.

Description of Institution:
Anaheim University is a pioneering online institution of higher learning founded in 1996 with its administrative offices located in Anaheim, California. Anaheim University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The University, through its state-of-the-art online face-to-face learning environment, provides opportunities for students around the globe to interact with the most renowned experts in their fields allowing them to both further their knowledge and advance their professional skills in a user-friendly and interactive environment. Anaheim University offers online programs in English teacher education, business administration and sustainable management.

Student Demographic Profile

Student Demographic information was compiled in June 2012

The Anaheim University global student and alumni community consist of working professionals who reside in 35 countries around the world. The majority of students are between the ages of 30 and 50 and reside in Asia, North America, and South America.

Anaheim University University's MBA and Sustainable Management students and alumni have worked at multinational corporations worldwide.  Click here to see a list.

The majority of Anaheim University's Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) students are working full-time, e.g., teaching in schools and institutions, offering private tutoring, or running their own language schools.  A number of Anaheim University students are already residing overseas or plan to travel or move during their program of study.

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Location of Students/Alumni by Region
63.1% Asia
23.3% North America
10.3% South America
2.0% Europe
0.6% Middle East
0.4% Australasia
0.3% Africa
Sex
56.5% Female
43.5% Male
Age
21.0% 20-29
37.9% 30-39
29.5% 40-49
9.5% 50-59
2.2% 60+

Courses/Programs/Degrees:

Average Program Tuition/Cost per credit hour:

Graduate Programs: $375 per credit

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Success Indicators:

Percentage of students surveyed in 2011 who responded that they:

Achieved their learning goals: 97.1%
Would recommend the institution to a friend: 90.9%
Were satisfied with their studies: 93.6%

Program Completion Rates:

The following rates are based on students expected to graduate during the year 2011 according to Anaheim University's published program duration lengths.

Average Completion/Graduation Rate for Students: 82.7%

Diploma in Sustainable Management:100%Certificate in Sustainable Management:No courses offered in 2011MA in TESOL:0%**TESOL Certificate:83%TESOL Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners:86%

Online International MBA: 100%
MBA in Sustainable Management: 60%

 

** Please note: No MA TESOL students expected to complete their program in 2011 completed during the published program length, but all were still working towards completion of their program. 33% of 2010 graduates completed their program within the published program length. It should be noted that in 2011, Anaheim University introduced the Research Portfolio course in place of the thesis, which has significantly increased the number of students completing the program within the published program length. This will be reflected in our 2012 results.