Rasmussen College Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (75)
They need good course like data structures and algorithms course they need to help people now or should down the program. They don't have a good computer science program at all. I think they do that on purpose. They need to change asap because coding is important to know to be a good programmer. Rasmussen... not good
I have a IEP and like the fellow before; was given the run around. they kept changing advisiors and I wouldn't get my books till the class was in its 6th week. They kicked me out after 2 Deans List Awards and the A's to go with them But.. I flunked accounting 2; 2x and they couldn't wait to kick me out. I owe $30,000 for nothing.I also asked for help.. I could not learn from him and then they made him my ... tutor. in his class room while it was in attendance with other students. I couldn't think with all the noise. I feel they discriminate against students with disabilities .. it makes more work for them. I ask for a different teacher the second time, and was refused; saying just try it for a little bit. then I flunked . they told me in the hall I flunked and was kicked out. how embrassing..
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!
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.
I attended Rasmussen's Phlebotomy Program, not only once but twice!! It is beyond me how a person can pass finals, but oh...wait your online portion and in class assignments didn't meet passing criteria... Seriously??? Very unorganized, very unprofessional, Financial Aid don't know what they are doing. I was working with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Rasmussen received payment for me which included extra for mileage and etc, it took over 3 months to get that money....I really think these people need to have a class action suit filed against them!! October 2016 I took a 3 month course through a college with a way better reputation, and the Instructor actually knew what she was doing!! I am now Certified in Phlebotomy!!!! Don't waist your financial aid on this school....They are in it for the money only!!!!
Literally the biggest mistake I have made recently was to attend Rasmussen. When you inquire for information regarding the school, they will blow up your email and phone for days. Once you are in, no one, and I mean no one will respond regardless of the severity of your issue. Good luck talking to someone in person because there is no one there except for a receptionist, ALWAYS! There might be 4 people in the office (I only know this via emails), and I've emailed all 4, TWICE, and NONE of them took the time to respond to me at all. It is all a front to take your money. The classes are a joke, the teachers are a joke and the exams are grossly incorrect but you can not challenge them since you will never be allowed to review once taken. The schedules change 3-4 times before you finally get a correct one, and this happens like a day before you are expected to attend. You can not choose your schedule, nor will they work with you to accommodate you. The uniforms are so cheap and uncomfortable, you end up going to a nursing store to buy your own. You will pay almost $6,000 for a 9 week "quarter" where you will learn absolutely nothing! The staff turnover is insane and some of the teachers are not qualified to even be a teacher, they are simply "seat fillers." Google "indeed" or "monster" and see for yourself. I read all of these reviews before enrolling and I wish I had taken them seriously. I am not one to bad mouth people nor to take the time to write reviews, but if I can stop just one person from making a huge mistake, then it will be worth it! I attend the New Port Richey, FL campus. I really wish this school was who they pretended to be in orientation. You will never ever see those smiling friendly faces after that by the way... I hope this school gets investigated and shut down for robbing good students of their money and a quality education! Shame on you!
They are your best friends until your first day. When you are a student, you hope that your teachers like you. Hopefully the instructors like you. They seem to change with every quarter. But they are so afraid to step on the toes the of the previous instructors. We all want to be great nurses. They seem to not care about that. Be aware that they are FOR PROFIT. Sad but true.