Rasmussen College Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (83)
Yes, the school is expensive, but you get what you pay for. I graduated with my RN degree and got hired at UF Shands immediately after finishing. I do not understand why there are so many bad reviews about this school on here!!!! If you are not going to put in the hard work or dedication required to become a nurse look elsewhere.
School goes thru many instructor's. I mean many. There class structure is forever changing. Don't do at rasmussen. Changes are made throughout the course. At your inconvenience. A good example in pharm class the instructor resigns , because quote, she cant handle it. Need i say more
I went to this school for a semester and it was the worst experience I have ever experienced, the teachers were the worst, they would come in 20 min late into the class and at the end of the class the teacher would say oops we don't have anytime, looks like you guys are going to have to finish everything on your own. Which then we would have to leave and study about 4 chapters by our self and learn it by our selves not only that, she would give us a test and nothing would be similar to what we studied, and the sad thing is I had 10 kids complaining with me. The rest of the kids didn't complain because they were CNAs before and they already knew everything we were getting taught, until we came to the end of the semester and even the CNAs started complaining with us. I also had many teachers that were the same way.. Not only that they do not tell you before you enter the school that you need to have a 79 test average and if you get below it, they kick you out so the money you paid for is for nothing!! I could go on for days, but i seriously dont recomend this school to anyone!!
I would not recommend this school, not because they aren't providing good educational opportunities but it is way to expensive for the quality of education they provide. I also would not recommend this school, because personally I think the instructors aren't giving 100%. Is obtaining the degree at this school possible? yes Will you learn? yes, but trust me they will drain your pockets.... Yes I graduated but with over 16K in debt. Take my advice.
I would NOT recommend this college, they only offer online class and dont want to help anyone out if you need it, I have an IEP and they didnt even work with me when i was having a hard time. I kept asking for help and told them many times but nothing, and they keep change your student advisory so they know nothing about you and then say "well you didnt tell me" well it should all be in my file and why should i have to tell every person the same thing!
I wasn't going to write a review, but felt compelled to do so after reading poor reviews. I had an EXCELLENT experience at Rasmussen. I attended online via the Ocala, FL campus. My advisors and point of contact were all extremely prompt, informative, and professional. I did A LOT of research before picking a school that would fit my needs. Yes, it's a tad pricey, but for never having to step foot on a campus, books included, and graduating ahead of schedule- what would one expect? I previously attended a reputable, private university here in Florida and ended up transferring to Rasmussen. I can't speak for other programs, but you have to remember Rasmussen isn't on the same level as Yale. I recommend Rasmussen to any adult wanting to start or finish a degree on his or her time.
I will say this, I graduated ahead of time and finished all classes! I worked very hard and found that the teachers could not keep up with the pace I learned at! My teachers were okay, not the best but not the worst! The thing that got me though was this, I am now paying student loans I didn't know I took out!! 15 loans for a little less than 2 years, $45,000 in debt, max cap for this degree for wage is $30,000 a year, this has changed slightly since I attended which then cap was $40,000 I have been employed since 2 months after graduating but that was all my own hard work! Their financial aid assistance is Unacceptable! Look else where for this degree!!
I took this program immediately after graduating with a Bachelors degree in Business. Much of my previous coursework was able to be transferred which was very nice, and I was able to complete the program in 15 months. The problem I had with these courses is the lack of actual programming experience that was offered in the program. I had 5 courses (6 weeks each) which involved coding. All other classes were strictly writing courses which required up to 10 pages of writing per week. With graduation just around the corner, I am scared that I do not have enough coding knowledge to enter the workforce as a programmer. Teachers were always available and very helpful which was definitely a plus. That being said, I would not recommend this program for anyone wishing to pursue a degree in Computer Science. I feel there are more resources online, and self-instruction would be more beneficial than enrolling in this online program.
THIS SCHOOL IS A SCAM. I don't mean to jab at institutions or businesses but if this review could stop just one person from wasting thousands of dollars on an 'education' based off online classes that don't teach anything then good! The teachers are not even in your state and are impossible to contact. The staff that lures you in with the smiles and expectations of success will NOT speak to you once you are enrolled. Even the online 5.5 week courses are over $1,000! I'm going back to my community college where I was previously and getting a real education from real professors. There is no financial aid office or any office for that matter, they all do the same thing. The programs are NOT accredited but make it seem like they are. Talking to hospital employees, other college students and even staff there say that the students coming to their hospitals do not know anything because they are not taught anything. Please, do yourself a favor and do not go here.
I signed up back in 2014 and used my Gi bill. I thought I was good. I still had to fill out the FAFSA. I am still enrolled. honestly Its been a few years and I didn't learn anything. I am just skating by, by doing minimal work because the material itself is hard to understand. Assignments don't match up with what they want you to read up. 95% of the time I just made stuff up without research or knowing the topic and still get an A. All they care about is the money. I have been attending two years going for bachelors in business I thought I would get an associates and move on to bachelors but this was a lie. They told me at first I would but i'm in the last year and I asked about and was told they don't offer associates in business. I recently look into my financial aid. I use the GI bill to pay for the school 100%. Apparently i'm also using federal student loans both subsidized and unsubsidized. This is illegal as I never signed any student loan paperwork or gave authorization to take on student loans. I asked for documents and proof and was hung up on. It's been two weeks still can't get in touch. I went up to the school to talk to someone and was told the person I needed to talk to was out on vacation and will get in touch with me when she got back. This is unacceptable and illegal. I now have student loans to pay for. I never got an email or mail from any student loan provider. I found out it was nel net because they showed up on my credit report which I decided to check and haven't seen in a few years. I am disputing it right now. And talking to lawyers. They are criminals. Just be careful. they are taking advantage of a disabled vet and who knows how many others.