Argosy University Online Reviews
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Overall my experience was good. Online education is so beneficial in so many ways, as I am not a traditional student. When I chose to go back to school, I was a very busy mom of four little boys (pregnant for two of the years). Without having the option to go back to school online I don't think I would of been able to finish my degree.
Argosy was a good school, but very challenging. The professors were very helpful and responded in a timely manner (most). If I had a complaint or an issue my Academic Advisor/counselor would get back to me immediately. I must say there had been times I was very discouraged and disappointing. For example, I took a break while in school because my mother was diagnosed with Cancer and having issues with adjustment. Upon return I was required to be reinstated and had to submit a copy of my mothers diagnosis. I was also required to take an Academic Writing Course. The course and professor was excellent but I was two classes away from graduation. An Academic Writing course should be required before entering into the program. It made more sense to me and of course they agreed. So that was a money grab! But on the other hand it was worth it in the end. I met a great professor. I would recommend this school but be aware is not the easiest. And if your looking to just get through this is not the school. The professor want to make sure you know the information presented.
Argosy University is a great school! I had a great learning experience that has truely prepared me for advancement in all areas of my life. I feel confident alongside of peers from all educational backgrounds. Argosy truly prepared me to take on roles in both the academic and corporate worlds. I highly recommend Argosy to those looking for an exceptional learning experience that will enrich your personal and professional life!
I have had nothing but great experiences with Argosy University. The professors I've had have all been more than helpful and genuinely interested in the students success. My admissions advisor was very helpful and very patient with me and all of the questions I had when first selecting the program. The online course layout is easy to navigate and I found the digital library to have a lot of great supplemental materials for my assignments. I had no issues with financial aid (other than the normal anxiety of applying for student loans) and I have had no issues with credits transferring or misinformation. Overall, the program was exactly what I was looking for. I had the flexibility of online courses, with a beautiful campus to access as well, faculty that wanted their students to actually understand the materials (Professor Gornto for Macroeconomics was fantastic), and a program where I felt like I actually obtained an education.
After taking several classes I realized that Argosy University does not fully endorse the idea of a "higher" education. They allow people to talk without any punctuation in their online classes. I actually felt discouraged while taking classes. I wouldn't recommend them to any of my friends or my worst enemy. When you are putting forth effort to ace your class and are forced to respond to your classmates who aren't educated enough to use capitalization, punctuation, or grammar makes you feel like you are paying for something that isn't reputable.
Unlike other reviews I have read, I would recommend this school. As with anything you get out of learning what you put into it. I attended online classes and I believe I actually learned more than in a "brick and mortar" system. The professors were highly involved, kept the class on track, drove us to learn every subject to a greater level, and had a wealth of knowledge in the subject matter for the class being taught. I began my education rather late in life and it was a struggle to get back into a learning environment. So when I decided to go get my Master's I was expecting a much more rigorous curriculum and I was not disappointed. However, at no point did I expect the school to find me a job, open up opportunities, or create greater financial gain. I think those things are up to me; however, what I did expect was to gain the tools to prepare me for the positions I was going to seek after graduation. That expectation was met in my situation and for that I say thank you to the staff and professors at Argosy.
This is the worst decision I ever made. Attending this "school" is the biggest scam in the world. After 20 months of classes (even though I was only supposed to take 16 months until they decided to mess with my schedule) I am now being told that the classes that I had originally had transferred over from my previous school "no longer count" and I am now required to pay and take an additional 3 classes. Also, the change how many credits I've earned. I had originally had 114 out of 120 credits, and after "complaining" that I was scheduled for 9 more classes even though I only needed 2, I am now down to 105 credits. Yeah, that's right. They went in and CHANGED how many credits I earned. Completely ridiculous and I can't believe I have wasted so much time here.
OMG!!!!! These online schools have the dup websites and info, they are located in the same place. South University and Argosy Online are one in the same. They are just making money off of us, Do NOT GO to these SCHOOLS!!!! I repeat Do NOT GO to these SCHOOLS!!!! They cannot guarantee you a job and they don't even help, don't let them tell you they can. They also can't give you employment percents nor leads. They give you access to a Microsoft 365 account and a resume builder and call it career services. Do not think this is the easy route, it may seem that way, but trust me you're losing just going here for any other reason than to give them your money. Oh and don't think this is a way to get a stipend lol because they're getting more than you and you gotta pay what you took plus what they took. It's just not lucrative. Overall this school sucks butt and you will too if you don't heed my warning. I only wish we could put some evidence together to get some justice for their fraudulence.
I love this school. I've received both B.A. and Masters in Human Services and currently in the Doctorate program at Argosy. What I love is the support I receive from my graduate team and the quick feedback whenever I needed answers. The professors are very helpful and provide good classroom materials. Since attending this school I have maintained a 3.90 GPA., and will be graduating with my PhD. in the fall of 2018.
Unfortunately, I'm not happy with How I was enrolled in a class without me confirming the class. I talked to my financial counselor and he was very rude towards me . Most of the great and give good feedback. Be careful, they don't care, and not supportive