Hodges University was established in 1990 and was formerly called International College. It is a non-profit, tax exempt degree granting educational institution located in Naples, Florida. The University offers 13 Associate in Science degree programs, 11 Bachelor of Science degree programs, 8 Master degree programs and also teaches English as a Second Language.
Hodges University has an online or distance education program which offers Associate, Bachelor and Master degree programs in the fields of Applied Psychology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Administration, Health Information Technology, Information Systems Management, Interdisciplinary Studies, Legal Studies, Management, Paralegal Studies, Professional Studies and Public Administration.
Basic tuition for undergraduate courses is about $460.00 per credit hour, graduate courses command up to $615.00 per credit hour. Rates usually do not cover incidentals such as books and laboratory fees, and these may change without prior notice. Financial aid packages are available to eligible and qualified students. Hodges University accepts federal loans and grants, and also offers privately funded as well as institutional scholarships. For information on tuition and financial aid, contact the University’s Financial Aid office.
Like all academic institutions, admission to Hodges University would require completion of the school’s application form and payment of an application fee. The other requirements, apart from transcript from all academic institutions attended and high school diplomas (or equivalent), are program and course dependent. A list of the admissions requirements can be requested from the Hodges University Admissions Office.
Hodges University is accredited by several accrediting agencies. The University itself is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to grant degrees. In addition, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education has given Hodges University special accreditation for its Business and Business Administration related programs, while the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs accredits the University’s healthcare related courses.