DeVry University Reviews
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Transitioning back into school is made easy with DeVry's non-degree benefits. My Compass to my Career and SuccessU make funding my degree easier and introduced me to just what it takes to change. Knowing exactly what requirements are needed for entry level positions has refined my goals and set me on an upward path to success!
As a former healthcare worker I want to be involved in the industry so I have decided to take the HIT program, it has been exciting and informative from the beginning. I am so happy that I have gotten a mixture of regular courses and HIT courses from the beginning. I like that I have gotten right into the core classes without having to wait. All of my professors have been excellent. Easy to get in touch with and they have all known the courses well. The entire DeVry interface works amazingly, the student portal is easily navigated and there is always a real person that you can easily get in touch with if you do run into a problem.
Starting with the location, I loved DeVry's Keller courses offerings in my program. Flexible studies, cooperative professors, education style I like the most. University also gave me opportunity to work part time and made me feel that my role in the university is very important.
Online classes at DeVry are so much better than what I have experienced at other institutions. The interface of the classroom is more user-friendly than at other schools. The teachers are attentive, knowledgeable, supportive, very present and interested in seeing you succeed in the course. Course materials are also great. Live feeds or recordings of weekly lectures are available in addition to other videos DeVry has made available that can be incorporated into your online learning experience. Online library resources are available and you even have access to librarians when you need help finding things in the online library. Even the online math classes are interactive. DeVry doesn't make it easy to pass classes because they are not a diploma mill. DeVry does, however, make it easy to learn with how interactive the online class environment is and all the resources the college offers. This has been my favorite college experience. I was worried that being online would leave me looking like a number instead of a student and that it would be harder to learn. That is NOT the case at DeVry. I highly recommend DeVry and DeVry's online classes.
DeVry University is an excellent school with professional teachers who will challenge and stretch your mind. I personally love their on line programs, but the on site campus is very nice and the atmosphere on campus is great. DeVry University is an excellent school and I highly recommend it.
I am attending online classes for Medical Billing and Coding. My classes include learning about medical diseases and medical terminology and Pharmacology, so I can make better decisions in my Coding career. Student finance has always answered all of my questions in a timely and considerate manner.
Computers and networking are a growing, lucrative field. DeVry University has prepared me well thus far for Networking and Communications Management. And after my bachelor's, I will soon go back to get my MBA with a concentration on Information Security. Security is always needed and we need to have highly trained, knowledgeable people in the field. I am ready for it! Are you?
I graduated from DeVry in December 2017. I earned my bachelors of science in computer information systems with a cumulative GPA 3.86. I did the entire course online. So far, I have been on several interviews and all have said that I am not sufficiently trained or there is too much of a deficit in my level of skill to perform the entry level job. The jobs applied for are entry level software developer, database admin, among others my degree states I am prepped for. I finally gave up and went back to seeking employment in my old industry (construction). The reason I chose DeVry was their outstanding job placement stats, 88% of people who go through their program obtain a job in their field 6 months after graduation. In life I believe hard work and perseverance are the keys to successful goal accomplishment. However, in this case I feel I got duped by a university that over promised and under delivered. I did my part and graduated with honors, however, all I received in return is $60,000 dollars in student load debt and nothing to show for it except for a diploma in a nice case. The worst part about it is DeVry representatives dodge responsibility by turning the tables and placing blame on the graduate for the lack of employment success. My advice do not, I repeat do not, consider Devry as a means to an end in your pursuit of gainful employment you may be extremely disappointed.
Devry has enabled me to finish my degree so that I can pursue a career in the field that I desire. Devry was with me every step of the way from beginning to end. Devry has classes that are online as well as those that are in the classroom. The classes not only teach the required course knowledge but they bring in examples of how the field of study is being used in the real world. The course also uses new methods to show the technological advances in the field of study. There are new ways of using material. The classes are not stagnate. The options for courses are also varied. The course that you want/need is always available. Whether the class is available on campus or online. At first a student may seem apprehensive about about taking a class online. You may be afraid that the material taught will not be sufficient knowledge. But it is more than adequate. A student just needs to get used to the online classes to be successful. You need to understand what you need to do to make the course a success. You can't procrastinate. You need to do the readings and the homework or ilabs right away. If you do not understand something this will allow you the time to reach out to someone (your teacher or the tutor) and get some help. The teachers and the tutors are always willing to help you understand what you don't know. I would recommend Devry to someone who wants to finish their degree but is not sure what to do or where to go.
I was satisfied with the courses and the contact I had with the staff at DeVry/Keller. Though I still have yet to obtain a position in my career field. I completed my Bachelor's Degree in Technical Management in 2010. I went back to school in 2014 and my academic advisor had me to enroll with Keller. I was informed that since I already had a degree with DeVry and was an Alumni I would get the Alumni rate to go back to school with Keller. I found later that this is not true and I had to pay the standard rate as if I never attended school because I didn't get my Bachelor's and Master's from DeVry or both my Bachelor's and Master's from Keller. I was not able to get my Bachelor's from DeVry and get the Alumni rate continuing my education with Keller though they are affiliated and though they both are listed on my diploma from my Master's program with Keller.