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4 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing Administration
Graduation Year: 2017

Faculty at Aspen University are dedicated to each students success. There were numerous times when I needed to reach out to them and they were happy to assist me in a timely manner. Making a commitment to complete my master's degree was a decision that I contemplated for awhile before I chose a school. Having the flexibility of the online format certainly helped me to achieve my goal, especially because I work full time. It was also important for me to find an institution that was affordable and Aspen University made sense financially.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing Education
Graduation Year: 2017

Aspen provided me with unlimited opportunities to be successful. I can unequivocally state that the experiences that I had cannot be replicated anywhere else. I could not have completed my degree in such a short time without going into debt without Aspen University. I will forever be grateful for the world of knowledge that I am walking away with. Every day was worth it.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing Education
Graduation Year: 2017

I have been extremely pleased with the quality and affordability of the education that I have received. The Dean and instructors were excellent and supportive. I graduated with a 4.0 and worked hard for it, which I am grateful for. I highly recommend the program. I took a chance with an online program I knew nothing about but I am so happy that I did! I feel very well-prepared to enter academia as a nursing instructor. If you are willing to put forth the effort, work hard and perfect your writing skills (which is a huge part of the course assignments and capstone), then you should consider Aspen.

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5 out of 5
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2017

This was by far the most affordable school I found after months of research. Aspen accepted my transfer credits from my JC, which some schools did not. The monthly payment plan with no interest was a huge deciding factor for me, as well as only having to take classes directly related to my field in order to finish my BA after my transfer credits were accepted. From beginning to end, I was highly satisfied with my experience- the instructors I had were knowledgeable, and quick to clarify any assignment questions I had and fast in giving feedback. My academic advisor took good care of me as well when I had other types of questions. I would 100% recommend Aspen to my family and friends.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2011

When I read some of these reviews, I wonder what they expected from a CCNE accredited college. If you cannot spell or struggle to write 400 words, then the rigor of this program may be beyond you. If your ego is so fragile that you cannot take constructive criticism, then you will not grow as a nurse. However, I found the faculty helped me to build my writing and thinking skills. I was able to secure much better and more lucrative jobs afterwards and passed several certification exams as a result of what I learned at Aspen University. It was affordable for this single mother of 5, flexible because I could take several courses or just one as my life fluctuated around my school work, and sufficiently rigorous to be respected in the nursing community. This is a great opportunity for the serious student to get an affordable education and achieve career aspirations.

4 out of 5
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Degree: RN to BSN
Graduation Year: 2017

I have had a good experience. I have been studying part time for two years and have only three classes to go. The research and reading are extensive, more so now that the classes are 8 weeks long instead of 10. But, I will graduate sooner than I expected. I have only had one instructor that I could not really communicate with. I am 62 years old and am self directed and determined to do this and do it well. I have confidence that this program is just what I needed.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing Education
Graduation Year: 2017

I am graduating from Aspen this weekend. I have to disagree with the negative comment. I have been in two other masters level nursing programs, top name schools, and Aspen is far superior to them. The immediate positive and encouraging feedback you recieve from instructors when you need help is amazing from the Aspen instructors. The top name schools only cared about your grade and money not if you truely grasp the educational concepts. Aspen instructors are empowering the professional nurse to make the needed changes in the healthcare field and the nursing proffession to advance patient care and the role of the nurse as a leader. I would have to say that, nursing experience, time management and setting priorities are the key factors if your having a negative experience with Aspen. A self evaluation of these components should help you determine a better opportunity for your career. I attended full time, 2 to 3 class per term and worked three demanding part time jobs the entire program with two teens and two elder parents that required my care. It was a challenge but again far exceeding the same experience with two top ranked nursing programs. If learning and knowledge are your goal then i would have to say Aspen is the best choice. It takes commitment and dedication to a new routine but once you have accepted the role of an egaged student, there is plenty of support to assist in making this a sucessful journey at Aspen. I highly recommend it to anyone seeking higher education in the nursing field.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2017

When in a Masters Class the expectation from the student is higher... before I started my course I prepared myself and true enough my MSN in Education is challenging. I learned so much and was able to put my learning into practice/application. I have fellow nurses who completed their MSN in a school in classroom setting and I am proud to say that what I learned is not included in their course. My course will prepare me to be an awesome Nurse Educator of the future. Most of all Dr. B. and my advisor J. provided me with great support. I recommend Aspen University. Its affordable as well.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Graduation Year: 2017

My experience with Aspen University has been outstanding. I have been able to study around my work schedule and be very successful. The teachers are awesome - always available to answer questions - by phone or email - and they are very helpful. The financial arrangement of paying every month instead of having to find the money up front has been awesome! I'm a single parent and trying to find money ahead of time would be a nightmare. Also, the counselors have always been there for me when I've had questions. It's a complete package, and one that's very cost effective. I would - and do - recommend Aspen University to all of my colleagues who are looking for a great university. I plan on starting my doctoral studies with Aspen very soon!

1 out of 5
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Degree: RN to BSN
Graduation Year: 2017

This is the last program a working nurse should consider to continue their education. The University has reinforced their policies to create a environment that is restrictive and provides no opportunity to fit this program into real life, There is no teaching involved and the topics are redundant, to say the least. The description of the assignments and questions are poorly written, are difficult to understand and often, not grammatically correct. Many of the professors do not care and site University policy when asked for guidance.The workload is next to impossible, and to finish under two years requires back to back classes with no breaks. After finishing this program I questioned if I still wanted to be a nurse.

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