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Ottawa University, a non-profit, private, faith-based university founded in 1865, enrolls about 5,000 students across its eight campuses and online. Affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA, Ottawa University offers a variety of degree programs through four schools—the School of Health and Applied Sciences, the Angell Snyder School of Business, the School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Education.

Ottawa University offers more than two dozen fully online undergraduate degree programs, ranging from communication to Christian ministries to marketing to nursing.

Online students can pursue master’s degrees in education, business administration, human resources, and counseling.

Online students have access to course materials 24/7 as well as to academic advising.

Ottawa University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Programs have also received accreditation from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

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Online Bachelor Degrees

Online Master Degrees

Accreditation Regional (HLC)
Public/Private Private Nonprofit
Region Plains
Acceptance Rate 41%
Retention Rate 61%
Graduation Rate 32.3%
Requires ACT or SAT None
Cost Per Credit
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergrad: $1091/$1091
Grad: $620/$620

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